Canadian Mining Journal


BOOM LIFT: New MacLean LR3 handles heavy loads, high reaches

COLLINGWOOD, Ont. – The MacLean Engineering LR3 boom lift’s innovative solution for elevated work platform needs in mines with high backs is the result of engineered design that integrates heavy load/high reach capabilities and is versatile enough to perform a wide range of mine support functions while providing coverage from ground level up to a height of 8 metres).

The LR3 utility boom lift from MacLean Engineering.

The unit has a lifting capacity of up to four tonnes, a 6-metre deck, and ±15° boom swing and ±30° deck swing ranges, along with multiple, quick change deck configurations to suit the application.

“In our almost half century of introducing mobile equipment solutions to the hard rock mining industry, we have always proceeded with a singular focus – solve a specific problem with a safety and productivity improving design that is as practical as it is innovative,” notes company founder and chairman, Don MacLean. “The LR3 solution to the original problem of safely installing 4.5-tonne twin fans in the larger heading mines of Australia has now evolved to being the newest member of the MacLean utility vehicle product line, one that can respond to a wide range of mine services needs that are relevant to mining operations across the hard rock mining globe.”

Visit to learn more about the LR3 lift and the line of MacLean all-electric production vehicles.

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