All Terrain Cranes


Two-Crane Solution Solves Access Challenge When Building Inside Old Natatorium →

Converting an indoor swimming pool in Lorain, Ohio, into a meeting area and classrooms was going to take precast planks. However, there was no obvious way to get the planks inside the existing, about-to-be-transformed natatorium structure. Not only could a delivery truck not back into the building because there was no doorway large enough, even if it could, the placement of stairwells and other interior elements would have made navigation impossible.  Click for more...


ALL Crane Gets New Liebherr All Terrain Crane →

Fresh off its debut at ConExpo, the new Liebherr LTM 1100-5.3 all terrain crane is bound for the fleet of the ALL Family of Companies. Designed to be the most roadworthy AT in its class, the brand-new unit showcases an assemblage of features sure to be appreciated across ALL's North American footprint. It's the first 5-axle crane worldwide, with a width of just 8 ft. 4 in., an advantage when driving on roads and construction sites.  Click for more...


Alabama's Shipbuilding Industry Relies On ALL's Cranes to Turn New Hulls Right Side Up →

Bayou La Batre, Ala., sits right on the Gulf of Mexico, a fishing village so well-known that its four seasons are said to be shrimp, crab, oyster and fish. With an economy initially dependent on the bounty of the local waters, the town also has emerged as one of the world's leading locations for shipbuilding (at one point, it was even known as "the Detroit of shrimp trawlers"). Trawlers are still a mainstay, although these days, the shipbuilding happening in Bayou La Batre has evolved to encompass everything from tugs, barges and oil supply vessels to cruise boats, yachts and ferries.  Click for more...


Nimble Crane to Shine Light On Autism Awareness Month With Vibrant Crane Wrap →

Autism Awareness Month is coming up in April and Nimble Crane is gearing up to make a bold statement. The company is preparing to launch a newly adorned Grove GMK5150L all-terrain crane with a vibrant wrap designed to draw attention to the cause. The initiative reflects Nimble Crane's commitment to addressing important issues for both oilfield members and the broader Odessa, Texas, community.  Click for more...


Sterling Crane Purchases First Tadano AC 7.450-1 in Canada →

Sterling Crane has been serving the crane needs of North American contractors since the 1950s, and it has now taken delivery of the first Tadano AC 7.450-1 in Canada. The 7-axle all-terrain crane boasts a 262.5 ft. main boom and compact carrier length, along with many quality features like IC-1, Sideways Superlift System (SSL) and Surround View. Sterling's new 500-ton powerhouse will start out with refinery work in western Canada, but also is ideal for wind turbines, bridges and infrastructure, according to the manufacturer.  Click for more...


W.O. Grubb Enhances Operations With its New Grove GMK6400-1 →

Longtime Manitowoc customer W.O. Grubb Crane Rental received a new Grove GMK6400-1 in December of 2023 and immediately put the crane to work in high-profile jobs throughout Virginia. The 450-ton all-terrain crane has already played a crucial role in tasks such as removing lock gates at the Deep Creek Locks on the Intercoastal Waterway in Chesapeake. "We were keen on embracing the newest technology and improved roadability without compromising on lifting performance," said Bill Grubb, owner of W.O.  Click for more...


ALL's Mean, Green Liebherr LTM 1300-6.3 Helps Bring Down a Bridge →

Every superhero has an origin story. So does ALL Erection & Crane Rental's "Hulk," the nickname for its brand new Liebherr LTM 1300-6.3. (The machine's eye-catching green paint job earned it the moniker.) It was late last summer when the Hulk was sent on its first mission, along with a sister crane, to the Southgate Parkway Bridge project in Cambridge, Ohio. The job included tearing down an existing bridge and came with the challenge of being located 400 ft.  Click for more...


Grove GMK5250XL-1 Extends Helping Hand to German Soccer Club VfB Stuttgart →

A Grove GMK5250XL-1 belonging to German lifting service provider Gräser-Eschbach has completed its final lifts on the reconstruction of the MHP Arena soccer stadium in Stuttgart, Germany. Home to Bundesliga team VfB Stuttgart, the stadium has been undergoing redevelopment since 2018, although the erection of temporary sections has allowed it to remain operational during this time. Gräser-Eschbach, based in Bad Schönborn, Germany, had previously used other cranes, but restrictions on this part of the project meant structural components had to be placed underneath the existing 98 ft.-high roof.  Click for more...


How ALL Used Two ATs to Help Ease ATL's Homeless Problem →

In August, Atlanta mayor Andre Dickens announced a novel plan for tackling his city's homeless problem by repurposing converted shipping containers into temporary housing. By November, the plan was in action, and ALL Crane Rental of Georgia, a member of the ALL Family of Companies, played a crucial role. Two all-terrain cranes from the branch handled heavy lifting to help transport the containers from their former location to a new temporary housing park in downtown Atlanta.  Click for more...


Great Heights On High Street →

A fall weekend in downtown Columbus, Ohio, looked like an all-terrain crane takeover as two Liebherr LTM 1450 ATs were hard at work on two separate projects on the same street. Both cranes were provided by ALL Crane Rental Corp. , a member of the ALL Family of Companies. The first job was swapping out a series of transformers from the 15th floor of a high-rise. The second was disassembling a tower crane that had been on a job site for 18 months.  Click for more...


