Mobile Crane overturned in Melbourne

Melbourne Precast 5-axle all-terrain crane overturned.

A five-axle all-terrain crane overturned on 25th Sep 2019 while working alongside an electrical substation in Melbourne, Australia. Although there weren’t many details of how the accident happened, it seems that the crane did not have its outriggers fully extended while having its full counterweight hooked on and the boom was raised to maximum elevation. … Read more

Strictly Cranes sells new Raimondi cranes to various clients across Sydney

Strictly Cranes of Australia, official Raimondi agent based in New South Wales, has sold four new Raimondi models to various fleet rental companies and developers. In addition, two new cranes have been ordered by Strictly Cranes to add to their existing fleet. [quads id=1] “The six new cranes, four 10-tonne MRT152s, and two 10-tonne MRT159s, … Read more

Manitowoc appoints WATM as dealer for South Australia

Manitowoc has increased its support to customers in South Australia (SA) with the appointment of WATM Crane Sales & Service as its exclusive dealer for the region. WATM has over 40 years of construction equipment experience — 18 as Manitowoc’s dealer in Western Australia (WA). The company will be responsible for the sales and support … Read more

Skylift buys Grove GMK4100L-1

Melbourne, Australia-based crane hire firm Skylift Crane Services has purchased a Grove GMK4100L-1 all terrain crane from equipment manufacturer Manitowoc. According to Skylift, it was looking to replace an older, five-axle Grove GMK5130-1 crane with a more compact machine that could better cope with the congested sites of downtown Melbourne. – KHL [quads id=1] The … Read more