24/7 Crane Hire
Load 28 are a 24-hour service, 7 days a week company. Based in Adelaide, South Australia, we service all areas within the state. Call us anytime if you need something lifted!
Mini Crane Hire Specialists
Load 28 carries an extensive range of Maeda Mini Crawler Cranes. Featuring a machine width of 700mm wide, our mini cranes are an ideal solution for Residential and Commercial construction projects, where traditional cranes are too big.
Glass Vacuum Lifting Equipment 320kg-1000kg
Load 28 carries an extensive range of vacuum lifting equipment, for the installation of glass. Our team are specialised in glass lifting and replacement; and with over 8 vacuum lifters in our fleet ranging up to 1 ton in capacity, we have equipment for any job.
Commercial Glass Install
Load 28’s affiliate company Australian Glass Install Pty Ltd, is a specialised Glass Installation company that primarily works on Tier 1 projects in SA and Victoria. Comprising of 40 installers, Load 28 and AGI are well equipped to handle large scale projects.
Project Work – DeltaCore
Using our experience in managing large scale projects, Load 28 successfully completes a number of projects including Precast Installation and Structural Steel Installation. Most recently Load 28 is known to be a leader in Delta Core Installation.
Tower Crane Hire
Load 28 carries a fleet of Tower Cranes suited to residential & commercial construction. We employ experienced Tower Crane Operators and Riggers, supporting our projects with an array of lifting equipment specialised in handling materials for multi-storey construction.
No project too big or too small
As a company that has grown in the general crane hire space over the past 9 years, we are accustomed to servicing both big and small projects.
Regularly on a day to day basis we service residential projects that include lifting roof trusses and house building materials into job sites. Load 28 lifts on average 2 pools per weeks into residential backyards!
Our team is well experienced and diverse to asses a range of options when reviewing your project.
Our experience and equipment also makes us well suited to work on Large Scale commercial Tier 1 projects. Load 28 fulfill project based works on projects located in North Terrace, CBD like the Australian Health and Medical Centre Building, Health Innovation Building and SkyCity Casino Expansion Project.
Serious about safety
Safety is our first priority at Load 28. We have a number of safety systems and process, some of these are:
All our cranes are maintained and serviced in accordance with the Australian Standards and CICA Crane Safe Assessment.
SWMS (Safe Work Method Statements) are prepared on all tasks.
Detailed Safety Management Plan continuously reviewed as we work towards third party OH&S Accreditation.
To close the loop, we have designed a set of quality ITP (inspection test plans) electronic forms to ensure we delivery quality.
We adopt the CICA CrewSafe Program for a comprehensive verification of competency on our equipment.
Comprehensive lift planning using computer modelling on all lifts to ensure safety and efficiency.
Innovative, Highly Qualified Team
We pride ourselves on having a well trained, highly cohesive crew of riggers & operators. We work hard, and we enjoy the satisfaction of a job well done. Learn more about our team of experts by clicking the button.
Leading Equipment With A Vast Fleet
Load 28 supports an extensive range of crane equipment to handle any project. With mobile crane equipment ranging from 1 ton to 200t, mini cranes. Tower cranes, trucks and specialised lifting gear we are setup to handle any project.
So Much More Than Just Crane Hire
We specialise in lifting glass, and carry a wide range of vacuum lifting equipment built for purpose. If we don’t have the equipment to lift, we design our way around it. We are very innovative and continue to grow and learn at every opportunity. Click to more about our sister company Australian Glass Install.
In the game since 2010, yet we still treat each job as a new opportunity to learn!
See why we are recognised in the industry as innovative leaders of technology & equipment.
“The Load 28 team performed above and beyond with site instructions and has impressed all here at Buildtec including all labour hire personal who have worked alongside them, with their courteous, proactive and respectful manner to get the job done every time.
Thanks to Load 28 for the excellent service and professionalism you provide.”
“Load 28 have worked on two of our recent major projects as the subcontract installer for the façade of the Adelaide Oval redevelopment and Flinders University at Tonsley.
Load 28 place a lot of importance on planning their work and are diligent in carrying out that plan with respect to working safely. Their safety system is very professional and they make every effort to comply with all our corporate EHS requirements.”
“We used Load 28 for our Cranage on a 7 storey apartment building, using a MCH125 Tower Crane & Mobile Cranes.
The operating crew were excellent and worked in with us as a team which made my life easier.
I would recommend Load 28 and this type of Tower Crane for sites where room is tight & access also restricted.”
See what’s happening with Load 28, AGI & VHC!
LOAD 28 STATE FINALISTS Telstra Best of Business AwardsLoad 28 is a State Finalist in the 2024 Telstra Best of Business Awards for Outstanding Growth in South...
R U OK? A simple question often difficult to answer It was 'R U OK' day last Thursday - It's a simple question, with often a more difficult answer, made up of...
All Guns Blazing! What a massive start to 2023 for the team at Load 28. It's hard to believe we are only two months in to the year! 5786 curtain wall panels...
Load 28 and AGI celebrated our end of year Christmas break up over the weekend. It was a great opportunity to get the crew together and reflect on the past...
Staying Focussed Amidst the Chaos Last week, I attended my son's Year 12 graduation, an important milestone that I didn't want to miss. In addition to this, I...
Giving Back I live by the motto to "give much more than you expect to receive". In fact, this is the fifth step in my 'Do You Need a Lift' Mental Health...
Load 28 Crane Hire celebrated over the weekend after taking over the reigns of Nick's Crane Services, acquiring the business from Nick Eleftheriadis who is...
Sometimes I don't stop to think about the strength and intelligence of our business. We just get on with work...making things happen. But everyday, my team...
In September last year, I expanded our business into the South Coast, acquiring Victor Harbor Cranes. The purchase increased our company's fleet to 23...
A few of our recent awards..
2019 – CICA Excellency Award – Marcus Rigney – Load 28
2018 – CICA LIFT OF THE YEAR AWARDS / CAT B – WINNER
2017 – CICA LIFT OF THE YEAR AWARDS / CAT B – WINNER
2016 – CICA RIGGER OF THE YEAR AWARD / Aaron Shephard – Load 28
2016 – CICA LIFT OF THE YEAR AWARDS / INNOVATION AWARD WINNER
2015 – CICA LIFT OF THE YEAR AWARDS / CAT B – Runner up
2014 – CICA LIFT OF THE YEAR AWARDS / CAT B – Runner up
Load 28 are partnering with Starlight Children’s Foundation to help raise money for sick kids.
‘Barney the Starlight Crane’ has joined the Load 28 fleet and over the next six months will work hard on building sites across Adelaide to help grant five Starlight Wishes for kids experiencing hospitalisation and serious illness. A portion of the machine’s hourly rate will be donated to Starlight to give sick kids something to look forward to and to create new memories for them to treasure forever.
Load 28 are also encouraging its valued clients and the general public to donate to this worthy cause.