German crane rental company Hüffermann Krandienst has ordered a 500 tonne Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 All Terrain crane. The eight axle LTM 1500-8.1 features a seven section, 84 metre main boom and a 91 metre luffing fly jib, providing a 142 metre maximum under hook height and 108 metre maximum working radius. Based in Wildeshausen, Hüffermann Krandienst operates a fleet of more than 40 Liebherr mobile cranes, currently topped by a 350 tonne Liebherr LTM 1350-6.1 All Terrain crane, which it took delivery of last year. The company also has a … [Read more...]
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UK crane rental company Quinto Crane Hire has taken delivery of a 130 tonne Tadano ATF 130G-5 All Terrain crane. The five axle machine features a 60 metre main boom plus an 18 metre bi-fold swingaway extension. The all wheel steer crane can carry up to 21.7 tonnes of counterweight on the road, within the UK’s STGO category C, and comes with heavy duty 3.8 metre off-settable extension, capable of lifting up to 40 tonnes. Intended for refinery work the crane has also been fitted with AMOT engine shutdown valves. Quinto owner Oliver Arnold, … [Read more...]
Kobe Steel, parent of Kobelco Cranes, has published its third quarter results, showing a sharp rise in profits within the crane business. Total crane sales for the nine months to the end December were ¥51.7 billion ($440.6 million), an increase of 29.8 percent on the same period last year. Operating profit for the nine months leapt 75 percent to ¥4.5 billion ($38.3 million) with the rising trend continuing during the third and into the fourth quarter. The company said: “The strong sales are due to higher shipments of crawler cranes in … [Read more...]
The outrigger beam on a city type All Terrain crane badly damaged three cars as it extended while travel to a job in Farnham, Surrey, in the UK yesterday. The crane, a two axle Demag, owned by Terranova Crane Hire, was driving down a residential street in the early hours when the beam extended, damaging three cars, but fortunately causing no injuries. A statement from Surrey Police stated: “Surrey Police was called to Upper Hale Road, Farnham at 5.22am today following a collision involving a Vauxhall Corsa, Ford Fiesta, Volkswagen Golf … [Read more...]
A coach/bus clipped a city type All Terrain crane this morning as it overtook it, while heading north on the M11 motorway, near the M-25 in the UK, blocking one lane on the section between junction five and six. The two axle crane – a 20 tonne Kobelco RK200 - owned by Emerson Crane Hire – skidded on the icy road after it was clipped, and overturned onto the verge. The crane operator - miraculously- was completely unhurt, as were the coach driver and his five passengers. This was though one of the few times that a crane has come off worse in … [Read more...]
Crane manufacturer Tadano has launched the ATF 100G-4 all terrain crane and an updated version of the ATF 70G-4. The 100 tonne capacity ATF 100G-4 has a 51.2 metre boom and an 18 m boom extension. Its maximum working radius is 73 m. Vehicle length is 13.05 m and it has a transport weight of 48 tonnes where the 12 tonne axle load limit includes 6 tonnes of counterweight. An asymmetrical outrigger base control is standard on the ATF 100G-4 and it has a flexible counterweight system to help meet axle load regulations. Power is from two … [Read more...]