What are cranes?
Cranes are a type of equipment that’s equipped with a wire rope, hoist rope or chains and sheaves. These heavy machinery are commonly used to lift or lower materials as well as move them horizontally.
What do you use cranes for?
Before hiring a crane, you should define your requirements to ensure your crane suits your needs in any of the following industries:
- Transport industry – used for loading and unloading of freight
- Construction industry – used for the movement of materials
- Manufacturing industry – used for the assembly of heavy equipment
What are the types of cranes
There are a variety of crane types which you can hire depending on your job specifics, and these are the types of cranes that you can hire:
- All terrain / Rough terrain crane: various sizes
- City crane
- Crawler crane: various sizes
- Franna crane: various sizes
- Hydraulic truck crane
- Jib crane
- Lattice boom crane
- Luffing crane
- Mini crawler crane
- Self-erecting crane
- Spider crane
- Tower crane
- Truck / Hiab crane
What to consider before hiring a crane?
Always be reminded that in order to ensure safe and efficient use of the equipment, you should consider which crane is suitable for your work as different cranes have different maximum weight capacities.
How much does hiring a crane cost?
Cranes come in different kinds and sizes, and this will usually determine how much you will be charged when hiring one. Other factors that will change the cost of hiring a crane are the weight of the load it will be handling as well as the duration of the job.
If you are looking to hire a crane and would like some advice on which one to hire for your project, you can reach out to our equipment hire experts on 1300 550 434 or by getting crane hire quotes online from local vendors through Felix Vendor Marketplace.
We also have a number of cranes available for hire across Australia. Select your city below for quotes: