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What We Offer

CHL core services include:
• Standard ICPA Crane Hire
• Contract lifts
• Lift and Shift Services
• Heavy Transport Services
• CSCS Certified Banksmen and Riggers
• CPCS Certified AP's for Lifting Operations
• Traffic Management Solutions

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Cranes
Cranes

Cranes we offer:

  • 50 to 70 Ton City Cranes
  • 55 Ton Rough Terrain Crane
  • 35 - 750 Ton All Terrain Cranes

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Training

Competency management conforms to the requirements stipulated by the client base and CHL standards. Specifically CHL adheres to the use of Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) and Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS).

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Recent Projects

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750 Ton Crane Lifting a 767-200ER
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New footbridge: Doodder Park
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BRIDGE BEAMS: SARSFIELD ROUNDABOUT, CO. CORK
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BOILER LIFT: AUGHINISH ALUMINA
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WIND TURBINE KILL HILL WF, CO. TIPPERARY
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Diageo, Victoria Quay, Dublin.
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Boat Launch at Kilkeel Harbour, Co. Antrim
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CHL

Staff List

CHL has a core of circa 50 employees who operate from our Cork and Dublin Depots. We deploy our assets
across both Ireland and the UK.
Our team is underpinned by a very pragmatic Board of Directors who together provide the professional and financial assurance required within the sector in which we operate.

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About Us

Crane Hire Limited was formed in 1967 and remains to this day a business with a strong family focus. providing both standard crane hire and contract crane lift services. At the core of our business is a dedicated team of highly skilled, experienced and qualified crane operators, riggers, fitters and technical support staff.

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Contact Us

Hire Desk Depot:
Kylemore Park North, Ballyfermot, Dublin 10, D10TN56

Accounts Department, Head Office:
Marina House, Clarence Street, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, A96 V803

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From Site Visit to Demobilisation

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  • Contract Hire: Arrange for an expert team to visit and review the site, if applicable
  • Assessment of job requirements / site specific requirements

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  • Customized crane plans can be created
  • Plan, isometric and side view if requested by the client.

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  • Contract Lift: Crane Hire Ltd. can suply complete rigging study for the item to be lifted, alongside a wide variety of certified lifting gear.

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  • Should you require, all jobs can be planned, prepped and superviced by a CPCS appointed person to ensure all work is carried out safely and without incident to the very highest standards possible.

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  • Mobilisation of all equipment for all cranes and anciliary lifting equipment to site, with cranes rigged in a professional, safe and competent manner

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  • Jobs executed to milimeter precision by our fully certified and experienced team of appointed persons, crane drivers, and banksmen.

Our Team

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Dermot O'Leary

Managing Director

Role: Managing Director
Length of Service: 49 years
Experience:Managing Director for the past 20 years. Dermot has also served as chairman and board member of many high profile companies including Aer Rianta and CIE.
Responsibilities: Overall management of the Company.
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Jarlath O'Leary

CEO Director

Role: Operations Director
Length of Service: 24 years
Experience: Jarlath has extensive managerial, contractual, and technical experience including CAD-3D through total immersion in the Crane Hire business.
Responsibilities: Operational issues including crane supply, operation, planning and maintenance. Human Resources, Statutory and Insurance issues relating to the mobile crane fleet and drivers.
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Margaret O'Leary

Director

Role: Chairwoman, Director, Accountant & Company Secretary
Qualifications: RGN, CIMA, AITI
Length of Service: 49 years
Experience: Margaret has 47 years experience managing the financial, taxation, legal compliance and administrative aspects of the business.
Responsibilities: Overall management of the Company, Administration and Finance.
Paul-Ramsbottom
Paul Ramsbottom

Lift Manager

Role: Lift Manager
Qualifications: NVQ Level 6 Appointed Person
Length of Service: 17 years
Experience: Paul has an in-depth and extensive Crane Hire Project Experience.
Responsibilities: Responsible for developing, assessing and planning the workload.
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Tomás O'Leary

Engineering Support

Role: Technical & Engineering Support / Health & Safety Manager
Qualifications: BAI Civil Structural & Environmental Engineering, AP
Length of Service: 3 years
Responsibilities: Responsible for technical drawing, job planning and preparation of Method Statements alongside Health, Safety & Environmental, System development & training.
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John Livingstone

Operations Manager

Role: Fleet Manager
Length of Service: 12 Years
Experience: John has considerable experience of fleet logistics
Responsibilities: Responsible for quality, fleet logistics and maintenance.
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Keith Sheridan

Health & Safety

Role: Health, Safety & Environmental Co-ordinator
Qualifications: CPCS Tester for Slingers, Crane Operators and Appointed Persons NVQ Level 3, FETAC Level 6 Manual Handling Trainer, British Lloyds Standard Lifting Gear inspector,Occupational First Aider
Length of Service: 11 years
Experience: Keith has substantial testing and inspection experience.
Responsibilities: Responsible for day to day HS&E administration, testing and inspection.
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Rob Casey

Lift Manager

Role: Lift Manager
Qualifications: AP, Rescue at Height
Length of Service: 4 years
Experience: Having previously served in a similar role Rob has extensive experience involving AP and AutoCAD work.
Responsibilities: Responsible for developing, assessing and planning the workload.

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