Komatsu PC-7000 Assembly: Komatsu engaged MAX Crane & Equipment Hire to assemble a Komatsu PC-7000 Hydraulic Mining Shovel at the Alinta Leigh Creek coal field in the SA Outback. A Liebherr LTM1250-6.1 250t all terrain crane and Grove GMK5180 180t all terrain crane were utilised for the assembly. Over 20 complex / heavy lifts were completed over 7 days on site by the experienced crane crew.

Ausdecom Whyalla Dryer Lift:  Australian Decommissioning Services engaged MAX Crane & Equipment Hire’s Terex AC-500-2 500t capacity all terrain crane with 180t of counterweight, 47.2 metre main boom with sideways superlift to lift out a redundant 108t dryer at the Arrium / OneSteel Pellet Plant in Whyalla.

Rotor Lift North Brown Hill Wind Farm: Suzlon Energy Australia engaged MAX Crane & Equipment Hire to remove and replace an S88 wind turbine generator rotor for repairs. The Terex AC-500-2 500t all terrain crane with 160t of counterweight, 48 metre luffing fly jib & sideways super lift were used to lift the 42t rotor at a height of 80 metres.  A Tadano ATF130G-5 130t all terrain crane was used to tail the rotor.

Gearbox Lift LTM1400 Cathedral Rocks: Vestas Australia engaged MAX Crane & Equipment Hire’s Liebherr LTM1400-7.1 400t all terrain crane with 30 tonnes of counterweight, a 21 metr fixed fly and Y guying system to change over a  18.5t gearbox on a wind turbine at the Cathedral Rocks Wind Farm near Port Lincoln SA.