Mobile cranes are ideal vehicles for loading and lifting work.

Mobile crane towing a generator

Towing a heavy generator down a steep road

In this job we tow a heavy generator down a steep road, showing that mobile cranes aren't good only for lifting things - they're great at pushing and pulling too.
Lifting glass panes with a mobile crane
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Lifting glass panels in a narrow space

See how we used two mobile cranes to replace heavy glass panes on a building right next to a highway flyover. When there isn't much space to manoeuvre, that's when you need a mobile crane.
Mobile crane lifting heavy glass
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Putting our glass vacuum lifter to the test

Need to lift heavy glass panes onto a building? Our new glass vacuum lifter attaches to a mobile crane and can lift up to 800 kg. See it in action on a building site.
Mobile crane moving filtration unit

Moving a filtration plant with a mobile crane

See how we used a Manitou MT 1740 with hook attachment to move a filtration plant into a shed with a low, restricting roof.
Mobile crane lifting giant elephant cake

We lift The World's Biggest Elephant Cake

The star attraction at this year's Good Food and Wine Show in Cape Town was The World's Biggest Elephant Cake. This incredible piece of baking was part of a project to raise funds for saving the African Elephant. See how we used a mobile crane to carry the giant cake into the hall.
Mobile crane fixing cracked window
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Lifting heavy window panes up a hill

Some window panes are just so heavy you can't lift them by hand. That's when you need to call in a mobile crane to do the work. See how we lift these heavy panes up a steep hill.
Mobile crane lifting a car up steps for a launch
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Telehandlers ideal for lifting other vehicles

We were recently involved in a product launch for a new car and had the challenge of lifting it carefully up some steps at the Cape Town Waterfront. Here we show how it's done and also share some photos of other times we've lifted vehicles using a mobile crane.
Using a Liebherr crane to lift a Manitou mobile crane into an empty canal.
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Mobile crane picks up mobile crane

How do you get a mobile crane into an empty canal with no access…
Telehandler pulling scenery on a film set

Moving house with a mobile crane

Next time you have to move house - just take the whole house…
The Manitou telehandler carrying rocks from a building site.
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Where are we going with this big rock?

A building site was being excavated and there were these huge…