Grant GjessingThe company has been in operation since 2008.

Strait Up Cranes & Rigging injects innovation and professionalism into the crane hire industry and has become a preferred supplier of cranage services across the central west. We work closely with our clients to ensure every project is completed safely, on time and on budget.

We service clients across all industry and private sectors:

  • Mining
  • Construction
  • Wind/Solar Power
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Rail
  • Rural/Residential

Our reputation is built on professionalism, an exemplary safety record of zero lost time injuries and our ability to only hire qualified and experienced personnel. All of our team members are equipped with the technical expertise and focus on safety and quality our clients rely on every time.


Our team, headed by Managing Director Grant Gjessing, consists of qualified and experienced professionals who are understanding of what it takes to meet the needs of each of our clients.
The team includes personnel with the following qualifications:

  • Crane operators (CO)
  • Heavy vehicle operators (HR & HC)
  • Riggers (All levels, RB, RI, RA)
  • Dogmen (DG)
  • Forklift operators (LF)
  • Telehandlers (R11HAN309A)
  • Elevated work platform operators (WP)
  • Safe Work at Heights
  • Workcover White Card
  • Applied Risk Management Processes
  • Supervisors (S1, S2, S3 & G2)


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