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fourth terex® AC 500-2 crane for Havator
ZWEIBRÜCKEN, July 4th, 2014 – Havator Crane Rental, based in Tornio, Finland, took delivery of their fourth 500 tonne capacity class Terex® AC 500-2 all terrain crane. Supplied with maximum jib and counterweight, and equipped with the sideways super lift (SSL) system, it will be employed throughout Scandinavia in the harbour, petrochemical, steel and offshore sectors.
According to Havator’s Project Manager, Arto Salo: “We are very familiar with this model of Terex crane which has given us excellent service in the past. We are particularly impressed with its 90 metre luffing jib and its X-pattern outriggers which are a distinct advantage. From a logistics standpoint, we also save time and money by having standard counterweights across our Terex fleet.”
Terex Senior Sales Manager for Finland, Pertti Isokorpi, is delighted that the company’s long-standing relationship with Havator is continuing, ”Havator is an important customer and we look forward to working alongside them in the months and years ahead.”
About the Terex® AC 500-2 all terrain crane
With a carrier just 17.1 m (56 ft) long, the Terex® AC 500-2 is the most compact eight-axle crane in its class. A maximum working height of 145.8 m (478 ft) can be achieved with a luffing fly jib. The crane offers enormous power across the full lifting capacity range due to features such as the improved design of the main boom cross-section and the reinforced sideways super lift system. The star-shaped outrigger layout helps to ensure the stability required. Short setup times and the IC-1 control system's ease of use make for safe crane operations and comfortable working conditions. The carefully thought-out drive design of the crane provides outstanding transfer of engine power, yielding excellent performance on both the highway and the jobsite.
About Havator Crane Rental
With over 600 employees, the Havator business group provides crane services and specialist transport across a wide range of industry sectors in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Russia and the Baltic States. Providing complete lifting and transport solutions, often in conjunction with specialist partners, it promotes its services using the acronym SAFE: Safety; Activity; Flexibility; Experience.
Terex Corporation is a diversified global manufacturer of a broad range of equipment that is focused on delivering reliable, customer-driven solutions for many applications, including the construction, infrastructure, quarrying, mining, shipping, transportation, refining, energy, utility and manufacturing industries. Terex reports in five business segments: Aerial Work Platforms; Construction; Cranes; Material Handling & Port Solutions; and Materials Processing. Terex offers financial products and services to assist in the acquisition of equipment through Terex Financial Services. More information can be found at www.terex.com.
From left to right: Jukka Siponen, Arto Salo, Andrus Lett, Pekka Heininen, Jaanus Sabalson; all from Havator; Akseli Kilpi (Terex Cranes Service Engineer)
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