Saez TLS5517 erected at the new 80 bed community hospital in Ballyshannon Donegal

Last Thursday 22/04/21 the mantis service team erected our Saez TLS5517 close to home. The Saez TLS5517 – 6,000kg @ 21.2m – 1,815kg @ 55m, Jib Length of Crane – 55m, Height underneath Hook at jib end: up to 36m. Hire period for this project 52+ weeks

TLS5517 Ballyshannon Donegal

Work on the new 80 bed community hospital in Ballyshannon Donegal has started, The Sheil Hospital in Ballyshannon will be developed to service south Donegal, North Sligo and North Leitrim in the next two years.

The Sheil Trust have worked with the HSE to facilitate the project, this is a further development of the Ballyshannon Health Campus which includes the primary care centre and HSE which was developed in 2015.

Boyle Construction Ltd from Letterkenny have been appointed as the main contractor for the project. This project will be overseen by Rhatigan Architects (Sligo) in collaboration with Tangram Architects (London).

The Development consists of three storey extension to the rear of the existing hospital and upgrading to the existing building which is a protected structure

The 80 bed unit will consist of 66 single bedrooms and seven twin bedrooms to provide long and short stay care and a dementia ward. The unit will work in close collaboration with Sligo University Hospital and includes day services.

Mantis Cranes Providing Tower Cranes & Self Erecting Cranes for Hire and Sale throughout Ireland & United Kingdom with over 20 years of experience in product manufacturing and expert knowledge in Crane Hire, we have jib lengths ranging from 20m to 80m and a max lifting capacity of up to 32,000kg. We fully manage the crane requirement from site plan review and site survey, right through to crane installation and dismantle. If you have any questions about our crane hire service please call us on 074 914 9981 or email

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