Mediaco takes delivery of France’s first Demag AC 55-3 all terrain crane
ZWEIBRÜCKEN – September 13, 2018 – France’s provider of crane services, Mediaco has commissioned a new Demag® AC 55-3 all terrain crane — a first of its kind in France. Mediaco is scheduled to receive several more Demag all terrain cranes in the near future.
“The quality and innovative features are what sold us on the Demag line of all terrain cranes,” said Frédéric Gilbert, Chief Operations Officer in North of France for Mediaco. “We ordered several Demag AC 55-3 cranes because this particular model is a great fit for so many different applications. It has an impressive, 50 meter (164 ft) long main boom, which is the longest of any 3-axle crane models, and its compact design makes it easy to get around a congested city. Also very important for us, this crane is roadable with all its counterweight in the 12-tonne axle load limit. We’re looking forward to getting this new machine out in the field.”
Mediaco’s new 55-tonne (60 US-t) capacity Demag AC 55-3 features the latest industry advancements to increase productivity and reduce operating costs. The crane has an automated counterweight rigging system for easy and fast setup, a one-engine concept that reduces operational and maintenance costs and the IC-1 Plus control system that provides the crane’s maximum allowable lifting capacity, based on the slewing angle, for every crane configuration. Mediaco will be adding several more Demag AC 55-3 cranes soon — 20 in all. These new cranes will join a fleet of more than 600 machines.
For more information about the Demag AC 55-3 all terrain crane, visit https://www.terex.com/demag/en/product/all-terrain/ac-55-3
Mediaco is the leading lifting network in France with 60 agencies, 600 mobile cranes (28 mobile cranes from 300t to 750t in France) and employs 1500 persons. Mediaco is one of the three first European companies and the 7th worldwide in this activity with a turnover of 300M€. More than lifting, MEDIACO Group supplies handling services, access platform, transport and storage of liquids, logistics, equipment rental and sale – http://www.mediaco-groupe.com.
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: www.Terex.com, and on its LinkedIn page — www.linkedin.com/company/terex and Facebook page — www.facebook.com/TerexCorporation.