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Crawler Crane Uses

Whether you need a mobile crane for a hoisting operation that is taking place on unstable ground or you need extra weight or height capabilities in a crane rental, a crawler crane is the way to go. At TNT Crane and Rigging, we know that there are a wide variety of uses for crawler cranes, and we provide rentals and hoisting logistics planning for crawler cranes across Alberta.

Uses for a Crawler Crane

Due to their wide and low centre of gravity and the tread system that crawler cranes use for mobility, these cranes are ideal for hoisting and moving loads on unstable ground. Crawler cranes use lattice booms and jib extensions to lift loads to extreme heights, and the crawler cranes from TNT Crane and Rigging can lift up to 660 tons, all of which makes them perfect for all kinds of heavy lifting operations in the field. Some of the most common uses for crawler cranes in Alberta include:

Oil and Gas

If you require a crane to install machinery in an Alberta oil sands project on undeveloped land, crawler cranes are the way to go. Any oil and gas hoisting operation is always conducted with the highest attention to safety to ensure that the project goes smoothly.

Wind Farm Installation

The equipment used on wind farms requires mobile cranes that are able to reach massive heights and maintain stability on uneven ground. For this reason, crawler cranes are incredibly useful for wind farm installation. With the ability to reach destinations that other cranes are incapable of reaching, crawler cranes are ideal for this type of job.


Many construction projects require the improved mobility or lifting capacities offered by crawler cranes. If a construction jobsite is undeveloped but still requires a mobile crane to begin work, there are many benefits to renting a crawler crane.

If you are interested in learning more about crawler crane uses, or if you would like to find out more about any of the other types of crane rentals and services that we offer, please call TNT Crane and Rigging at 800‐799‐2505, or find the branch closest to you.