Al Hashar sells first Tadano Mantis crane in GCC
Al Hashar, the Sultanate’s prestigious automotive company and official distributor of Tadano cranes have gained the prestigious honor of becoming the first company in entire GCC to sell the first Tadano Mantis crane in Oman.
The crane has already completed some complex and challenging jobs, and is being used for pick up and carries work, pipe laying, foundations and assembly of bigger lattice boom cranes. The certified work platform supplied with the crane has further enhanced its productivity as it satisfies the requirements of a construction site work as well as a crane.
The highly versatile Tadano Mantis Telescopic Boom Crawler cranes bring the stamp of over three decades of hi-tech Japanese automotive innovation and reliability combined with best-in-class American engineering finesse, making them the most preferred global crane brand. Displaying unbelievably sophisticated engineering capabilities; Mantis cranes are best suited for niche applications including construction of oil pipelines and tanks, power transmission lines, railroads and foundations.
Mantis brand of telescopic boom crawler cranes are expected to bring about a revolution in the construction sector in the Sultanate owing to their application capabilities, technical perfection and unbeatable efficiency, apart from a host of great value-for-money features.
Mantis is designed to move around effortlessly on-site and perform lifts with minimum set-up, as they are stable on its tracks with no outriggers. Mantis crawler cranes can move about an unprepared job site with less risk of getting stuck in soft ground than traditional truck-mounted cranes, as they spread the weight over a large area. In addition, a crawler crane is also capable of traveling with a load.
Some of the pioneering features of the Tadano Mantis crawler cranes include full-power telescopic booms in lengths ranging from 24.4m (GTC-300EX) through 47.2m (GTC-1200) that allow for easy boom length at any point in its operating range; and high-powered Cummins diesel engines are matched to power controlled, load sensing hydraulic systems that allow multi-function operation.
Further, two-speed track drives have ample torque to power the crane fast through challenging terrain, while standard winches have strong line pull and fast line speeds. Finally, Mantis operator cab sports a six-way adjustable seat, load moment indicator, engine monitoring, heating and air conditioning, video monitoring of the winches and rear of the crane as well as controls for the three remote work lights.
Mantis cranes have global appeal, and enjoy enviable market-share across diverse businesses including general construction projects, construction of tunnels, highways, railroads, pipelines, oil refinery tanks and power lines.
Founded in 1919 by Masuo Tadano, the company began as a steel fabrication business located in Takamatsu City, Japan. In 1948 the company officially assumed the name Tadano Ltd. and established its first plant for manufacturing cargo-handling equipment.
Today, Tadano manufacturers a wide range of cranes namely Crawler hydraulic cranes (40-120 Ton), All Terrain cranes (40-600 Ton), Rough Terrain cranes (30-145 Ton), Truck mounted cranes (35-60 Ton), Truck loader cranes & Aerial platforms. It also manufactures specialized pneumatic equipments.
Al Hashar is the exclusive distributor for Tadano cranes in Oman, since 1997, and has undertaken many initiatives to provide complete after-sales support to the customer with regular training to operators / plant & site engineers, regular site visits, service at site facility, faster availability of slow moving parts and support for non-GCC spec cranes.