The first unit of Tadano's new four axle, 100 tonne ATF 100G-4 All Terrain crane to delivered in the UK has arrived with Crowland cranes in Peterborough. Demand for the new crane was such that it went straight out to a job, leaving no time for any official hand over ceremonies. The new crane is equipped with EUROMOT 4/EPA Tier 4f engines in the carrier and superstructure a 51.2 metre six section main boom, plus 10 to 18 metre bi-fold swingaway extension and a new counterweight system. … [Read more...]
All terrain crane
This page on cranes blog is about all terrain crane. In these all terrain crane blogposts you find news on all terrain cranes.
Aertssen Machinery Services (AMS), a branch of Belgian company Aertssen Kranen based in the Middle East, has taken delivery of a Tadano GR-1450EX rough terrain crane. The company will offer the 145 tonne capacity RT for rent with an operator, a spokesperson said. It will be used for work in construction yards in refinery, oil and gas businesses as well as land reclamation projects and large scale infrastructure sites, a spokesperson added. Tony Nuyts, AMS branch manager, said, “The Tadano GR-1450EX is the largest Tadano rough terrain … [Read more...]
UK crane rental company Dewsbury & Proud has taken delivery of its second five axle 130 tonne Grove GMK5130-2 All Terrain crane in 12 months. The GMK5130-2’s 60 metre main boom and hydraulically controlled 18 metre bi-fold swingaway with two extension sections, offers a maximum tip height of 92 metres. Lifts requiring full 40 tonnes of counterweight and rigging require a single additional transport vehicle. The crane’s first job was lifting construction materials for a new sports complex development at the University of … [Read more...]
King Lifting has taken delivery of the UK’s first LTM1300-6.2 six axle 300 tonne All Terrain crane. The company ordered the new crane shortly after its launch at Bauma 2013, along with two 60 tonne, three axle LTM1060-3.1s which were delivered in March. The LTM1300-6.2 features a single engine which provides the power for the carrier as well as driving the crane superstructure via a combination of mechanical shafts. Liebherr claims that this makes it significantly easier to modify its power units to meet changing emissions regulations, … [Read more...]
UK crane rental company Davies Crane Hire has taken delivery of a 60 tonne Liebherr LTM1060-3.1 All Terrain crane for its depot in Carmarthen, Wales. The three axle LTM1060-3.1 has a 48 metre main boom and a 16 metre bi-fold swingaway, providing a maximum tip height of 67 metre tip height, and a maximum radius of 48 metres. It can also be fitted with a special 1.6 metre lattice jib which can be offset to 10 degrees. The crane has a 6x6x6 all wheel drive and steer chassis and can travel within 16 tonne axles weights with 12.8 tonnes of … [Read more...]
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...]