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...]
All terrain crane
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An All Terrain crane slipped off a narrow country road near Saint Vallier (Charente) in South West France wednesday, recovering it is proving to be something of a challenge. Amazingly the crane did not roll and is balanced precariously on the verge of a raised road that passes over a flood plain. We have not been able to confirm who owns the crane a mid-size Terex, but a crane owned by the French division of TransGruma came to the rescue. The crane was working on the LGV high speed train line currently being built between Bordeaux and … [Read more...]
An All Terrain crane slipped off a low loader in Bootle, near Liverpool, UK, Yesterday. No one was hurt in the incident. The crane, a Grove GMK, owned by Roadcraft Crane and Plant Hire was in the street outside of the crane company’s premises, where it looks as though it was in the process of being loaded or unloaded. The crane came to rest against the side of a building, stopping it from tipping all the way over. … [Read more...]
A 2,000 tonne capacity Zoomlion QAY2000 all terrain crane has completed overload testing on the testing ground at the Chinese manufacturer's Quantang Industrial Park. In late October a test was carried out giving a load moment of 6,000 tonne-metres, the manufacturer said. In November, another 750 tonnes was added to the test load, increasing the load moment to 7,500 tonne-metres, the manufacturer said. The 9-axle all terrain crane, which has an additional three axle auxiliary drive unit, weighs 325 tonnes. It was first shown at the Bauma … [Read more...]
The incident occurred at the site of the Tamanaco station on Line five of the Caracas Metro, miraculously no one was hurt or injured. We understand that the cranes, reportedly two 100 tonne Liebherr LTM1100-5 owned by Grúas y Transporte Libertador, were working from opposite sides of a large access shaft, and tandem lifting a large truss beam onto the top of the shaft, when the outriggers on one crane sank into the ground causing it to overturn and then pulling the other crane over. One crane simply turned onto its side, while the other … [Read more...]
Chinese heavy engineering company Taiyuan Heavy Industry (TYHI) showcases its 500 tonne TZM500 All Terrain crane last month. The new crane features a seven section 84 metre main boom with superlift guying system and is aimed at wind turbine erection, petrochemical, nuclear power and commercial construction work. The company, part of the TZ group, is best known for its range of heavy industrial overhead cranes, although it has also built one or two large crawler cranes and recently launched a 6,400 tonne four tower gantry crane for lifting … [Read more...]