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
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.”
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)