Smith Crane & Construction

Tower cranes

0800 622 545

Smith Crane & Construction operates tower cranes, mobile cranes, crawler cranes, construction hoists, hiabs and heavy haulage throughout New Zealand. The company has been in the crane business for over 50 years and operates New Zealand's largest fleet of tower cranes with lift capacities from 4 to 96 tonnes. Its qualified and experienced staff will provide the right crane for the job with a full backup service to ensure your next construction project runs smoothly.


Tower crane erection

The Smith Cranes advantage

Smith Cranes has NZ's largest fleet of cranes operated by experienced crews.

  • Fleet of 37 tower cranes across New Zealand offer reach heights to 200m and capacities to 96T
  • Fleet of 20 crawler cranes across New Zealand offer lift capacities of up to 600T
  • 5 construction hoists
  • Planning, engineering/design and tower crane installation services
  • Support plant includes telehandlers, hiabs and pick-and-carry cranes
  • Extensive range of lifting equipment and accessories such as mancages, spreader bars, swamp mats, concrete skips and heavy lift strops

 See our team in action!

Luffing jib tower crane
Luffing jib tower crane
Luffing jib tower crane
Luffing jib tower crane
Luffing jib tower crane

Luffing jib tower cranes

Smith Crane & Construction's luffing jib tower cranes generally offer larger lifting capacities and are ideally suited to the civil building industry for their high perching accuracy, safety and tighter radius.

  • Potain MCH125 8-tonne Loading chart
  • Potain MR150 10-tonne Loading chartManual
  • Potain MCR225A 14-tonne
  • Favco 350HT 14-tonne
  • Terex Comedil CTL 250A 16-tonne Loading chart
  • Liebherr 160 HCL 16-tonne Loading chart
  • Terex CTL 260-18 18-tonne Loading chart
  • Terex Comedil CTL 400A 24-tonne Loading chart
  • Liebherr 224 HCL 24-tonne Loading chart
  • Liebherr 540 HCL 24-tonne Loading chart
  • Liebherr 355 HCL 32-tonne Loading chart
  • Liebherr 542 HCL 36-tonne Loading chart
  • Favco M860D 96-tonne Loading chart
Hammerhead tower crane
Hammerhead tower crane
Hammerhead tower crane
Hammerhead tower crane

Hammerhead tower cranes

With smaller footprints, longer reach and simplified erection, Smith Crane & Construction's fleet of hammerheads are its most recognised type of tower crane.

  • Potain MC85B 5-tonne Loading chart
  • Potain MC175B 8-tonne Loading chart
  • Potain MC310 12-tonne Loading chart
  • Liebherr 280 ECH 12-tonne Loading chart
  • Liebherr 420 ECH 16-tonne Loading chart
  • Liebherr 630 ECH 40-tonne Loading chart
Flat-top tower crane
Flat-top tower crane

Flat-top tower cranes

Smith Crane & Construction's flat-top tower cranes are easily-transported, quick-to-assemble and benefit construction sites with low overhead clearance. They are particularly popular in the Auckland crane hire marketplace.

  • Liebherr 110 EC-B6 6-tonne Loading chart
  • Liebherr 200 ECB 10-tonne Loading chart
  • Potain MCT385 14-tonneLoading chart
  • Comansa 21LC550 18-tonne Loading chart
  • Comansa 21CM 1100-50 50-tonne Manufacturer specs
  • Potain MCT385 20-tonne Loading chart
  • Terex CTT 561A 20-tonne Loading chart
  • Terex CTT 561 32-tonne Manufacturer specs
Self-erecting tower crane
Self-erecting tower crane

Self-erecting tower cranes

Self-erecting tower cranes operated by Smith Crane & Construction are quickly and easily mobilsed and provide excellent reach and lifting capacity for a lower cost.

  • Liebherr 35K 4-tonne Loading chart
  • Liebherr 97KR-N 8-tonne Loading chart
Construction hoists

Construction hoists

Smith Crane & Construction are New Zealand's most experienced provider of construction hoists, offering heights up to 250m and capacities to 2 tonnes.

Smith Cranes construction hoists are the perfect compliment to term hire and project hire sites.

  • Anka Panta SC200TD Materials Hoist
  • Alimak 2032TD Construction Hoist
Smith Crane & Construction

Why Smith Cranes?

Simple! Smith Crane & Construction understands construction.

  • In-house civil engineering, precast manufacturing and piling divisions
  • Heavy haulage division to mobilise your tower crane to where it's needed
  • NZ's largest fleet of mobile cranes to get you up-and-running quickly
  • We are truly a one-stop-shop for your next construction project.

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Award-winning tower crane service

Award-winning service

Smith Crane & Construction won the Crane Association of NZ (Inc) Lift-of-the-Year 2015 for its work in erecting the Potain MC85B Tower Crane at the Waitaki hydro-electric power station.

Lift of the Year Winner 2015