Neither a global pandemic nor a slowed economy has kept one Southern California contractor off its desired growth curve.
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.
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.
Rough-terrain crane buyers are on the hunt for bigger machines, in the 100-ton and 120-ton classes specifically.
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.
In North America, many rough terrain cranes are used in confined spaces such as refineries where operating and maintaining cranes can be challenging.
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.
Tadano debuted the GR-150XL-3, a new compact rough terrain crane for the North American market, at ConExpo-Con/AGG.
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 Terex rough terrain TRT 80US is an 80 ton max capacity crane with a main boom length of 138 ft. (42.1 m) ft.