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Dismantle Tower Crane using Liebherr LTM1350-6.1

Universal Cranes were engaged to dismantle a tower crane and implement dual lifts to tail components.

Client: VTS Contracting QLD Pty Ltd

Date: 7/2/2022 – 8/2/2022

Project: Tomkins Silk_Tower Crane Dismantle

Scope: Dismantle STL420 Tower Crane using Liebherr LTM1350-6.1.

Overview: The crews from Universal Cranes and VTS Contracting worked together to Dismantle the STL420 Tower crane on time for Tomkins Commercial.

The Liebherr LTM1350-6.1 was configured with a 65.6m main boom, Y-Guys and 30m Fixed fly at 0deg. This configuration was used to remove the Jib sections, CWTS and A-Frame at a maximum 24m radius and 90m head height.

The crane was reconfigured onsite to a 24m fixed fly to remove the Slew mount, winches, M/Deck and towers at a maximum 20m radius.

Both crews worked together cohesively to achieve the tower dismantle on schedule and without incident.

Key Equipment Utilised:

  • Liebherr LTM1350-6.1 to dismantle tower crane.
  • 25t franna to assemble/disassemble mobile crane components.
  • Dual lifting using mobile and franna to tail components and load onto transport for removal from site.