Mantis Cranes recently completed the insertion of our second new Potain IGO T85A on a hotel project in Derby.


The IGO T85A being erected on site.

Our engineers inserted the Self Erecting Tower Crane (SETC) on site for the steel and timber frame construction in mid-March. The crane will be in place for 11 weeks.

The pedestrian controlled IGO T85A was ideal for the project as it can achieve the client’s requirement for a maximum lift of 1.25 tonnes at 45m and a height under hook of 35m. An onsite induction was completed with the designated crane operator, allowing work to commence on the project in a short space of time. Click here for more information on the IGO T 85A.

IGO T85A Hotel Project: Advantage of Using SETC

  • Siting Costs are lower for a SETC
  • Self erecting tower cranes minimise the number of vehicle movements on site, increasing safety
  • IGO T85A operates from one stationary position

Why Choose Mantis Cranes?

  • Mantis Cranes maintain a consultative led, client focused ethic throughout the crane hire process
  • Mantis are accredited for ISO including ISO 9001, ISO 14001, BS-OHSAS 18001
  • Mantis are the sole UK providers of the Potain IGO T85A
  • Mantis currently operates the largest SETC fleet in the UK

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