Caboolture Cranes (CabCranes) undertakes regular work for Burpengary business Mobile Conveying Services (MCS) when it sends portable conveying equipment to sites around Australia.

CabCranes overcomes challenges in Pilbara

A recent load sent to a gold mine in the Pilbara region of Western Australia provided a challenge that was a little out of the norm. A stockpile reclaimer 5.3 metres wide, 5 metres high, 13 metres long and weighing approximately 42 tonnes is the largest item designed and built to date by MCS, and was an over-dimensional load requiring transport on a platform trailer with dolly, and a police escort.

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Dealing with head height restrictions

Dealing with head height restrictions

This is the first article in a regular series by Stuart Edwards of Edwards Heavy Lift on rigging matters. Stuart Edwards is well known to the industry, initially in presenting Boom Logistics and John Holland entries in the CICA Lift of the Year, before starting his own business and consulting to many of you. He was co-winner of the Innovation Award at the most recent CICA national crane conference, as well as one of the presenters at a rigging workshop there. If you have a rigging topic that you would like to see covered, please contact the editor or Stuart Edwards at Read more