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Zibo, Shandong, China, February 2013 – Terex Cranes announces the recent delivery of a Terex CC 6800 crawler crane to Shandong Gulf Large Size Hoisting Equipment Co. Ltd. (Gulf Hoisting) in China.

The delivery was marked by a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by Gulf Hoisting and Terex Cranes management representatives, among other leading local industry and government officials.

As Mr. Limin, Chairman, Gulf Hoisting, said in his speech at the ceremony, “Our Terex CC 6800 will be used in a wide range of sectors such as offshore and petrochemical engineering. This new acquisition fully reflects our company’s strength and the importance we attach to investing in today’s latest technology. Gulf Hoisting will continue to invest in advanced lifting equipment, as we aim for leadership in the Chinese lifting sector and increase our market share worldwide.”


We are honored by the trust that Gulf Hoisting has put in our company and products, and look forward to continuing to support Gulf Hoisting in its future development,” Carsten Von Der Geest, Sales Director, Terex Cranes.


Contracted by CNOOC Ocean Engineering Co., the1250-tonne (1378 US t) capacity Terex CC 6800 was transported out to begin operations within two days of delivery.


About the Terex® CC 6800

The 1,250-tonne Terex CC6800 lattice boom crawler crane, featuring a maximum load moment of 13,952 mt, is designed for industrial operations worldwide. Its components, which have been dimensioned for a maximum transportation width of 3 to 3.5 m and feature low transportation weights ranging from 15 to 50 tonnes, allow for worldwide, cost-effective transportation. The unit’s strengths can be seen at their very best when building petrochemical plants and power plant facilities or erecting large wind turbines. A simple assembly process allows for short setup times, a main boom variable offset for SW and SWSL configurations, and both a Quadro drive and hydraulically-assisted boom section pinning are standard features for the CC6800. In addition, the variable Superlift attachment, with an adjustable radius of 15–24 m, enhances the crane's stability and maneuverability at construction sites while also enabling it to work when space is tight. The crane is also equipped with redundant drive units, resulting in increased reliability at the site: if one of the two drive units fails, the other one takes its place. Finally, if the power supplied by both motors is not required, it is possible to save a considerable amount of fuel by simply using only one of them.


About Shandong Gulf Large-Sized Equipment Hoisting Co. Ltd. (Gulf Hoisting)

Established in 2008, Gulf Hoisting owns over 100 domestic and foreign produced 50 to 2000 tonne (55 to 2,204 US t) capacity class cranes and fixed assets amounting to approximately 2 billion Yuan. Currently established in Xinjiang, Xian, Shenyang, Wuhan, Guangxi, and including several specialized wind power subsidiaries, the company employs 300 members of staff. Operating a comprehensive fleet of modern cranes and special purpose lifting equipment, Gulf Hoisting specializes in heavy lifting in a wide range of sectors including infrastructure development, metallurgy, energy, petrochemical, nuclear power, wind power, shipbuilding, and offshore oil platforms.

About Terex

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




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