28.02.2023

First GRT8120 in Asia

Indonesian rental company Superkrane has taken a 108.8 tonne/120 ton Grove GRT8120 Rough Terrain crane, it will be the first in Asia, when it arrives in around five to six weeks.

The new crane features a seven section 60 metre main boom and has been specified with the 17.6 metre bi-fold swingaway extension for a maximum tip height of 80.8 metres. The crane has a strong load chart and can handle eight tonnes on the full boom and 20 metre radius - on an 85 percent load chart. The crane also features the Grove MAXbase variable outrigger set up providing the optimum capacity for the space available and a tilting cab.

Superkrane president Yafin Tandiono Tan said: “We are constantly upgrading our fleet to supply customers with the latest equipment and technology, but our new GRT8120 is no like for like replacement. With the longest boom and strongest load charts in its class, it will be the largest crane in our Rough Terrain fleet by some distance. Its class leading reach, capacity and dimensions will greatly extend our range of Rough Terrain applications, and we can’t wait to show new and existing customers what it’s capable of.”

The sale was concluded at Bauma last year
(L-R) Federico Lovera and Marco Zucchet of Manitowoc/Grove, with Yafin Tandiono Tan, Linayati Sukardi, and Johannes Wargo of Superkrane along with Leonard Siow and Florian Peters of Manitowoc.

PT Superkrane Mitra Utama is based in Jakarta and established in March 1996 as a crane rental business. Iit has been publicly quoted on the Indonesian stock exchange since 2018 and now provides a range of heavy lifting and rigging solutions for construction, infrastructure, maintenance, mining and petrochemical industries.

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