Strait Up Cranes & Rigging specialises in crane hire and rigging services for a variety of industries including mining, solar farms, wind farms and construction.

We believe no job is too big, too small, or too complex.

With cranes, crane hire equipment and experienced operators to facilitate all your lifting requirements, Strait Up are your go to lifting and rigging partners, no matter what the project. Additionally, we offer a range of complementary services that help bring your projects to life, including rigging, steel erection and transport coordination.

We only appoint experienced personnel who hold the relevant certification for works and who have the right attitude to meet our clients’ expectations.

Dual lift of reject bin

Crane Services

We are experienced in all commercial and industrial crane services in addition to crane hire for all residential needs.

We currently service the following industries: mining, construction, wind farms and solar farms

Cranes for all types of construction (mining, civil, commercial, renewable energy, rail, industrial, rural, residential)

Steel and concrete panel erection

Relocation of demountable buildings

Specialist multi-crane lifts

Lift consultation

Roof truss installation

Pool and spa installation

Tree removal and relocation

Site services

Power pole erection

Our Crane Hire services extend across the Central West, and we regularly service the following towns and regions: Mudgee, Gulgong, Ulan, Bylong and Wollar, Coolah and Cassilis, Kandos and Rylstone, Crudine and Aarons Pass, Charbon and Dunedoo.

Services, Labour and Equipment Hire Available

Crane Hire for a variety of industries including mining, solar farms, wind farms and construction

Crane operators experienced in a variety of industries including mining, solar farms, wind farms and construction


Telehandler and forklift hire and operators

Truck drivers

Spreader bars

Lever blocks up to 6.5T

Beam trolleys

Pallet lifter

Miscellaneous rigging equipment

Coordination of transportation

Lifting equipment testing and inspections


Beam clamps

Chain blocks up to 10T


Tilt tray hire


Mining Services

We are well equipped to handle the demands across various coal mining operations, from plant mobilisation and demobilisation to construction and maintenance of coal handling infrastructure.

Our Crane Hire for mining services include:

Mining construction, maintenance and shutdown

Digger maintenance

Dual-lifts of dump truck bodies and other mining equipment

Assembly of new plant, equipment and machinery

CHPP, open cut and underground mining infrastructure maintenance

Mine infrastructure maintenance

Loading/unloading trucks

Some of the mine infrastructure construction that Strait Up has directly worked on includes:

Long wall moves

Scalping screen

Hub tunnel

Conveyor installation

Reverse Osmosis RO Plant

Stacker and washplant installation

Water management systems

All types of steel erection and pre-cast panel & tilt-up panel installation

Ventilation shaft

Escape tunnel and reclaim tunnel

Sizing station

Working With Larger Crane Suppliers

At Strait Up no job is too big. Strait Up has excellent working relationships with larger crane suppliers for any larger infrastructure or construction projects, and we can arrange for larger cranes to be mobilised in the Mudgee region for any project.

Borger Cranes 800T All Terrain Crane

Recently the team at Strait Up managed the major vent liner shaft replacement where an 800T All Terrain Crane was required (LTM1750-9.1).  Strait Up Cranes & Rigging engaged Borger Cranes ( to supply the 800T crane and operators for the project who worked under the Strait Up banner while onsite.  Strait Up managed all the cranes onsite for the project and supplied the ancillary cranes including operators, riggers and dogmen.

Tutt Bryant 275T Crawler Crane

Recently the team at Strait Up dry hired Tutt Bryant’s 275T Crawler Crane ( to undertake digger builds on a local mine site in the Mudgee Region.  Strait Up provided the crane operators and riggers for the project.

Get In Touch!

(02) 6372 9997 or 0409 745 336

Contact Strait Up Cranes Mudgee to speak with our friendly staff to discuss your project needs or for a quote.

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