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MK 88-4.1 for Alhambra

Spanish crane rental company Grúas Alhambra has taken delivery of a new Liebherr MK 88-4.1 mobile self-erecting tower crane.

The four axle MK 88 has a maximum capacity of eight tonnes, can handle 2.2 tonnes at its maximum radius of 45 metres and with an under hook height of 30.2 metres. The crane can also operate with the jib luffed 15, 30 and 45 degrees above horizontal and offers a maximum under hook height of 59.1 metres, at which it can handle 1,850kg. Features include single person assembly and use, remote controls, and a latest Euro Stage V complaint engine.
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The MK88-4.1 handover

Crane division leader Abraham Molina said: "This crane enables us to offer unrivalled, individual and unique solutions. We rent out both mobile and tower cranes and are convinced that the MK 88-4.1 perfectly complements our rental fleet. We are proud to have this Liebherr mobile tower crane in our fleet.”
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(L-R) Raúl and Ana Molina with their son Gorka, Abraham Molina, all from Grúas Alhambra, with Roberto Insausti of Liebherr

Established in the 1960s Grúas Alhambra is based in Granada and began with general construction equipment rental. It has since become a crane specialist, running tower and mobile cranes as well as loader cranes with or without operators. It employs 80.