UK crane company Tonhout Crane Hire has taken delivery of its first new Liebherr crane, a three axle 60 tonne LTM1060-3.1 All Terrain. Based in Welwyn Garden City, the company has been in the crane rental business for almost 40 years and is a sister company of M and M Crane Hire of Uxbridge. The new crane features a 48 metre main boom and 9.5mto 16 metre bi-fold swingaway extension, giving a maximum hook height of 63 metres and maximum radius of 48 metres. The specification includes 6x6x6 drive, Telma retarder and remote control unit for … [Read more...]
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Link-Belt has appointed Eqstra Industrial Equipment of South Africa as its distributor for Southern Africa. The agreement covers 17 countries, including Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Eqstra will sell and market the full line of Link Belt cranes, and provide parts and service support for new and existing cranes throughout the region. The company is part of a Eqstra Holdings which is … [Read more...]
Yorkshire crane rental company Highcliffe Engineering has taken delivery of its first new All Terrain crane - a 40 tonne ATF 40G-2. The compact two axle crane features a 35.2 metre main boom plus a nine metre swingaway which can be offset by zero, 20 and 40 degrees. Highcliffe manager Lee Wolstenholme, said: “In my opinion The 40G is currently the UK's most popular two axle mobile crane. It has extremely good duties, but more importantly is extremely strong and reliable. If it's good enough for Dewsbury and Proud, Davies and Marsh Plant … [Read more...]
Buenos Aires-based construction equipment provider Covema has been appointed the distributor of Manitowoc crawler cranes and Grove mobile cranes in Argentina. Currently a Manitowoc Crane Care partner, Covema will now offer the company’s full range of All Terrain, Rough Terrain and crawler cranes throughout Argentina. It will also be responsible for providing spare parts, service and training. Manitowoc’s vice president of sales for South America, Cristian Galaz, said: “This alliance will enhance our presence in Argentina with products … [Read more...]
South Australia based Fleurieu Cranes has taken delivery of the first Grove GMK6400 to arrive in Australia. The company had originally intended to purchase a luffing jib for its existing 350 tonne Terex AC350/6 All Terrain crane, but after seeing the capabilities of the 400 tonne Grove GMK6400, the company’s management decided to add one to its fleet along with its full 79 metre luffing jib. Fleurieu, which is based in the Adelaide suburb of Wingfield, purchased the GMK6400 through local Manitowoc dealer RMB Service Group. The crane … [Read more...]
US-based crane and access rental company ALL Erection & Crane Rental has ordered 15 units of Tadano’s 50 tonne GR-550XL Rough Terrain cranes as well as two 400 tonne ATF400G-6 All Terrain cranes. The two 400G-6s, which will be based at the company’s Chicago and ALL Canada branches, feature a five section 60 metre main boom and a 76 metre luffing jib, offering a maximum under hook height of 122 metres. It is capable of lifting 360 tonnes at a three metre radius and taking 54.6 tonnes to 20 metres. The GR-550XLs feature a 34.7 metre main boom … [Read more...]