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Bigge Crane and Rigging of San Leandro, Calif., recently made its heavy lifting and transportation equipment for the wind energy industry available to contractors nationwide.

According to the company, nine Liebherr LR 1200sx crawler cranes, which can lift up to 485,000 pounds; 12 Liebherr LR 1300 crawler cranes, which can lift up to 660,000 pounds and include a short 23-foot jib for placing turbines on wind towers; and six Manitowoc 2250 crawler cranes, which can lift up to 600,000 pounds, are now available. The company has already deployed its LR1300 crawler crane to support the Roscoe Wind Farm in Texas, Bigge adds.


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