Standing proudly side by side with the world’s largest crane ‘Big Carl’, Mantis Cranes who are a leading supplier of Self Erecting Tower Cranes (SETC) in UK & Ireland have installed the first self-erecting tower crane a Potain IGO T85A to begin work on the nuclear power station at Hinkley Point C. Out of approximately 50 cranes on site this is the first self-erecting crane utilised at Hinkley Point C. Hinkley […]
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Recently our tower crane service team installed a Self Erecting Tower Crane on a new Apartment Block in Hounslow. The project is an office conversion containing studio apartments and one bedroom apartments. New residents of Central House will enjoy private, double-height entrance foyers and lift cores to each block, whilst the ground and first floor contain spacious and secure car parking. When the project was first announced back in 2014, […]
Last week we began a Tower Crane Hire Project at Exeter University that is due to see our Linden Comansa 11LC90 on site for a period of at least six months. The project involves the construction of a new research engineering building with associated parking and landscaping at the Penryn Campus. Tower Crane Hire Project at Exeter University Gallery Mantis Cranes Tower Crane Hire Projects FM Gru 1035 Pedestrian Operated Tower […]
Mantis Cranes is pleased to announce the addition of the Potain HUP 40-30 Self Erecting Tower Crane to its hire fleet, the largest and most diverse fleet of Self Erecting Tower Cranes in the United Kingdom. In September we took delivery of two HUP 40-30s, the first of many that will be added to our Pedestrian Operated Tower Crane fleet. Following a period of training for our Crane Service Team […]
Our engineering team are due to dismantle a Self Erecting Tower Crane in Swansea this week. The crane has been operating on the site of the Urban Quarter in the city.
Mantis Cranes is proud to be featured in the recent supplement ‘Building Britain’ in The Irish Post newspaper. The article features an interview with Clem Bradfield, a crane driver who is currently working on a Pedestrian Operated Tower Crane on hire from Mantis Cranes. Clem has been working on the crane, a Saez TL55 , recently but that is just a small portion of the 47 years that he has spent […]
Our team of engineers were busy erecting a Tower Crane in Kent at the end of January. A Pedestrian Operated Saez TL55 was placed on an extra care home project in Larkfield, Kent. The City Tower Crane will provide a maximum lift of 1,450kgs, tower height of 23.6m and a jib length of 50m. The Mantis team erected the Tower Crane on a fixing angle using a 100 tonne Mobile […]
Last week we erected a Tower Crane in Surrey on the construction of a large retail outlet in Ashstead. The Pedestrian Operated Tower Crane will be on site for approximately six months. It will provide a maximum lift of 1.2 tonnes at the end of a 35m jib. This is one of the most popular Tower Cranes on the Mantis Cranes Hire Fleet. The project involves the construction of a […]
At the end of October we erected a Saez 55TL on a Tower Crane Hire Project in Belfast. The Pedestrian Operated Tower Crane was placed on a construction site, close to some railway lines, by our Crane Service Engineering team using a Mobile Crane.
Check out our gallery of a FM Gru 1035 Pedestrian Operated Tower Crane being erected at Islington. Our Crane Service Team captured the images last weekend when the crane was being installed on site.