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Liebherr LTM 1350-6.1 - 350t telescopic crane

Upcoming Intermat in Paris will see the presentation of the new 350 tons telescopic crane from Liebherr. The new 6-axle mobile crane is equipped with 70 meters of telescopic boom, which is 10 meters more than its forerunner, the LTM 1300-6.1. Optional available is a luffing jib which increases the maximum lifting height up to 132 meters, what predestines the LTM 1350-6.1 for instance for the assembly of tower cranes.

Grove GSK 55: Trailer mounted mobile crane

Manitowoc again introduces a new innovative mobile crane concept named GSK 55. The upperstructure already is known from its AT-version, the GMK 3055, fitted with 43 meters of telescopic boom and a double folding jib with 8,7 and 15 meters of lenght as option. The special idea about the GSK 55 is its carrier, as it is a specially designed 3-axle trailer-chassis. For moving the crane this chassis can be combined with a common prime mover that usually is available in every truckfleet.

Terex-Demag CC 9800 crawler crane

This month crane manufacturer Terex-Demag will introduce the new CC 9800 crawler crane at the Zweibrücken factory. The crane is based on the known CC 8800-1. Rope system and hook block are already known from the bigger CC 8800-1 Twin.

GTK1100 - The new crane concept from Manitowoc Crane Group

GTK1100 from Grove is a totally new concept for lifting from the Manitowoc Crane Group. The main applications will be the erection of wind turbines and lifting in high areas. The biggest advantages in comparison to regular lifting cranes is the easy transporting of the components and the quick assembly. Beside of grove, making the main development, all parts of MCG like Manitowoc and Potain were involved in the construction.

September 2006 in Grove cranes| Read full story >>

Terex CC 2400-1 crawler crane

According to International Cranes, crane manufacturer Terex-Demag in Germany will launch a new 400 tonne capacity crawler crane, the CC 2400-1. The new crane is being developed out of the Terex CC 2200’s crawler chassis and will have a completely new boom system, Terex-Demag said. The maximum load moment of the “world” crane, designed for all markets, will be at 5150 tonne-metres.

September 2005 in Terex Cranes| Read full story >>

BMS and Kran Ringen merge

Danish crane hire company BMS and access platform specialist Kran Ringen have merged, consolidating 110 cranes, 400 access platforms and 300 employees under the BMS name.

November 2004 in Crane hire| Read full story >>