Grove GMK5220 - M.J. Van Riel

The Grove GMK5220 of M.J. Van Riel in Nieuwe Niedorp by the erecting of two tower cranes.

In the morning is the undercarriage assembled.

The counterweight weights 77 tonnes and has a tailswing of 5.3 meters.

The first tower crane is a Liebherr 200 EC-H.

After stacking the undercarriage weights is the first tower sections mounted.

The crane outrigger dimensions are 8.6 x 8.1 meters.

The main boom has a maximum length of 68 meters and is here 59.1 meters extended.

The cab with slewing platform weight about 8.4 tonnes.

When these photos are taken this was the biggest crane of M.J. Van Riel, meanwhile they own two Grove GMK6300L and a GMK6400.

The tower head weights 1.9 tonnes.

The counter jib with hoist weights 6.3 tonnes.

Assemble the jib.

The jib has a 50 meter length.

The undercarriage of the crane is 3 meters wide.

At last the counterweights are hoisted in the counter jib.

Then removing for the next tower crane.

The next day, again assembly of a tower crane. This time a Liebherr 180 HC.

The main boom is now 54.5 meters extended. The main boom is also extendable with a 37 meter fixed jib.

The slewing platform weights about 8 tonnes.

The counterjib with hoist weights abot 9 tonnes.

The jib has a 43.4 meter length.

After both tower cranes are erected it is time to break the telescopic crane down.

The ballast trucks is this Mercedes Actros with 6 axle flatbed trailer.

On the trailer are 66 tonnes of counterweight and the outrigger pads taken.

Packed is this crane 15.5 metres long, 3 meters wide and 4 meters high.

The transport mass of the crane is 60 tonnes.

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