UK rental company Emerson Crane Hire, has taken delivery of the first of two new 40 tonne Liebherr LTM1040-2.1 two axle All Terrain cranes. The new models are equipped with a new style front bumper more in line with other Liebherr All Terrains, and also features the latest operator cab, with improved comfort and visibility. Disc brakes are also now a standard on this model, which according to Liebherr give better braking efficiency and lower maintenance costs. The units are also equipped with the latest Mercedes stage 4 final engines and … [Read more...]
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UK rental company Emsley Crane Hire has taken delivery of a new 40 tonne Tadano ATF 40G-2, taking its total fleet to 60 units. This latest acquisition is the first Tadano All Terrain crane for the Harrogate based company, which last purchased a Tadano crane in the 1990s when it bought six new Tadano truck-mounted cranes. The two axle 4x4x4 crane features a 35.2 metre main boom plus a nine metre swingaway extension, automatic lubrication/greasing system, Xenon boom lights and Tadano’s latest AML safe load indicator with full area … [Read more...]
The Energy Crane auction in Casper, Wyoming, yesterday raised over $54 million, a new record at Ritchie Bros for a single owner sale. The sale included 38 cranes, which fetched over $35 million. Around 3,000 on-site and online bidders competed to buy the cranes and transport equipment. Highlights of the auction included a 500 tonne 2010 Liebherr LTM1500-8.1 All Terrain that fetched $3.35 million—the most expensive All terrain Crane sold by Ritchie Bros. to date. Ritchie Bros chief executive Ravi Saligram said: "Our extremely … [Read more...]
Tadano is investing $2.5 million to expand its Mantis crawler crane plant in Richlands, Virginia, adding at least 25 new jobs. Mantis is based in Franklin, Tennessee, and apparently considered adding capacity in either of its two locations, but chose Virginia which offered a number of grants and other financial aid. The announcement of the expansion was jointly made by Virginia’s governor Terry McAuliffe and Tadano’s Shiro Morita. McAuliffe said, “I am thrilled to announce this win for Tazewell County, creating 21st century jobs in … [Read more...]
UK based crane hire company Ellis Crane Hire has taken delivery of a 40 tonne Tadano ATF 40G-2 All Terrain crane. 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. Joint company director Simon Ellis, said: “We have looked at Tadano and had conversations with them for many years. We have a strong sector of work with two axle machines and felt the time was right to enhance our fleet with a Tadano. The crane has an impressive duty chart and compact … [Read more...]
Falkirk, Scotland based Horizon Reinforcing and Crane Hire has taken delivery of its first Grove crane – a 300 tonne GMK6300L All Terrain. The six-axle GMK6300L features a seven section, 80 metre main boom and a 29 metre bi-fold swingaway extension an boasts a 120 metre maximum tip height. Features include Megatrak independent suspension and all-wheel steering. Run by the Dougall family, Horizon has a fleet of 12 cranes which is topped by the GMK6300L. Established in 1973 the company also deals in the steel reinforcing industry. … [Read more...]