Chilean crane rental company Gruas Maule has purchased a Demag CC 3800-1 lattice boom crawler crane from manufacturer Terex Cranes. Gruas Maule will use the crane for work in the mining and wind power industries

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Gruas Maule’s new Demag CC 3800-1 lattice boom crawler crane

According to Terex, the Demag CC 3800-1 crawler crane is the first machine of its kind purchased by Gruas Maule and among one of the largest units found in South America. It has a capacity of 650 tonnes at a 12 metre radius, a load moment of 8484 tonnes, and it can erect wind turbines with a hub height of up to a 117 metres.

Rolando Echeverria, operations manager at Gruas Maule, said, “For the type of work we plan to do, the CC 3800-1 will give us a real competitive advantage and ensure we can perform the most demanding jobs in the mining and wind power industry. We are excited to put this machine to work.”

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Left to right: Rodrigo Molina, service supervisor (Equipos y Servicios Trex), Sönke Eichhorn, service trainer (Terex Cranes), Felipe Inagaki, service engineer (Terex Cranes), Alexandre Vaccari, trainer supervisor (Terex Cranes)

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