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New Managing Director Appointed

New Managing Director Appointed

MR TAKEHIRO KUSUMOTO OFFICIALLY APPOINTED AS TADANO OCEANIA’S MANAGING DIRECTOR As of the 1st of April 2022, Mr Takehiro Kusumoto has officially been appointed as the Managing Director for Tadano Oceania. Mr Kusumoto has been the Acting Managing Director for Tadano Oceania since early 2021- March 2022, his leadership within that period has seen great […]


TADANO TARGETS LAUNCH OF THE WORLD’S FIRST ELECTRIC ROUGH TERRAIN CRANE FOR PRODUCTION As a critical next step in achieving the Tadano Group’s Long-Term Environmental Targets, Tadano Ltd. announces its plans to commercialize the world’s first electric rough terrain crane. Currently in development, the crane will be able to drive to the jobsite and complete […]

2021 Holiday Closure Dates

Dear Customers, Suppliers, Partners, and End Users, We would like to take this opportunity to wish you and your loved ones a very happy holiday season. Thank you for a great 2021, we look forward to what 2022 will bring. Please be informed, below are our operating hours for the Christmas and New Year’s period. […]

“One Tadano” Concept shines through in new brand alignment.

Transformation is part of Tadano’s long-term strategy to become No. 1 worldwide in the lifting equipment industry. As part of that transformation, in April of this year Tadano announced the decision to harmonize under a single brand. As a major step in realizing the concept of “One Tadano,” this harmonization is now being implemented worldwide […]

Australian debut: LCR takes delivery of Demag AC 1000-9 ...

The team at Tadano Oceania was looking forward to July 27, 2021, with great anticipation, as that was the day that we would celebrate that a Demag AC 1000-9 would tread Australian ground for the first time ever. “We’re tremendously proud of being able to hand over our biggest mobile crane, the Demag AC 1000-9, […]

The Gods smile on Tadano: Zeus Cranes invests in ...

Kurt McKenzie is no stranger to cranes but he is a relatively new crane owner. He explains why he started Zeus Cranes and why his first crane is a Tadano GT300EL truck crane. McKenzie’s career started in the Royal Australian Navy. “I started off in the Royal Australian Navy as a junior sailor. This is […]

New CEO for Tadano Ltd.

Tadano Ltd. announces that, effective April 1, 2021, current President, CEO, and Representative Director, Mr. Koichi Tadano, will be taking a new role as Chairman of the Board and Representative Director. Current Executive Vice President and Representative Director, Mr. Toshiaki Ujiie, will succeed Mr. Tadano as President, Chief Executive Officer, and Representative Director of Tadano […]

Making Perth shine: EOS Electrical buys new Tadano TM-ZE550 ...

When enjoying their bright Christmas lights this year, the City of Perth and its residents can thank EOS Electrical and its brand new Tadano TM-ZE550 truck loader crane for making it all possible. “We needed a powerful truck loader crane in order to be able to carry out the Christmas lights contract for the city. […]

Tadano All Terrain Passes XTREME Test

A new Tadano all terrain model was delivered to a Gladstone engineering business, and after two days of training, went to straight to work. The ATF-120-5.1 passed with flying colours. Gladstone based Xtreme Engineering recently took delivery of a Tadano ATF-120-5.1. The crane is the first of the model delivered in Australia and the first […]

Fulfilling Customer Demands at Short Notice

Providing cranes at short notice requires a level of resource not all manufacturers can afford. Tadano’s Queensland team explain how they manage the supply of cranes at short notice and how important the role of product support is in ensuring the customer receives the full benefit of a crane, and quickly. Jason Perry is the […]

Benchmark on seven axles: The new Demag® AC 450-7 ...

As compact as a six-axle crane but with significantly better performance Setting new standards on seven axles – certainly not a humble goal for the engineers at Tadano Demag when they started their work on the new AC 450-7 all terrain crane. And this work was richly rewarded, as their goal was fully met and […]

A Strong Team: Demag® PC 3800-1 Pedestal Crane and ...

On behalf of customer Enercon, crane service provider Sarens was scheduled to erect two wind turbines at the Bouwdokken wind farm close to the Dutch North Sea village of Vrouwenpolder. Project preparation and execution posed a challenge, as the location of both wind turbines was right next to the Neeltje Jans amusement park, which was […]

First Demag® AC 60-3 in Australia goes to Cranes ...

