Truck Cranes

Remote controlled truck craneThe company operates a modern fleet including the largest rear mount truck crane in Nelson, making it easier and safer for difficult jobs including placement of septic tanks, 20′ shipping containers and heavy items.

  • Cranes are remote control operated making the job easier, faster and safer
  • Front and rear mounted cranes available
  • Crane/Tipper unit available
  • Lift capacity up to 12 tonnes
  • Long reach cranes up to 32m high
  • Crane truck with winch rope for ease and safety
Ideal for:
  • Palletised product delivery
  • Concrete tanks / panels / pipes / blocks to building sites
  • 10′ / 20′ Containers and portable buildings
  • Building frames and trusses
  • Machinery
  • Steelwork erection

truck crane

Crane attachments:
  • Pallet forks
  • Personnel basket
  • Spreader bars
  • Skips
  • Concrete pipe lifting frames
  • Log/rock grapple
  • Post hole augers
  • Clamshell buckets
  • Concrete hopper

Container Transportation

Byrne Carriers Limited operates one of the largest carrying capacity container
swing lifts available in Nelson with over 26.5 metric tonne payload.
Container handling
BCL handle standard 20′ and 40′ standard or hi-cube containers. Crane trucks are ideal for relocating 10′ or 20′ containers for tight access.

  • Container swing lift – lift and carry 26.5 tonne 20′ or 40′ containers
  • Household goods container delivered to site
  • Units capable of handling heavy weight containers – up to 30 tonnes
  • 40′ dock loading capabilities
  • 1x 40′ standard or hi-cube / 2 x 20′ standard or hi-cube compatible units
  • Building site containers
  • Truck to truck transfer of containers


Byrne Carriers Ltd operates a line haul service from Nelson to Christchurch.

  • Containers 20’/40′
  • Timber products
  • Tanks/panels/pipes
  • Portable buildings
  • Palletised goods

Tipper Trucks

Byrne Carriers Ltd has available

6 wheeler tipper trucks and a crane/tipper unit – with clamshell buckets, ideal for backfilling behind inaccessible walls.   Post hole augers available.

Tipper Truck


Movin' with BCL

Movin’ with BCL

When you are shifting house locally- BCL provides a good condition 20′ container delivered right to your back door (depending on accessibility).

  • We deliver container to existing house at least one week prior to vacating
  • You load
  • We collect and deliver to your new abode when ready
  • You unload
  • We collect and return container to depot when emptied and available

we can refer clients to our recommended contacts in the national or international relocation businesses

Oversize Loads

  • All units are equipped for oversize loads
  • Permits for oversize loads can be arranged
  • Fully equipped pilot vehicles
  • Class 1 and 2 pilots available

BCL oversize 2013