Maeda CCs for City

UK based crane rental company City Lifting has taken delivery of two new Maeda mini crawler cranes, a 4.8 tonne CC985 and an 8.1 tonne CC1908.

The CC985 features a five section 15.8 metre pentagonal boom providing a tip height of 17.6 metres, the optional telescopic boom extension takes the maximum tip height to just over 22 metres. The crane can pick & carry up two tonnes.

The CC1908 boasts a five section 19.4 metre boom for a maximum tip height of 21.5 metres and a maximum radius of 19.2 metres, while it can pick & carry 3.5 tonnes. Overall width is 2.49 metres, and the crane weighs 19.4 tonnes with the optional jib in place. Features include a fully enclosed air conditioned cab with 10 inch touchscreen display, surround view camera and monitor, while Power comes from a Yanmar Stage V/ EPA Final Tier 4 diesel.
The hand over

The new crane was handed over to City Lifting’s owner and managing director Trevor Jepson at the company’s base in Purfleet, greater London, by Kranlyft operations director Simon Marnock and aftersales manager Robert Pollock.
(L-R) Robert Pollock of Kranlyft, Trevor Jepson of City Lifting and Simon Marnock of Kranlyft

Jepson said: We’ve trusted Maeda cranes in our fleet for years. Whether for contract lifts or both operated and bare rental, the reliability and build quality of the Maeda cranes can handle it. The comfortable operator cabs are a game changer for this type of crane.

The following is a video of the CC1908 which is the currently the largest in the Maeda mini crawler crane range.