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

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