Construction Week: Yas Island receives Raimondi cranes

National Project & Construction (NPC) has installed two MRT294 topless tower cranes for the construction of Abu Dhabi-listed developer Aldar’s Water’s Edge homes within Yas Island. In a statement, crane manufacturing giant Raimondi Cranes Middle East said the machines are currently in operation, with a height-under-hook of 62.5m and jib lengths of 60m. The crane firm has delivered technical support for the contractor’s work on the project as well, covering features such as maximum freestanding heights and site erection planning. The $653.4m (AED2.4bn) Water’s Edge development on Yas Island comprises studios, and one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments across 13 apartment buildings, in addition to an 800m promenade.

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