The Spanish rental company Grues Aguilar, based in Madrid, announced the acquisition of seven new mobile and crawler cranes. The purchase includes one LTC 1050-3.1 compact crane, one LTR 1100-2.1 rough-terrain crane, two LTM 1130-5.1 mobile cranes, one LTM 1230-5.1, one LTM 11200-9.1 as well as one LR 1600/2-W narrow track crawler crane.
Among these machines, the LTM 11200-9.1, with nine axle lines, a 1200t maximum capacity and a 188m maximum height, is the biggest telescopic crane sold in Spain since 2009. These new machines will enhance their fleet which includes fifty mobile cranes with lifting capacities between 40 and 1200t.
Photo from left to right: Tobias Böhler (Liebherr Ibérica), Luis Aguilar (Gruas Aguilar), Alvaro Hueso (Liebherr Ibérica)
The groupe Kiloutou just announced the acquisition of the rental public works specialist Seralfe. This firm, based in Madrid, has 20 employees and a fleet of more than 1600 machines, mostly wheeled loaders, excavators and small equipment for craftspeople, Small and Medium Enterprises as well as national key accounts of Construction and Industry and public works. That’s the fourth Spanish acquisition for Kiloutou after Rentecnika in 2015, Alvecon in 2016 and CTC de Maquinaria in 2017.
According to the Kiloutou’s CEO Olivier Colleau, « this acquisition is in keeping with Kiloutou’s worldwide development strategy, which particularly aims to consolidate our position on high growth potential markets. It allows us to reinforce our presence on Madrid’s dynamic market and illustrates our capabilities to bring together quality-assured regional stakeholders with a strong local base around our development project ».