By: Kelly Holdaway On: November 12, 2013 In: Blog Comments: 0

UNIC URW-376 mini crane at shopping centre

It’s that time of year again – bustling crowds of bargain-hunting shoppers looking for the perfect Christmas gift are filling city centres and out of town shopping centres in the build-up to the festive period. GGR’s UNIC mini cranes can often be spotted working after hours at some of the UK’s most popular shopping destinations, like this UNIC URW-376 for example.

Earlier this year, a 2.9 tonne capacity UNIC URW-376 spider crane spent three nights installing steelwork as part of this major UK shopping centre’s refurbishment project.

The mini crane used its impressive strength to lift 1200kg steel beams to fill the centre floor void 7 metres above it. At just 1300mm wide and 1800mm tall, the crane was small enough to get through the automatic double doors leading into the shopping centre. To reduce the emissions from the crane’s diesel engine, the UNIC URW-376 was fitted with a Portable Scrubber. This fully VERT approved air filter reduces emissions by up to 99%, which is ideal for when working in confined indoor spaces.

UNIC URW-376 on shopping centre refurbishment project

GGR’s mini cranes and glass lifting solutions have been used at shopping centres around the country for many years. Here’s some of the locations that have benefitted from having our compact lifting kit on site for glazing, reglazing, construction and exhibition installation work…

Take a look at GGR’s equipment at work in designer stores, department stores, malls and on Britain’s high streets on our Pinterest board.

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