Truck Cranes


Grove TMS800-2 Boosts Productivity With Easier Roading, 'Big Crane' Features →

As the successor to the Grove TMS800E truck crane, the TMS800-2 adopts technology and features developed for larger truck-mounted and all-terrain cranes and packages them into an easily roadable 80-ton unit. Boasting a wide range of enhancements covering load charts, powertrain and setup, the updated four-axle crane is ideal for a range of taxi applications covering renewable energy, cell tower installation, and road and bridge work, according to the manufacturer.  Click for more...


Grove TTS9000-2 Truck Crane Brings All-Wheel Steering to Nimble, Lightweight Carrier →

Manitowoc has expanded its Grove truck crane offering with the new four-axle TTS9000-2, boasting all-wheel steering and an impressively long boom on a lightweight carrier. Much of the improved design comes from Manitowoc's Voice of the Customer process, which uses consumer insights to improve engineering work and product development. The 115 ton capacity truck crane features an automated steering system that helps operators navigate challenging driving conditions, whether on congested urban job sites or small backcountry roads.  Click for more...


Updates to Grove TMS9000-2 Truck Crane Add More Power, Faster Setup →

Manitowoc's 115 ton capacity Grove TMS9000-2 has been a firm favorite in the truck-mounted crane market ever since its launch in 2017. Now, boasting an extra 25 bhp and a series of design improvements that have enhanced operator comfort, reduced machine weight and improved the setup process, that dominance looks set to continue, the manufacturer said. "We updated the Cummins engine from the ISX to the new X12 engine.  Click for more...


Link-Belt Launches New 65|HT →

Link-Belt Cranes has unveiled the new 65|HT, a 65-ton (55-t) capacity truck crane to replace its HTC-8660 Series II. The 65|HT comes with a new four-section 36.5 to 115 ft. (11.2 to 35 m) full-power boom that reaches a maximum tip height of 125 ft. (38.1 m). The 65|HT boasts an all-new formed boom riding Link-Belt's Teflon- impregnated wear pads, which means there's no need to grease the boom — reducing the time and cost of upkeep, according to the manufacturer.  Click for more...


Lift-All Crane Service's New Grove Truck Cranes Navigate Roads With Ease →

Lift-All Crane Service's distinctive baby blue cranes have been a common sight on the highways and job sites of eastern Nebraska and western Iowa ever since the company was founded in 1977. This long-time Grove customer has recently acquired another two truck cranes from nearby dealer Aspen Equipment to fill a couple of gaps in its fleet: namely, a TMS9000-2 at the end of 2018 and a TMS500-2 in the spring of 2020.  Click for more...


ALL Family of Cranes Working at Ohio State University Campus →

On Nov. 14, 2020, the Ohio State Buckeyes did not play at Maryland as scheduled — another college football postponement brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. But that day on the OSU campus in Columbus, a display of teamwork and awesome power was still taking place. On that day, five different cranes were working on five different lifting jobs within a six-block radius on the campus grounds.  Click for more...


ALL Crane Adds Nine New Link-Belts →

The ALL Family of Companies is adding nine new Link-Belt cranes to its fleet. The purchase comes on the heels of a previous 16-unit Link-Belt package announced earlier in the year. This latest purchase includes six telecrawlers — two each of the 80-ton TCC-800, 140-ton TCC-1400, and 250-ton TCC-2500 — and three truck cranes: 60-ton HTC-8660, 75-ton HTC-8675, and 110-ton HTC-86110. This will bring ALL's total ownership of TCCs to more than 40 units across its nationwide branches.  Click for more...


Anglemyer Crane Service Announces Purchase of HTC-86110 →

Link-Belt Cranes, distributor Nixon-Egli Equipment Co. , and John Anglemyer, owner of Azusa, Calif.-based Anglemyer Crane Service announced the purchase of a new 110-ton (100-mt) HTC-86110 telescopic truck crane. (L-R) are Scott Dighans of Link-Belt Cranes; Tom Trevithick of Nixon-Egli; James Nixon of Nixon-Egli; John Anglemyer, Dan Nunley, Randy Johns and Al Basler, all of Anglemyer Crane Service; and Bill Stramer of Link-Belt Cranes.  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...


Grove TMS700E Delivers High Mobility, Return on Investment for Industrial Contractor in Ohio →

Immediately after receiving its new Grove TMS700E truck-mounted crane in October 2019, industrial contractor R.G. Smith put it to work. After being part of several projects over the last six months, the crane is now erecting a 300,000 sq. ft. structural steel building that will house a large cheese production facility in Hiram, Ohio. The TMS700E was a perfect fit for the job site because of its high mobility and easy set up.  Click for more...


First Tadano GT-750EL Truck Crane Arrives in Mexico →

Self-containment, reliability and simplicity is what Grupo Vazquez del Sur was looking for in a truck crane. Through a Tadano commercial partner in Mexico, Arrendo SERV, Grupo Vazquez del Sur found exactly what it needed and more in the Tadano GT-750EL, the largest among a new family of truck cranes offered from Tadano that also includes the GT-600EL and the GT-300EL. The purchase marked the first-ever Tadano GT-750EL to be sold in Mexico following the model's worldwide launch at bauma 2019.  Click for more...


Looking Back: Truck Cranes →

When asked to provide a feature on cranes I decided early on this was a fairly illustrative photo shoot. That didn't stop me from perusing through the more than 200,000 images I have but, I kept returning to this scene. It is very standard, straight forward and even simplistic crane work. Yet, that crane you are looking at was, at least for a time in 1956 to 1957, the world's largest truck crane.  Click for more...


Factors to Consider When Choosing the Right Crane for Your Project →

Virtually all construction projects require the lifting, hauling or transportation of heavy materials — which is why cranes play a gigantic role in the development of your project. Deciding which crane is right for your objectives can be an overwhelming task, as the range of options available is limitless. There is an enormous variety of cranes — each designed for a specific function or use.  Click for more...