Earlier this month we dismantled a Self Erecting Tower Crane on a Care Home Project in Andover following the completion of a 30-week hire. The project, due to be fully completed in November 2016, involved the construction of a 66-bed care home including a dining area, kitchen, meeting rooms, manager’s office, staff room and refreshments. Additionally there was associated landscaping and parking. The main building is a three-storey structure in an […]
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Given the stormy and blustery conditions we’ve experienced over the last few weeks now might be a good time to familiarise yourself of the effects of wind on the using a Self Erecting Tower Crane in windy conditions.
One of the main benefits of choosing a Self Erecting Tower Crane for your material handling needs is increased level of safety that it offers to your project.
One of our longest ever hires came to an end in September when we completed a Self Erecting Tower Crane dismantle in Luton. A Mantis 32-10, it had been on site since April 2013, on a construction project that involved the building of a Mosque and community centre.
Last month saw Mantis cranes insert a Potain IGO50 Self Erecting Tower Crane on a retirement apartments project at Haywards Heath in Sussex. The Pedestrian Operated Tower Crane for the project needed to provide a height under hook of 23.3m, with a maximum lift of 1000kg at 40m. As our client had the correct ground conditions in place for the crane to be operated our service team were able to have the […]
Here is a basic outline of the conditions that should be followed when getting your site ready for a Self Erecting Tower Crane. These are general good practice guidelines. Site specific instructions provided by your crane supplier should be strictly followed. Route: The route that the train will travel to the crane base must be sufficiently compacted. Particular attention should be paid to corners, allowing adequate space for the crane to […]
Last week we placed a Potain HDT80 on an apartment complex project in Northfield. The HDT80, one of our largest Self Erecting Tower Cranes, is very popular presently due to the ease with which it can be placed on site, the weight it can lift and the reach on offer.
In mid-April we were on site in Bingley to place a Comansa LC50-10 City Tower Crane on a Care Home project. For a project lasting roughly 40 weeks, the crane will offer a required height under hook of 30m with a 40m jib.