As far as Cranes Combined Managing Director Chris Kolodziej is concerned, there is no doubt that Demag make a good product: “For us, it was really straightforward to configure the crane in such a way that it would be able to handle most jobs by itself and without expensive escort vehicles. In addition, it features […]

The new Tadano GTC-1800EX telescopic boom crawler crane

Unrivalled in its class: Tadano presents the new telescopic boom crawler crane in the 180-tonne capacity class One could argue that the new Tadano GTC-1800EX telescopic boom crawler crane anticipated a development: developed and built in Zweibrücken, it made its concept debut at Bauma 2019. Now that Demag is part of the Tadano Group, the […]

Tadano Group to start strategic restructuring of German operations ...

Restructuring plan for German operations Tadano Demag and Tadano Faun fits into the Tadano Group’s larger strategic goal of becoming a global industry leader All measures are geared towards offering our customers even greater added value than before Tadano Ltd. announced today the start of a strategic restructuring program for its two German subsidiaries, Tadano […]

Xtreme Engineering buys the very first Tadano® ATF-120-5.1 in ...

The delivery of the ATF-120-5.1 was a milestone for both Tadano and Queensland-based customer, Xtreme Engineering. Being the first crane of this model to be delivered in Australia for Tadano, as well as the first brand new crane that Xtreme Engineering has ever put into operation, marks a special occasion for both companies. “The fact […]

Strength in numbers: MRL goes all in on Tadano® ...

Australian mining service provider orders eight cranes in six months. When rough terrain cranes are needed, Australian mining service provider Mineral Resources (MRL) knows that Tadano is the only way to go: “We already have a large number of Tadano® GR-700-EX rough terrain cranes in our fleet, and we’re tremendously happy with both their reliability […]

New Demag and Tadano cranes for Cranecorp’s growing fleet

The Tadano brand has long been an integral part of the fleet of Western Australian crane hire company, Cranecorp. In June 2020, they added another two 5-axle cranes to the company’s fleet: a Demag® AC 160-5 and a Tadano® ATF 220G-5. “We are a growing company and the two cranes are well suited to the […]

The new ATF-120-5.1 has arrived

Tadano Oceania is proud to announce the arrival of our first Tadano ATF-120-5.1 to Australian shores. Powerful. Versatile. Modular. The ATF-120-5.1 is the ideal addition to your fleet.  Owing to a new 60m main boom, the ATF‑120‑5.1 is consistently the most powerful crane of its class for radius’s between 16m and 56m. It’s also allowed […]

Our new Brisbane premises is opening soon

To better service our Brisbane customers, we’re excited to announce that we will be opening our new head office in Lytton, Queensland on Monday, 1st June, 2020.  Our service operation team will be available from the 1st of June at our new facility. Parts availability between 27th May and 31st May will be limited to emergencies only during […]

Buy one filter kit and get 10% off your ...

For the month of May we’re offering a discount on all genuine Tadano and Demag filter kits. Buy one filter kit and receive 10% off a second kit of equal or lesser value. Offer is valid from 1st May until 30th May 2020 to Australian customers. We’re able to deliver anywhere in Australia and have extra […]

Tadano Oceania delivers their first Aerial Work Platform in ...

Tadano Oceania is proud to announce the delivery of our first Aerial Work Platform to GOA Billboards. GOA Billboards are a family owned business operating for over 30 years and are the largest privately owned Billboard company in Australia. With a reputation for quality and reliability, Pete Tyquin (Production Director) wanted to make sure they made […]

Business update from Tadano Oceania

As we continue to deal with the COVID-19 situation, we’d like to update you on what Tadano is doing locally and globally to ensure your business operates as efficiently as possible during this difficult time. As a group, we have established robust systems to ensure both the safety of our staff and to provide customers […]

Fixed exchange rates on new stock

Our customers are our priority during this difficult time, which is why Tadano Oceania is offering fixed exchange rates on new cranes currently in stock. We were lucky enough to have taken advantage of healthy exchange rates before the economic downturn, and we’d like to pass this benefit onto customers and their businesses. We have […]

COVID-19 Tadano Business Update

As the widely publicised COVID-19 (the Coronavirus) continues to impact the global community, over the past 10 weeks, much has changed at a rapid rate. Tadano Oceania is taking steps to ensure business continuity for all our customers and employees around the world. Based on guidance from the World Health Organization and our head office […]

Tadano introduces next generation rough terrains

Tadano has released internationally, a new line of next generation rough terrains, designed to increase safety, comfort, performance and with the latest engine technology, reduce emissions – meeting the latest environmental standards. Tadano Oceania will launch three models into the Australian market over this year including the GR-1000EX-4, GR-900EX-4, and GR-700EX-4. These models mark a […]

