Crawler Cranes


End of an Era: Last LR 1600/2 Leaves Liebherr Plant in Ehingen →

The 660 ton (600 t) LR 1600/2 crawler crane is being removed from the Liebherr crawler crane portfolio. Two hundred and twenty three of them have been built and delivered to customers over a period of almost 13 years. Its successor has already been launched in the form of the LR 1700-1.0. LR 1600/2 Large Volume Wind Power Crane The LR 1600/2 originally was designed as a crane for wind power and the first one was delivered in summer 2008.  Click for more...


Lamprell Adds Second Manitowoc 999 Crawler Crane to Support Energy Projects →

Middle East-based Lamprell has added to its existing fleet of Manitowoc crawler cranes, with a new 999 model the latest unit to arrive. The company, which provides services to the energy sector, has already set the machine to work at its yard in Hamriyah Free Zone, United Arab Emirates. Here it will help with a variety of tasks in the construction of oil rigs, jackets for offshore wind turbines and more.  Click for more...


ALL Crane Assists With Maintenance to Cleveland Company's Private Wind Turbine →

Cleveland-based Lincoln Electric, a manufacturer of welding equipment, made a big splash a decade ago when it constructed a wind turbine on its property and pledged to use the energy derived as 10 percent of its plant's total electricity requirement. When the 262 ft. (80-m), 2.5-megawatt turbine was erected back in 2011, the crane used was supplied by ALL Erection & Crane Rental, a member of the ALL Family of Companies.  Click for more...


All-New Tadano GTC-1600 Tele-Boom Crawler Crane →

The Tadano Group announced the launch of its all-new 160 ton tele-boom crawler crane: the Tadano GTC-1600. Filling a gap in the telescopic boom crawler market, the Tadano GTC-1600 brings a 160 ton capacity solution to the lifting industry with more than 200 ft. of main boom length and out-of-level operation on slopes up to 4 degrees. The GTC-1600 is equipped with the OPTI-WIDTH flexible track position system that facilitates limitless combinations symmetrical and asymmetrical track width setups with no requirement for pinning of the track frames in fixed positions.  Click for more...


ALL Family of Companies New Purchase Will Be Largest Crane in Fleet →

Next spring, the ALL Family of Companies takes delivery of what will immediately become the largest crane in its fleet. The Liebherr LR 11000 lattice boom crawler boasts a 1,200-ton capacity and 551 ft. of main boom. It's expected to be in high demand across multiple markets served by ALL due to its versatility. It's suitable for all types of work including infrastructure, wind power and industrial construction, and maintains strength even in constricted working conditions, according to the manufacturer.  Click for more...


Manitowoc to Showcase New Product Strength at Utility Expo →

Manitowoc will display three of its strongest new offerings for the utilities market at The Utility Expo this year: the National Crane NBT60XL boom truck; the NBT45-2, a compact 45-ton model from its new NBT40-2 Series; and the Grove GHC110 telescoping crawler crane that just launched in July. It's the first time the public will have a chance to see these cranes at an in-person trade show. This year's Utility Expo will be held in Louisville, Ky., at the Kentucky Exposition Center from Sept.  Click for more...


D.A. Collins Completes Erie Canal Work With 248 HYLAB, ATC-3275 →

As part of New York State Canal Corporation's emergency repair program, construction is complete on Erie Canal Lock E-7 in Niskayuna, N.Y. Maintenance and repairs were finalized prior to May 15, 2021, when navigation season of the Erie Canal begins. D.A. Collins Companies (D.A. Collins) of Wilton, N.Y., used its 200-ton (181 t) Link-Belt 248 HYLAB 5 lattice crawler crane and 275-ton (250 t) Link-Belt ATC-3275 all-terrain crane for refurbishment of the lock's key components — valves, gates, electrical and concrete basin.  Click for more...


Manitowoc Launches Grove GHC110 Telescoping Crawler Crane →

With the launch of the Grove GHC110, Manitowoc has added a crucial machine to the top end of its growing telescoping crawler crane range. Boasting a 110 ton capacity, the GHC110 joins the recently launched GHC140 to bring another option to the market. "It's like a tough younger brother for the GHC140, our biggest model that was revealed in 2020," said JJ Grace, Manitowoc's product manager of GHC cranes.  Click for more...


Link-Belt TCC-550 to Debut at CraneFest →

Link-Belt Cranes has announced production of a new 55-ton (45-t) TCC-550 will begin soon, with shipments set to begin in the fourth quarter of 2021. The TCC-550 follows a long line of product improvements and introductions in Link-Belt Cranes' telescopic crawler crane family. The predecessors to the TCC-550, the TCC-500 and the TCC-450, were some of the very first telescopic crawler models to be introduced worldwide in 2006.  Click for more...


HEC Students Engage in MLC100-1 Assembly Safety Class →

Heavy Equipment Colleges of America (HEC) students in Stonecrest, Ga., took part in an assembly safety class on May 19 that used a new Manitowoc MLC100-1. Students spent the day watching the unit being assembled and tested at the school's field-testing site shortly after HEC took delivery of the new crane. Sixteen HEC instructors and staff conducted the operation, which focused on safety measures to ensure the proper assembly of the 110 ton lattice-boom crawler crane.  Click for more...


