Franna Hire in Cranbourne East, VIC 3977

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16th December 2019

$910m Melbourne Rail Contracts Awarded by State Government

The Victorian government has awarded new contracts worth $910 million to remove level crossings throughout Melbourne. A Lendlease, WSP, Acciona Coleman Rail and Metro Trains Melbourne alliance has won a $744 million contract to remove five crossings on the Frankston line. A $166m contract will see a level crossing on the Pakenham line removed by Fulton Hogans and Metro Trains Melbourne.The contracts are part of a programme to remove 75 congested and dangerous level crossings by 2025. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan said the state is “well on track”, with 30 of the unsafe crossings already removed and contracts for a further 50 now awarded. “We said we’d remove 75 level crossings by 2025 and with contracts now awarded for 50".The government is investing $3bn to improve the Frankston line, with major works starting in Cheltenham and Mentone. The new Carrum Station is set to open in mid-February.

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13th August 2019

Franna Crane Operator Ticket & Licence Guide

*Last updated: June 2020 Quick Links: Do I need a crane licence to operate a Franna crane? Crane licence course requirements Crane licence cost How do I hire a Franna crane? How do I win work for my Franna crane? Do I need a crane license to operate a Franna Crane? In order to operate any mobile non-slewing cranes such as a Franna crane, you will need to obtain the appropriate crane license. This type of crane license incorporates any machine with a boom or jib that does not rotate or slew such as a franna crane. This also includes articulated mobile cranes and locomotive cranes.

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5th June 2019

What is a Franna Crane?

A franna crane or commonly referred to as “non-slewing mobile crane” or “pick and carry crane” is a mobile hydraulic crane that can be driven on the road. Designed in Australia in 1980 and manufactured in Brisbane the franna crane quickly became popular in the civil construction industry and can be used across both smaller projects and larger projects. These machines movability, high speed, versatility and ability to fit into tight spaces makes them ideal for any civil construction project across Australia. The franna cranes are designed to travel large radius with their load. Thus making it ideal to use a franna crane to lift and move loads back and forwards.

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