Bullish about new Demag All-Terrain

Toro Cranes is a small crane hire company based in Kemps Creek, Western Sydney. Business owner Steve Cardillo, recently weighed up his all terrain crane options and chose a new Demag AC 45. Cardillo recently took delivery of a Demag AC 45 all terrain, and he explains the reasons behind the purchase. “Our business services […]

Reliability and loyalty behind All-Terrain purchase

Brothers Nick and Eric Bucciarelli have been around cranes for almost their entire lives. Their grandfather had owned a crane company as has their father, and in 2011, the pair decided to go into business as well. General Crane Services (GCS) now operates throughout the Perth metropolitan region and regional Western Australia, providing lifting, rigging […]

Demag helps Qwest for growth

QWEST Crane Hire recently invested in a new Tadano Demag AC 300-6 to increase its capabilities and place it within the heavy lift market within the Central Queensland region. QWEST Crane Hire is a privately-owned crane company that in just over two years has grown its fleet to include 25 cranes, ranging from 7t City […]

Job Story: P&D Rigging’s ATF 220G-5 & HTLJ

Recently we spoke with Michael Stockdale, Operations Manager for P&D Rigging, about a job they completed in Parkville, Victoria with their ATF 220G-5 and the HTLJ in full swing. Could you tell us a little about the job and the application the ATF220G-5 and HTLJ were used for? The job entailed relocating A/C units from […]

Allcrane NZ adds Demag products

Today, Tadano Oceania announced that Allcrane Sales and Service Ltd will continue distribution, spare parts and product support for Tadano products as well as take on the Demag All-Terrain products up to 300 tonne for New Zealand. December 16, will also see Allcrane on-board the parts distribution for Demag products, aligning them with the Tadano […]

New Signs for Demag Dinglerstrasse Warehouse

The name change from “Terex Demag” to “Tadano Demag” took visible form on September 7th. More specifically, the signage on the high-bay warehouse at Dinglerstraße was replaced and all instances of the “Terex” logo were changed to “Tadano”, and all with a Demag crane – as befits the company, of course. It was pretty much […]

Customer Focus: Load 28

Load 28 recently upgraded their GR-160N to a brand-new GR-200EX. We spoke with Marcus Rigney, Managing Director, to get the scoop on why they chose the 20t crane and what their plans are for the machine moving forward. Here’s what he had to say: Why Tadano? “We have been operating our 10t and 16t city […]

Tadano sets new benchmark for Aerial Work Platforms in ...

The arrival of the Tadano Aerial Work Platform range in Australia is set to bring new levels of comfort, efficiency and safety to local aerial operators. Leading lifting-technology company Tadano Oceania Pty Ltd (TOP) is set to revolutionise aerial work in Australia with the local roll-out of the highly advanced Tadano Aerial Work Platform (AWP) […]

ZE295 Loader Crane – Sneak Peak

Since the announcement on July 1, Tadano product specialists have been working hard to get our new range of Vehicle Loader Cranes up and running for Oceania customers, ensuring the machines meet Australian standards. Our factory trained engineer, Daisuke Minami, recently provided training for Hartrite Pty Ltd in Wagga Wagga and Albury, which covered mounting, […]

Fulton Hogan takes delivery of New Zealand’s first GTC-1200

On the 12th of August this year, Tadano delivered the first GTC-1200 into New Zealand to Fulton Hogan, a civil construction company servicing Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific since 1933. The 120t telescopic crawler will be placed on a Fulton Hogan/Taylors Joint Venture – Waimea Community Dam project. The NZD$105.9m project is aimed […]

Together We Rise…

On 23rd February 2019 it was announced that Tadano had agreed to pay Terex US $215m (¥23.6bn) for its Demag Mobile Cranes business, including production and engineering in Germany and sales subsidiaries worldwide. By 1st August the deal was signed, sealed and delivered – and could now be celebrated.  For Tadano, there was no better […]

New Kozai plant expands production

The opening ceremony of the new Kozai plant was held on 29th August 2019, with the Governor of Kagawa Prefecture and Mayor of Takamatsu City in attendance. It has been built on a 200,000 m2 plot of industrial land in the western Kozai district of the port of Takamatsu, purchased from the prefectural government in […]

Premium Products, Premium Support

World class products, World class support At Tadano, our main drive is to provide customers with the highest quality products that are backed with world class support. Our unwavering core values of safety, quality and efficiency stand behind every product we deliver. We understand that premium product support is essential to your operations, which is […]

Tadano acquisition of Demag Mobile Cranes ushers in new ...

