FAQ’s – Franna and City Crane Hire

Mighty Cranes is a leading authority in crane hire Brisbane wide. As an authority in the crane operating industry, we have answered our most frequently asked questions below. If you are looking for crane hire in Brisbane, or if you have a question that hasn’t been answered, call 0477 000 976 to speak with one of our experienced crane operators.

What Type of Crane Should I Hire?

The crane you will need depends on the type of job. With Mighty Cranes you don’t have to worry over choosing the right cranes. We provide a free quote service and can offer expert advice on which crane will best suit your needs. We can even arrange to meet you on site and provide a comprehensive lift plan free of charge. To take advantage of our free quote service, call 0477 000 976 today!

Crane Hire Rates Cost

How Much Does Crane Hire Cost?

Mighty Cranes’ general mobile crane hire rates are as follows:

Franna Cranes Rate Travel Time
20 Ton Franna $145/hr ½ hr x ½ hr
25 Ton Franna $170/hr ½ hr x ½ hr
All Terrain Cranes Rate Travel Time
22 Ton City Crane $170/hr ½ hr x ½ hr
35 Ton All Terrain Crane $200/hr ½ hr x ½ hr
80 Ton All Terrain Crane* $320/hr ½ hr x ½ hr

*The 80 Ton All Terrain Crane has a $350 surcharge if a counterweight is needed.

Larger cranes are available on request.


  • Franna crane hire costs are based on the 2-hour minimum hire time. The 80 ton all terrain crane has a 4-hour minimum hire time. All prices are plus GST.
  • Dogmen are required by law and are charged out at $70/hr.

DISCLAIMER: All prices on this website are subject to change without notice.

Can I Hire a Crane Without an Operator?

No, Mighty Cranes employ highly-trained crane operators for your convenience. A dogman is also required by law and is charged out at $70/hr.

All Terrain Crane Hire

Do You Offer Rigging Services?

Mighty Cranes offer all lifting and shifting services both domestic and commercial. This includes rigging. Our team consists of crane operators who are trained, expert riggers. We also supply all rigging equipment necessary as determined at the time of quote.

Do You Have Tight Access Cranes?

Mighty Cranes have a specialised fleet of cranes for hire suitable to any domestic or commercial lift. A large part of our fleet are franna cranes. These cranes are specifically designed to perform tight access lifts. Franna cranes are ideal for use in jobs with limited access and space.

Do You Take Domestic Jobs?

Yes, no job is too big or small. Our team are very experienced in domestic lifts. We also provide full rigging services. And with our free quote and site inspection service, we can take care of everything you need for your next lift.

Can You Lift Oversized Furniture Into My Apartment?

Yes. We are often hired to help shift furniture into apartments. We provide fast, professional service and our crane operators are fully insured. Click here to read a testimonial about a similar lift we performed for nest bespoke homes.

Can You Lift a Spa Onto my Balcony/Deck?

Yes. As part of our domestic crane hire services we offer spa removal and lifting. We can lift large spas and pools onto balconies and into backyards/decks. Our crane operators have years of experience and provide you with a free comprehensive lift plan.

Are The Crane Operators Fully Insured?

Yes. All of our cranes are fully insured. Our crane operators are also fully insured and hold all necessary licences required. This ensures your next lift will be handled professionally with safety as our number one priority.

Crane Hire Rates

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