Rough Terrain Cranes


Link-Belt 120|RT Aids Renewable Gas Project in London, Ky →

McAdoo's Towing & Crane Service of West Alexander, Pa., is utilizing a Link-Belt 120|RT rough terrain crane (120 ton) to connect a landfill site to a renewable natural gas pipeline network in London, Ky. The crane is working at the Laurel Ridge Landfill in Lily, Ky., to help with the construction of the gas-capture project. The project will use 16,000-lb. tanks to store 1,800 cfm of gas collected from the landfill, utilizing the gas to supply 450,000 MMBtu of natural gas annually to various customers across the United States for transportation fuel and other sustainable purposes.  Click for more...


More Reach, Strength, Flexibility With New Grove Rough-Terrain Cranes →

Manitowoc has launched two new Grove rough-terrain cranes that offer best-in-class boom length and strength to set new standards for the 65 and 80 ton classes. The GRT765 and GRT780 also deliver improved operator comfort and easier servicing inside a compact design package. Deliveries of the first units will begin in the second half of 2024, and the new models were presented in the iron for the first time to dealers and customers at Manitowoc's Crane Days event in Shady Grove, Pa., in May.  Click for more...


ALL's Indianapolis Branch Expansion Uses Own Cranes →

When Central Rent-A-Crane of Indianapolis, a member of the ALL Family of Companies, decided to build a new 17,000-sq.-ft. facility on 14 acres, it needed to look no further than its own yard for the perfect heavy lift equipment to execute the project. The star of the proceedings was the 110-ton capacity Liebherr LRT 1100-2.1 hydraulic rough terrain crane, which was used to set structural steel for the 55-ft.  Click for more...


ALL Crane First to Get New Liebherr Rough Terrain Crane →

The newest rough terrain (RT) cranes from Liebherr are set to make their world debut in the field when the ALL Family of Companies takes delivery of the first five units through early next year. The Liebherr LRT 1130-2.1 boasts the strongest-in-class 140-ton capacity and the longest telescopic boom (197 ft.) of any two-axle RT in the world, according to the manufacturer. Apart from its high performance, the LRT 1130-2.1 delivers the most economical transport dimensions of its performance class, being able to be transported on conventional low loaders anywhere in the world.  Click for more...


Terex Rough Terrain Cranes Appoints New Distributor →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Terex Rough Terrain Cranes has announced the appointment of Stewart & Stevenson Power Products LLC (Stewart & Stevenson) as an authorized distributor for Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, New Mexico and Colorado. With immediate effect, Stewart & Stevenson will promote the full line-up of Terex Rough Terrain Cranes, along with sales, service, parts, and rental to customers across their territory.  Click for more...


Terex Selects Sound Heavy Machinery to Represent Its Rough Terrain Crane Product Lines →

Sound Heavy Machinery (SHM) has been named the official Terex rough terrain crane dealer for North and South Carolina. The Wilmington, N.C.-based dealer will represent Terex in selling, marketing, servicing and parts for the current four-model product line and legacy equipment. Terex offers a wide range of mobile crane equipment in multiple markets including mining, infrastructure, energy-related, yard logistics, marine and general lifting.  Click for more...


ALL Adds Nine New Tadano RTs →

With the market for rough terrain (RT) cranes continuing to boom, the ALL Family of Companies is adding nine more to its rental fleet. The new RTs from Tadano range in capacities from 35 to 80 tons. Included in the package are two 35-ton GR-350XL, four 55-ton GR-550XL and three 80-ton GR-800XL-4. These much-used utility players for construction sites are all two-axle machines for maximum maneuverability and efficiency.  Click for more...


Tadano Introduces Prototype of Fully Electric GR-1000XLL EVOLT RT Crane →

Our True Mission: Zero Emissions — this is the motto with which Tadano went to this year's ConExpo. And they are not just empty words, as evidenced by the fact that the company will showcased no less than six machines that are not just low-emission models, but full "zero CO2 operation" stars instead. One of them is the prototype for the GR-1000XLL EVOLT, the world's first battery electric rough terrain crane, which Tadano announced would be launched in 2024 — first in the United States and in Canada.  Click for more...


Link-Belt Debuts New APU On 85|RT at ConExpo 2023 →

Link-Belt Cranes will have the 85-ton (80-mt) 85|RT, its newest rough terrain crane on display at its booth in the Festival Grounds (F-9213) at ConExpo-Con/AGG 2023. New to Link-Belt customers at the show will be Link-Belt's new Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) integrated into the 85|RT. The use of Link-Belt's lithium powered APU will improve efficiency and the lifespan of the crane, while reducing fuel consumption and minimizing emissions, according to the manufacturer.  Click for more...


Liebherr Expands Rough-Terrain Crane Range With LRT 1130-2.1 →

Liebherr showcased a 140 ton rough-terrain crane at ConExpo 2023 under the slogan "The toughest in the roughest." The new LRT 1130-2.1 offers the highest lifting capacities and the longest telescopic boom of any 2-axle rough-terrain crane in the world, according to the manufacturer. It also has the most economical transport dimensions in its performance class. High Performance With Long Telescopic Boom The essence of the LRT 1130-2.1 is maximum performance with economical mobility, worldwide.  Click for more...


