I & H Kran puts Tadano All-Terrain Into Operations

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Site Manager Nils Laumann, who works at Rötha-based I & H Kran Transport Montageservice GmbH, considers Tadano all-terrain cranes to be his machines of choice for a broad range of applications. Needless to say, this also applies to his company’s two most recent acquisitions: an AC 100-4L* and an AC 220-5*. “Among the many factors … Read more

Schuch buys 15 new Liebherr mobile cranes

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The mobile cranes will be delivered between 2021 and 2023  Full order books due to expansion of infrastructure for rail, road and renewables Liebherr delivers innovative crane technology, high quality and reliable service  Crane and heavy haulage contractor Schuch is modernising and expanding its mobile crane fleet. With this in mind, the company, which has … Read more

Ullrich takes delivery of Liebherr LTM 1060-3.1 – No. 27 in the company’s 27th year

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High performance and long boom for a wide range of jobs  LTM 1060-3.1 well suited for operations without additional ballast transports – Ullrich vehicle fleet to be expanded in an environmentally friendly and fuel-saving way  Ullrich Krane GmbH has taken delivery of a Liebherr LTM 1060-3.1 mobile crane. The 60-tonne machine will supplement the crane … Read more

Tower crane overturned in Neutraubling

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A tower crane overturned on 16th December in Neutraubling, near Regensburg, Germany, seriously injuring two tower crane erectors. The crane, a Wolffkran WK 122 SL, with a counterweighted base is owned by the contractor Jager Bau, and was working on a new leisure centre in the town which was almost completed. The crane was being … Read more

First AC 7.450-1 maiden lift at Port of Helibronn – Wiesbauer Lift MRI

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Wiesbauer puts the new Tadano crane to the test in the first tandem lift. The moment Thomas Wiesbauer heard of the Tadano AC 7.450-1 for the first time, he knew he had to get his hands on one. In fact, the managing director of the Bietigheim-based company of the same name found the concept and … Read more

Hess expand fleet with Liebherr LTM 1150-5.3

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LTM 1150-5.3 purchased due to its high performance, compact dimensions and versatility Good experience with Liebherr machines and reliable service the main factors Hess is one of the leading providers of a complete range of plant and machine relocation  services  Düsseldorf-based company Hess GmbH has strengthened its crane fleet with a Liebherr  LTM 1150-5.3 mobile … Read more

Wasel extends crawler crane portfolio with Liebherr LR 11000

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The LR 11000 is the most powerful lattice boom crane in the Wasel fleet – Power in reserve for future wind power and industry requirements Impressive quality and service from Liebherr  Wasel GmbH has taken delivery of a Liebherr LR 11000 crawler crane to add to its growing fleet of lattice boom cranes. The 1000 … Read more

New AC 45 CITY For Auto-Klug

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The City cranes from Zweibrücken have long been a regular fixture in German crane service provider Auto-Klug’s fleet: The company from Hof not only has two AC 30 City, three AC 40 City, and an AC 45 City all hard at work but also added an additional AC 45 City. “City cranes are simply unbeatable … Read more

Colonia takes delivery of Liebherr LTM 1110-5.1 Mobile Crane

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Colonia Spezialfahrzeuge Gottfried Schönges GmbH & Co. KG has taken delivery of a new  Liebherr LTM 1110-5.1 mobile crane. The Cologne-based company will use the new 110-tonne crane to replace an LTM 1100/1, thus closing a gap between 100 and 130-tonne machines in its fleet. The successful combination of performance, compact dimensions and length was … Read more

Palfinger acquires TSK Kran

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Palfinger has acquired its German sales and service partner TSK Kran und Wechselsysteme, which operates from Duisburg, in the Rhine Ruhr region. The deal also includes the company’s paint spraying division TSR Lacktechnik. Established in the early 1990s, TSK has been a sales and service provider for Palfinger’s range of loader cranes, skip loaders and … Read more

Mikschl expands crane fleet with Liebherr LTM 1120-4.1 mobile crane

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LTM 1120-4.1 expands Mikschl Autokrane fleet   Compact dimensions and high performance the main factors behind the purchase decision   Mikschl Autokrane GmbH based in Aichach has taken delivery of a new Liebherr LTM 1120-4.1  mobile crane. The Bavarian contractor is expanding its crane fleet with the 120-tonne machine.  The extremely compact design of the 4-axle crane … Read more

Spira erects 25 t capacity Potain MDT 569 tower crane in just two days for KIT lab construction project

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German construction equipment rental company Spira Baugeräte und Schalungslogistik has deployed its new Potain MDT 569 tower crane at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, where it will handle large, prefabricated elements for the construction of two new laboratory buildings over the course of 17 months. The customer required a crane to lift 15 t at … Read more

New Demag AC 250-5 All Terrain Crane For Weiss Kranservice

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“We were missing a middle child,” jokes Weiss Kranservice Junior Manager Dominik Magg while taking delivery of his new AC 250-5 crane in Zweibrücken. After all, his fleet already featured an AC 220-5 and an AC 300-6. The company’s most recent acquisition was handed over by Tadano Sales Manager Hans Asam. For the people at … Read more

Wiesbauer takes AC 100/4L for urban jobs

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“It’s almost as if the AC 100-4L (AC 4.100L-1) had been designed specifically for our jobs in the Stuttgart metropolitan area. With its compact design, it can get to places that are simply out of reach for other cranes,” explains Gerhard Füssinger, the manager of the Wiesbauer branch in Schwaikheim. Together with crane operators Uwe … Read more

Grove all-terrain overturned in Germany

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The four-axle Grove from the Armbruster Kran fleet overturned last week Tuesday after lifting a large electrical mast/pole/pylon in Schlaitdorf, southwest Germany. The mobile crane was lifting the eight-tonne, 18 metres long mast from a narrow single track road with minimal counterweight, short rigged outriggers and large ground mats bridging the road verge and the … Read more

Will Tadano ATF 600G-8 Be on Market?

