Raimondi MRT159 erected in Üsküdar, Istanbul

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Raimondi MRT159 erected by AKEM Group in Turkey

AKEM Group, official agent of Raimondi Cranes in Turkey, has erected an MRT159 topless tower crane with a height under hook of 66 metres at a jobsite in Üsküdar, Istanbul.

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Raimondi MRT159 erected by AKEM Group in Turkey
Raimondi MRT159 erected by AKEM Group in Turkey
Source: Cranes Today

The MRT159 is first of the four Raimondi cranes that will be placed on the jobsite, which is being managed by Kalyon Construction. Another two unites of 10 tonne MRT189s will be erected within the next three months and followed by another MRT159.

First unveiled at ANKOMAK 2016, the MRT159 has a jib length of 65 metres and a maximum tip load of 1.65 tonne. It has a maximum lifting capacity of 10 tonne.

Hasan Okan Deligöz, general manager at AKEM Group, said:”In Turkey, a load of iron or steel is typically around 2 to 2.1 tonne, making this particular model versatile for any company that has recurring constructions needs.”

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