News from the Heavy Lift Specialists
No Easy Task Liebherr LTM 1400 configured with 154’ main boom and 138’ luffing jib to handle 15,000 Lbs. while working at 140 Ft. load radius.
Due to the location of this project at 640 N. Wabash, Chicago only granted us a 15 hour window to get all the hoisting done and be off the street. “This is a small window for us to set up and breakdown a 500 Ton crane with luffing jib.” said Eric Lucas, Salesman and Engineer for Imperial Crane. The crane was configured with 154’ main boom and 138’ luffing jib to handle 15,000 Lbs. while working at 140 Ft. load radius. We used our Liebherr LTM 1400. F. E. Moran was the Mechanical Contractor on the project. “I would like to thank Eric Lucas, Wes Austin, and their crew for working hard to get this lift done. Incredibly, Imperial was able to demobilize from the jobsite prior to 4:00 pm which avoided any issues with the City,” stated Aaron Post, Project Manager, F. E. Moran.
New Manitowoc 100 Ton Crawler Crane Imperial Crane bought two new 100 Ton Manitowoc crawler cranes to add to its fleet of 20 crawler cranes. This crane is perfect for one of our long time customers, Fabcon. Fabcon specializes in setting pre-cast panels and that crane moves around the jobsite great. “Fabcon usually has at least three crawler cranes out on rent at any given time” stated Bill Tierney, Vice President of Imperial Crane Services, Inc., and longtime Fabcon representative.
New Manitowoc 100 Ton crawler crane lifting pre-cast panels for Fabcon.
Tadano ATF-80-4 100 Ton All Terrain Crane
Imperial Crane has 30 new Tadano’s ordered for 2008. The cranes range from 30 Ton to 80 Ton for Rough Terrain Cranes and from 100 Ton to 400 Ton All Terrain Cranes.
When Stresscore needed a crane that could maneuver around a jobsite well and still had enough capacity to get their job done, we sent out our new 100 Ton Tadano All Terrain Crane. Imperial is the Midwest Dealer for Tadano. When we first took on the Tadano Dealership ten years ago, we had five in our fleet and sold one in the first year. Now we have over 50 in our fleet and sold 10 last year. Our parts department is one of the most state of the arts parts departments in Chicago. “Tadano is the number one crane sold in the world and is quickly becoming the number one crane sold in North America” stated Lance Bohne, Co-owner of Imperial Crane Services, Inc. Imperial Crane has 30 new Tadano’s ordered for 2008. The cranes range from 30 Ton to 80 Ton for Rough Terrain Cranes and from 100 Ton to 400 Ton All Terrain Cranes. Because of the backlog for Tadano cranes that is all we could get for 2008. We have another 30 cranes coming for 2009.
Imperial Crane Sales buys TEC HOIST LLC Imperial Crane Sales has purchased the hoist equipment assets of Tec Development and establishes TEC HOIST LLC in south Florida. TEC HOIST LLC leases high speed personnel and material hoists on high rise construction projects throughout the state of Florida and is the sole dealer for the Stros Manufacturing Company located in the Czech Republic. Stros has been manufacturing construction hoists for over 30 years and is a fully accredited ISO 9001 company with ongoing projects throughout Europe, the Middle East, Canada and the United States. TEC HOIST is located in North Miami conveniently located to service the entire south Florida region; and provides a full scope of work including engineering,
TEC HOIST LLC leases high speed personnel and material hoists on high rise construction projects throughout the state of Florida. field installations, service and maintenance and special job site manufacturing for building set backs and unusual site conditions. Our south Florida hoist division is headed by Bill Kratochvil. Originally from Chicago, Bill has over 30 years experience in the industry and we look to him to help us provide state of the art equipment and establish our company throughout Florida as well as the entire southeast region.
NEW Imperial received four new S-125’s. “They never stay in the yard. I wish I had ten more.” stated Ken Ritter, Imperial’s Aerial Lift Dispatcher.
New Genies Arrive Imperial Crane just took delivery of 50 new Aerial Lifts and Telehandlers from Genie. This is a picture of the Genie S-125 in action working on a 100 Ft. monopole for a cellular company. The S-125 is a 125 foot aerial lift that is good for our cellular customers, our industrial customers and our commercial customers. Imperial received four new S-125’s. “They never stay in the yard. I wish I had ten more.” stated Ken Ritter, Imperial’s Aerial Lift Dispatcher.
New Grove TMS 900E 90 Ton Crane for Indiana Yard This is our new Grove TMS 900E 90 Ton hydraulic truck crane. We are working at Griffith High School at 145 radius with 141 Ft. of boom and 56 Ft. of jib. They are lifting roofing material weighing 4,000 Lbs. The Operator was Ron Tesmini and the Oiler was Scott Ewing.
Having 200 Ft. of boom on a crane can save a customer thousands of dollars buy not having to put the jib on the crane.
Max Reach for 360 Ton Liebherr Imperial’s 360 Ton Liebherr needed all of its 197 feet of main boom to set an air conditioning unit for Voris Mechanical. The crane was working at a 180 Ft. radius with 15,000 Lbs. Having 200 Ft. of boom on a crane can save a customer thousands of dollars buy not having to put the jib on the crane. The job was at Manheim Middle School in Melrose Park, Illinois.
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