MACSALVORS Crane Hire is a family owned and managed company that has been operating cranes in Devon and Cornwall for over forty years. We currently operate a fleet of Truck Mounted and All Terrain cranes ranging in size from 7.5 Tonnes to 130 Tonnes capacity together with flat bed lorries equipped with “Hiabs”, Beaver Tails and Trailers. These are complimented by our Heavy Haulage Division which operates a comprehensive range of Flatbeds, Stepframe Trailers and Low Loaders up to 150 Tonne GVW. These are all available on a genuine 24 hours per day 7-day week basis.

In addition to the full range of cranes and transport, we are able to offer full Contract Lift Facilities together with the provision of Appointed Persons/Lift Supervisors, a skilled team of riggers and the supply of a vast range of specialist lifting equipment tailored to suit any particular lifting problem.

The management team have over 70 years of combined experience specifically in the Crane Hire, Transport and Machinery Moving and Installation Industries and we will be pleased to carry out full site surveys together with the supply of full and detailed method statements and site drawings/rigging studies if required.

Major construction and engineering projects

We are currently supplying cranes, labour and transport regularly for all the public utility companies – Electricity, Gas, Water and Telecommunications and to Ministry of Defence Bases in the Area. We have been the sole Crane Hire Supplier in recent years for the following major projects and clients:- Trafalgar House Construction for the West Cornwall Sewage Scheme; John Brown Engineering for the building of the new power facility at Indian Queens; Macalpine Joint Venture for the building of the Eden Project: Cranes and Transport to several major Road Building Schemes throughout the area. Sole supplier of crane hire to Imerys Minerals for their sites throughout Devon and Cornwall; and we regularly supply cranes to all the major Civil Engineering Firms and Dockyards.

Certified Contractors

All operators are fully CPCS certificated and all cranes carry a complete set of documentation covering Test Certificates, Statutory Reports etc. As a point of note, as part of our commitment to supplying the finest service possible, the statutory inspections of cranes as required by legislation are carried out by Independent Inspectors at more than twice the recommended frequency.
We have our own “In House” Service Division staffed by Factory Trained Engineers with fully equipped Service Vans to ensure all Cranes and vehicles are maintained to the highest possible standard.

Our Training Division is able to offer courses to full CITB Standards or provide “In House” Certification if required – please contact us for further details.

We are certified to ISO 9001 and are Achilles Registered.

The above covers briefly the services we are able to offer and we will of course be pleased to provide further details on request.