German crane rental company Richard Kölch & Sohn has taken delivery of a 90 tonne Tadano ATF 90G-4 is an All-Terrain crane. The new crane joins a fleet in Fürth, Bavaria that is increasingly dominated by Tadano cranes, including the ATF 45G-3, ATF 65G-4 , ATF 110G-5 and the 220 tonne ATF 220G-5. The company’s proximity to the Tadano Faun production facility in the Nuremberg area is of course an advantage. A second ATF220G-5 is due for delivery in February. Director Kurt Kölch said: "Reliable control and excellent engineering: that is why … [Read more...]
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Houston’s Tadano America Corporation sold an ATF 90G-4 all terrain crane to North Carolina company Southern Crane. Southern opted for the ATF 90G-4 as the 168ft main boom combined with the 59ft jib length enables a quick set-up and take-down, even with limited space, said company president Earl Johnson. A recent project for the new crane was unloading a 48,000lb communication building, which will be transported to the cell site and set again using the ATF 90G-4. The lift required the use of the full 49,163lb counterweight. Based in … [Read more...]
Austin Crane Service has taken delivery of its first ATF 90G-4, at Tadano America’s headquarters in Houston, Texas. Since its arrival in Leander, Texas, the ATF 90G-4 has been used to build and set tanks and was most recently utilised in downtown Austin working inside street barricades with narrow lane closures. Austin Crane owner and president Larry Taylor said that Tadano's good reputation was one reason the company decided to purchase the ATF 90G-4. On using the crane since taking delivery, Taylor said, "The manufacturer put a lot of … [Read more...]
Merkel Autokrane GmbH has taken delivery of another Tadano ATF 50 all-terrain crane. The latest fleet addition, an ATF 50G-3, follows Merkel's purchase of three Tadano units - the ATF 50-3, ATF 65G-4 and ATF 220G-5 - in 2012. The 50t ATF 50G-3 has a 40m main boom and consists of a 7t counterweight, 32t hook block, 6t swivel hook and a jib or main boom extension of 9/16m within a 12t axle load model. Merkel said high lifting capacity, compactness and easy handling were factors in its purchasing decision. Its use of Tadano cranes … [Read more...]
Tadano has sold the first of it's range-topping 400t ATF400G-6 all terrain cranes in South America, to Transportes Montejo in Colombia. TAdano said, "Our dealer for Colombia, Gruas Japonesas, and Tadano have built a very good relationship with Transportes Montejo by providing high quality products and services. Before we delivered the ATF400G-6, Transportes Montejo had already bought two boom trucks and two rough terrain cranes." Tadano says the Colombian rental house had seen the ATF400G-6 at Bauma 2013 and been impressed by the crane's … [Read more...]
Tadano has launched a new truck crane for the Singapore market, the GS-600EX. The crane features a 60t capacity with a 42m five-section hexagonal box boom, and a Scania carrier with right-side steering. The Japanese company described Singapore as one of its most important markets in Southeast Asia. Customers in the country require right-side steering truck cranes that meet emission control regulations and can drive on public roads. In response to customer requests, Tadano designed the crane so it could be driven on public roads without … [Read more...]
Tadano Asia has delivered an order of eight new cranes to ThermaPrime, a geothermal drilling company in the Philippines. The cranes, a mix of all-terrain and rough-terrain units, were delivered through local heavy equipment dealer Monark Equipment. ThermaPrime bought three 50t Tadano GR-500EX rough terrain cranes, four 70t ATF 70G-4 all terrain cranes and an 180t ATF 180G-5 all terrain. ThermaPrime Well Services is a geothermal drilling company that operates land-based rotary drilling rigs in five geothermal fields across the Philippines … [Read more...]
US crane rental company Bay Crane is adding 26 new cranes and boosting its transport fleet to support its new branch in Carlstadt New Jersey. The new cranes included 12 new All Terrain cranes from Grove and Liebherr topped by the company’s third 500 tonne Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1. In addition it has ordered 14 new Rough Terrain cranes from Tadano, topped by the new 145 tonne three axle GR 1600XL, the largest Rough Terrain crane available in the USA. The order expands Bay Cranes all Tadano RT fleet. Half of the new cranes have already been … [Read more...]
The Republic of Iraq’s Ministry of Water Resources has taken delivery of seven 55 tonne Tadano GT-550E-2 truck cranes from the company’s distributor United Iraqi Trading Equipment. Manufactured by Tadano's Chinese manufacturing joint venture BQ-Tadano, the four axle GT-550 features a five section 42 metre boom plus a 8.8 to 15.2 metres bi-fold swingaway that takes maximum tip height to 56 metres. Capacity on the fully extended main boom is eight tonne and it can handle 500kg at a radius of 38.1 metres. The cranes have been purchased for … [Read more...]