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Video: World's largest luffing jib tower crane at work in Dubai

Check out stills of the Favelle Favco M2480D luffing jib tower crane that is being used on the ICD Brookfield Place project in Downtown Dubai

The world's largest luffing jib tower crane is currently being used at a construction site in the UAE. 

The Favelle Favco M2480D luffing jib tower crane is being used on the ICD Brookfield Place project for its lifting capabilities, Scott Cunningham, operations manager for Multiplex Technologies Plant and Equipment, told Construction Week.

SITE VISIT: ICD Brookfield Place, Downtown Dubai

At 330 tonnes (t) maximum lifting capacity, the Favco luffing jib tower crane is the world’s heaviest in terms of capacity. 

Multiplex and Ssangyong (MSS) are working in a joint venture (JV) as the project’s main contractors.

"For this project, the crane has been configured to 110t capacity on a single line, with a 55m boom radius and 76m free-stand height," Cunningham added.

The following video outlines additional details about the Favco M2480D at ICD Brookfield Place's site. 

 

 

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