Ainscough Working with J Murphy & Sons on Great North Rail Project

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Ainscough Crane Hire has once again worked with its client J Murphy & Sons as part of Network Rail’s £2.85m Great North Rail Project, helping to secure the future of rail journeys between Manchester and Liverpool. Earlier this year, Ainscough worked with J Murphy & Sons to replace a bridge at Warrington Bank Quay station … Read more

Maiden Project Debut For Ainscough’s Liebherr LTM1650-8.1

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Ainscough Crane Hire was quick to put their first Liebherr LTM 1650-8.1 into its first project since the 650-tonne mobile crane arrived in the UK earlier this year. The LTM 1650-8.1 was deployed to work on lifting precast beams on the new Bletchley Flyover, which forms part of one of the most prestigious projects in … Read more

Ainscough takes first Liebherr LTM 1650-8.1 in UK

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UK rental company Ainscough Crane Hire has taken delivery of the first 700 tonne Liebherr LTM 1650-8.1 All Terrain crane in the country. Unveiled at bauma in 2019 as a replacement for the 500 tonne LTM 1500-8.1, the eight axle LTM 1650-8.1 features a 80 metre boom and a 21 to 91 metre luffing jib … Read more

Ainscough Crane Hire on COVID-19

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UK mobile crane rental company Ainscough Crane Hire has been given Key Worker status for Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) assets, including National Grid, Network Rail, Cadent Gas, and United Utilities. The company issued an update outlining its operating activity during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. It said it is operating normally and following the instructions released … Read more

No. 6 Liebherr MK150 for Ainscough

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UK rental company Ainscough Crane Hire has taken delivery of a further two eight tonne Liebherr MK 140 self-erecting mobile tower cranes, having taken two last October – see: Liebherr MK140s for Ainscough. The company now has a fleet of six MK140s. The five-axle Liebherr MK 140 can handle its maximum capacity up to 12 metres … Read more

Ainscough CEO departs

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The recently appointed chief executive of UK-based Ainscough Crane Hire, Jeremy Fry, left the company with immediate effect. He joined the company from his consultancy business Apollo Technology Partners in March last year on an interim basis. In January his position was confirmed as permanent, but he has suddenly left the business just two months … Read more

Ainscough lifts Christmas tree

UK crane rental firm Ainscough Crane Hire worked with electrical contractor IllumiDex UK to lift an 18 metre tall LED conical Christmas tree into place in Southport town centre. Installation work took place over one night, with the contract lift team from Ainscough’s Preston Depot operating until the early hours of the morning. The team … Read more

Ainscough expands to Scotland

As part of its Scottish expansion plans UK mobile crane rental major Ainscough Crane Hire has opened a depot in Dundee which is on Scotland’s east coast, north of Edinburgh. An official opening event saw Ainscough customers, including Invertay Homes, Jackson Steel Structures and Taylor Wimpey mark the occasion. It follows the opening of a … Read more