Clausen Kran AG procures first LRT 1090-2.1 in Switzerland

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First rough terrain crane LRT 1090-2.1 in Switzerland  High performance, compactness and variability of Liebherr machines are decisive factors – Clausen Kran AG has been a reliable partner for crane work and special transports for 50  years   The Valais-based company Clausen Kran AG rounds off its crane fleet with a Liebherr LTM 1150- 5.3 mobile … Read more

ESEASA buys seven new Liebherr rough-terrain cranes

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ESEASA expands crane fleet with five new Liebherr LRT 1090-2.1 cranes and two LRT 1100-2.1  models  Retrofit for the LR 11350 – enabling the boom length to be extended to 228 metres Liebherr scores heavily with reliability, value retention and support   Mexican crane and heavy haulage contractor ESEASA has expanded its crane fleet with seven … Read more

Operator jailed two years after crane kills one person in Japan

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In July last year, at a construction site in Iwakuni City, he was accused of negligent fatalities in business, alleging that he operated a crane that overturn with the safety device released and killed the driver of the underlay truck. At the trial, the prosecutor’s office sentenced him to two years’ imprisonment, saying, “It was … Read more

Roughter collapsed in Taoyuan City MRT Project

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A rough terrain crane has collapsed forward while working on an MRT construction project in Taoyuan City on 9th Feb, but fortunately, nobody was injured in the accident. According to the media report, the rough terrain crane was lifting steel moulds during the dismantling of formwork on the construction site of station G13 on the … Read more

Elderly dies after hit by roughter in Japan

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A 72-year-old elderly, Sugano Rokuro, who was riding a bicycle died when a rough terrain crane collided with a bicycle in Nerima Ward, Tokyo on the morning of the 10th Jan 2022. The accident occurred at the intersection of Chikawa-dori, Nerima-ku, Tokyo. The 49-year-old Yoichi Yonemura (49), who was driving a rough terrain crane, was … Read more

Corssen relies exclusively on Grove for challenging high-elevation jobs

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The 35-year-old crane company is not afraid of taking its Grove cranes to work in altitudes as high as 15,000 ft (4,500 m). Corssen’s GRT8100 and GMK5250L are two of the company’s busiest cranes, and they work primarily in the mining and energy sectors. Antofagasta, Chile-based Corssen Grúas & Montajes has been in business for … Read more

Mobile crane collapsed in a densely populated residential area in Tokyo

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On the morning of the 16th November, at a demolition worksite in a residential area in Kita-ku, Tokyo, the rough terrain crane working on-site suddenly collapsed and turned upside down.  Fortunately, no one was injured, but it has not been removed, and more than 10 households in the area have been evacuated. Around 10 am … Read more

Roughter’s Boom hit oncoming goods truck in Sapporo

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The boom of the mobile crane is stuck right next to the truck. A security camera captured the moment of the accident that occurred in Shiroishi-ku, Sapporo, Japan on the 3rd of December. Around 7:00 am morning, a rough terrain crane collided with a truck at Yonesato 2-3-chome, Shiroishi-ku, Sapporo, and the boom struck and … Read more

Groves gets 14 new Grove RTs

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Texas-based Groves Equipment Rental has ordered 14 new Grove Rough Terrain cranes from local distributor MGX Equipment Services, which has been working with Groves since the 1990s. The new cranes will replace 10-year-old Grove Rough Terrains, ranging from the RT540 to RT890, with the 51 tonne GRT655, 100 tonnes GRT8100 and 120 tonnes GRT8120. The … Read more

Sutton Crane Hire takes Kato CR-130Rf city

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UK rental company Sutton Crane Hire will take delivery of a 13 tonne Kato CR-130Rf city type All Terrain crane at Vertikal Days tomorrow from local distributor Rivertek Services. The CR-130Rf has a 24 metre, six-section main boom with a 3.6 to 5.5-metre hydraulic luffing jib, offsettable by 60 degrees, to offer a maximum under … Read more

Terex RT1080L Rough Terrain crane for Roadcraft Crane Hire

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UK rental company Roadcraft Crane Hire has taken delivery of an 80 tonne Terex RT1080L Rough Terrain crane from UK distributor Crowland Cranes. The RT1080L features a 42.1 metre five-section main boom plus an eight to 14-metre swing-away extension, offset-table by 20 degrees, which provides a maximum tip height of 59 metres. The new crane … Read more

Tadano cranes offering under one platform

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Offering advanced search options and features, the new Tadano regional websites are the next step in brand harmonization for customers in Europe and Pan American regions. Taking another step toward harmonization under the one Tadano brand, Tadano launches new regional websites for customers in Europe and Pan America (North, Central, and South America and the … Read more

