The ultimate pick and carry crane

Equipped with a Mercedes Benz OM906 six cylinder, 6.4 litre, turbo charged, intercooled 205 kW diesel engine.
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About the TIDD PC28-2

With a huge 28t lift capacity, the TIDD PC28-2 is the ultimate pick and carry crane for your operation. The TIDD PC28-2 has been designed and manufactured by TRT with a focus on safety and operator comfort.

  • Mercedes Benz OM906 six-cylinder,6.4 litre, turbocharged, inter-cooled 205 kW diesel engine.
  • Full power, 4-section telescopic boom
  • With a width of only 2.5 metres and a 44° articulation, it stands out as the most manoeuvrable PC on the market.
  • Small footprint to move and set up in tight spaces.
  • 75% stationery chart and 66% pick and carry chart.
  • Ability to road its own 2.3t counterweight
  • ROPs style cabin for maximum driver safety
  • Slew Safe® is a critical safety component that is included with all TIDD PC28-2 Cranes
  • Optional 1.1t Superlift Counterweight available

TIDD PC28-2 Features

Full Power Boom

With the new 6.12-18.64m full power boom, a 75% stationary chart for the heavy lifts and 66% pick and carry chart, the TIDD PC28-2 packs a massive punch.

The high tensile steel, full power boom telescope Sections 1 and 2 are fully synchronised and provide hook compensation. The telescopic section 3 is independently operated with its own hydraulic cylinder.

Huge Lift Capability

The TIDD PC28-2 delivers outstanding lifting capacities for improved efficiency and greater lift options, setting a new benchmark for the industry.

  • 28t on the fixed lug
  • 27.6t on the running rope
  • 25t pick and carry on the 2nd lug

Moving from the stationary chart to the pick and carry chart is as simple as turning off the hold brake. You can now lift more and move more safely without compromise!


Driveline features include:

  • Mercedes Benz OM906 six cylinder,6.4 litre, turbo charged, intercooled 205 kW diesel engine.
  • Allison World Series 3000 Auto Transmission matched to a
  • Meritor transfer case to optimise driveline angles.
  • Kessler high-speed planetary axles with diff lock on front axle

All regular servicing is undertaken from one side with safety rails standard.

The Ultimate in Comfort

The cab features have been specifically designed to enhance capability and operator comfort over long hours, helping to reduce operator fatigue.


  • Ergonomically designed forward mounted ROPs style cabin
  • Double-door configuration
  • Ducted air conditioning
  • 150kg rated air suspension seats.
  • 3-point integrated safety belts
  • Large dry storage area via the hinged cabin steps, ideal for storing soft slings.

Focus on Safety

Designed to maximise operation safety, the TIDD PC28-2 will minimise risk on the work site and the road.
Inside the Cabin
  • Safety benefits include Dynamic LMI with a deadlock switch inside the cabin which derates the crane for pitch and roll.
  • Slew Safe® is a critical safety component designed to help prevent rollovers and is included with all TIDD PC28-3G Cranes.
  • Emergency stop buttons are positioned within the cabin and on either side of the crane articulation area.
  • 3-point integrated safety belts
  • ROPs Style integrated safety frame
  • ABS Braking
  • Air suspension seats for reduced operator fatigue
  • Thanks to its forward-mounted cabin featuring an elevated seating position, updated mirror arrangements, extra cameras, and expansive top glass view, the TIDD PC28 3G offers an expanded field of vision, whether you’re operating the crane, driving, or both.
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Outside the Cabin
  • LMI bridging switch as standard, enables the TIDD PC28-3G to legitimately operate under EN13000 standards, which makes it the only pick and carry crane in its class with a 75% lift chart with a holding brake applied.
  • 1 Tonne capacity carry deck with restraint points
  • Remote emergency levers are located at the control valve bank to manually operate hydraulic functions in case of an electric failure.
  • A robotic-style cable is used throughout the crane with woven electrical harness protection in exposed areas to enhance durability and life extension. 
  • An optional, easily accessible spare tire at the crane’s rear ensures safety and efficiency during changes, manageable by a single person.
  • Optional Traction Air, TRT’s central tyre inflation system, manages tyre pressure to the standard 130PSI on all front and rear tyres, creating a stable lift platform and improving crane safety. 

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TRT makes upgrading your fleet to include TIDD PC28-2 simple and efficient for all operators and owners. TRT’s service and spare parts support, warehouse facilities, and network of experienced dealers throughout Australia and New Zealand are second to none.
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  • We offer recommended maintenance and service plans
  • We have a network of authorised repair facilities
  • We stock a full range of parts for service and repair
  • As the OE manufacturer, we guarantee our workmanship

All service requirements should be carried out at an authorised TIDD Crane Service Agent due to the technical aspects of the unit. TRT’s TIDD Dealers and Service Agents are selected based on their experience and knowledge of cranes and as importantly, on their commitment to providing a continued high standard of ongoing customer service and parts support locally.

Complete the first service after 100 operating hours and further services every 250 operating hours. There are also checks to do daily or weekly, generally done by the operator.


As an OE manufacturer, we stock all TIDD Crane parts to support our authorised repair network across NZ and Australia.

We only use quality components in the manufacture of the TIDD Crane. These parts and components are also industry standard construction and crane machinery components to ensure the whole of life serviceability of the Crane, offering peace of mind along with all of the operating benefits when you purchase a TIDD Crane.


The TIDD crane has a standard warranty offering:

  • 12-month warranty on components
  • 5-year structural warranty

We have an easy to use warranty process, especially as you are able to deal directly with the manufacturer.

Contact us if you would like a copy of the TIDD Crane warranty.

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