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Zweibrücken, Germany / Paris, France, September 6, 2010 - Terex Cranes will be introducing the new Terex® Roadmaster 8000 truck mounted crane, the latest, 100 tonne addition to the company's crane range at “Journées du Levage” (JDL) in Paris, France.


A total of four crane models have been specially selected to represent the company's extensive crane offering at the show. The other new crane on display will be the Terex® AC100/4L all terrain crane, which was introduced earlier this year at Bauma.


Created in 2008, with an expected 7000 visitors to this year’s event, JDL is a recent, but already important event on the French lifting, handling and specialized transport trade show scene.


To find out more about the Terex Cranes product offering, trained distributor network and swift and reliable support, join its team of experts at JDL, Disneyland Paris, France, on September 09-10, 2010.


NEW Terex® Roadmaster 8000 Truck Mounted Crane

The latest 100-tonne addition to the Terex Cranes range, the Roadmaster 8000 truck mounted crane is designed to offer low total cost of ownership in a wide variety of applications, useable as a “one-man” crane. Utilizing an innovative superstructure design and an outrigger frame concept developed by company engineers at the Terex Cranes facility in Montceau-les-Mines, France, the Roadmaster 8000 uses a commercial 5-axle truck carrier built by reputable truck manufacturers. Its innovative design offers best-in-class lifting capacity. The crane features two main boom options with 59.4 or 50 m boom length, and a maximum system length of 81.7 m or 77 m respectively. Its YX-type outriggers provide excellent stability. Efficient and simple to use by one crane operator, the new Roadmaster 8000 is capable of lifting a high load, already in roadable configuration without the need for additional transport. Both simple and versatile, the new truck mounted crane is a taxi crane, ideal for crane rigging, residential construction, equipment placement and for rental companies.


New Terex® AC 100/4L All Terrain Crane

Seen for the first time at Bauma in April this year, and produced at the Terex Cranes facility in Zweibrücken - Germany, the new AC 100/4L is the most compact and powerful all terrain crane in its class. Featuring a 59.4 meter main boom and a variable extension system capable of reaching an impressive 81.7 meter maximum system length, the AC 100/4L provides outstanding performance and fast rigging times. Designed for flexibility in a wide range of applications, its compact size and 2.55 meter standard truck width make the AC 100/4L ideal for jobs on sites where working space is restricted and often only accessible by smaller, less powerful machines. As powerful as it is versatile, the AC 100/4L has the largest operating range of any other all terrain crane in its class and provides exceptional lifting capacity within a 12-tonne axle load configuration.



The Terex® Roadmaster 8000 and AC 100/4L also feature the latest in cab design-innovation. Based on a series of interactive workshops with customers, the new Terex Cranes cab concept offers an appealing, streamlined exterior design and completely new working environment to match customers' demands for comfort, productivity and safety. The carrier cab of the Roadmaster 8000 features the commercial truck cab of our prestigious suppliers.


Terex® CBR 40H Self-Erecting Tower Crane

Renowned for reliability, quality and safety, Terex® "CBR" Self Erecting Tower Cranes are highly valued for fast, efficient lifting solutions all over the world. The Terex® CBR 40H is the flagship model in a range of 11 self-erecting tower cranes. Designed with a compact base and simple fold-out jib sections, the CBR 40H is the ideal solution for jobs on residential construction sites. In addition to a standard 27.5 to 40 meter maximum jib length and 4 t maximum capacity, the compact dimensions of the CBR 40H enable transport on a single standard truck trailer or by road axle to ensure fast access and on-site assembly without the need for special permits. Produced at the company’s facility in Fontanafredda, Italy, the simplicity and high quality of its components and mechanisms make this crane model both extremely reliable and easy to use. Designed for optimum productivity and long service life at reduced operating costs, the Terex® CBR 40H is what can be described as the perfect workhorse, offering customers an excellent return on investment.


Terex® RC 45 Rough Terrain Crane

The Terex® RC 45 is an extremely versatile, compact and rugged rough terrain crane, built to perform in tough working conditions. Fitted with a 6-speed, power shift transmission to provide ease of operation and faster mobility on the job site, the transmission is matched to a 4-wheel drive system ensuring that engine power is used to provide high traction, excellent grade ability and efficient transport to and on the job. Produced at the Terex Cranes facility in Crespellano, Italy, the RC 45 rough terrain crane offers a 44 t lifting capacity and is fitted with a 37.4 m boom to provide excellent lift height. Its surprisingly light weight, high capacity and light footprint on the job site make the RC 45 appealing to owners and operators alike. Its compact 2.55 m width also makes this crane model particularly maneuverable and easy to transport. The RC 45 comes standard with a comfortable, ergonomic cab, intuitive controls and instrumentation. For additional comfort, the cab can be equipped with optional air-conditioning and heating. Providing the optimal combination of operator comfort, reliable operation, ease of service and low cost of ownership, the Terex® RC 45 rough terrain crane is a solid, reliable investment, well-suited to a wide variety of applications.


About Terex

Terex Corporation is a diversified global manufacturer operating in four business segments: Terex Aerial Work Platforms, Terex Construction, Terex Cranes, and Terex Materials Processing. Terex manufactures a broad range of equipment for use in various industries, including the construction, infrastructure, quarrying, mining, shipping, transportation, energy, refining and utility industries. Terex offers a complete line of financial products and services to assist in the acquisition of Terex equipment through Terex Financial Services. More information on Terex can be found at









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