Cranes & Hoists

Terex’s CC 8800-1 cranes are undertaking massive oil and gas jobs in the Gulf, with the machine recently used in a twin crane configuration to lift giant AGR absorbers weighing 1,300 tonnes in Qatar.

Potain, a leading brand within the Manitowoc umbrella, has expanded its MDT City series, with crane models that are described as being the best within the comprehensive range.

Sennebogen says its latest telescopic crawler is a “pick and carry” crane that boasts maximum flexibility and easy transport. With a 50-tonne safe working load and proven full-power boom, the new 653 telescopic crawler crane will join its range of machinery as a versatile go-to for structural engineering and bridge construction.

Konecranes has further developed Smarton, its heavy-duty overhead crane, by adding more high-tech features to it. The revamped crane is designed to make lifting particularly in demanding processes, assembly and maintenance operations as safe, smooth, and efficient as possible.

Liebherr unveiled two new cranes for its customers worldwide at its 2015 customer days held recently at the Ehingen (Germany) manufacturing plant, including what is claimed to be the most powerful five-axle mobile crane on the market – the LTM 1250-5.1 – and the 500-tonne LR 1500 crawler crane. “The new 250-tonne LTM 1250-5.