Mega Crane Collapsed In Batam Indonesia

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It was reported that a crawler crane working in a shipyard in Batam, Indonesia has collapsed, causing two fatalities. Looking at the photo that I have received, it was the 1,250-tonne XGC16000 crawler crane that has been delivered to Indonesia in 2014, which was claimed to be one of the largest capacity crawlers exported out … Read more

Sany SCC8000A plays a key role in Indonesia’s Becakayu project

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On October 5th, a Sany SCC8000A crawler crane completed the installation for the first piece of girder above the main trunk road of JL. A. Yali in Bekasi, a city 40 kilometres (25 miles) from Indonesia’s capital of Jakarta. This was a major milestone marking good progress in one of Indonesia’s key national projects, the 20-km Becakayu Toll Road, which will connect the three cities of Bekasi, Cawang, and Kampung Melayu. The Sany SCC8000A crawler crane, with a 12 m superlift in HJDB working condition, has been undertaking the main hoisting work at … Read more

Grove’s Indonesian dealer strengthen customer support

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Cranserco was appointed as the Indonesian dealer for rough-terrain cranes last year; 24 staff have now completed a combined total of almost 1,200 individual courses. The intensive training under Manitowoc’s Technical E-Learning program was carried out both online and onsite, and will ensure the highest levels of product support. Fresh from its appointment last year … Read more

8 Worse Crane Accidents You Should Know In July/August 2021

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1. Fatal Crane Accident in Canada 3rd July 2021 – A man has died due to a crane collapsed involving a crane on the site in Barrie, Ontario, Canada. The man, Corey Philips, 52, was declared dead at the scene. RIP. He was an employee of North Steel and was working under the main contractor … Read more

Typhoon Fireworks Drops Six Cranes Into The Sea

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A cargo ship carrying hoisting equipment heading for Indonesia encountered a typhoon “fireworks” at sea. Strong winds and huge waves caused the hull to be unstable and sway from side to side. Subsequently, the six units of 80-tonne telescopic crawler cranes on the deck fell into the sea because of uneven force. In addition, some boxes with accessories … Read more

Manitowoc delivers Indonesia’s first Grove GRT8100 to Surabaya Express

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Surabaya Express, one of the largest crane rental and transportation companies in Indonesia, has added a Grove GRT8100 rough-terrain crane to its fleet to help drive its business expansion into new industry segments. During the ongoing work slowdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the company took the opportunity to refresh its crane line-up and re-analyse its business. … Read more

Superkrane buys Indonesia’s first Grove GMK6300L-1

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Indonesian construction equipment rental company PT Superkrane Mitra Utama (Superkrane) deployed the first Grove GMK6300L-1 in the country on the construction of a flyover bridge across an existing rail line in Jakarta City. The project is part of the local government’s efforts to improve connectivity in urban areas. The Grove GMK6300L-1 is the newest addition … Read more

Crane operator killed in pipeline fire in Indonesia

22 Oct 2019 – A fire broke out on a pipeline operated by Indonesian state oil and gas company Pertamina in West Java province on Tuesday, killing a Chinese construction worker, a local fire official said. Pertamina halted fuel distribution through the pipeline temporarily, a company spokeswoman, Dewi Sri Utami, told reporters. She said the company would not comment on the cause of the fire until after it … Read more

PT Saranabaja Perkasa buys Groves

Indonesian construction contractor and equipment rental company PT Saranabaja Perkasa has expanded its fleet with the addition of three new Grove all-terrain cranes from US manufacturer Manitowoc. The order comprises one GMK5220 all-terrain crane; and two units of GMK4100L all-terrain cranes. The GMK5220 has a maximum capacity of 220 tonnes and the main boom of … Read more

Kobelco delivers first 300 ton crawler crane to GTA

Kobelco has handed over the first two units of its new 300 tonne CKS3000 lattice boom crawler crane to Indonesian contractor Guna Teguh Abadi (GTA) Construction. [quads id=2] The CKS3000 was announced at the end of last year and the first is due for delivery in the middle of March 2018, which will go to … Read more