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About AGL & Son Crane Hire

Company Overview

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AGL & Son Crane Hire is a service orientated company established in 2000. We provide lifting, rigging, logistics and transportation services to the residential, commercial, industrial and domestic construction industries.

We offer a tailored service to meet each customer’s specific project and engineering requirements. This enables us to adapt and respond to the challenges of each individual job.

We operate a diverse fleet of highly maintained cranes with a lifting capacity ranging from 1 to 160 tonne, including certified ancillary lifting equipment through to annually inspected heavy lifting equipment.
Our expertise extends to ensuring each and every lift is conducted in a safe manner. This is achieved through OH&S policy and plan, annual equipment and lifting gear inspections, development and implementation of job specific Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS), ongoing collaboration with stakeholders, staff and safety awareness.

We abide by the DEEWR Code of Practice

Core Competencies and Achievements

Our director has over 20 years experience within the crane industry and our crane operators and rigging staff have a combined industry experience of over 150 years, with all employees qualified as advanced riggers who hold current White Cards and High Risk tickets.
We have previously worked on major construction jobs such as the Riverbank Precinct Pedestrian Bridge and Tram Line Extension in Adelaide to name a few. We also have worked with Downer Tenix through Electranet and we are currently working on the AIR 7000 project at Edinburgh.
We aim to continually improve our service and as such we now hold a Quality Management accreditation of ISO 9001:2008 and an SA Power Networks Approval QT2335.

Major projects

  • Visionstream mobile tower installation
  • SANTOS Tour Downunder – inflatable bicycle erection
  • Riverbank Precinct Pedestrian Bridge – glass panel placement
  • Adelaide Parliament House – panel placement, lift shaft & atrium
  • Plant Accelerator Facility – Waite Campus, SA
  • Kestrel Mine Extension – Emerald, QLD
  • Transmission Line – Forrest, WA
  • The Beach House – Glenelg, SA
  • Stratco Warehouse – Alice Springs, NT
  • Lyell McEwin Hospital – Elizabeth Vale, SA
  • Royal Adelaide Hospital – Adelaide, SA
  • New Royal Adelaide Hospital – Adelaide, SA
  • Beverley Uranium Mine – Lake Frome, SA
  • Tram Line Extension – Adelaide, SA
  • Panda Exhibit (panel placement) – Adelaide
  • TechPort (panel seating) – Osborne, SA
  • Lighting towers Coopers Stadium – Norwood
  • Adelaide Oval communications upgrade
  • Rail network extension and electrification – Noarlunga and Seaford Lines, SA
  • Flinders Medical Centre redevelopment – ED Canopy, Bedford Park, SA
  • Project Single LEAP – Phase 2, RAAF Base Edinburgh – Elizabeth, SA
  • South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) – Adelaide, SA
  • Gerard Industries office complex – Fullarton, SA
  • Clipsal 500 setup and shutdown – Adelaide, SA
  • Tonsley Park redevelopment – Clovelly Park, SA

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