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UNIC Mini Crane is Champion Lifter at English Institute of Sport

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A UNIC URW-506 mini spider crane was used to lift and install doors at the English Institute of Sport. The institute trains athletes to improve their performance using the very best in science, medicine, technology and engineering. Like UNIC Cranes Europe, the institute aims to deliver the best package of support, delivered by the best

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UNIC Spider Crane Brings Christmas Cheer to UK Parliament

UNIC Cranes Europe was called on to lift a Christmas tree in the UK Houses of Parliament. A UNIC URW-095 mini spider crane lifted the 20 foot tall tree at Westminster Hall, the oldest Parliamentary building in London’s Westminster, to spark the Christmas spirit. The tree weighed in at over 100kg but was lifted with ease by

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UNIC Spider Crane Helps Groundbreaking Crossrail Project in the UK

A UNIC mini spider crane was used to fit fireproof hoarding at Farringdon Train Station as part of the ongoing Crossrail project. Crossrail’s final two tunnelling machines, Elizabeth and Victoria, successfully broke through into the eastern ticket hall at Farringdon station in May 2015; a UNIC URW-095 mini spider crane was on hand to help with

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UNIC Mini Spider Crane Goes Nuclear

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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