An 800t Zoomlion QUY800 crawler crane has been used to install turbines on a wind farm in Takistan, Iran. The crawler, with a 108m jib and 7m extension, is being used on the Kahak Wind Farm, which is being built to ease the pressure on the power supply in Tehran. The crane is installing wind turbine towers, rotors, blades and housings. The top section of the towers weigh more than 30t, with the turbines almost 100m high and weighing 350t. Kahak Wind Farm is situated on a plateau to benefit from the windy conditions, but this also makes … [Read more...]
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Zoomlion’s tower crane division has extended its material handling hoist business with the acquisition of the Netherlands’ Raxtar. Nearly 200 people attended the signing of the agreement at Shanghai's Jin Mao Tower on August 8. Zoomlion vice president He Wenjin said the acquisition showed Zoomlion's "complete confidence" in the future of the Chinese and international construction machinery markets and its commitment to the strategy of helping Chinese machinery "go global". Raxtar's products include material and passenger hoists, … [Read more...]
Zoomlion-Jost flat top tower cranes are to be promoted on the Chinese domestic market following successful sales to international markets. Since purchasing flat-top tower crane technologies from Jost Cranes GmbH Pte Ltd and subsequent development of the Zoomlion Jost T320-16, shown at Intermat 2012, another crane - the T8030-25U has been launched and will also be promoted in China. Zheng Changming, a Zoomlion director, said: "The four series of products working with Jost have not been promoted at the domestic market. Now we are working on … [Read more...]
More than 300 customers and agents gathered for the grand opening of Crane Link Zoomlion Pty Ltd’s new Zoomlion warehouse in Johannesburg. The 5,000 sq m warehouse includes offices, maintenance facilities, spare parts, product demonstration spaces and machine operator training areas. Crane Link, South African agent for the Chinese crane manufacturer Zoomlion, claims the training simulator (for the QY110V mobile crane) at the facility is the first of its kind in South Africa. Mark Bates, Crane Link's managing director, said: "Crane … [Read more...]
Zoomlion had held a delivery ceremony for a new 160t topless tower crane, the T3000. The company claims (backed up by a Guinness World Records authenticator) that, with a load moment of 31,200kNm, this is the world's largest topless crane. It will target power generation, as well as arenas, bridges, high rises and other major projects. The delivery ceremony was held at Zoomlion's plant in Change on July 26, and was attended by more than 200 guests. Yu Lekang, deputy general manager of Zoomlion's crane division said that the new crane would … [Read more...]
The first Zoomlion Jost flat top tower crane has been launched: the T8030-25U. A project team based at the Chinese manufacturers research centre in Germany developed the crane. The flat top tower crane T8030-25U has a maximum lifting moment of 4925kN/m. The firm said that the design philosophy was to optimise the design of major structures, including crane top, crane boom, crane boom pull rods, climbing frame, upper and under bearing, cab, and improving the safety of components, including platform, handrail, connecting screw rod and safety … [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...]
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 Beijing International Construction Machinery Exhibition and Seminar (BICES 2013) opened on Oct. 15, 2013 at the Beijing Jiuhua International Exhibition Center. Zoomlion exhibited 13 products at the exhibition. Under the theme of "Honesty & Service," the company highlighted its focus on post-sales and aftermarket services. These services, which will be offered in the Chinese market from Oct. 15 to Dec. 31, 2013, include free equipment checks, product training and operator certification. "Nowadays the construction machinery has … [Read more...]