Rough Terrain Cranes


Manitowoc Delivers Indonesia's First Grove GRT8100 to Surabaya Express →

Surabaya Express, one of the largest crane rental and transportation companies in Indonesia, has added a Grove GRT8100 rough-terrain crane to its fleet to help drive its business expansion into new industry segments. During the ongoing work slowdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the company took the opportunity to refresh its crane line-up and re-analyze its business. As part of this process, it took the decision to add a GRT8100 to help the company secure work in new sectors.  Click for more...


Inversiones Farías Puts Pair of New Grove GRT8100s to Quick Use in Chile →

Based in Antofagasta, Chile's mining capital, Inversiones Farías has deployed two new Grove GRT8100 rough-terrain cranes to projects that serve the region's vibrant extraction economy. The cranes have already helped assemble mining infrastructure, and soon will go on to complete jobs in mineral processing plants and large-scale construction and manufacturing projects. "These are excellent cranes that meet all expectations for the jobs we typically perform," said Robert Palma, branch manager at Inversiones Farías.  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...


Tadano Introduces GR-1300XL-4 Rough Terrain Crane →

The Tadano Group announced the launch of the GR-1300XL-4 rough terrain crane for the North American market. Tadano's rough terrain cranes are known throughout the industry for their reliable performance, high maneuverability and safety. The GR-1300XL-4 continues this legacy and expands Tadano's rough terrain offerings into the 130 ton weight class, equipping even more customers with a versatile machine featuring a long boom concept and compact design that can thrive in the harshest conditions, according to the manufacturer.  Click for more...


Tadano Adds Alta Equipment Company as Authorized Distributor →

Tadano announced it has added Alta Equipment Company as an authorized distributor of Tadano all terrain and rough terrain cranes, as well as Demag all terrain cranes and Tadano-Mantis telescopic boom crawler cranes, in Illinois and Indiana. Since 1984, Alta Equipment has been a dealer in construction equipment sales, parts, service and rentals across the United States' Midwest and other key markets.  Click for more...


Versatile Grove GRT655L for Shipbuilder Albwardy Damen →

Albwardy Damen, a specialist shipbuilding and ship repair company in the Middle East, has added a GRT655L to its collection of Grove rough-terrain cranes used at its facilities across the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The crane's combination of a strong load chart and long reach mean the company can use it for both holding large components in place while ships are built or installing new sections on existing ships.  Click for more...


Tamimi Rentals Invests in Grove Rough-Terrain Cranes →

Tamimi Rentals is using a large investment in Grove rough-terrain cranes to drive expansion at the company's construction division, specifically to help it win more work in oil and gas fields. The 50 GRT8100 cranes will join the company's rental fleet that already includes more than 40 Grove all-terrain cranes, as well as a number of older rough-terrain cranes. Grove rough-terrain cranes have long been the most popular choice for oil and gas work, with their reliability, strength and versatility ensuring the widest possible job scope on oilfields.  Click for more...


PC Construction Depends on Link-Belt 120RT to Meet Project Goals in Vermont →

In July 2010, PC Construction and its Special Projects Group resurfaced a dam, and to get the job done PC worked with Woods CRW in South Burlington, Vt. Fast forward 10 years to now, and PC Construction returned to do new work at the dam, and again chose to partner with CRW for the right equipment needed. This included innovative solutions, including using a Link-Belt 120RT crane, the first crane of its kind delivered in the northeastern United States.  Click for more...


ALL Crane Adds Six New Grove GRT8120s →

The ALL Family of Companies already knows how it will be starting off the new year: with delivery of six brand-new rough-terrain cranes from Grove. The company has purchased among the first of the new Grove GRT8120s to roll off the assembly line. These 120-ton RTs bring a number of innovations to their weight class, including a completely redesigned carrier that is identical in size to a smaller 100-ton capacity RT, and it can be delivered in two truckloads.  Click for more...


Tadano Saves DeWolfe Time, Labor on I-405 Job →

Neither a global pandemic nor a slowed economy has kept one Southern California contractor off its desired growth curve. Dewolfe Crane Service's work with Orange County Transit and Caltrans has kept it steadily busy thru the first two quarters of 2020 and has even fueled the need to add one crane to its fleet. When company owner Jim Dewolfe first learned that OCTA, in cooperation with Caltrans, planned to widen a 16-mi.  Click for more...