Two Grove All-Terrain Cranes Team Up to Repair Historic Italian Church →

Italian crane rental and transport company Santoni Autogrù called on two of its high-performing all-terrain cranes to help repair a local church: a Grove GMK4100L-2 and Grove GMK4100L-1. Located in Pinzolo, Italy, the San Lorenzo church's 100 kg cross was struck by lightning and detached from the building's bell tower last year. The bell tower, built between 1865 and 1867, reaches 236 ft., and is the tallest bell tower in the Trentino-Alto Adige region.  Click for more...


VIDEO: Tadano AC 5.250-2 Offers Innovative Solutions →

Ease of transportation combined with strong lifting capacities — this was the primary development goal that the engineers at Tadano pursued when designing the new AC 5.250-2, which the company showcased in advance at bauma 2022. Now, as part of the final stretch of development for the crane's launch, Tadano has added a number of additional features that represent a significant upgrade to the AC 5.250-2, particularly in the area of safety.  Click for more...


Tadano AC 7.450-1 Performs Unique Lifts at Pennsylvania Bottling Facility →

Lane's Crane Service of Moosic, Pa., received an interesting lifting challenge from beverage bottling company Joriki USA recently: erect four 37-ft. tall, 19,000 lb. tanks on the company's plant floor under a 41-ft. ceiling joist. Lane's AC 7.450-1 all-terrain crane, purchased from Tadano distributor Empire Crane, turned out to be the right machine for the job. The crane's extended 263-ft.  Click for more...


ALL Performs Dual Night Picks for Two Florida Turnpike Bridge Projects →

Improvements to the Florida Turnpike roll on with two bridge widening projects in Lake County, in the central part of the state. ALL Sunshine Crane Rental, a member of the ALL Family of Companies, provided heavy lift equipment to Lane Construction, the project's general contractor. The crane work was to be conducted in a series of dual picks, with most work to be done at night to reduce the impact of lane closures on local traffic.  Click for more...


Belt Group of Companies Operate 175|AT in Mid-Atlantic States →

Belt Cranes, part of the Belt Group of Companies of Cumberland, Md., has purchased a new Link-Belt 175-ton 175|AT all terrain crane for its taxi crane fleet. The Belt Group of Companies umbrella includes general construction, paving and road construction and roofing. Belt Group covers a 70-mi. radius that includes Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia in the Allegheny and Appalachian Mountains.  Click for more...


VIDEO: Grove GMK5250XL-1 Plays Key Role in Tough Plant Disassembling Job in Brazil →

When Wildson de Jesus, general director of Willift Lifting Engineering, received the task to plan the lifting of heavy metal parts at a 131 ft. height, at a lime plant in Vitoria, Brazil, his main concern was to find the right equipment to perform the job securely and efficiently. Jesus knew it would be a complex operation — six silos and their lids, each part weighing 24 tons and 4 tons respectively, had to be removed and some heavy metal parts connected to these barrels would need to be cut off during the dismantling process.  Click for more...


Tadano's Hutton Strader Shifts Focus to All Terrain Cranes →

Tadano America Corporation has appointed Hutton Strader as the new product manager of all terrain cranes throughout the Americas. Strader will focus on supporting the Pan American customers and sales teams with product knowledge and technical expertise for Tadano all terrain products. He also will work closely with the factory teams in Germany to answer customers' questions and represent the needs of the Pan American market in the new product development projects.  Click for more...


ALL Supplies Two ATs to Lift 350,000-lb. Steel Part for Overhead Crane →

To build a crane, sometimes you need another crane or two. Especially if the final weight of that crane will be an eye-popping two million pounds. Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental, a member of the ALL Family of Companies, is supplying cranes to help build overhead track-mounted cranes made by Finland-based Konecranes' manufacturing plant in Wisconsin. They are bound for U.S. Navy shipyards around the world.  Click for more...


Grove Cranes Used in Tandem On Two Complex Projects in Spain →

From Construction Equipment Guide... When faced with a couple of challenging lifting projects in its local region of Valladolid, Spain crane rental company Tinlohi called on two of its most dependable performers to get the job done: the 275.5 ton Grove GMK5250XL-1 and 441 ton Grove GMK6400. Alberto Lozano, commercial director at Tinlohi, said that while both cranes offer class-leading capacity and reach, it was their smooth control and reliable performance that made them prime picks for the projects.  Click for more...


ALL Helps Set Temporary Bridge for Its Own Flagship Crane Yard →

A roadway servicing the flagship yard of ALL Erection & Crane Rental was the site of some crane work of its own, as one of ALL's massive all-terrain cranes helped install a temporary bridge at the site. The 40-acre yard is located in Independence, Ohio, just outside of Cleveland, and the Cuyahoga River runs through the site. Cuyahoga County recently began a replacement project for the bridge that spans the river, which will require the temporary bridge to be in place for approximately 18 months.  Click for more...



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