Ellis Upgraded GMK3060L

Ellis Ordered Grove GMK3060L

UK based Ellis Crane Hire has taken delivery a 60 tonne Grove GMK 3060L All Terrain crane.

Replacing its predecessor – the GMK 3060 – the new GMK 3060L features a 48 metre six section main boom plus an 8.7 to 15 metre bi-fold hydraulic luffing swingaway extension. Features include a Stage V Cummins diesel, Grove’s MAXbase variable outrigger setup and monitoring system and a manual emergency recovery boom system.

Managing director Simon Ellis said: “This is the third version of a three axle crane from Grove that we have invested in. The first, a 55 tonne Grove GMK 3055 in 2005, was our initial step into the All Terrain market after 20 years of running truck mounted cranes. This proved to be a strong, versatile and popular crane and was earning it’s keep very quickly. This was subsequently joined by a 60 tonne GMK 3060 and an 80 tonne GMK 4080-1 as our All Terrain fleet expanded. The new GMK 3060L with its longer boom length, MAXbase outrigger system and same compact dimensions became the natural replacement for our GMK 3060.”

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Based near Gloucester, family owned Ellis Crane Hire runs a fleet of 11 All Terrain cranes topped by a 90 tonne Liebherr LTM 1090-4.2.

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