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Specialist Crane buys first new Liebherr

13 Dec 11 Hinkley-based Specialist Crane Hire has taken delivery of a new 40t-rated Liebherr LTM 1040-2.1 all terrain crane.

Specialist Crane Hire operations manager Lee Marsden (left) and Liebherr sales manager Steven Elliott
Specialist Crane Hire operations manager Lee Marsden (left) and Liebherr sales manager Steven Elliott

This is the first new Liebherr that Specialist Crane Hire has bought and joins a fleet of around 35 mobile cranes operating from the company's four depots.

Specialist Crane Hire has grown through the acquisitions of A Jardine & Sons in 2002 and Marsden Crane Hire in 2003.

The LTM 1040-2.1 is a two-axle machine with a four-section 35m main boom. It can lift 1.1t to a 31m working radius. The crane has a 9.5m folding fly-jib which can be offset by 0°, 20°, 40° and 60°, producing a maximum 44m under-hook-height and a working radius of 39m lifting 400kg.

It has a single 205kW engine, ZF automatic transmission, hydropneumatic suspension, and Liebherr LICCON 2 computerised crane controls.

Like all new Liebherr cranes, the LTM 1040-2.1 comes with GSM technology to enable Liebherr service engineer to help diagnose any faults or breakdowns that might occur.

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