Anglo Irish crane rental group Cork Crane Hire has taken delivery of the first fully specified 230 tonne Liebherr LTM 1230-5.1 All Terrain crane to arrive in the UK.
The five axle LTM 1230-5.1 features an eight section 75 metre main boom and an 11.5 to 20 metre by-fold swingaway extension that can hydraulically offset by up to 40 degrees. Up to three seven metre inserts can be added between the boom nose and swingaway for a tip height of 113 metres.
The crane features a Stage V diesel and was also ordered with the 43 metre luffing jib and 39 metre fixed offset lattice jib. Additional features include full remote controls, Liebherr’s ECOmode, ECOdrive, VarioBallast and VarioBase Plus technology.
Cork Crane Hire’s directors and co owners, Pat Mulvihill and Sean Desmond, said: “Cork Crane Hire are delighted to take delivery of the LTM1230-5.1 and to invest in all of the extra equipment that goes with it making it the first and only fully specified crane of its type in the UK. This will be a huge advantage to our loyal customer base and will help them immensely in planning future lifting projects.”
Established in 2005, Cork Crane Hire operates from depots in Widnes, UK and Cork, Ireland. Its fleet includes mobile self erecting tower cranes and All Terrain cranes ranging from 35 to 300 tonnes.