Zoomlion debut ZRT851 rough terrain

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In order to further expand the market and explore the overseas markets, Zoomlion has launched a new off-road rough terrain crane ZRT851. The rough terrain crane combines the advantages of a truck crane and an all-terrain crane. It can both hoist and travel with loads and is suitable for lifting and hoisting operations in various complex … Read more

Terex RT 35-1 delivered to Antarctica

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The Terex rough terrain crane was purchased to permanently support year-round scientific research. Terex’s official Polish distributor, EWPA Sp. z o. o, delivered a Terex RT 35-1 rough terrain crane to serve the Polish Antarctic Station Henryk Arctowski. The crane was purchased by the Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics of the Polish Academy of Sciences … Read more

Tadano released BIM Data for rough terrain crane

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Tadano, Ltd. announced the release of Building Information Modeling (BIM) data for select models of Tadano’s construction crane lineup in March, 2021. These 3D renderings can be found on, a platform for digital product information for design and project planning developed by Swedish company BIMobject® AB. Building Information Modeling provides an extensive database where … Read more

Manitowoc to showcase latest Grove mobile cranes at GIS

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Manitowoc will be showcasing the latest Grove mobile crane innovations at the eighth edition of the Italian lifting show GIS, taking place October 7-9 in Piacenza, Italy. GIS is the biggest Italian event dedicated to the users of mobile cranes, aerial work platforms, telehandlers, forklift trucks, overhead travelling cranes, port and industrial handling equipment, and … Read more

Crane operator killed as rough terrain overturned in Tokushima, Japan

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Around 1 pm on the 5th of July, a rough terrain crane overturned in Yoshinogawa City, on a village road in Sanagochi Murakami.  The crane operator was taken to a hospital in Tokushima City but was confirmed dead about an hour later. Causes of death include head injuries. According to the Tokushima Central Police Station, the … Read more

Five important key points about the Grove GRT655 and GRT655L

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Since the launch of the Grove GRT655 and GRT655L rough-terrain cranes in 2017, they have proven a popular model on jobsites around the world because of their flexibility. Manitowoc offers the 60 t rough-terrain crane with two boom versions for different applications: the GRT655 with 34.8 m boom for heavy duty applications and the GRT655L … Read more

Maxim Crane adds 51 Grove Cranes To Support Expansion Strategy

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The leading crane rental company in North America has purchased 51 Grove mobile cranes, a mix of high capacity rough-terrain cranes and five- and six-axle all-terrain cranes. After speaking with customers, Maxim selected cranes it knew would be in demand over the coming five years. The company is one of the leading lifting providers in … Read more

All Family adds 20 wheeled cranes to North America fleet

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The All Family of Companies is the largest privately held crane rental and sales enterprise in North America and they are expanding their fleet of rough terrain cranes with a new 18-unit package from Grove that covers weight classes from 55-ton capacity up to 165-tons and two truck cranes. The purchase includes: Four units 165 … Read more

Roughter collapsed forward, killing one in South Korea

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A 25-tonne roughter working at a factory building in Yongdu-ri, Gongdo-eup, Anseong-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea has tipped forward on 24th May at 2.30pm in the afternoon. killing one worker in his 60s. The another four workers has suffered broken legs, fingers and forehead while the crane operator suffered a chest injury. It was believed that … 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

Tadano’s Big Move On Future Strategies

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Following the exit of its European companies from administration, Tadano has announced the next steps in its plans, with the long term aim to become the leading mobile crane manufacturer. The announcements come shortly after Koichi Tadano handed over the chief executive’s role to Toshiaki Ujiie, to become group chairman. Roughters to penetrate European market … Read more

Tadano confirms three rough terrain for europe market

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Tadano has announced the RT models for its re-entry into the European Rough Terrain crane market as laid out in its strategic update last week – see: Tadano sets out strategies. The company will kick off with three two-axle models in the form of the new 70-tonne Tadano GR-700EX-4, 90-tonne GR-900EX-4 and 100-tonne GR-1000EX-4. All of … Read more

Tadano Unveil 130-ton RT For North America

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The Tadano Group has released the GR-1300XL-4, rough terrain crane for the North American market. It expands Tadano’s rough terrain offering into the 130-US ton (118 metric ton) weight class, equipping even more customers with a versatile machine featuring a long boom concept and compact design.  The GR-1300XL-4 is redefining the rough terrain crane market, … Read more

11 Worse Crane Accidents You Should Know In January/February 2021

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2021 has been a new year and all countries are getting recovery from the economy. As the crane industry gets busy, there are more accidents happening around the world. We will cover them here today. 1. Unstable tower crane at Atlanta, Georgia 19th Feb 2021 – A Terex hammerhead tower crane was to be dismantled … Read more