Terex has issued another warning regarding counterfeit Terex/Demag crawler cranes, this time originating from South Korea. Similar to reports in 2013 (see: Counterfeit Terex Demag warning) counterfeit models are being assembled, branded and sold as used Terex cranes, either painted in a Terex white or a Demag red. To date, the company’s CC 2500-1 lattice boom crawler crane seems to be the crane most commonly forged. While they are made to look like Terex cranes they are typically assembled from a blend of older and newer technology and a … [Read more...]
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Terex launches free online lift planner
Terex Cranes has launched the Terex Liftplan - a free online lift planning tool for customers’ lifting operations. Users can select from a range of Terex cranes and specify the load, height and radius of the lift involved. A copy of the lift plan is then available to print out. The lift planning tool can also be used on site on an ad-hoc basis, so should conditions change, the driver simply enters the new information and the system automatically recalculates. Michael Klein, product marketing said: “Historically, only customers with big … [Read more...]
Coussens takes on Terex
UK-based crane rental and heavy haulage specialist Coussens has taken delivery of a Terex Challenger 3160 all terrain crane. The three-axle all terrain is the fifth Terex model to join the company’s fleet. It has a 55 tonne capacity, a 50 metre single-cylinder telescopic boom and a capacity of 35.6 tonnes at four metres radius. The all terrain has a 6.8 tonne counterweight and can operate under the 12 tonne axle load limit. Paul Coussens, Coussens owner, said, “When other cranes need triple or quadruple reeving, the Challenger does the … [Read more...]
Sarens lifts Boeing for Comair
Sarens South Africa lifted a Boeing 737-300 passenger aircraft for South African aviation company Comair. The aircraft was lifted from the OR Tambo International Airport, across the R21 highway in Kempton Park, to the Comair training centre, where the Boeing 737-300 will be used as a real-life evacuation trainer. The plane is 33.35 metres long, 18 m wide and 5 m high and a dead weight of 25 tonnes. Its engines had been removed and portions of the wings and tail had been clipped. To lift the aircraft to its new location, Sarens used a … [Read more...]
Terex acquires Dueco
Terex has acquired most of the assets of Dueco -Terex Utilities largest distributor and mounting company. Wisconsin based Dueco is responsible for Terex Utilities sales and service across 17 states. Details of the transaction have not yet been released, nor specific merger strategies, but it looks as though Terex Services will add the additional product support coverage to its existing network, which could be used to help support other group products, such as those made by Genie. Dueco was founded by Pete Dalum in 1955 and and was … [Read more...]
Unstable crane closes road
The boom of a lattice crawler crane threatened to come down today across a major road and power lines in Chesterfield Virginia. The crane a Terex crawler owned by Corman Construction was working on a road project when the boom started to go over the back. Fortunately it didn’t and worked on the site used web slings to try and anchor the boom in order to prevent the crane losing stability and overturning. An All Terrain was then called in to try and help lower the boom. The utility company cut the power lines, while the police closed the … [Read more...]
Stevenson Crane adds 9 Terex RTs to fleet
Stevenson Crane Service has nine new Terex rough terrain cranes available for nationwide rental as of Tuesday, Jan. 27. The new additions include three 30-ton Terex RT 230s, two 55-ton RT 555s, two 70-ton RT 670s and two 80-ton RT 780s. The new equipment will provide enhanced performance and allow for increased availability to better serve contractors and users in need of the most advanced lifting equipment. … [Read more...]
Terex UK open day
Terex Cranes UK held a customer open day at its premises in Long Crendon today where four 160 tonne Explorer 5600 All Terrain cranes were on display. The open day, which also took place yesterday, offered customers a chance to tour the company's premises and view a range of Terex cranes on display. Of particular interest were the first four Explorer 5600 All Terrain cranes in the UK, which have been ordered by Southern Cranes & Access, ABA Crane Hire, King Lifting and Sangwin Crane Hire. Due for delivery in the next couple of weeks, … [Read more...]
German debut for Explorer 5600
Eslohe-based cranes service provider Blüggel Krane has taken delivery of the first 160 tonne Terex Explorer 5600 All Terrain crane in Germany. Its first job was to lift a 17 tonne bridge, measuring 29 metres in length, on to a heavy haulage vehicle at a radius of approximately 20 metres. Once the bridge was taken to the new location, the crane then lifted it and set it down on top of its concrete piles. The five-axle 5600 features a seven section 68 metre main boom with a bi-fold swingaway and a 12 metre straight insert, offering a … [Read more...]
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