Lifting the Load

Mobile Crane Hire

Catering to all mobile crane hire requirements from 4.5t mini-crawler to 650t crawler

Lifting the Load

Mobile Crane Hire

Catering to all mobile crane hire requirements from 4.5t mini-crawler to 650t crawler

A leader in key industries such as rail, roads, and wind.

With one of the most significant fleets in the industry, we service the building and construction industry.

Our ability to get the job done on time, on budget, and with the best safety standards makes us a sought after provider on all large-scale infrastructure projects.

The right choice

26 years of mobile crane hire experience working with a wide range of industries.

Reassurance that your lift will be performed safely, effectively, and delivered on budget.
Metcalf Crane Services provide the knowledge and expertise to plan and deliver a successful lift no matter how complex, so you and your team can focus on what you do best. 


The first choice for many clients seeking lifting solutions in the rail network, building bridges, maintaining wind farms, and more.

Providing service to Victoria and other states in Australia including regional areas.
We are committed to safety and understand the challenges faced working in this environment.

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The value of being able to foresee problems and plan tasks effectively allows us to execute jobs such as rail equipment loading, unloading and relocating in a safe and timely manner - even in the most arduous conditions.

Experienced in:
  • Bridges and Tunnels
  • Rail Line Extensions
  • Level Crossing Removals
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You can rely on our ability to plan and execute large complex lifts in difficult conditions. Precast super t beams, steel trough girders, prefabricated pedestrian bridges and modular section bridges are all in a days work at Metcalf Crane Services.

Experienced in:
  • Road Upgrades and Widening
  • Major infrastructure projects
  • Pedestrian Bridges
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Gearbox replacements and main shaft repairs are just some of the maintenance tasks completed. Construction capability is just a phone call away with cranes up to 650 tonnes capable of lifting up to 100 tonnes 130 metres in the air.

Experienced in:
  • Wind Farm Construction
  • Wind Farm Maintenance
  • Gear Box Replacements
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From tunnelling, to treatment plants to pipelines, the opportunities in water infrastructure are significant at Metcalf Crane Services. A reliable workforce and modern equipment make us an easy choice for the contractors tasked with building and maintaining water resources.

Experienced in:
  • Water Treatment Plants
  • Dam Building
  • Tunnels
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Long boom configurations, readiness to mobilise to regional areas, and flexibility around telco outages are some of the reasons telecommunications providers work with us. In-house transportation ensures you get first-class service in the telco space.

Experienced in:
  • Erection of monopoles, mast and towers
  • Headframe upgrades and replacements
  • ODU, Shelter and BOM lifts to rooftops



"The team was outstanding in collaborating to come up with a suitable method to install the bridge. Site constraints and the rail corridor environment was the key challenge. [...] The Metcalf team knew their cranes capabilities back to front which was essential in mitigating major risks and to set the project up for success.
David Chuong, Western Program Alliance
"The Metcalf crew were an absolute pleasure to work with. We had no issues at all and their cranes lifting gear and equipment were all in 100% condition. We had numerous dual and triple lifts all without an issue ,very well set up and co ordinated. Their safety and communication was at the highest standard at all times."
Jeff Trewin, Western Program Alliance
“...Metcalf Cranes are our go-to contractor due to their alignment with Downer’s Zero Harm mindset, willingness to visit site to create bespoke lift plans and provision of competent operators and riggers. Whether taking an urgent call to undertake a complex lift or remaining on-site for planned shutdown activities, Metcalf has been a fantastic support to our business...”
Ben Versteegen, Downer Group



Time Savings

Careful planning. Precise execution.


Transparent, upfront pricing. 


Ingenuity. Getting the job done.


Experienced, top tier HSE team.

3D Lift Planning

Careful planning. Precise execution.

Heavy Haulage

Self-managed haulage services.

ISO Accredited

ISO45001, ISO14001, ISO9001.

Fully Insured

Vehicle, Plant, Public & Product Liability.

About Metcalf Crane Services

A market leader in lifting solutions, providing a reliable, low-risk, strong compliance option for all major infrastructure projects in industries such as rail, roads, wind, and tunnels. 

We provide a solutions-first approach and we are committed to providing fast response times, adaptability, and flexibility in all communications.

Need Experienced & Reliable Crane Services?

Lift the load from your team and get the job done.