Liebherr LR 1500 features power, compact dimensions and a simple crane concept The Gradito crawler crane dismantled a tunnel drilling machine on Sicily in constricted conditions Strong, compact and simple – the perfect description of the Liebherr LR 1500 in three words. And it was precisely these features which were required to dismantle a large … Read more
Heavy lift and transportation specialist ALE has used its heavy-duty jib for the first time. It was used on its AL.SK350 crane, which ALE said is the world’s largest capacity land based crane, to lift a 1,276 tonne floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit in in Lagos, Nigeria. The AL.SK350 was rigged in its … Read more
Italian crane rental, sales and servicing company Tecno Gru ordered 34 rough terrain cranes from Terex Cranes over an eight-week period, which started in December 2017. [quads id=1] In December 2017 the order comprised: three Terex RT 45 cranes; three Terex RT 45L cranes; seven Terex Quadstar 1065 cranes; seven Terex Quadstar 1075 cranes; three … Read more
French crane contractor Mediaco has been using its recently purchased Liebherr LG 1750 lattice boom crane for work on the ‘Metropole du Grand Paris’ infrastructure modernisation project. According to Liebherr, the infrastructure project includes plans for 200 km of underground railway with 68 new stations.
The eight axle LTM 1450-8.1 was delivered in February and its first job was to dismantle the 75-meter high tower crane. Set up was done in less than two hours by a crew from BKL Ingolstadt. Full use was made of the 85 m boom without the need for any extra equipment, Liebherr said. Erection … Read more
USA crane contractor Davis Motor Crane Service, based in Irving, Texas, has carried out a bridge beam placement job for construction joint-venture Archer Western – Herzog. The work is part of a $998 million commuter rail project called Texrail which, when finished, will comprise a 27.2-mile commuter rail system operating between downtown Fort Worth and … Read more
One of the Middle East’s largest equipment rental, port management and contract logistics companies, Kuwait-based Jassim Transport & Stevedoring Co. K.S.C.C. (JTC), is looking to extend its fleet after placing an order for six new Demag all terrain cranes from manufacturer Terex Cranes. The order comprises one AC 100-4 model, three AC 130-5 models, and … Read more
Russian crane service provider M-Kran has placed an order with Terex Cranes for a Demag CC 8800-1 lattice boom crawler crane with a Boom Booster Kit. According to Terex, in its standard configuration the Demag CC 8800-1 crawler crane has a maximum capacity of 1,600 tonnes (1760 US tons) and a maximum tip/sheave height of … Read more