Category: New Equipment

New Flat Top Tower Crane from Liebherr

Liebherr has added a new model to their selection of flat top tower cranes. The 470 EC-B in 17.6 and 22-ton configurations joins the top end of their EC-B series with engineering for easy assembly and transport. A recent article at America Highways’ website reviews the enhanced features and capacities of this new crane. Now […]

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Tadano Adds Innovative 2-Axle Crane to its Lineup

Crane manufacturer Tadano recently introduced a 2-axle all terrain crane to its new models. The AC 2.040-1 is considered groundbreaking in that it’s the company’s first crane developed jointly by their factories in Lauf and Zweibrücken, Germany. Additionally, it is the first member of Tadano’s future AC family and reflects completion of the merger between […]

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Liebherr Debuts Electric Crawler Cranes

Austrian crane manufacturer Liebherr Nenzing has brought battery power to the crawler crane market with the introduction two all electric models. The 200 tonne LR 1200.1 and 250 tonne LR 1250.1 lattice boom cranes feature the same performance and structural elements as their diesel-powered counterparts, but diesel is replaced by large lithium-ion battery packs. The […]

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Peterbilt Conquers Pikes Peak Climb Using Electricity

Peterbilt Motors Company recently demonstrated the capabilities of its new zero-emissions, all-electric truck by driving it to and from the summit at Pikes Peak to the west of Colorado Springs. This was done multiple times during a three-day period and captured on a special video presentation. Peterbilt goes electric The 579EV is Peterbilt's groundbreaking, battery-operated, […]

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Tadano Launches Two New Truck Cranes

Crane manufacturer Tadano recently introduced two new truck-mounted cranes to their lineup, according to a recent article in International Cranes Magazine. The HK 4.050-1 boasts a 55-US ton capacity, and the HK 4.070-1 a 77-US ton capacity. Both are built at Tadano’s manufacturing facility in Germany.   At a Glance   Tadano HK 4.050-1: Length: […]

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Bobcat's New Telehandler Features Improved Capabilities

Lift and Access Magazine recently reviewed Bobcat's new V923 VersaHANDLER telehandler and highlighted its improved performance and features. Its turbocharged engine boasts 130 horsepower, and coupled with a heavy-duty drivetrain delivers a lifting capacity of up to 9,000 lbs. Travel speed can reach 24.5 mph. Features also include: Maximum lifting height of 23 ft., forward […]

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Italian Mini Crane Newest Addition to Jekko Lineup

Jekko has released a medium-sized electric crane, dubbed the SPX650. The Italian crane manufacturer says this new model bridges the gap between their SPX532 and SPX1280 models, borrowing technology from each and incorporating its own new features. International Cranes Magazine reviewed this mini powerhouse in a recent post on their website. Small package, lots of […]

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New Chinese Truck Crane is All Electric

Zoomlion, a construction machinery and sanitation equipment manufacturer based in China, claims to have launched the world's first truck crane powered entirely by electricity. News of this development was posted online last month at Vertikal.net. The 27-ton crane was introduced in early May 2020. Designated as model ZTC250N-EV, it has three axles and is based […]

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Tadano & Demag Debut First Telecrawler Since Merger

Terex Corporation sold its Demag Mobile Cranes division to Tadano in early 2019, and their first telecrawler crane manufactured since the merger was recently introduced. The new Tadano GTC-2000 telescopic boom crawler crane was designed and built at Demag's facility in Germany. It's a strong addition to Tadano's telecrawler portfolio. Equipment Journal reached out to […]

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Sims' New Tower Crane Fleet expected to be entirely utilized by March 1

TAMPA, Fla. (Feb. 18, 2019) – Sims Crane & Equipment, Florida’s premier crane rental and rigging service company, has announced that the company’s entire tower crane fleet, which was purchased last year, will be utilized at construction sites around the state by March 1. Sims Crane announced in June 2018 that the company had entered […]

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