Colac crane hire FAQ

What areas does Colac Mobile Cranes service?

Our Colac crane hire team will travel anywhere in the surrounding Colac region, including Lorne, Wye River, Apollo Bay, Camperdown and Cobden.  See our Colac district service areas page for more information.

How many cranes are available for hire?

Colac Mobile Cranes currently has five cranes for hire, a fleet that can cater for almost any job. We have the popular Colac Franna crane, a 20-tonne crane known for its pick and carry ability. We have three Colac all-terrain cranes, which come in varying capacities and are capable of getting to difficult places to do your heavy lifting. Finally we offer a Colac truck crane hire, a 42-tonne machine capable of both heavy lifting and transporting large vehicles or equipment.

What is a Franna crane?

A Franna crane is also known as a “pick and carry” crane, renowned for its versatile lifting capabilities and ability to get to jobs quickly. The term Franna crane comes from its original manufacturer, Franna, however the company has since been taken over by Terex. Colac Mobile Cranes offers the Terex AT20 articulated crane as part of its Colac Franna crane hire option.

Do you provide operators with crane hire?

Yes, you get wet hire with all Colac mobile crane hire, which simply means we provide an operator as part of our Colac crane services. Colac Mobile Cranes does not hire our cranes out to clients without an operator (no dry hire available).  If you dry hire a crane from another company, our Colac crane services team can supply an operator, but we don’t hire our own cranes without staff to operate the equipment.

What about the rigging services Colac Mobile Cranes provides?

When it comes to dogging and rigging at Colac Mobile Cranes, we ensure we’re at the top of our game. To us, there’s no greater priority in the crane hire and lifting services business. Our Colac crane hire team regularly update our high-risk work licences (HRWL) to ensure we provide crane operation and rigging Colac customers can rely on.

What other lifting and crane services does Colac Mobile Cranes offer?

Along with dogging and rigging services, Colac Mobile Cranes specialises in precast panel erection and heavy duty lifting. We also provide an emergency crane hire service, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.