The fleet of the New-Zealander rental crane company Tower Cranes NZ has recently enhanced with a new Demag AC 130-5 all terrain crane. This versatile machine with five axle lines has a 130t capacity with a 60m main boom (86,5m of maximum length). The Demag AC 130-5 is configured to be transported and operated efficiently while offering a great handling on job sites. Tower Cranes NZ teams paid tribute to the capacity of the Demag AC 130-5 to work in confined spaces thanks to the IC-1 Plus control system as well as to its flexible and complete transmission.
The Australian port solution provider Qube Ports will receive soon the eighth Liebherr LHM mobile harbour crane of its fleet, a LHM 420 currently arriving in Bell Bay, Tasmania. The company also ordered another model, a LHM 550, for its activities in Whyalla port in Australia with SIMEC group (Shipping, Infrastructure, Mining, Energy and Commodities). This machine, with a lifting capacity of 144t and a maximum radius of 54m, is fitted with the intelligent SmartGrip technology, capable of « optimizing the filling rate of the grab in a self-learning manner » according to the manufacturer. It can also « prevents overloads, increases the material handling rate and, at the same time, alleviates crane operator stress ».