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First MCT 325 cranes sold in Australia

The first Potain MCT 325 topless cranes in Australia have been sold and delivered to Active Crane Hire, according to Manitowoc.

The first Potain MCT 325 topless cranes in Australia have been sold and delivered to Active Crane Hire, according to Manitowoc.

The cranes will mainly be used for residential commercial projects within Australia and were purchased during the product launch in August 2019.

“We chose the MCT 325 for its versatility and to support the increasing preference for precast concrete in construction,” said Active Crane Hire Managing director Hermann Buchberger.

“We are looking forward to the MCT 325 bringing speed and simplicity to projects with its design that allows multiple units to overlap on site.”

Active Crane Hire has offices in New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria and offers maintenance services for tower cranes, self-erecting cranes, top-slewing cranes and electric luffing cranes.

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The company has added more than 70 Potain cranes to its fleet over the past five years, including a number from the self-erecting range, including several Igo 36 and Igo 22 models and two Hup 32-27 cranes.

The Potain MCT 325 is available in 12 t and 16 t version. It can handle a 2.5 t for the 12 t version and 2.3 t for the 16 t version at its maximum jib length of 75 m.

The new topless crane is available across Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, Russia and the CIS countries.

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