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King Lifting supply 500t crane to build bridge at Battersea Power Station.

King Lifting supply 500t crane to build bridge at Battersea Power Station.
Battersea Power Station is pleased to announce that the team has successfully installed the largest Retro Light Bridge ever to be erected in the UK as part of the ongoing works on the 42-acre redevelopment project. 

King Lifting buys new Mercedez Benz Arocs

King Lifting buys new Mercedez Benz Arocs
Mercedes Benz Arocs 3363 models with flat-floored big space cabs and high torque, 460KW (625HP) in-line six cylinder engines with the wear free and fuel efficient turbo retarder clutch, which works in conjunction with the 16 speed Mercedes power shift 3 automated transmission. 

King Lifting takes delivery of Maeda MC405CRM-E

  • 21 July 2017
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King Lifting takes delivery of  Maeda MC405CRM-E
The Maeda MC405CRM-E has a maximum lifting capacity of 3830 KG and 500 KG pick and carry duty, its maximum lifting height is 16.8 metres and 20.7 metres with the option fly jib.

King Lifting provides cranes for the erection of a Vestas V66 turbine

King lifting provides a LTM1750-9.1 and LTM1200-5.1 for the erection of a Vestas V66 turbine in South Wales for Topwind.

King Lifting buys Two New Liebherr All Terrain Cranes

King Lifting buys Two New Liebherr All Terrain Cranes
King Lifting has taken delivery of two new Liebherr All Terrain cranes. 1 x LTM1130-5.1 (130t) and 1 x LTM1060-3.1 (60t) were delivered in March. 

King Lifting LTM1750-9.1 erecting wind turbines in South Wales

  • 12 January 2017
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Watch our short video of one of our LTM1750-9.1 cranes erecting wind turbines in South Wales, UK.

King Lifting Becomes FORS Silver Accredited

  • 9 December 2016
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King Lifting Becomes FORS Silver Accredited

King Lifting have recently met the silver level requirements of the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS).

King Lifting Organise Macmillan Coffee Morning

  • 16 November 2016
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King Lifting Organise Macmillan Coffee Morning

King Lifting host Macmillan Coffee Morning (4th October) and raise £200 for the charity by selling delicious homemade cakes and running a 'Guess how many spots are on the cake' game!

King Lifting takes delivery of new LTM1750-9.1

  • 4 July 2016
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King Lifting takes delivery of new LTM1750-9.1
King Lifting has taken delivery of a new LTM1750-91.  The crane has been bought with 204 tonne of counterweight and a 91m luffying jib. The crane will be available for hire throughout Europe. 

King Lifting supplies new Liebherr LTM1750-9.1

  • 18 April 2016
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King Lifting supplies new Liebherr LTM1750-9.1
King Lifting supplied its new Liebherr LTM1750-9.1 mobile crane at the worlds largest industrial equipment trade fair last week. The crane was on show at Bauma in Munich, Germany where over 450000 people visited.

King Lifting takes delivery of second 500t mobile crane

  • 24 February 2016
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King Lifting takes delivery of second 500t mobile crane
We are pleased to announce  the delivery of our second new Liebherr LTM1500-8.1 mobile crane.  

King Lifting has recently added to its existing fleet of Heavy Cranes

  • 19 October 2015
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King Lifting has recently added to its existing fleet of Heavy Cranes
A new LTM1500-8.1 (500t) capacity mobile crane. The crane is equipped with 165 ton of counterweight, 84 metre main telescopic main boom with “Y-Guyed” tensioning, 91 metres of luffing jib and 56 metres of fixed fly. 

King Lifting adds to transport fleet

  • 15 October 2015
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King Lifting adds to transport fleet

King Lifting has added three new MAN TGX 26.480 6x4BBS, 150t capacity tractor units to support its growing mobile heavy crane fleet.

King Lifting Orders New 500 ton Mobile Crane

  • 24 July 2015
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King Lifting is pleased to announce the order of a new Liebherr LTM1500-8.1 to be delivered in September 2015.

The Lawrence Centre Thank King Lifting for Their Generosity

  • 20 May 2015
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The Lawrence Centre Thank King Lifting for Their Generosity
King Lifting have recently added signs to The Lawrence Centre in Wells, Somerset. 

Crane, Lift Management & Transport News

24/07/2015 King Lifting Orders New 500 ton Mobile Crane

King Lifting is pleased to announce the order of a new Liebherr LTM1500-8.1 to be delivered in September 2015.  The new crane has been ordered with a 84 metre guyed telescopic boom, 165t counterweight, 91 metre luffing lattice jib and 56 metre lattice fly jib. (Click here for spec)
 
For further information, please contact our heavy cranes department on 01179821121. 


20/05/2015 The Lawrence Centre Thank King Lifting for Their Generosity

King Lifting have recently added signs to The Lawrence Centre in Wells, Somerset. The signs will make an enormous difference to the centre by helping people to find them more easily, especially with Fetes and Open Days. See images below of King Lifting's generous gift, click here to see the thank you letter from The Lawrence Centre.

 

30/04/2015 King Lifting raises Bristol Sport

King Lifting supplied two 200t capacity machines to lift a 120 metre long steel truss weighing 75te into position at Aston Gate Stadium, Bristol. King Lifting used 1 x Terex AC200-1 equipped with 69te of counterweight and a Liebherr LTM1200-5.2 equipped with 72te of counterweight.

Trackway was laid on the pitch to enable both cranes to manoeuvre into there set up positions. Additional heavy outrigger matting was used to reduce the outrigger loadings to ensure no damage was caused to the pitch.

The works being undertaken by Bristol Sport involve a £45 million stadium rebuild which King Lifting has supplied various other capacity machines on site. Please see video below of the truss being lifted into position.


16/03/2015 King Lifting is now fully registered as a supplier of RISQS

19/02/15 New TEREX Explorer 5600 added to fleet

03/11/14 New fleet of Cranes

We are delighted to announce that our fleet of cranes for hire has expanded and now includes:

General Cranes:

LTM 1060, LTM 1030

Heavy Cranes:

LTM 1300, LTM 1200

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16/06/14 Cunard lift

Kinglifting has been contracted by Cunard to lift items from the Oriana.

The work involves lifting astro turf, windows, furniture, Christmas decorations, luggage, life boats and much more.

Kinglifting are currently working on the new Queen Victoria and the Queen Mary 2.

 

08/05/14 KingLifting is pleased to offer the following cranes for sale:

  • Terrex Demag AC35L Crane For Sale in Southampton
  • Grove GMK5055 Crane For Sale in Bristol
  • Terrex Demag AC35L Crane For Sale in Swindon

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