FM Gru 1035 Pedestrian Operated Tower Crane being erected at Islington

Check out our slideshow of a FM Gru 1035 Pedestrian Operated Tower Crane being erected at Islington. Our Crane Service Team captured the images last weekend when the crane was being installed on site.

The construction project, that our client is curreislingtonjtspntly working on, includes a four-storey building comprising of two one-bedroom and 14 two-bedroom flats. Additionally there are four three-bedroom houses with associated parking and landscaping works following demolition of existing building.

The FM Gru City Tower Crane provides a jib length of 30m and a Tower Height of 29m. It provides a maximum lift of of 2,500kg, 1,250kg at the jib end. The Pedestrian Operated Tower Crane will be on the project for approximately 20 weeks.

Slideshow: FM Gru 1035 Pedestrian Operated Tower Crane being erected at Islington

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Advantages of a Pedestrian Operated Tower Crane Hire

  • Less movements on site means less potential damage to other site equipment including scaffolding
  • Less material handling is  necessary on the projects so there is increased safety
  • Pedestrian Operated Tower Cranes can, normally, be inserted in sites with restricted access
  • In some cases, operating costs are lower than for other material handling solutions
  • Noise pollution is minimal so there is less disturbance to adjacent businesses and residents


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