Dielco Announces Purchase Agreement for Three New Link-Belts →

Link-Belt Cranes, distributor Mardian Equipment and Dielco Crane Service Inc. of Las Vegas, announced the purchase of four new cranes at ConExpo 2020 — one new 100-ton (90-t) 100|RT rough terrain crane, and two 100-ton (90-t) HTC-86100 telescopic truck cranes. (L-R) are Gene Allen of Dielco Crane Service Inc.; Amy McKeehan of Link-Belt Cranes; Steven Knight of Mardian Equipment; Paul Campbell of Link-Belt Cranes; Dick Dieleman of Dielco Crane Service Inc.; and Scott Dighans and Melvin Porter, both of Link-Belt Cranes.  Click for more...


Nebraska Crane Adds Grove GRT9165 Rough-Terrain Crane to Its Fleet →

As construction jobs require heavier picks within spaces that get more constrained every day, Nebraska Crane was on the lookout for a strong, high-capacity crane, but compact enough to easily maneuver in all kinds of job sites. A big fan of Grove cranes — 95 percent of its rough-terrain fleet is Grove — the Kearney, Neb.-based rental company decided to purchase Grove's longest-reaching, highest-capacity rough-terrain crane: the GRT9165.  Click for more...


ConExpo 2020 Provides the Backdrop for New Crane Intros →

Rough-terrain crane buyers are on the hunt for bigger machines, in the 100-ton and 120-ton classes specifically. Crane manufacturers serving the North American market heard their customers loud and clear, and took advantage of ConExpo 2020 to unveil new models. Many of these machines featured new technology that answer customers' demands for easier mobility and operation. In Las Vegas, Link-Belt Cranes, Lexington, Ky., displayed two new models, the 100RT and the 120RT, with features to benefit the crane operator.  Click for more...


Tadano GR-1600XL Rough Terrain Crane →

With a capacity of 160 ton, the Tadano GR-1600-XL rough terrain crane has one of the highest lifting capacities in its class, according to the manufacturer. The combination of a 305 ft. tip height with superior maneuverability provides versatility in the field. The ability to self-disassemble and self-assemble makes transport of a crane of this size highly convenient. Hydraulic Offset Jib The Tadano GR-1600-XL rough terrain crane offers a hydraulic offset jib can be adjusted between 5 to 40 degrees by the jib tilt cylinder.  Click for more...


Tadano GR-1000XLL-4 Rough Terrain Crane →

In North America, many rough terrain cranes are used in confined spaces such as refineries where operating and maintaining cranes can be challenging. Tadano's GR-1000XLL-4 is designed with these environments in mind. Tadano's latest GR rough terrain crane facilitates more efficient workflows and delivers improved performance with an engine that meets the latest emission standards, while providing increased work safety and comfort, according to the manufacturer.  Click for more...


Terex Crane Launches New Products, Technology →

The Terex rough terrain TRT 80US is an 80 ton max capacity crane with a main boom length of 138 ft. (42.1 m) ft. It is the first model featuring TEOS, the new Terex Operating System that will increase job efficiency. TRT 80US's compact design eases transportability, improves maneuverability in crowded job sites and confined spaces or while performing indoor lifts, according to the manufacturer.  Click for more...


Tadano Debuts GR-800XL-4 Rough Terrain Crane →

With an upgraded maximum lift capacity of 80 tons (73 t) and a long boom of 154.2 ft. (47 m), the Tadano GR-800XL-4 is one of the most versatile and well-balanced rough terrain cranes in the industry, according to the manufacturer. Equipped with the new generation AML-E2 crane control system, the GR-800XL-4 has a gross vehicle weight of 99,800 lbs. (45,268.5 kg) for easy transportability and a newly-improved cab design for more efficient operation.  Click for more...


Tadano Debuts Upgraded GR-150XL-3 Rough Terrain Crane →

Tadano debuted the GR-150XL-3, a new compact rough terrain crane for the North American market, at ConExpo-Con/AGG. With a 78.7 ft. boom, the longest boom in this class, a tailswing of just 4.1 ft. and asymmetric outriggers, the GR-150XL-3 is ideal for tight workspaces where mobility cannot be compromised, according to the manufacturer. The GR-150XL-3 was designed with the obstacles of urban environments and congested plants in mind and includes a new operator cab with improved visibility and an underslung hydraulic offset jib for easy operation.  Click for more...


Grove RT540E Deployed at Australian Antarctic Station →

The Australian government has deployed a Grove RT540E rough-terrain crane to work at Davis station, one of the four research stations in the Australian Antarctic Program. The RT540E joins five other Grove rough-terrain cranes at the site and is used to load and unload cargo for resupply at the stations, as well as construct and maintain the station's infrastructure. At the remote Antarctic site, the RT540E works in some of the harshest climates in the world.  Click for more...