How do I choose a crane rental?
You can search for the cheapest crane hire here via postcode search throughout the UK,
Does your construction project require you to rent a crane, if your based in the UK then planthired.com features independent adverts of all crane hire in the UK, they can be sorted via postcode and price.
Why Postcode search?
Choosing a crane rental near you is so important as the expense of logistics can really make a difference in cost. If you have a building project in Leeds but the crane you need at the right cost is based in London then you will be looking at expensive transport costs, we advise whether it be through the search engines, local classified ads, or looking for cranes on planthired.com – your always better off looking for one in your local region. They are possibly the largest of all plant machinery so the cost in fuel and man operator hours will prove to be a huge burden on your budget.
So how many types of cranes are there
Cranes are commonly used in the construction or civil engineering industry, They all have one main consistency a tower that enables the crane to lift material or objects to heights that a forklift, telehandler or cherry picker couldn’t manage. They can be mobile and usually temporary machines that can be operated by man. They can be built on a vehicle or stand from the ground as a static crane.
On a mobile crane the boom is usually hinged from the bottom and can be lowered or lifted by the use of hydraulics.
The boom is mounted on a mobile vehicular structure or platform
The Telescopic Crane has a boom that extends or retracts when the operator needs, specially designed and maticulously engineered hollow tubes work together just as they wood in the tubes of a telescope extending allowing the operator to target the correct working zone with the end of the boom.
Tower cranes have a large height threshold they are used in the construction of large buildings, apartment blocks, offices, multistory car parks and other commercial buildings. It’s a modern alternative to a balance crane hat are fixed to the ground at all times.