And when driver Stig Aardal operates the crane until it is all stretched-out. At full-length, the expanded metal arm rises 40-meters above the ground---or along the ground like this! I learn that the company, owned by Sjur and Norodd Lode, has recently started to use its new tool, which is confirmed to be the largest crane truck in the country. And the lorry and crane, have a combined total weight of 29 metric tons.
"Our equipment can never be big enough. The assignments we're taking on are constantly getting larger and heavier. So this crane would probably be big enough for a week or so!" says general manager Sjur Lode with a grin. More seriously he adds that it was the needs of their customers that made it necessary to upgrade their fleet.
He and his brother literally took the matter in their own hands to create this mechanical marvel. The Volvo and crane came to
Klepp Spesialtransportare is mainly called upon for to help relocate construction site machinery, transport of big and fabrications and large machinery for the oil industry and workign with the building and construction industry. And their new, home-built crane truck makes all these tasks easier!
And Biglorryblog says thanks once again to Klepp Spesialtransport, Leif Tore Sædberg - Jærbladet and Frode Tellevik in TransportMagasinet...and of course Torstein. What a great story!