Potain launches its largest topless crane

Manitowoc officially launches the new Potain MCT 565 at Bauma China 2018. The crane is the manufacturer’s largest topless crane yet, and part of its Asia Range built in China. It features class-leading capacity and exceptional flexibility with easy transportation and fast assembly Manitowoc has officially launched the Potain MCT 565, currently its largest topless … Read more

Six tower crane choreographed to perfection in Belgium

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On behalf of construction company Interbuild N.V., Dutch crane rental company Stravers Torenkranen B.V. used six Terex flat top tower cranes at a work site in the Belgian town of Turnhout in order to erect multiple apartment buildings and a museum in the Turnova district. The Terex crane squad consisted of two CTT 332-16 units and four CTT 231-10 units, of which the tallest was set up with a free-standing height of 92 meters.

Tadano ties up with India’s Escorts to manufacture high capacity cranes

Image: Autos Components India Japan’s Tadano Ltd entered a joint venture with India’s leading engineering conglomerate, Escorts Ltd in August 2018 to manufacture high capacity mobiles cranes in India. The former holds 51% stake while the latter holds 49%. The joint venture will be having an initial investment of 60 crore (est. USD 8.5 million) … Read more

XCMG debut 2nd unit of XGC88000

On August 17, 2018, XCMG’s second 4000-ton crawler crane XGC88000 sales signing ceremony was held in Xugong Construction Machinery.Chen Weidong, general manager of Xugong Construction Machinery and Han Zhipeng, chairman of Hengli Yongtai, signed the agreement on behalf of both parties. Xugong Group Chairman and Party Secretary Wang Min, Vice President of Xugong Machinery, General Manager of … Read more

Four new Grove cranes ensure smooth sailing at Taiwanese port

David Lee, president of Champion Auto (fourth from left), and Leonard Siow, regional sales manager for Manitowoc (fourth from right), led representatives from both companies at the handover of the cranes Grove’s dealer in Taiwan, Champion Auto, has delivered four new mobile cranes to a port in the south of the country. There are two … Read more

Customers preview new Potain MCT 565 on Chinese factory tour

More than 40 customers from four countries visit the Manitowoc factory in Zhangjiagang, China. Visitors get a sneak preview of the new Potain MCT 565 topless crane. A group of more than 40 customers from across Asia Pacific toured Manitowoc’s Potain factory in Zhangjiagang, China, in June to see firsthand the production improvements at the … Read more

Potain cranes help Larsen & Toubro build India’s Statue of Unity

Three Potain MR 295 H20 luffing jib cranes and MC 205 B top-slewing crane were selected for the historic Statue of Unity project in Gujarat. The Potain MR 295 H20 is perfect for work in confined spaces and the MC 205 B is a reliable and proven performer. Four Potain tower cranes are helping to build … Read more

Raimondi Cranes appoints first official Italian agent overseeing various territories

Raimondi Cranes SpA, established in 1863, has announced the appointment of Italasme Srl to represent the company across four key areas in Italy: Liguria, Lombardy, Piedmont, and the Aosta Valley. Headed by Davide Lama, Italasme has already commenced commercial activity, and has inaugurated its agency appointment with its first Raimondi MRT159 tower crane erection in … Read more

Manitowoc delivers landmark Grove GMK4100L-1 with serial number 100 at special ceremony

Manitowoc has sold its 100th Grove GMK4100L-1 all terrain crane The hugely popular four-axle crane was only launched in Q3 2016 Italian customer Sollevamenti Mancini took delivery of crane at a ceremony at Manitowoc’s factory in Wilhelmshaven, Germany Manitowoc has delivered its 100th Grove GMK4100L-1 all-terrain crane, despite it only hitting the market in Q3 … Read more

COMANSA: a unique brand

After many years using the Linden Comansa brand name, the tower crane manufacturer has decided to focus its efforts on a single overall brand, to be used throughout the group, by returning to its original name: COMANSA. This change will be implemented gradually right across the product range and at the company’s facilities in Spain … Read more