Unlike stationary cranes, crane trucks — also called truck-mounted cranes — are able to travel on the highway, eliminating the need for special equipment to transport the crane to a work site. They are comprised of two parts: the carrier, or “lower”, and the lifting component or “upper.” Ranging in lift capacity from approximately 14.5 tons to 1,300 tons, most are able to rotate to 180 degrees. Although unable to lift as much as stationary cranes, truck cranes are often used to relocate materials around a job site. Construction Equipment Guide lists used crane trucks for sale from more than two dozen manufacturers, including International, JLG, Grove, Kenworth, Mack, National, Sterling and Tadano.
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.
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.
Immediately after receiving its new Grove TMS700E truck-mounted crane in October 2019, industrial contractor R.G.
Self-containment, reliability and simplicity is what Grupo Vazquez del Sur was looking for in a truck crane.
When asked to provide a feature on cranes I decided early on this was a fairly illustrative photo shoot.
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.