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New Maeda CC1485 Telescopic Boom Crawler Crane Now Available

Date: 08-01-2018 / Author: fmotz

After making its American debut earlier this year at ConExpo 2017, Maeda USA is pleased to announce that its new Maeda CC1485 Telescopic Boom Crawler Crane model is finally available for sale and rental in the United States, Canada, and Latin America.

The CC1485, which replaces Maeda’s LC785 model, features a 6.6 ton (6.0 mt) max lift capacity, 98“ (2.49 m) width, heavy duty steel undercarriage, hydrostatic transmission, no-outrigger design with a 72.2' (22.0 m) maximum hook height and near-zero tail swing.

Grove and National Crane to show utility prowess at ICUEE 2017

Date: 06-09-2017 / Author: fmotz

Manitowoc Cranes will showcase a trio of cranes that thrive in utilities applications at the International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition 2017 (ICUEE). At outdoor booth N2021, the company will highlight the Grove GHC30 telescoping crawler crane and a pair of National Crane boom trucks: the NBT45-1 and 890D. All three machines will be outfitted with special attachments to better show their effectiveness in the utilities market, and two of them — the GHC30 and NBT45-1 — will be shown at ICUEE for the first time. 

Scott Powerline GTC-600 is First in Field

Date: 27-06-2017 / Author: fmotz
GTC 600

Scott Powerline and Utility Equipment has been the first to introduce several new Tadano Mantis models over the years. And the latest telescopic boom crawler crane for Scott Powerline is the GTC-600, which is the first of this model to be received by a dealer, placed in a rental fleet and now put on a job site. The 66-ton machine is currently working on a 20-mile powerline transmission construction project in Texas for Can-Fer Utility Services LLC, a Quanta Services company.

ALL Erection Buys Six Link-Belt TCC-2500 Telecrawlers

Date: 14-11-2016 / Author: kparrish
Link-Belt Telecrawler

ALL Erection & Crane Rental has purchased six 250-ton Link-Belt TCC-2500s, with initial machine delivery in March 2017 and remaining deliveries spread through mid-2018.

 “We didn’t hesitate with our purchase decision for this crane. Link-Belt telecrawlers have been significant contributors to our fleet. The 2500 just takes everything that is great about Link-Belt telecrawlers to a new unmatched combination of reach and capacities,” said Michael Liptak, president of ALL Erection.

Sany Launches 110-Ton Crawler Crane in North America

Date: 23-05-2016 / Author: mlarson

Sany America has unveiled a brand new 110-ton crawler crane.

The SCC8100-2 has a Porsche-designed cab, LMI with diagnostic capability, name-brand components throughout, self-erection capability, extendible crawlers, the ability to ship with tracks and boom butt attached, free-fall main and auxiliary hoists, 230-ft.boom-tip height, and 73-ft. maximum fixed jib.

The SCC8100-2 is in stock at Sany America headquarters in Peachtree City Ga.

Grove Telescopic Crawler Crane Makes Bridge Repairs from Barge

Date: 23-03-2016 / Author: kparrish
grove crawler crane

A recent repair on the Patroon Island Bridge over the Hudson River in New York required the contractor to find a crane that could work from a barge below the bridge so traffic would not be impeded. A 75-ton Grove GHC75 telescopic-boom crawler crane was selected by Halmar/A. Servidone – B. Anthony, a joint-venture contracting team, for its stabilty and maneuverability. The joint venture rented the crane from Stephenson Equipment.

Maeda Mini-Crane Makes Confined Lift in Texas Stadium

Date: 14-04-2015 / Author: kparrish
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mini crane

During the renovation of Kyle Field on the Texas A&M campus, a mini-crane made lifting a large sign frame possible in the narrow work area.

Single-Owner Ritchie Bros. Auction Breaks Record

Date: 01-04-2015 / Author: kparrish
liebherr crane

Ritchie Bros. conducted the largest single-owner auction in the company’s history, selling more than $54 million of equipment for Energy Transportation in Casper, Wyoming. The auction included 38 cranes, which sold for more than $35 million. A highlight of the auction was a 2010 600-ton Liebherr LTM1500-8.1 all-terrain crane, which sold for $3.35 million—the most expensive AT crane sold by Ritchie Bros. to date.

Lift and Access Announces LLEAP Awards Winners

Date: 12-11-2014 / Author: mlarson
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Lift and Access magazine has announced the innovative new products recognized as the top scorers in its Leadership in Lifting Equipment and Aerial Platforms (LLEAP) competition for 2014.

Now in their ninth year, the LLEAP Awards continue to bring well-deserved recognition to products that are new, innovative, and elevate the mobile access and lifting industry’s performance and safety.

This year’s LLEAP competition honors products introduced or upgraded significantly between March 1, 2013, and June 1, 2014.

The LLEAP Awards consider entries in five categories:

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