In a bid to diversify its product base, concrete pump manufacturer Schwing Stetter (India) has decided to enter the tower crane market. The company will start with two models, a 35 metre high five tonne model – the XGT63YD (5013-5) and the 50 metre six tonne XGT100YD. The cranes will be supplied by Chinese equipment manufacturer XCMG, which holds a 60 percent stake in Schwing Stetter’s German parent, the Schwing Group. The cranes will be branded Schwing-XCMG and will initially be imported complete from China, but the intention is to … [Read more...]
This category is about XCMG cranes. In these XCMG blogposts we will inform you on the crane brand XCMG.
Looking for Parts Supply Worldwide ?
Chinese crane manufacturer XCMG has displayed two QY25K-II cranes at an exhibition in Ethiopia, where the company’s cranes are also currently completing the construction of a shopping centre. At the recent Eleventh International Construction Machinery Exhibition, held at the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa, XCMG's local division also showcased its ZL50G loaders, XMR082 rollers, and GR180 and GR215 graders. XCMG's QY25K-II cranes are currently working on the ENDA shopping centre construction site in the city, one of a number of similar … [Read more...]
Chinese crawler crane manufacturer XCMG says an order for an XGC16000 (1250t) from an Indonesian customer is putting it on the map in terms of kiloton Chinese crawler crane exports. The crane will be used by the customer from August in lifting offshore drilling platform equipment. XCMG said the successful export was of strategic significance to XCMG and marked a further step for the company in accessing the international market. The XGC16000 has a maximum lifting height of 202m and maximum combined length of boom (96m) and tower jib … [Read more...]
A new addition has been made to the XCMG brand of all terrain cranes. Chinese manufacturer XCMG claims the new QAY 180 model, displayed at the recent Project Qatar 2014 exhibition in Doha, adopts 38 patented technologies. The model features a 180t lifting capacity, overall length of 15.77m, weight of 60t, minimum turning radius of 10m and six-segment 62m long boom, three-segment 28m long jib and six counterweight combinations. A compact boom tail structure, increased tapping length of the lifting boom and decreased jib deflection is … [Read more...]
Until now it has been widely assumed that construction equipment made by Chinese companies, and even equipment made in China by the leading foreign firms, was inferior in both quality and technology to gear produced in the foreign firms’ factories back home. These assumptions have been crushed by a new study from CLSA, a broker, which tested a range of Chinese-made diggers, and found them to be sturdy and high-performing. Leading Chinese brands like Sany, Zoomlion and LiuGong, whose products also have the advantage of being cheap, will soon be … [Read more...]
Recently, XCMG’s two giant crawler cranes of 4,000-tonnage and 1,000-tonnage cooperated under the vast blue sky of Ningxia, and extended booms like two cranes wing to fly. They slowly hoisted a tank of 1,900 tons, precisely delivered it to the specified position, and perfectly finished hoisting task again. At Ningxia Coal Industry Group’s chemical product production base in Ningdong Town, Yinchuan City, the main crane of XGC88000 used operating condition of boom of 84 meters and multiplying factor of 88, while the XGC16000 crawler crane for … [Read more...]
XCMG cranes have been used across a range of wind turbine erection jobs in China this summer. An XGC16000 1000t crawler crane was used at Zhangjiakou Wind Farm in Hebei Province to install heavy 5MW wind turbine components. One of firm's QUY400 crawler cranes worked on the construction of China Power Investment Corporation's Xinjiang Kumul 10m watt wind farm project. The crane was set up with a 72m main boom with a 12m extended jib, which the manufacturer said could lift up to 79t. Five XCMG cranes were used in the construction of a … [Read more...]
Chinese crane manufacturer XCMG says that it has successfully lifted a 4,500 tonne test load with its 88,000 tonne/metre XGC88000 crawler crane. The crane, which can also be configured as a 2,000 tonne class crane is similar in concept to the Terex CC8800 Twin and has previously lifted 2,500 tonnes with a 96 metre main boom. The company now claims to have set a new world record with the 4,500 tonne load lifted on a 60 metre main boom at which the load moment was 79,800 tonne/metres making the radius roughly 17.5 metres. The construction … [Read more...]