Tag: Crawler Crane

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 Read More

December 16th, 2020 | Tags: , , ,

Crawler Mounted Articulating Cranes’ Cool Factor

The author of a recent column at International Cranes Magazine’s website compares crawler mounted articulating cranes to the popular robot toys in the “Transformers” movies and TV series. While these cranes don’t actually transform into Read More

May 19th, 2020 | Tags: , , ,

Crawler Cranes’ Heavy Duty History

“Heavy duty” has been applied to many items throughout the years, including pickup trucks, shelving, sewing machines, industrial cleaning products, extension cords, rubber gloves and even magnets. The term is defined as “designed to withstand Read More

Kobelco Crawlers at Work on Atlanta Toll Road Project

Northwest Express Roadbuilders, a joint venture of Archer Western Contractors of Atlanta (subsidiary of The Walsh Group), Hubbard Construction Company of Winter Park, Florida, and Parsons Transportation Group, Pasadena, California, was recently commissioned to construct Read More

Liebherr Uses New Technology to Reduce Necessary Counterweight

Liebherr has introduced a new boom erection concept for crawler cranes, which allows an auxiliary crane to replace the majority of the assembly ballast. The new approach should work particularly well on wind farms, where Read More

Manitowoc Delivers 400th Unit of 2250 Crawler Crane

Crane manufacturer Manitowoc has delivered its 400th Manitowoc 2250 crawler crane built at its factory in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, USA. It was delivered to the shipbuilding division of Fincantieri Marine Group, based in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. The Read More

October 16th, 2014 | Tags: , , , , ,

Terex Superlift 3800 Quickly Set Up a Bridge Project

Steil Kranarbeiten, based in Trier, Germany, used a Terex Superlift 3800 to help build a 1450-ft. long bridge in Luxembourg. The main contractor was A T S Cranes. For the project 14 steel girders were Read More

Sany Enhances Its Crawler Lineup With a 165-ton Crane

Sany America has launched a mid-range crawler crane, the Sany SCC8150. The crane has a lift capacity of 165 tons, and fills a strategic position between Sany’s 110-ton SCC8100 and the 220-ton SCC8200, the company Read More

August 21st, 2013 | Tags: , ,

Liebherr Presents New LR 1250 at Bauma 2013

Liebherr has launched the new LR 1250 crawler crane to the public for the very first time at Bauma 2013. The LR 1250 crawler crane is based on the LR 1200 and has a 275-ton Read More

April 15th, 2013 | Tags: , , ,

Crawler Crane Helping Build a Soccer Stadium

Specialist lifting company Transdata recently assembled a 660-ton Terex CC 2800-1 crawler crane to help renovate the National Mane Garrincha soccer stadium in Brasilia, federal capital of Brazil. Capacity of the stadium is being increased Read More

New Crawler Crane Enters Global Market

Japanese manufacturer Hitachi Sumitomo Heavy Industries Construction Crane Co. (HSC) launched the SCX700E, a 77-ton capacity crawler crane aimed at the international market in January 2013. The crane is a scaled up version of their Read More

March 13th, 2013 | Tags: , , ,

New Player in the Large Crawler Crane League

To fill the gap between 440-ton and 660-ton machines, SANY America introduced a 550-ton crawler crane, suited for construction of wind energy towers, fossil fuel plants, nuclear facilities, and a variety of infrastructure projects. First Read More

January 9th, 2013 | Tags: , ,

Bird’s Nest Halts Crane Operations

An 80 ton crawler crane has been ‘stood down’ in Cumbria, UK after robins were found nesting inside it.Workers on the United Utilities waste water site in Keswick and had been using the crane and Read More

May 25th, 2011 | Tags: ,

Job Profile -Doral Academy, Doral FL.

        Sims Crane Operator, Rory “Bubba” Carver, CCO, working at Doral Academy; a charter school in Doral, FL setting tilt walls with the 250 ton Link-Belt crawler crane as they expand for Read More

Fendrick Named President of Kobelco North America

March 30, 2011 — At ConExpo last week, Kobelco Cranes North America, Houston, Texas, announced that Jack Fendrick has been named president and Chief Operating Officer.  Mike Maruo has returned to the position of CEO Read More