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Tadano has officially shelved plans for its 600-tonne ATF 600G-8 all-terrain crane but has mentioned that they may still incorporate the unique triple boom technology in future products. Introduced in 2015 during Tadano’s Customer Day event at Nurnberg, the ATF 600G-8 has been displayed with its triple boom concept, which is said to provide a … Read more

Tower Crane overturned in Southern Germany

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A tower crane collapsed on a job site in Gemmingen, near Heilbronn in southern Germany, last Monday, damaging a truck parked nearby. The tower crane, which appears to be a well-used self-erector with counterweighted cruciform base, was lifting a concrete panel on a new low rise residential building when it overturned, coming down between the … Read more

Grove presents two new five-axle all-terrain cranes at customer events in Wilhelmshaven

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At 68.7 m, the Grove GMK5150XL offers a boom length that most 220 t capacity cranes cannot compete with; plus it has stronger load charts than its GMK5150L-1 sibling. The GMK5120L, as a new member of the Grove five-axle family, boosts the versatility of taxi cranes to new levels; the 120 t machine offers an … Read more

Eisele Use Tadano ATF 220-G For Wind Turbine Prefab

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With its headquarters in the town of Maintal near Frankfurt, Eisele AG has been relying on Tadano for over 30 years. A recent project at the Fuchsstadt wind farm provided the company with the perfect opportunity to demonstrate exactly why it has been so impressed with the robust crane technology from Lauf an der Pegnitz … Read more

Liebherr Crane aids elephant rescue in the River Wupper

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Wilden Kran-Vermietung GmbH uses LTF 1045-4.1 to hoist elephant sturgeon stone back into  position  The sculpture was torn out of its anchoring in the July floods – Sturgeon stones improve the river’s own dynamic The “Tuffi” elephant sturgeon stone has been back on its plinth since the end of September. The floods in July had torn … Read more

Konecranes wins 14-crane order from thyssenkrupp Marine Systems for Kiel shipyard

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Konecranes has won an order from the ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems shipyard to supply 14 process cranes for a shipbuilding hall now being built in Kiel, Germany. The order was booked for July 2021. The double-girder crane systems, which will be built by Konecranes’ Demag Cranes & Components unit, will be installed in the new production … Read more

BKL deploys five Potain cranes for “In den Sieben Stücken” residential construction project

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BKL Baukran Logistik is using five Potain tower cranes to construct a new residential development in Hannover, Germany, with 160 housing units. BKL chose the cranes for their reliability, compact dimensions, and quick and simple assembly. Equipped with the CCS crane control system, the cranes lift loads more efficiently and effectively. At “In den Sieben … Read more

Sennebogen 643E was used for structural works at the mega project in Hamburg’s Hafencity

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As part of the urban megaproject “Westfield Hamburg-Überseequartier”, a completely new urban district is to be built in Hamburg within just three years. The construction company Leonhard Weiss has been commissioned with the shell construction of the “Core Southwest” section, where an underground car park with two floors is to be built. Where the other … Read more

Tadano ATF-220-5.1 for use in the Hamburg metropolitan region

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With the Hamburg metropolitan region offering a whole lot of work for heavy-duty and crane service providers, Fricke-Schmidbauer Schwerlast GmbH has made the decision to purchase a new ATF-220-5.1 from Tadano for its city-based branch. This flexible, high-performance crane offers exactly what Hamburg and the surrounding area need.  Headquartered in Braunschweig and together with Schmidtbauer-Gruppe, … Read more

Baumann takes delivery of Liebherr LTM 1150-5.3 mobile crane

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Baumann closes gap between 130 and 200 tonne lifting capacity  Powerful 66 metre telescopic boom and extremely compact dimensions of the LTM 1150-5.3  win the order  Viktor Baumann GmbH & Co. KG has 130 years of experience in heavy haulage, crane  operations and assembly work  Viktor Baumann GmbH & Co. KG from Bornheim has taken … Read more

Anker expands its Tadano fleet with AC 45 City

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Lüneburg-based crane service provider Anker placed a brand-new ATF-220-5.1 into operation a few months ago and is now following that up with another Tadano crane in the form of a brand new Demag AC 45 City. General Manager Jens Anker made sure to pick up the new crane in Zweibrücken in person. The AC 45 … Read more

Tadano ATF-220-5.1 in two-winch operation for precast wall

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If the situation calls for turning prefabricated parts as well as lifting them, a second winch can be worth its weight in gold. After all, it can save deploying an auxiliary crane. This is just one of the advantages that Hack Schwerlastservice GmbH benefited from while working on a project in Mayen, Rhineland-Palatinate.  Hack Schwerlastservice … Read more

Liebherr LR 1700-1.0 Premiere Job at Paderborn Wind Farm

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LR 1700-1.0 proves its worth in the construction of a powerful wind turbine. Crane companies Hofmann and Wasel take delivery of first machines   Crawler crane sets new standards in its class – all innovations on board  – Lifting capacities of the LR 1750/2 achieved or even surpassed in the wind farm Time for something new! … Read more