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3 Things to Look for in a Mobile Crane Provider

Mobile Cranes | Feb 10 / 22

If you need a mobile crane rental for your project, you will need to find a suitable provider. With so many mobile crane rental providers on the market, it can be difficult to determine which option is the best fit for your project. While some may offer a few benefits that make them appealing, it is important to review several options before making a final decision. As a leading provider of mobile crane rentals for all types of projects, the team at Eagle West Crane & Rigging knows how difficult it can be to make this decision. That is why we have compiled a list of 3 things to look for in a mobile crane provider to help you determine if they are worth contacting.

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3 Qualities of a Great Mobile Crane Provider

An effective and proven mobile crane provider should have the following qualities:

1. Relevant Industry and Project Experience

Every project is unique and features a distinct set of challenges, site conditions, and other considerations. An effective mobile crane provider should be able to assess these elements, understand them, and provide a solution that is designed to deliver optimal performance within these elements. For example, if your project features a site with difficult terrain, limited space, and overhead obstructions, you should look for a provider with a proven track record in similar projects. If a provider has not handled similar projects, their equipment recommendations may not sufficiently address every potential safety hazard on your site.

2. Sufficient Insurance and Credentials

When you rent a mobile crane, the provider must supply you with all safety amenities. Every provider should be able to provide proof of insurance and other credentials upon request. In addition to these credentials, it is worth asking the provider if their rentals include an operator to perform your lifts. If they do, this will save you the hassle of hiring an operator or training one yourself.

3. A Complete Crane Lineup

While the qualities above are undoubtedly important, they do not mean much if the provider does not have the mobile crane you need. When assessing a provider, be sure to take note of the types of mobile crane rentals they offer, their supported brands, and their capacity ranges to determine if they have a unit that will meet your requirements. If you are not sure which crane is suitable for your project, a skilled provider should be able to help you find the perfect solution by asking a few questions.

To learn more about our selection of mobile crane rentals or to discuss the details of your project, get in touch with the team at Eagle West Crane & Rigging. We can be reached through our online contact form and will work with you to determine the perfect solution for your precise requirements.