The Different Types of Crane


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Getting objects of all shapes and sizes from A to B is not as simple as you may think. Often, heavy machinery will be drawn in to help manoeuvre the bulky items, and more often than not it is a crane. Yet with a variety of materials being shifted around a number of different sites […]

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The History of the Crane


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As NMT Crane Hire Ltd celebrates its 40th anniversary, let’s head back to our roots and uncover the story behind these historical pieces of machinery. The resemblance is uncanny; A long, slender neck and a drooping snout, cranes may share their name with a graceful bird, but their work is far from it. Tasked with […]

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What Does CPA Contract Lift Mean?


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At NMT Crane Hire, we recently covered just what CPA Crane Hire is, detailing what you can expect your crane hire company to provide for you and what it is your responsibility to organise for your site. In this article, we’ll discuss what you can expect from CPA Contract Lift hire, which differs greatly on […]

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What is CPA Crane Hire?


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There are two main hire options for any business in need of crane hire services for a project. You can either undertake a CPA Crane Hire or, instead, a CPA Contract Lift. There are advantages to both options, so the choice between the two should be carefully considered. NMT Crane Hire are always on hand […]

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NMT supplies 700 ton crane for World Base Jumping event


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NMT recently supplied a Terex 700 ton crane complete with 55m main boom and 96m of luffing jib for the World Base Jumping championships on Blackpools seafront.\r\nThe event entered its second year and previously had used our Terex 250 ton crane, but the organisers wanted more!! \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n/Users/tim/Desktop/AirgameZ 2016 v4 (1).mp4

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NMT uses 700 ton crane to install new footbridge section at New Cambridge North Railway Station


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Video GalleryNMT supplied their 700 ton Terex to install a 26 metre footbridge over the railway at Cambridge North new railway station.\r\nPlease go to our VIDEO GALLERY to see more.

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Deadline for CPC Training Approaches: Are Your Drivers Ready?


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As the deadline for mandatory CPC training looms, our latest post looks at what’s involved in the new laws and what you need to do to get trained up.

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How Crane Hire can be used in Film and TV


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We are proud to be the official Mobile Cranes and Plant Hire partner of Global Film Supplies – based at Britain’s central hub of great new film: Pinewood Studios.

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