New product announcements: 03/03/2010 All-terrain Crane: Now With Longer Boom The Terex AC 100/4L all-terrain crane features a main boom length of 59.4 meters, and with its variable double-fly jib it can reach a maximum length of 81.7 m. The four-axle crane fits within normal truck dimensions during travel, allowing it to operate in locations restricted to larger cranes. It can be used in a variety of lifting configurations and has a maximum capacity of 100 tonnes. The crane is powered by a 445-hp Daimler engine and comes with four standard outriggers to provide extra stability under demanding operating conditions.
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.