Power Crane Association of New Zealand
Contact Search members
Members Only Technical Info Oppertunities News and Views Training Conference About PCA

Crane Types

Carrier Mounted

Fully roadable hydraulic telescopic boom and lattice strut boom cranes. Ideal for rapid movement and setup for city and industrial lifting tasks. Formed sites with road quality surfaces are necessary.

All Terrain crane

Fully roadable hydraulic telescopic boom cranes. Ideal for rapid movement and setup on construction sites with difficult terrain. Also suitable for city and inductrial lifting tasks. Multi axle steer allows good maneuverability.

Rough Terrain crane

Short wheel base four wheel drive cranes for off road conditions and construction sites. Generally fitted with hydraulic telescoping booms. Have some capacity to lift "on rubber" without stabisers down and to "pick and carry".

Crawler crane

Track mounted cranes designed for construction sites. Generally fitted with a lattice boom of high lift capacity. Ideal for repeated lifting and slewing from a medium to long term set-up position. Not suitable for road travel and therefore require transportation to site.

Pile driver crane

Track mounted cranes designed for construction sites.

Industrial crane

Wheel mounted crane designed for limited height lift and carry work.

Tower crane

Designed for construction sites particularly those for high rise buildings. Ideal for repeated lifting and slewing from a long term set-up position.

Floating crane

Designed for heavy lifting in or near a marine environment.

Container crane

Specialist design crane for freight handling on wharves.

Knuckle boom crane

Truck mounted hydraulic cranes designed for rapid deployment to pick and place loads. Used predominately to load and unload the truck. Generally not fitted with wire rope and winch.

Truck loader crane

Truck mounted hydraulic cranes designed for rapid deployment to pick and place loads. Used predominately to load and unload the truck. Fitted with a wire rope and winch.
Find a Member  click to load Crane Register  click to load

PCA
Power Crane Association of New Zealand
info@pca.org.nz
PCA