Category: New Equipment

All-Terrain Cranes a Wise Investment

A recent article in American Cranes & Transport Magazine (ACT) highlights the numerous positive attributes of all-terrain cranes and how the purchase of an AT crane can be a wise investment in the construction industry. ACT spoke with Scott Wilson, president of M-L Holdings Company Crane Group Crane Services. M-L Holdings is headquartered in Albuquerque, […]

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All New - Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 - Sims Crane 2017

The Sims Crane team has spent weeks training on the mobilization and operation of the new Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 at our headquarters in Tampa, Florida. The LTM 1500 is a 550 ton rate capacity all terrain mobile crane. It features 276' of main telescoping boom and 190' conventional jib. This heavy lifting crane is available […]

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Two New Grove Five-axle All Terrains

Manitowoc has launched two new five-axle Grove all terrain cranes, the GMK5180-1 and GMK5200-1. The cranes join the recently-launched GMK5250L and incorporate several of its features and benefits, including a Viab turbo retarder clutch which eliminates fluid overheating and clutch burning, enables wear-free starting and braking, and reduces fuel consumption. The models have a single […]

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Check Out This Zero-Emission Carry Deck Crane

Great Pacific Equipment developed the new ECrane 4500 with a zero emission operation in mind. The carry deck crane has a 4.5-ton capacity with a modern, all-electric operating system and an environmentally friendly footprint. The ECrane is designed with a self-aligning hexagonal boom using externally adjustable wear pads for proper boom section alignment and easy […]

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Tadano ATF600G-8 Triple-Boom System

The brand new Tadano ATF 600G-8 features an all new innovative Triple-Boom System. Unlike any other ordinary telescopic boom system seen today, the Triple-Boom System comprises of three telescopic tubes. What does this do for the crane's structure? It gains a permanent high level of flexural and torsional stiffness. Also, the three telescopic tubes are […]

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Tadano ATF600G-8 Asymmetrical Outrigger Base Control

The ATF 600G-8 does not just stop at the Triple-Boom System when it comes to new features. The Tadano Engineers opted for an Asymmetrical Outrigger Base, which will make the job easier and the job site even safer. Many times space is a huge factor when working on the job site, which prevents being able […]

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Becoming the Largest Tadano ATF Crane Owner in North America

Sims Crane recently received 17 Tadano all-terrain cranes, which put Sims Crane & Equipment as the largest Tadano all-terrain crane owner in North America. In 2015, Sims Crane purchased 29 Tadano all-terrain and rough-terrain cranes.   “Sims Crane is committed to investing in the best possible equipment to support the construction industry in Florida.” Said […]

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Terex Introduces Its Most Compact 130-ton Crane

Terex has introduced its 130-ton Explorer 5500 all-terrain crane, designed to be the company’s most compact crane in its capacity class.   Part of the Explorer range, which also includes the 5600 and 5800 models, the new 5500 features a 17-ft. main boom with three extensions of 36, 72m and 108-ft, with a maximum system […]

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This Work Platform Can Be Installed on a Crawler Crane

Tadano Mantis has introduced a work platform to its crawler cranes, which it manufactures in the USA. The platform has a load capacity of 750 lbs., measures 72 in. x 36 in. and weighs 944 lbs. It has been designed to be compatible with all models nine models in the range, which have lifting capacities […]

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Liebherr Now Offers a 275-ton All-Terrain

Last week at the Liebherr Customer Days event in Ehingen, Germany, the crane company unveiled the new 275-ton LTM 1250-5.1 all-terrain crane. The five-axle crane builds on the success of the LTM 1220-5.2, offering a maximum load capacity from the available weight of a five-axle mobile crane. It is also the third crane model offered […]

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