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Zweibrücken, Germany, May 12, 2011 – King Lifting, UK has announced the purchase of five new Terex® cranes.

The order consists of three Terex® AC60-3L all terrain cranes in the 60-tonne capacity class and two Terex® AC40-2L all terrain cranes in the 40-tonne capacity class. All five machines are due for delivery during the second quarter of 2011. The AC 60-3L is equipped with a 44-meter telescopic main boom for a maximum on-board system length of 59,35 meters. The two-axle, AC40-2L features a market leading 37.4-meter main boom, for superb performance and versatility.

“This new investment supports King Lifting’s commitment to our customers through the constant modernisation of our crane fleet during these challenging times. While increasing our expansion into the mobile crane market, this new order further emphasizes our dedication to the UK Crane Hire industry,” says Tristan King, Commercial Director, King Lifting. "Outstanding customer service and a high-quality, flexible fleet are essential to our continued growth and success in the market. The cranes that we have selected are well-proven models which, combined with the expertise of Terex Crane’s customer-responsive service support, were key factors in our decision-making process.”


This purchase closely follows the addition of a new 350-tonne capacity class Terex® AC350/6 and two other Terex® AC40/2L all terrain machines to the King Lifting fleet, delivered during the second half of 2010.


About King Lifting

King Lifting operates a modern fleet of over 100 all terrain, tower and crawler cranes with capacities ranging from 8 tonnes upwards. All the company’s machines are operated by CPCS qualified and competent personnel, ensuring the ability to tackle all types of lifting, regardless of restricted access or stringent timetables. King Lifting operates through seven branches located throughout the southern half of the UK. More information in King Lifting Ltd, UK can be found at

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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