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October 22, 2020

Things to Think About When Hiring a Crane Truck

When the time comes for you or your team to hire a crane truck, you can trust Membrey’s Transport and Crane Hire to make it happen. Our range of crane trucks available for hire are convenient and versatile. Their ability to lift and transport loads makes them a suitable choice for many heavy-duty projects.

If you hire one of Membrey’s crane trucks you don’t have to worry about operators, storing it or the liabilities that come with owning large construction machinery. We offer hiring solutions that are simple and customer-centric so that you don’t have to worry about a thing. You are our top priority.

But before you hire your crane truck, there are a few aspects to think about first. Continue reading to find out some useful tips. When you hire your crane truck from Membrey’s, our team of experts can assist you with all of the following points and more!

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Maximum Load Capacity

Before you pick a crane truck from Membrey’s catalogue, consider how heavy your loads are going to be. There are crane trucks that have different lifting capacities. You should never lift heavier loads than what your crane truck can handle as this can cause dangerous accidents.

Membrey’s has a crane truck loading chart for you to refer to. We can guide you through this so that you can pick a machine that will be able to handle the heaviest load you want to lift.


Consider Any Extras You May Need to Make the Job Easier

If you need accessories as part of crane hire Melbourne based companies and agencies in most major cities can help you with your requirements. So, if you need extra equipment such as steel plates to make your lifting task easier, contact Membrey’s.


Crane Truck Safety Tips

At Membrey’s, our crane trucks are hired out with professional operators, however here are some safety tips that operators will follow when using a crane truck.

When working with heavy lifting machinery you must always maintain a line of sight with the load. Operators shouldn’t continue with the lift if they can’t see the load that they’re going to move. All operators must be licensed professionals with the correct Australian qualifications.

Your construction site must be a safe place to work for crane truck operators and it should be inspected regularly for obstructions. The crane truck should also be inspected for any leaks, damage to the crane arm or faulty operation panels.

The crane truck and construction site must meet Australian safety regulations.


Final Thoughts

If you’re looking for quality crane trucks that are semi or tilt tray machines, Membrey’s can assist you. Contact Us today or Visit the Membrey’s website to hire a crane truck that will help you get the job done.

Call Membrey’s today on (03) 9554 4040 to get a quote on crane truck hire and other construction equipment you may need for your project.

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Our range of hire equipment includes cranes, crane trucks, heavy haulage trailers and gears, access equipment and pilot vehicles.

We also provide nationwide 24/7 transport and crane hire services. At Membrey's we take a personalised approach to your transportation needs. We will work in partnership with you to find the right equipment and solution for your project needs.

Call us now and we'll be happy to discuss your project needs.

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  • Membrey's Transport and Crane Hire
    80 South Gippsland Highway Dandenong
    South Victoria 3175, Australia
  • 03 9554 4040
    (24 hours a day - 7 days  a week)
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