YOUR LOCAL 24/7 CRANE HIRE BUSINESS
Loughlin Crane Hire, a family owned business, commenced operations in Toowoomba and surrounding areas in 2008 with one Franna crane and three staff. Since that time the business has expanded greatly due to the support of our local community.
We now have a fleet of 22 cranes with capacity from 15 tonne Franna cranes to 100 tonne All Terrain Slew cranes.
We have added trucks and trailers to our fleet to support our clients to become a one stop shop. We have body trucks, semi-trailers with capacity to 24m long loads, and floats to 65 tonne capacity.
We have a local staff of 20 highly skilled and motivated people, many whom have been with us since we began operations. These men and women are continually receiving training and refresher courses to continually improve their skills.
We are your true local 24 hour per day, 7 days per week crane service provider so please contact our experienced, friendly staff to let us assist you.
YOU NAME IT AND WE CAN LIFT IT
Cows out of dairy’s, water tanks and swimming pools over houses, transformers into buildings, concrete tilt panels, there is not much we have not yet tried.
We are fantastically supplied by our local area, our range of clients come from all parts of the community. Conducting work for many local businesses including the local council, Ergon Energy, many local builders, feedlots and abattoirs as well as local quarries.
We work from Toowoomba but also work far afield, going to Dingo and Winton in Central and Western Queensland, Moomba in South Australia, Narrabri and Grafton in New South Wales and all points in between.
All manner of materials and machinery from a 1 tonne forklift to 65 tonne bull dozers and equipment up to 10.5m wide requiring police escorts. The lifting and transport sections of our business work in conjunction to provide solutions to our clients many requirements.
We have a range of franna cranes available for dry hire and also supply cranes with operators for project on both long and short term contracts.
Please do not hesitate to contact us if we can assist you in any way.
Our business has had the opportunity over the years to work on a wide range of projects in our local area.
Millmerran Power Station
We supplied the craneage and labour to remove the submerged fly ash conveyors weighing over 200 tonnes from Unit One and Unit 2 at Millmerran Power Station and replace with complete new systems including new conveyors and silos. This involved 20 and 25 tonne franna’s, 35, 50 and 100 tonne slew cranes, riggers, truck and 3 x 8 float and 6 fitters working 12 hour day and night shifts.
Mort Street Malt Factory
We supplied cranes, floats and escorts to remove, transport and unload 8 of 40 tonne x 16m long x 4m diameter vessels from the Mort St Malt factory in Toowoomba. We used 3 x 25 tonne Franna cranes (two with superlifters) and 50 and 50 and 100 tonne cranes working inside the shed to remove vessels from plints and move out of the shed for loading, then transported to Charlton and unloaded.
Toowoomba Range Warrego Highway
We supplied cranes and transport on the Toowoomba Range Warrego Highway re-alignment to lift, transport and place concrete barriers predominantly on nightshift with 2 x 25 tonne Franna cranes and semi trailers. We also supplied side tippers on night shift for the removal of overburden.