Strategic investment advances Tadano’s long-term goal of becoming the global leader in the lifting equipment industry Tadano Ltd. completed its $215 million acquisition of the Demag Mobile Cranes business on August 1st. The transaction brings together two of the top names in the lifting equipment industry – each well known for safety, quality, innovation, and […]

New Facility for Tadano Oceania

Tadano announces development of new Brisbane facility for Oceania As part of Tadano’s recognition of growth in the Oceania region and their ongoing commitment to customers, the company has announced the development of a new premises, located in Brisbane, which will become Australia’s premiere mobile crane support facility. The state-of-the-art facility has been designed with […]

No sway and no delay

  Thanks to the right crane and right people, it took just 15 minutes to bring down a bridge over the Autoroute du Nord in France, as part of highway improvement works. Cantiniau Levage, based in Feignies, near the border with Belgium, operates a fleet of 13 mobile cranes for its lifting operations, and six […]

Tadano opens Bangkok office

Tadano has opened a representative office in Bangkok, Thailand, to support the trade of Tadano used equipment in the ASEAN region. The new Bangkok office opened in May 2019 with Mr. Hiroshi Oe as Office Manager. Maintaining the value of its used equipment in the resale market is a key Tadano strategy because anything that […]

Bauma 2019: Thousands witness the future of hoisting technology

The Bauma 2019 trade show attracted a record-breaking 620,000 visitors from all over the world. On the Tadano stand, visitors saw a range of innovative lifting solutions; some are already shaping developments in mobile crane and hoisting technologies; others are sure to do so in the near future. Inside the booth, there were demonstrations of […]

Invitation to the 33rd Tadano Internet Auction

Tadano Ltd. will hold the 33rd Tadano Internet Auction, please read on for more details. (1) Schedule (Japan Time) Auction Date : July. 23 (Tue.) - July. 24 (Wed.), 2019 * Auction URL: Auction Hours (Japan Time): Start ——— July. 23 10:00 a.m. Close ——– July. 24   5:00 p.m.* * The auction close may extend if a new bid is recieved. […]

Customer Focus: AB Crane Hire

Gold Coast company, AB Crane Hire, purchased Australia’s first ATF 60G-3, Tadano’s newest 3 axle All Terrain. We spoke with Alex , Managing Director, to find out more about the latest addition to their fleet. Here is what he had to say: Why the ATF 60G-3? – “The ATF 60G-3 had no comparison in what we were looking for. The operations are simple and safety […]

Aerial Work Platforms. The TADANO Way.

Tadano are proud to introduce their Aerial work platforms this month as we welcome 3 new products to Oceania.  The AT-157CG, AT-300CG and the AT-200S Super Deck. AWP’s play a significant role at work sites and can be essential for daily life on the job for ensuring safety and capability, especially for dry hire rental companies, […]

Tadano Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of its Founding

On August 29, 2019, Tadano will celebrate the 100th anniversary of its founding. We would like to express our gratitude toward all our stakeholders for their invaluable support. Masuo Tadano, the founder of Tadano left Takamatsu for Asahikawa, Hokkaido, to start a welding business. That day, August 29, 1919, is the day we refer to […]

CICA 2018

Australia’s only annual crane conference hosted by the Crane Industry Council of Australia (CICA) was held in Melbourne this year from the 17th to 19th of October, and did not disappoint. With the exhibition and crane display located together inside the walls of the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre (MCEC) the atmosphere and collection of crane industry owners, […]

Global Parts Center opens in Singapore

Global Parts Center opens in Singapore New strategy for faster customer support Tadano has opened a new parts center in Singapore to speed up the delivery of spare parts to distributors all around the world. The Tadano Singapore Parts Center is housed in a 4,750 m2 warehouse run by Nippon Express (Singapore) Pte Ltd, a […]

Tadano forms Indian JV with Escorts

Tadano has established a joint venture in India with local crane manufacturer Escorts Limited. The two companies plan to co-operate in the promotion and production of Tadano cranes in India. As part of its quest for global market leadership in the lifting equipment industry, Tadano established Tadano India Pvt Ltd in 2012 to sell Tadano […]

Tadano Debuts New Company Profile Video ‘Lifting Your Dreams’

At Tadano we place the highest priority on quality, service and work according to our corporate philosophy of Sozo (Creation), Hoshi (Contribution) and Kyoryoku (Cooperation). Above all, we are committed to helping you turn your dreams into a reality. For instance, ensuring all of our products are designed to work reliably even under the harshest […]