NRC Plant welcomes new generation of cranes to UK

New Hitachi-Sumitomo SCX1500A-3

New Hitachi-Sumitomo SCX1500A-3

NRC Plant Ltd, one of the UK’s leading providers of telescopic and crawler cranes, today announced the arrival of the first of two new 150 tonnes SCX1500A-3 Hitachi Sumitomo cranes this week. Unloading began at Southampton Docks today and will take 7 lorry loads to transport the crane in sections to their Head Office in Orsett, concluding a 6,190 mile journey.

Both of the cranes have been purchased with 54m main boom and short jibs and are equipped with the latest Eco-friendly Cummins engines. The new engine is one of the first in the industry to meet the EU Stage IV exhaust gas emissions regulations offering the highest level of clean performance.

“For NRC, safety is at the forefront of everything we do,” said Dave Rees, Operations Manager “These new additions to the fleet feature advanced safety technology, accident prevention measures and added safety checks with ‘remote sensing’ technology installed as standard.”

NRC has a long and successful heritage of delivering expertise as crane specialists, these latest additions to the fleet provides further endorsement of NRC’s position as one of the leading providers with the largest range of crawler cranes available for sale and hire across the UK.

About NRC

With over 60 years’ experience in the crane industry; NRC Plant Ltd is the UK’s leading sales, rental and service organisation, specialising in Lattice Boom Crawler and Telescopic Crawler Cranes. Our fleet currently comprises of 65 crawler cranes ranging from 5t to 150t, both telescopic and lattice boom with the option of eco-friendly cranes. We are the sole distributor in the UK and Ireland of Hitachi Sumitomo Lattice Crawler Cranes, Link-Belt Telescopic Crawler Cranes and more recently exclusive agents for Lc1485 Meada Mini Crane range. We also provide a complete support service including crane service, major repairs, modifications, overhauls, testing and calibration.

NRC Plant Ltd is a member of the Joseph Gallagher Group which consists of a number of businesses that complement their core activities of tunnelling and civil engineering.

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