About Us


Build Up Crane Hire is a Darwin crane and lifting equipment business owned and operated by Craig Murray.

We provide fully insured and certified crane and lifting equipment to residential, construction, mining and other industrial projects. We service the crane hire needs of clients in Darwin and all remote areas of the Northern Territory.

With more than 17 years' industry experience, we are dedicated to safety and customer satisfaction.

Build Up Crane Hire is a member of the Crane Industry Council of Australia (CICA) and also a Territory Proud member.
Crane carrying truck — Build Up Crane Hire in Casuarina, NT

Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Our crane hire service makes it possible for you to remove trees or install a swimming pool.

We operate with complete respect for safety regulations and all risk management policies to ensure that work is done responsibly and efficiently.

Installing commercial air-conditioning is safety assured, which is also the case when handling heavy steel components or large machinery for mining or construction projects.

Wet or Dry Hire

Our 40-tonne all-terrain crane is ready for tight access spots and sites with uneven ground.

It can be hired wet (our certified operator) or dry (your certified operator). Call us to discuss your needs.
Crane in field — Build Up Crane Hire in Casuarina, NT

Equipment for hire

Our fully certified crane and lifting equipment includes:
  • Tadano AF40G-2 All Terrain Crane - a compact machine for tight access use. Cranesafe certified.
  • 2-person manbox
  • Block cage
  • Extended spreader bar
  • Pallet bars containing lifters
  • Lifting chains up to 100 grade 16mm
  • 20 tonne Terex Franna crane
Crane removing trees — Build Up Crane Hire in Casuarina, NT