North Texas based lifting company Davis Motor Crane Service has signed its largest-ever Terex order for a single crane model. The company has ordered five 40t Terex T 340-1 cranes from Terex distributor Scott-Macon Equipment to help it access confined job sites in northern Texas while achieving high lift capacities. The order represents an upgrade of Davis Crane's fleet of 35t truck cranes. The short 10.8m unit's length and narrow 2.4m driving width allows navigation of the congested Dallas-Forth Worth market streets and northern Texas … [Read more...]
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Terex has launched the Boom Booster kit for its CC 8800-1 crawler crane designed to significantly increase lifting capacities and reduce transport costs. The company said the booster kit was ideal for heavy lifting applications with long-boom configurations, such as wind turbine erection and power plant installation, as well as on petrochemical projects. Terex said the Boom Booster, available with new crane purchases or retrofits, increases the CC 8800-1 crane's lift capacity by 90% thanks to up to 72m of lift-enhancing boom … [Read more...]
Terex Cranes has announced EWPA Maszyny Budowlane as an authorised crane distributor for Poland. EWPA will provide local equipment sales, and service and parts support for Terex all terrain, rough terrain and crawler cranes, delivering lift capabilities from 32t to 3,520t. EWPA was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Komorniki, near Poznan. With workshops in Wroclaw and Lodz, EWPA has been an authorized distributor for Terex Construction since 1999. The firm has 20 branches in Poland and over 30 team members in its service and support … [Read more...]
Malina Crane Hire from Ostrava, in the Czech Republic has taken delivery of the first Terex Explorer 5800 all terrain crane in the country. The firms owner and president, Radek Malina, visited the Terex Zweibrücken facility to pick up the crane and drive it 1,020 km himself to Ostrava. The Explorer 5800 crane uses a one-engine concept. Commenting on this, Malina said: "It's the future, and at Malina we invest for the future. With how far engine technology has come, the advantages of having one engine are evident, and it's a matter of time … [Read more...]
Terex Cranes has published a poor set of results for 2013, with lower sales and profits. Total revenue for the year was $1.93 billion over three percent lower than in 2012, while operating income slipped over 35 percent to $110.5 million. The fourth quarter was even worse, with revenues sliding six percent to $480.4 million and operating income plummeting by more than 52 percent to $25.7 million. The order book at year end did improve a little over the quarter, but ended the year down 22 percent at $501.2 million. The Material … [Read more...]
Nantes-based Sogecofa, part of the Mediaco Group, used three Terex all terrain cranes to service the Kembs lock on the Grand Canal of Alsace, France. The lock provides power for a hydroelectric station and needed a gate replacing. A Terex AC 350, an AC 500-2 and an AC 700 were used to move the gate, which was 26m wide, 18m tall and weighed 500t. The rental firm explained that as the lock gate was surrounded by water positioning the cranes for a coordinated tandem lift was impossible. The Sogecofa team decided that the only way they could … [Read more...]
A boom truck lifting a large air conditioning unit in Mentor, Ohio yesterday overturned, with the boom coming down on to a row of parked cars. The crane, a Terex Stinger 4700, owned and operated by Buckeye Crane & Rigging of Independence, Ohio was contracted to deliver and place the unit by Viking Refrigeration. The operator escaped uninjured and thankfully no one was hurt in the incident. It is clear from the photos that we have received that the cause was due to the front outrigger – to the rear of the lift direction, was either not … [Read more...]
A 600 tonne crawler crane slipped off a truck yesterday, while being loaded in Singapore, fortunately no one was hurt in the incident. The crane a Terex CC2800 owned and operated by local heavy lift and crane rental company Yew Choon. It had just finished work at the new National Stadium in the Kallang area of Singpaore, where it had been helping install the stadium roof structure. It looks as though the slew lock was not activated and that the superstructure swung over the side as the loading jacks were retracted which probably caused … [Read more...]
UK crane rental company NMT has taken delivery of the very first 220 tonne Terex Explorer 5800 All Terrain crane. Launched at Bauma last year, the five axle Explorer 5800 features a 70 metre, five section main boom with a bi-fold swingaway and a 12 metre straight insert, offering a maximum height of 103 metres. Powered by a single Euromot IV/ Tier 4F Scania diesel engine, the crane can operate with axle loads from 9.1 to 16.5 tonnes. It also has a short 1.2 metre front overhang. The 13.2 metre long, three metre wide carrier has 10x8x10 … [Read more...]