Cranes, Crew From ALL Aid in Hurricane Ian Rescue Efforts →

Hurricane Ian struck Florida in late September. One of its enduring images was the collapsed Sanibel Causeway, which links Sanibel Island to Punta Rassa near Fort Myers on the mainland. Just a few broken sections of roadway remained, breaking the surface of San Carlos Bay. Without the 3-mi. causeway, the island and its residents were cut off from access to relief supplies. Just hours after Ian made landfall, ALL Crane Rental of Florida, a member of the ALL Family of Companies, was trucking cranes from Tampa to aid in relief efforts.  Click for more...


Manitowoc Launches Grove GRT8100-1 Rough-Terrain Crane →

Manitowoc used its attendance at bauma 2022 to launch its latest rough-terrain crane: the Grove GRT8100-1. This upgrade of the hugely popular GRT8100 will be available from 2023 and offers a series of improvements over the original GRT8100. Many of the enhancements stem from a new chassis that shares commonality with the chassis from the proven 132 ton capacity GRT8120. There's also an updated engine and transmission package, and a new, wider cab with enhanced operating features.  Click for more...


EPRI Demos Link-Belt Cranes for Hoisting Group →

Sixty-five members of the 2022 Electric Power Research Institute's (EPRI) Hoisting and Rigging Cranes User Group attended a five-day conference at the Hilton Lexington/Downtown in Lexington, Ky. The group also conducted hands-on demonstrations at Link-Belt Cranes on Link-Belt's 120-ton 120|RT and 75-ton 75|RT rough terrain cranes, as well as group discussion on industry specific topics like nuclear plant maintenance and best practices.  Click for more...


Benchley Cranes Adds New Tadano GR-1000XLL-4 Rough Terrain Crane to Lifting Fleet →

If it's one thing Benchley Contracting & Rental Corp., dba Benchley Cranes, knows, it's how to grow business. The Forestville, N.Y.-based company's roots trace back to 1957 with just a single crane, dragline and dozer. Today, the company has a large lifting fleet of all terrain, boom truck and rough terrain cranes with capacities reaching 400 tons to serve customers in the Buffalo and western New York markets.  Click for more...


Grove's Heavy-Duty Jib Equips GRT9165 Rough-Terrain Crane for Precast Work →

Grove is offering a new heavy-duty jib extension for the Grove GRT9165 rough-terrain crane that increases the 165 ton crane's utilization abilities. The jib is 12.5 ft. long and designed with two sheaves, for up to four parts of line, and is hydraulically offsettable from 0 to 50 degrees. The compact but stout jib has a max lifting capacity of 68,600 lbs. The new jib has up to 20 percent greater capacities on average than its closest competition.  Click for more...


Delivery of Grove Rough-Terrain Cranes Kickstarts New Chapter for Tri-County Construction →

Two Grove rough-terrain cranes supplied by Aspen Equipment are helping an Iowa construction firm fulfill its prestigious yet demanding maintenance contract with an agricultural client. Eddyville, Iowa-based Tri-County Construction (Tri-County) ordered a 120 ton capacity Grove GRT8120 and 165 ton capacity Grove GRT9165. The company took delivery of both cranes on New Year's Eve, with technicians from Aspen Equipment arriving the following week to ensure they were operating optimally.  Click for more...


Tadano Targets Launch of Electric Rough Terrain Crane for Production →

As a critical next step in achieving the Tadano Group's long-term environmental targets, Tadano Ltd. announced its plans to commercialize the world's first electric rough terrain crane. Currently in development, the crane will be able to drive to the job site and complete all lifting operations using battery/electric, rather than diesel power to deliver zero-emissions operation. Beyond environmentally friendly operation, the electric motor of this rough terrain crane promises to emit lower noise when operating.  Click for more...


Cranserco Delivers Grove GRT8100 Rough-Terrain Crane to Indonesian Gold Mining Business →

Indonesian gold mining business PT Arafura Surya Alam (ASA) has purchased its first Grove crane: a GRT8100, which will be used to support a major program of construction work for the company, along with regular mine operation and plant maintenance duties. The new rough-terrain crane will be based at ASA's Kotabunan site in East Bolaang Mongondow Regency, North Sulawesi. The GRT8100 was sold to ASA by Manitowoc's Indonesian dealer for Grove rough-terrain cranes, Cranserco.  Click for more...


Chilean Company Corssen Relies Exclusively on Grove for Challenging High-Elevation Jobs →

Antofagasta, Chile-based Corssen Grúas & Montajes has been in business for more than 35 years and currently counts on an exclusively Grove fleet for lifting jobs in the country's mining, energy and construction sectors. The company's rough-terrain and all-terrain cranes face tough projects in elevations as high as 15,000 ft. and under extreme temperatures that often hover around 5 F.  Click for more...


Class in Session for Empire Techs →

Empire Crane technicians attended a Tadano class Aug. 30 to Sept. 3 to study the new Tadano GR rough terrain products. Jere Woolcock, Tadano training manager, taught the class. Empire Crane had multiple technicians attend the course from its Syracuse, N.Y., Boston, Mass., and Bridgewater, N.J., locations. Class topics covered: Crane Safety Travel & Transportation Operation Crane Control Systems AML-C & DCU2-VCU System Understanding Brake Functions Steering Functions Outrigger Functions Super Structure Controls Woolcock said, "Having attended the course, Empire's techs will be able to safely support, troubleshoot and repair the Tadano GR product lines.  Click for more...



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