Costa Almeida transports 75-tonne excavator

By Leila Steed08 January 2021

Portuguese demolition firm moves Komatsu excavator 80km on Faymonville low loader

Costa Almeida's Komatsu demolition excavator is transported on a Faymonville low loader Costa Almeida transports its Komatsu demolition excavator through the city of Lisbon on a Faymonville MultiMax low loader.

Portugal-based demolition company Costa Almeida has transported a 75-tonne excavator 80 kilometres.

Costa Almeida transported the Komatsu PC490 demolition excavator between job sites in the Lisbon area using a hydraulically steered Faymonville low loader. According to the manufacturer, Costa Almeida uses its 7-axle MultiMAX trailer model to move the specialist high-reach excavator on a regular basis, for a range of demolition projects.

Equipped with a double ramp for easy loading, the model can be extended in length from 12 metres to 20.5 metres thanks to a telescopic central beam. It also features a hydraulic gooseneck and a suspension system that is said to be suitable for rough terrain.

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