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Often referred to as a "franna crane" or "pick and carry crane", a non-slewing mobile crane is ideal for projects where the load only needs to be lifted and moved forwards and backwards. The franna crane is essentially a mobile hydraulic crane, meaning they can safely and legally be driven on public roads. Franna cranes are designed to carry smaller loads but have the added advantage of being able to pick up and carry an object while driving. Franna cranes are the most popular type of crane hired on iSeekplant for construction projects due to their versatility. The iSeekplant platform has a large range of franna crane hire suppliers with model options ranging from less than 10 tonnes to 11 - 20 tonnes and 21 - 50 tonnes. iSeekplant also offer tower cranes, crawler cranes, mobile slew cranes and more across Australia in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Perth, Adelaide, Darwin and surrounding suburbs.

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Franna Crane FAQs

Here's some tips & frequently asked questions on how to find the right franna crane for your job

1. What is a Franna?

Frannas are commonly referred to as “non-slewing mobile cranes” and “pick and carry cranes”. The Franna’s movability, high speed, versatility and ability to fit into tight spaces makes them popular for any civil construction project.

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2. What is the right Franna for my job?

Picking the correct Franna hire for your job can seem overwhelming, so it’s important to consider a number of factors before you hire. Job distances, load size and reaching capabilities should all be factored in prior to hiring a machine. Always consult your local supplier for more information on franna hire.

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3. Do I need a ticket to operate a Franna Crane?

In order to use any mobile non-slewing cranes such as a Franna Crane, you will need to obtain the appropriate crane license. In Queensland, there are different classes of Franna crane tickets, and the one you need depends on the size of machinery you will be operating. Here is a list of the crane licenses, as well as the high risk work classes you need depending on machine weight.

  • 20 tonne capacity – C2 high risk work license
  • 60 tonne capacity – C6 high risk work license
  • 100 tonne capacity – C1 high risk work license
  • Capacity over 100 tonnes – C0 high risk work license

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4. How much should I be paying to hire a Franna?

Franna rates can vary dramatically based on a few factors that include the tonnage required, location and whether you need an operator and rigger. A few examples of some typical Franna crane hire rates are to give you an indication of pricing are:

  • 12 tonne Franna crane hire rates: $170/hour
  • 14 tonne Franna crane hire rates: $175/hour
  • 16 tonne Franna crane hire rates: $180/hour
  • 20 tonne Franna crane hire rates: $185-$215/hour
  • 25 tonne Franna crane hire rates: $210-$225/hour
  • Transport to and from site: $150-$200/hour

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5. What are the best Franna brands?

Australia has two main Franna crane companies, Terex Franna and Liebherr. However, Terex Franna dominates the market as it is designed for the Australian roads. Liebherr continues to be a main player in the Australian market, however they are preferred in the European countries. In the Australian Franna Hire industry, these two companies are the best ones to choose from.

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6. Where can I hire a Franna?

iSeekplant has a nationwide network of superior franna hire suppliers operating in all Australian capital cities from Brisbane to Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne to Darwin, Perth and Adelaide. We also offer franna hire solutions in all major towns and cities from Mackay to the Gold Coast and Bendigo across the country to Bunbury, Geraldton and Mandurah.

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