Absolute Crane Solutions News

Welcome to the fleet: our latest mighty late model Mac 25 Franna

June 19, 2017

In March, we welcomed another addition to our fleet, a late model Mac 25 Franna with a current capacity of up to 25 tonnes (as the name suggests!).  This Franna comes to us ready for action and is built for it! Being a Franna, it is ideal for lifting and carrying over distances –  this...


The 18 tonne Franna crane busy all around Geelong and surrounds

November 15, 2015

It has been a while since our last post.  We have been inundated with crane jobs all around Geelong and its beautiful surrounds.  We have been lucky to have done work in Geelong as well as the gorgeous coastal towns of Torquay, Lorne, Angelsea and Queenscliff (just to name a few!). Just to give you...


Safety of Paramount Importance in the Crane Industry in Geelong and beyond

September 16, 2015

Some of you may have heard the news that a huge tower crane on a Southbank construction site in Melbourne collapsed in early August. It appeared that the supporting structure the crane sits on had collapsed on itself. Fortunately, only one person had to be treated for leg injuries – quite miraculous really, considering the...


New 18-tonne Franna crane for hire in Geelong

August 12, 2015

We are proud to welcome a new 18 tonne Franna crane to our fleet at Absolute Crane Solutions. It joins our existing 7 tonne mobile truck crane. The addition of this crane means that we have even more solutions for your lifting needs. This crane made it all the way down to us from Singleton, NSW. So...


High-risk licensing for operators of Geelong crane hire business

April 2, 2015

Dogging, rigging and operating cranes are all high-risk occupations and under Australian law a licence is required to work with high-risk equipment or plant. This licence is then valid in every state and territory in Australia. High-risk work licences and classes of high-risk work include: Dogging work Rigging work. There are three levels of licences...