Large Crawler Crane ?

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Large Crawler Crane ?

Post #1 by Ian Fletcher1970 » Fri Jul 08, 2011 2:25 pm

Driving down the M1 recently, I noticed what appears to be a large crawler crane with luffing jib at Ratcliffe on Soar Power Station. The jib towers above the cooling towers and is not far short off the height of the main chimney. Anyone know what make and model it is :? :?: :? Ian

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Re: Large Crawler Crane ?

Post #2 by samk706 » Fri Jul 08, 2011 6:56 pm

i think this might be a Mammoet PTR ring crane??

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Re: Large Crawler Crane ?

Post #3 by Jack » Fri Jul 08, 2011 8:41 pm

Yes, it's the PTR, it is going to be there for a while. I'm having a site visit there next year.

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Re: Large Crawler Crane ?

Post #4 by Joes1989 » Mon Jul 11, 2011 10:04 pm

yeh its the Mammoet PTR......100m of main boom! Ainscough had an LR1300 or was it a LR1600 in there last year too! Ive been meaning to try and get some pics of it before it leaves!

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Re: Large Crawler Crane ?

Post #5 by Jack » Tue Jul 12, 2011 4:06 pm

The 1300 is still there over the back too Joe.

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Re: Large Crawler Crane ?

Post #6 by Joes1989 » Sat Jul 16, 2011 2:50 pm

Ah right.....i havent been past since i was travelling down that way to a job in Hinckley in the middle of last year! cheers pal! Does weldex still have some kit on Donnington Services?

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Re: Large Crawler Crane ?

Post #7 by Jack » Sat Jul 16, 2011 6:24 pm

I'm not sure mate, I don't think so, haven't been up there myself in a while.


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