Strength in numbers: MRL goes all in on Tadano® GR-800-EX rough terrain cranes

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 and performance. That’s why Tadano was the obvious place to look when it came to this new fleet expansion,” reports Executive General Manager Bob Gavranich, who believes that providing his team cutting-edge machinery is a crucial factor in MRL’s business success.

“Our ability to retain our operators by providing them with the latest equipment is a contributing factor in the success of our business. Having reliable, safe and ergonomically friendly equipment that can be easily maintained goes a long way towards maintaining a sustainable and profitable business,” he says.

Gavranich points out how Tadano’s extraordinary after-sales service also played a part in his decision to purchase the cranes. “The product support has been first class and the team at Tadano are great to deal with, so I can assure you that the eight new GR-800-EX units will be far from the last Tadano cranes to become part of our fleet,” he said.

The new cranes were handed over by Tadano Oceania National Mining Manager Justin Bowker. MRL will use them at various work sites in Western Australia, including Kemerton, Mount Whaleback, and Parker Range.

About Mineral Resources (MRL)

MRL is a leading mining service provider that is headquartered in Perth, Western Australia. They provide mining services to clients throughout Western Australia and the Northern Territory, operating mine sites in the Pilbara and Goldfields regions and shipping product through Utah Point and Esperance. MRL is a widely diversified company and assists customers with the extraction of an extremely broad range of raw materials. In addition, Mineral Resources operates its own iron ore, lithium, and graphite mines in the Pilbara and Goldfields regions.
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About Tadano Oceania

Tadano Oceania is 100-percent owned by global mobile crane manufacturer Tadano Group. Since beginning operations in the region in 2010, Tadano Oceania has had the goal of enhancing Tadano’s ability to fulfil customers’ expectations for sales and equipment and support of new and used mobile cranes. Its offering includes service, technical product support and spare parts supplies

Tadano Oceania’s strategic network provides coverage all around Australia and the Oceania region, with a regional headquarters and service workshop in Brisbane, a sales branch and service workshop in Sydney, a sales branch and allied service workshop in Perth, and allied service agents in Western NSW, Darwin, Adelaide, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.