Flagship for Radek Malina

Czech crane rental company Radek Malina has taken delivery of the first 450 tonne Tadano AC 7.450-1 All Terrain to arrive in the country, the crane was purchased through Tadano dealer Isos Trade.

The seven axle All Terrain is equipped with a seven section 80 metre main boom and can also be equipped with an 81 metre luffing jib and the enhanced SSL Sideways Superlift system. It can travel with a gross vehicle weight of 79.5 tonnes and an overall length of 17 metres with the main boom and hook block on board.
The handover

Managing director Radek Malina said: “We really wanted to get our hands on an AC 7.450-1 from the moment it was being developed, and we’re of course elated to finally have one in our fleet. This powerful crane will bring our fleet to a whole new level. It’s our flagship machine now, and that’s part of why we ordered it with virtually all the equipment options available.”
(L-R) Andreas Schramm of Tadano with Oldrich Shromazdil and Marek Shromazdil of Isos Trade, along with Radek Malina and Peter Lesko of Malina and Giuseppe Pompeo of Tadano

Peter Leško of Tadano added: “Not to mention, of course, that the AC 7.450-1 is incredibly compact for its class. That makes it an extremely versatile unit, especially when it comes to roads and work sites where things are really tight.”

The crane will be used for wind turbine erection, freeway construction and jobs involving heating, ventilation and air conditioning.

Established in 1995, Radek Malina is based in Moravská Ostrava, in the east of the country. The company runs a fleet of Demag and Liebherr cranes ranging from 20 to 450 tonnes.