2013 Archive

All the news articles from 2013

New Year Addition

31st December 2013 0 Comments

Starting the New Year sees our latest addition to the hire fleet, a new Grove GMK5130-1 All-terrain Crane. This crane is a welcome addition to the fleet operating from the Crowland depot as part of our on-going replacement program providing the latest in crane technology for our customers. For technical…

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Guiness World Record

30th November 2013 0 Comments

TMC Lifting Supplies were recently asked to supply the Lifting Equipment by one of our customers for them to attempt to break the Guiness World Record for the biggest bag of crisps. Our customer Corkers Crisps managed to break the world record previously held at 500kg in Japan with an…

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Train Recovery

31st October 2013 0 Comments

Crowland Cranes recently completed the recovery of a seven car train derailment; the task was completed on a tight time scale. The recovery was completed utilising all the in-house services of Crowland Cranes, including Crane hire, engineers, transport and 250 meters of temporary road. To access the crash site we…

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Tadano TS75 refurbishments

31st July 2013 0 Comments

Crowland Cranes recently exhibited a refurbished Tadano TS75 truck crane at this year’s “Vertikal Days”. This popular little rental fleet crane was received with very positive comments from visitors to the exhibition. The crane was remounted and integrated with the latest LF45 chassis, then final panel work and painting was…

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First 16t Ormig Crane for UK

30th June 2013 0 Comments

First for the UK… Haas-Tek Services Ltd took delivery of the first UK 16t Ormig electric powered Pick and Carry crane, supplied with solid tyres and hydraulic puffing fly jib. The crane was ordered and delivered within a three week time scale demonstrating the outstanding commitment and support from Ormig…

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Weichai become the first Ferrari sponsor from China

28th February 2013 0 Comments

Scuderia Ferrari announces that it has reached a sponsorship agreement with Weichai Power, one of China’s leading manufacturers of heavy powertrain system and machinery vehicles. The agreement will last four years and will expire at the end of the 2016 sporting season. Weichai Power, part of the Weichai Group, is…

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