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CRANE SALES – 40 ton Crane for Sale


Placing a 100 ft crane bridge

Placing a 100 ft crane bridge


Easy set up, super capacity.

Easy set up, super capacity.

Used 40 ton crane for sale:

1998 Terex T340 crane in excellent condition, working daily. Equipped with 94′ full power main boom and 49′ jib.  Eaton 8LL, 65mph highway speed on the 300hp Cummins ISC engine. Low range, full differential locks, and Hendrickson suspension for superior off-road handling. $123,000 with tele jib, 40 ton quick reeve block, single sheave block.

Solid Machine

Solid Machine

Well Maintained

T340s On The Job

Double Team Him

Double Team

T340 Times Two

We’ve used this machine mostly for taxi crane rentals in the Atlanta and North Georgia areas. Our operators generally go to one or two nearby towns each day. Rome, Calhoun, Cartersville, Rockmart, Kennesaw, Marietta, Canton, and Acworth are all within about 30 miles via interstate or four-lane.

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30 ton Boom Truck Crane- $160/hr w/operator, $640 minimum! 100′ main boom, 90′ working reach, fast set-up!

If you believe in the old adage “Watch your pennies and your dollars will take care of themselves”, this is the crane for you.  With a thirty ton lifting capacity and a ninety foot side reach, it can definitely help maximize your lifting dollar.  Based in Cartersville and serving the entire Northwest Atlanta area, we utilize this boom truck for rooftop air units, trees, tanks, container unloading, you name it.  It is an excellent steel erector and truss setter, fast on the highway and quick to set up.  You pay for more lifting and less travel and set-up time!  To put this crane and one of our expert operators on your job call 678-848-6386.

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Welcome to North GA’s premier CRANE RENTAL Service Company



SS Crane & Rigging Corporation specializes in providing cranes by the hour to lift anything in the Atlanta and North Georgia area. We’ll send you a crane for one lift or a dozen. Our cranes are ‘street legal’, so they are always ready to go, and we furnish the machine driven to your place and operated by an expert.

crane lifting tank

We lift air conditioners across rooftops from Rome and Cartersville to Canton and Woodstock, we lift tanks and stand them from Dalton to Marietta, and we also set pumps at water plants, transformers for power companies… its a long list.

You can call us anytime to order a crane to meet your crew, you name the time and the place! Meanwhile, please browse the site… it is packed with information on cranes, the lifting business, the operator’s concerns…

This site is written for our customer, the end user, the guy who has a job to do. We intend to help get that job done, whether through a good machine arriving on time with a helpful operator or just an easy place to find information related to the task at hand… LIFTING!

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Crane Lifting: 12 popular heavy lifts

  1. Air conditioning equipment. The most popular lift we make is to place or remove HVAC rooftop units.
  2. Poles. Light poles and goal posts at stadiums, sign poles and concrete traffic signal poles.
  3. Tanks. We lift and upright tanks to hold flour, water, plastic chips, gasoline, chemicals, limestone dust… you name it, we’ve probably set it.
  4. Big diggers. We help to assemble and disassemble dozers, excavators, front end loaders and ‘tonka’ trucks too big to haul in one piece. One dozer model we’ve done several times has a blade which weighs 32,000 lbs and is about the size of the side of a school bus. One of the excavators has a bucket you can park your pickup in… and your wifes car beside it… and your Harley between them.
  5. Steel buildings.
  6. Cell towers.
  7. Railroad engines and cars. One of our specialties is loading up the old cabooses and finding them new homes… at small town centers, folks riverside getaways, or just a big backyard hideout or bar.
  8. Cupolas, chimneys, roof trusses, laminated beams, chimney toppers… if it goes on a house we can put it in place effortlessly.
  9. Transformers. Most plants and some large retail stores have big green transformers around back. There is a good chance we put it there for the local power company.
  10. Concrete wall panels. We also set a lot precast concrete beams as floors and roofs of buildings and parking garages.
  11. Overseas shipping containers. We lift these off the trucks, back on the trucks, off the highways when they wreck, loaded and unloaded.
  12. Manufacturing machinery of all types: presses, balers, conveyors, truck scales, elevators, electric motors, generators, milling machines, lathes…

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What Size Crane Do I Need to Rent?

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A crane load rating in ‘tons’ is an ultimate test load used to roughly classify or ‘group’ machines.

For example: A new 100 ton crane has been tested by the manufacturer to lift the 200,000 lbs at an 8 foot radius. This doesn’t tell you a whole lot about how much it’ll pick out there over the roof of the hospital.

That same 100 ton crane will only lift about 10,000 lbs if you have to place the load, let’s say, on a four story building, sixty feet back from the edge of the roof.

The important thing to remember, for your pocketbook, is that if you change any of three critical parameters, you change the crane requirements. A quick example: You can place that 10,000 lb load on that four story building with a 40 ton crane all day long if the load only has to go 20′ back from the edge of the roof.

As you can see, changing one critical parameter made the difference from a $3000.00 crane bill to a $500.00 bill…$2500.00 stays in your pocket because of one ‘little’ measurement!

For crane rentals in Atlanta give us a call at 678-848-6386. Our operators can tell you exactly how much the crane will safely lift for you.

Here’s what we’ll need to know:

1) You have a fairly level solid place to set up your crane with outriggers extended.

2) Where the aerial obstructions are. Booms are fairly straight so there needs to be a clear operating area at least 40′ high extending from your set-up site to around 30′ above your load placement spot. The edge of a building is a typical obstruction. Carefully measure in three places: (1) Feet from the edge of the building to the center of the spot where the load is to be set in place; (2) Feet from the edge of the crane setup area to the wall of the building, and; (3) Feet from the ground level of the setup area to the top edge of the building that the boom must clear. These critical measurements take about five minutes at the job site and/or can often be done from the drawings.

3) How much the load you are lifting weighs! We work just as well with pounds or kilograms.

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Crane Rentals in Marietta Ga

SS Crane & Rigging has three 40 ton cranes dispatched from our Cartersville yard…meaning we can send a crane down I-75 with little traffic interference, hitting most Marietta locations in 30 minutes or less. Let us put a dent in your crane travel time expenses… Call 678-848-6386 for your next lift. One pick or all day, we’re here to save you money!

SS Crane & Rigging…the home of the Three Hour Minimum!!

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1999 Manitex 38100S Swing Cab Boom Truck FOR SALE

1999 Manitex 38100S Crane with 100′ live boom and 52′ telescoping jib mounted on 1999 Peterbilt 357. Pete is equipped with Caterpillar 3406 with mechanical pump running 425 horsepower. Fuller 10-speed, air-ride, full locking differentials, 75% rubber. Machine is in excellent condition, looks good, too. Crane has full operators cab with LMI, wiper, heater, adj seat, four stick controls. Tulsa 15,000 lb 2-speed winch with 400fpm line speed and 5/8 rotation resistant EIPS wire rope. Machine also features custom rear step bumper with outrigger control station, heavy aluminum grill guard, aluminum drive tandem fenders, rigging box, wood rack. Sold with ball and 15 ton hook block. $114,000

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