UK-based crane service provider King Lifting has taken delivery of a new 500 tonne capacity LTM 1500-8.1 mobile crane. It is the first of two units at the top of the heavy llifting division's fleet. The 8-axle model has a 7-section, 84 m telescopic boom. There is also the Y-Guy boom suspension system, 91 m luffing jib and a 56 m fixed fly jib with hydraulic control. In its maximum configuration, there is 142 m of hoisting height and 108 m reach. The crane has a maximum counterweight of 165 tonne.
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