Chinese crane manufacturer XCMG has delivered its first XCG55TE telescopic crawler crane in Europe. The 55-tonne capacity crane is being used on the TurkStream project jobsite - a natural gas pipeline running from the Russian Federation to Turkey. It was delivered to a contractor in Bulgaria by XCMG’s Bulgarian dealer Ingconsult.
According to XCMG, the crane complies with the 2006/42/EC European machinery directive. It has a five-section, 41 metre boom and can be equipped with a jib between 9.5 to 16 metres.