A dozen Tadano cranes for Coast

By Alex Dahm27 March 2014

The 160 US ton (145 tonne) capacity Tadano GR-1600XL-2 three axle rough terrain crane

The 160 US ton (145 tonne) capacity Tadano GR-1600XL-2 three axle rough terrain crane

Coast Crane in the USA has ordered 12 cranes from Tadano America. The deal includes two of the new 160 US ton (145 tonne) capacity GR-1600XL-2 rough terrains and the GR-150XL-1, GR-350XL-2, GR-550XL-2, GR-750XL-2 and GR-1000XL-2 RT models. Also part of the order is the new 130 ton (120 tonne) capacity Mantis GTC-1200 telescopic boom crawler crane.

Coast Crane, a subsidiary of Essex Rental Corp, is a distributor of wheeled mobile, tower cranes and other lifting equipment in North America. Essex Crane is the rental arm of Essex Rental Corp.

Nick Matthews, Essex Rental Corp. president and CEO, said, “Our decision to make this purchase was driven by our customers’ growing recognition of Tadano’s unsurpassed quality within our rental fleet and retail distribution business. We are very excited to continue the strong partnership we have enjoyed over the last ten years with Tadano America Corporation.”

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