Bridge in Burgeoning Florida Community Expands With Help From All Crane Rental →

Poinciana, Fla., a suburban community near Kissimmee, is one the fastest-growing areas in the state's central region. In 2015, a new two-lane bridge was constructed over the Reedy Creek Swamp to provide another connection between Poinciana and nearby communities and highways. Now, just six years later, a second bridge is needed. It will be constructed parallel to the existing bridge to expand traffic flow to four lanes, two in each direction.  Click for more...


Derr and Isbell Construction Work Quickly With Link-Belt TCC-1400 →

Construction is under way at The Stack, a 16-story project in Deep Ellum, a historic downtown Dallas neighborhood. Derr and Isbell Construction LLC of Euless, Texas, has a long company history of lifting structural steel and precast for projects across the country, and was awarded the contract for the 474,000 sq. ft. (44 036 sq. m) mixed-use development. The company rented a Link-Belt 140-ton (127-t) TCC-1400 telescopic crawler crane from HOLT Equipment of Irving, Texas, to place more than 250 precast panels on the bottom 10 stories of the new building.  Click for more...


ALL Crane Adds Five Manitowoc Crawlers →

The ALL Family of Companies is adding a new package from Manitowoc that includes five new crawler cranes and an assortment of jibs, boom attachments and other attachments to bolster service among targeted customer markets. Crawlers in the package include two Manitowoc 14000 series 3 and three MLC300 VPC series 3. The attachments consist of two MLC650 VPC wide boom attachments and one each of 14000 luffing jib, 999 luffing jib, MLC300 VPC wide boom attachment, MLC300 VPC-MAX attachment and MLC650 VPC-MAX attachment.  Click for more...


Grove GHC130 Provides Terra Engineering & Construction With Strength, Precision in Ecologically Sensitive Job →

Wisconsin-based Terra Engineering & Construction's website proudly proclaims that the company actively "seeks out the difficult watercourse projects that may discourage other contractors" — and while this is largely due to Terra's skilled workforce and years of experience in that sector, having access to a Grove GHC130 telescopic crawler crane also proved crucial in helping it meet the strict deadline imposed on one of its most recent environmentally sensitive projects.  Click for more...


Tadano GTC-900 Added to Railroad Construction Company Fleet →

Recently Select Crane Sales LLC delivered a Tadano GTC-900 to Railroad Construction Company Inc. of Paterson, N.J. The telescopic boom crawler crane provides increased on the job strength and optimal lifting performance at any track width, according to the manufacturer. It offers a 90 ton capacity, a five-section 141 ft. 1 in. full power boom and 33.1 ft./58.1 ft. bi-fold jib offsets of 3.5, 25 and 45 degrees.  Click for more...


Versatile Telecrawlers Tackle Jobs in Many Construction Settings →

The utility market has long known teleboom crawler cranes are workhorses in the field. They can easily navigate sketchy terrain, hike steep slopes and coast over soft ground. But their abilities to pick and carry a full load chart, work on out-of-level conditions and hold various attachments are drawing the interest of contractors in many construction sectors. "Telecrawlers become indispensable on work sites where a rough-terrain or all-terrain crane can't go, or on a site that a conventional crawler crane utilizing flat pads can't navigate," said Rick Mikut, ALL Family of Companies.  Click for more...


ALL Crane Adding Liebherr LR 1800-1.0 →

The ALL Family of Companies is beefing up its crawler crane offering in a big way with the purchase of a new Liebherr LR 1800-1.0. The high-tech heavyweight has an 880-ton capacity, 663 ft. of hoist height and a maximum radius of 498 ft. The purchase is in addition to a schedule of 21 Liebherr cranes announced earlier this year and delivering to ALL throughout 2021. Delivery of the LR 1800 is expected in May.  Click for more...


New Music Center in Cincinnati Built with Link-Belt 298 Series 2 →

General contractor Messer Construction of Cincinnati, Ohio, was awarded the contract for a new $27 million Andrew J. Brady ICON Music Center to be built in downtown Cincinnati. When completed, the music center will have an indoor capacity of 4,500 and outdoor seating for 8,000. The venue is being constructed on top of an already completed two-story parking garage built by Hamilton County. Superior Steel Inc.  Click for more...


Manitowoc Crawler Cranes Deliver Strong Performance to Wind Farm Builder IEA Constructors →

Machine wear on cranes is a significant issue for those working in wind energy applications. The installation of turbines usually requires crawler cranes to travel hundreds of miles in the course of an assignment, which will result in proportional wear in their undercarriages. But on a project in Texas, where two Manitowoc MLC650 crawler cranes teamed up with two Manitowoc MLC300 crawler cranes, IEA Constructors (IEA) was delighted to note that all four cranes completed the work with only minimal undercarriage wear, avoiding downtime to replace worn parts.  Click for more...


ALL Crane Adds Nine New Link-Belts →

The ALL Family of Companies is adding nine new Link-Belt cranes to its fleet. The purchase comes on the heels of a previous 16-unit Link-Belt package announced earlier in the year. This latest purchase includes six telecrawlers — two each of the 80-ton TCC-800, 140-ton TCC-1400, and 250-ton TCC-2500 — and three truck cranes: 60-ton HTC-8660, 75-ton HTC-8675, and 110-ton HTC-86110. This will bring ALL's total ownership of TCCs to more than 40 units across its nationwide branches.  Click for more...



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