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UNIC Mini Spider Crane Goes Nuclear

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As one of the strongest spider cranes on the market, UNIC’s 6 tonne capacity UNIC URW-706 mini crane is the popular choice for tackling heavy duty lifting projects in the UK and in Europe. One of the UK’s nuclear site management contractors has recently purchased a URW-706 spider crane to assist in its site management

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Team of UNIC Spider Cranes on Tandem Escalator Lift

A pair of UNIC mini spider cranes were paired up to complete a complex tandem lift at a UK Shopping Centre. The lifting team was made up of two URW-706 mini spider cranes. As part of the Phase 2 development of the huge shopping centre the escalators had to be removed and then re-installed at

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UNIC Mini Spider Crane Revives an Old Rock Star

A UNIC URW-095 spider crane has been used with an MRT4 glass vacuum lifter to complete a complex glazing job in central London. This challenging project needed panes of glass to be lowered down five floor levels from the rooftop, of a building in the heart of London’s entertainment district, right down to the basement;

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UNIC Spider Crane Helps Build New Eco-Building

A UNIC URW-376 mini cranes teamed up with one of the most versatile vacuum lifters available on the UK market, an MRT4 Quattro, to work on the new £11.6 million Enterprise Centre at the University of East Anglia in the UK. The innovative and unique thatch cladding system being used on the new centre is a

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UNIC Cranes Europe Managing Director Gill Riley Honoured by Queen

UNIC Cranes Europe are very proud to announce that Managing Director, Gill Riley has been awarded an OBE for her Services to Construction in the 2015 Queen’s Birthday Honours published this week. Gill has been appointed an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) for Services to Construction—an honour that has

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UNIC Mini Spider Cranes Help Build UK Cancer Research Centre

UNIC mini spider cranes have helped in the construction of Christie’s new ground-breaking Manchester  Cancer Research Centre. A pair of UNIC spider cranes, URW095 & URW295 teamed up with glass vacuum lifting equipment to help glaze the new £28.5m building which will pioneer new treatments for cancer patients in the UK. The new centre will form

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UNIC Mini Spider Crane Climbs a Mountain

UNIC mini cranes can reach even the most remote lifting locations. A 4 tonne capacity UNIC URW-547 mini spider crane from our Czech UNIC dealers KMB Stavebni Servis s.r.o scaled the heights of Sněžka Mountain to help build a new aerial cableway terminal. Sněžka Mountain is the Czech-Polish border and standing at 1602 metres above sea level it

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UNIC Mighty Spider Crane Lifts Man of Steel Sculpture

The world’s strongest mini spider crane, the UNIC URW-1006 has been used to move a man of steel in the UK for a second time. The sculpture entitled ‘Tall Dreams’ took pride of place in the courtyard of Velocity Village, Sheffield UK, when it was installed in 2014. Further development on the residential and office complex meant

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UNIC Mini Crane Builds Stage in Regent’s Park London

A UNIC mini spider crane has helped build the theatre set for a production of Peter Pan in Regent’s Park, London. The 0.995 tonne capacity UNIC URW-095 model was used to install the stage framework and scenery at the open air theatre. In preparation for the show’s opening night, the UNIC mini crane installed 4m

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UNIC Cranes Europe Launches the UNIC URW295-2 and URW706-2 with Hydraulic Luffing Jibs

UNIC Cranes Europe has introduced two brand new and unique additions to our range of compact lifting machines—the URW295-2 and URW706-2 spider cranes –which make their debut at Intermat Paris this week. The new mini cranes retain all the benefits of the popular URW-295 and URW-706 models including an excellent lift-to-weight ratio for their compact size,

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UNIC Mini Spider Crane Unloads Cruise Passenger Luggage

A UNIC URW-706 was used to unload holiday luggage from Fred Olsen cruise ship, the Black Watch. The crane was set up on Tilbury Dock, 13m below the ship’s deck. The Black Watch carries up to 804 passengers with a luggage allowance of 90kgs each – a mini crane was essential to the job! The

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