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City Lifting takes delivery of new Demag AC 220-5 all terrain crane

ZWEIBRÜCKEN – April 10, 2018 – City Lifting, London’s leading mobile crane and tower crane hire company, just added a new Demag® AC 220-5 all terrain crane to its fleet of 60 mobile cranes. The new 5-axle, 220-tonne capacity class crane is the most compact model in its class with a total length of 14.5 m and carrier width of 3 m to make transport and rigging in a city environment fast and easy. The Demag AC 220-5 crane’s maximum main boom length of 78-m is an excellent asset for City Lifting on challenging jobs and for setting up tower cranes in the city.

“As our company name implies, the bulk of our work happens in London’s challenging city environment,” says Trevor Jepson, owner of City Lifting. “To be profitable and meet our customers’ expectations, we need to use cranes that can travel London’s busy streets and be easily maneuvered in confined urban working areas. That is exactly what we are getting with the new Demag AC 220-5 all terrain crane; it was designed for companies like ours.”

The unit’s single-engine concept with an intelligent motor management system also helps reduce operational and maintenance costs. On the job, the crane has excellent maneuverability with the ability to switch between all-axle steering, independent rear axle steering and dynamic launch control.

According to City Lifting’s Director Claire Jepson, their team is also impressed with how the AC 220-5 crane handles on the job. The company invested in the optional IC-1 Plus control system that delivers real-time calculations of lifting capacities. “The IC-1 Plus control system’s instantaneous capacity calculations allow us to use less counterweight while working in higher capacity ranges and means we can handle a larger scope of lifts with one crane model.”

The AC 220-5 crane is the tenth Demag all terrain crane that City Lifting has purchased in recent years. Both of City Lifting owners say that the level service they receive, and the quality of the machines Terex Cranes manufacturers are the reasons why they continue  to invest in Demag all terrain cranes.

About City Lifting

Established in 1978, City Lifting is a mobile crane and tower crane hire company, with an enviable reputation for providing high-quality equipment and machinery alongside excellent customer service. The company is located in Purfleet, UK, which is inside the M25 and close to London. City Lifting operates a fleet of 60 mobile cranes and 125 tower cranes. For more information, visit

About Terex

Terex Corporation is a global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services delivering lifecycle solutions that maximize customer return on investment. Major Terex brands include Terex, Genie, Powerscreen and Demag. Terex solutions serve a broad range of industries, including construction, infrastructure, manufacturing, shipping, transportation, refining, energy, utilities, quarrying and mining. Terex offers financial products and services to assist in the acquisition of Terex equipment through Terex Financial Services. More information about Terex is available on its website:, and on its LinkedIn page — and Facebook page —

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