Zoomlion exports 600 tonne crawler
29 July 2008
Chinese manufacturer Zoomlion has sold a 600 tonne capacity QUY600 lattice boom crawler crane to a customer in India.
Essar Group took delivery of what is the largest new crane exported from a Chinese manufacturer on 30 June. The QUY600 was first presented at the Bauma China construction equipment exhibition in Shanghai, November 2006 (IC December 2006, p6). It was the largest crane at the exhibition and is the largest of its type built by a Chinese manufacturer.
In the two years since its launch Zoomlion said it has kept on upgrading its crawler crane technology. In 2007 a 200 tonne capacity QUY200 crawler crane was launched in the US market. Zoomlion said it is developing a 1,000 tonne capacity crawler crane and that 180 to 350 tonne capacity all terrain mobile cranes are ready for export to overseas markets.
Essar Group has a range of business in sectors that include construction, steel, shipping and energy.