22.11.2021

11 RTs for Aertssen

Aertssen Machinery Services, the Middle East division of heavy lift and haulage group Aertssen, has ordered 11 Tadano Rough Terrain cranes. Purchased through local distributor United Alsaqer Heavy Equipment, the order includes seven 145 tonne GR-1450EXs and four 50 tonne GR-500EXLs.

The three axle GR-1450EX features a six section 61 metre boom with a 10.3 to 18 metre bi-fold swingaway jib for a maximum tip height of just under 80 metres, the extension can offset manually or hydraulically by up to 40 degrees. Weighing 91 tonnes, it has an overall length of 16.2 metres and an overall width of 3.3 metres.
Aertssen has ordered more Tadano GR-500EXLs

The two axle GR-500EXL features a five section 42 metre five section boom plus an eight to 12.7 metre swingaway jib that offsets by five, 25 or 45 degrees.
(L-R) Yasuaki Kishimoto of Tadano with Tony Nuyts of Aertssen and Nader Alquraan of United Alsaqer

All 11 cranes have been ordered with a fully loaded specification and are scheduled for delivery to the company’s base in Abu Dhabi by the first half of next year. The order is part of a mid-term programme by the UAE business to standardise its Rough Terrain fleet on Tadano models.

Tony Nuyts, Aertssen Middle East business manager, said: “Tadano GR Rough Terrain cranes are extremely powerful and heavy duty machines, and that makes them an indispensable part of our team.”

Established in 2009, Aertssen Machinery Services is part of the Belgian family owned Aertssen group. The company runs a fleet of All Terrain, Rough Terrain and crawler cranes, as well as low loaders and self-propelled modular transporters.

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