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“Simply the best”: Tadano all-terrain crane impresses

Steil has purchased a new Tadano all-terrain crane, the AC 6.300-1.

Tadano has delivered a brand new AC 6.300-1 all-terrain crane to German crane hire company, Steil Kranarbeiten.

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Announced via a press release on April 11, Steil made the acquisition to enhance its capabilities in wind turbine pre-assembly and expand its auxiliary crane fleet to service its larger machines in its fleet. According to Managing Director, Daniel Gödert, the six-axle Tadano represents one of the best purchases in its class.

“The Tadano AC 6.300-1,” he said, “is simply one of the best machines that the market has to offer when it comes to six-axle cranes.”

In addition to its 300-tonne lifting capacity, the Tadano AC 6.300-1 possesses a main telescopic boom length of 80m, a maximum operating radius of 86m, and boom extensions ranging from 1.6m through to 63m. With dimensions of 17.32m in length, 3m in width, and 3.94m in height, the crane is both compact and manoeuvrable, excelling in applications requiring productive, fast set up times in tight job sites.


The machine’s efficiency is further underscored by the interchangeability of its auxiliary features, meaning less money needs to be spent on added features and less time spent on transporting the equipment if, say, one of its five-axle counterparts is already sitting in the warehouse or going to the same job site – a benefit Steil and Gödert took full advantage of.

“We only bought the base machine with its full counterweight and the prep package for folding jibs, since we can actually use the jib from our AC 300 cranes thanks to the fact that these models are compatible with each other,” he said. “This makes the AC 6.300-1 especially cost-effective for us.”

Steil possesses a 15-crane Tadano fleet ranging from its 40-tonne city cranes through to its 650-tonne lattice boom crawler crane. The company possesses branches across Germany and Luxembourg.

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