Johnson and Young Cranes was contracted to complete wind farm maintenance on two turbines in Victoria, and devised a unique solution using a dual lift with two Liebherr mobile cranes.

JYC deploys two 800-tonne Liebherr cranes for wind farm dual lifts

Contracted by a market leading wind farm operator to refurbish two wind turbines in Central Victoria, Johnson & Young Cranes (JYC) provided an innovative, cost-saving, emission-reducing alternative to the historical method of undertaking this scope of dual lifting work with two lattice boom crawler cranes: wind farm dual lifts with two hydraulic mobile cranes. Engineer John Humphries talks technicalities, fleet mobilisation, logistical challenges and the performance of  JYC’s Liebherrs.
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