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Graden Crane western colorado crane service

Western Colorado

Graden Crane

Safe Solutions, Lifting Securely


Rise Above the Rest

Western Colorado Crane Service.
Graden Crane for when you need reliable and experienced crane service.
Founded by Clayton French, a seasoned crane and equipment operator with over 15 years of experience, Graden Crane is the go-to solution for all your lifting and equipment moving needs in western Colorado.

At Graden Crane, we understand the importance of safe and efficient lifting solutions. That’s why we don’t only offer traditional crane services; we also provide¬† equipment/machinery moving and a range of innovative lifting solutions designed to tackle even the most complex projects. Clayton’s outside-the-box thinking ensures that you’ll always have the right tool for the job, even when a crane might not be the best option.

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Family Owned

Western Colorado

Choose Graden Crane for:

  • Experience: With over 15 years in the industry, Clayton’s vast knowledge guarantees smooth, professional, and reliable service for every project.
  • Versatility: We don’t just offer crane services; our expertise extends to equipment/machinery moving and unique lifting solutions for those challenging situations.
  • Personalized Service: As a small family-owned business, we take pride in building strong relationships
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Our Services

At Graden Crane, we understand that the success of your project hinges on the safe and efficient execution of our services. That’s why we prioritize safety and compliance in everything we do, ensuring that we consistently meet and exceed industry standards.

As a CCO-certified crane operator, Clayton is dedicated to safety and professionalism. The Certified Crane Operator (CCO) certification, awarded by the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO), is a testament to Clayton’s commitment to maintaining the highest level of expertise and skill in crane operations.

By integrating safety and compliance into the core of our services, Graden Crane delivers not only exceptional lifting and heavy equipment solutions but also the peace of mind that comes with knowing your project is in capable, responsible hands. Trust Graden Crane for a safe, professional, and reliable experience every time.


CCO Certified
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Construction and Renovation:

  • Construction site assistance
  • Bridge construction or repair
  • Roof truss installation
  • Swimming pool installation (commercial and residential)
  • Modular or prefab construction
  • Building facade or window installation
  • Roof truss or beam installation
  • Hot tub or spa installation
  • Large landscaping features
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Industrial and Infrastructure:

  • HVAC installation or removal
  • Cell tower erection or maintenance
  • Billboard installation or replacement
  • Wind turbine installation or maintenance
  • Machinery or equipment relocation
  • Power line installation or maintenance
  • Oil rig or refinery maintenance
  • Storage tank installation or removal


  • Machinery
  • Equipment
  • Sheds
  • and more…
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Clayton’s passion for cranes and construction began in his teenage years, and he has dedicated his life to art of operating cranes. As a result, Graden Crane is a small family-owned business built on a solid foundation of expertise, commitment, and genuine enthusiasm for the industry.


Serving the Western Slope of Colorado

Grand Junction | Montrose | Delta | Ridgway | Ouray | Telluride | Paonia | Gunnison | Crested Butte | and surrounding area
Call us today for Crane Services and transport needs.  Serving the Western Slope of Colorado

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Office: (970) 261-5260
Cell: (970) 787-8660

Serving the western slope of Colorado and surrounding areas.
(Grand Junction, Montrose, Delta, Telluride, Ridgway, Gunnison, Aspen, Glenwood Springs, and more).