New Potain cranes get to work for Filipino contractor Whiteport

General contractor Whiteport has purchased two new Potain MCT 205 tower cranes, both of which will be used on a range of projects around Manila, Philippines. Arthur Loscano, assistant vice president for equipment at Whiteport, said his company’s previous good experiences with Potain prompted these latest investments “Prior to these latest deliveries, we had nine … Read more

First Potain Hup cranes in Australia go to Active Crane Hire

Two Hup 32-27 self-erecting cranes have been delivered to a Potain business partner and major Australian crane supplier. The cranes’ flexible configuration options are especially suited to residential construction work in New South Wales. The cranes’ flexible configuration options are especially suited to residential construction work in New South Wales. The first two Potain Hup … Read more

New Grove for Cranes Combined meets Tasmania’s strict road rules

Cranes Combined bought a GMK5150L all-terrain crane as a bigger and newer replacement for its GMK4100L. As the lightest five-axle crane in the 130 t – 150 t class, the GMK5150L adheres better to Australia’s strict road regulations. Toward the end of last year Australian crane rental company Cranes Combined received its latest Grove crane, … Read more

Manitowoc delivers five new Grove GMK4090 to Mammoet

18 July 2018 – Dutch heavy-duty logistics company Mammoet has purchased five new Grove GMK4090 all-terrain cranes from the Manitowoc factory in Wilhelmshaven, Germany. The GMK4090 was launched in Q3 2017 and Mammoet has purchased some of the first cranes to come off the production line. “We purchased the four-axle, all-terrain cranes due to their … Read more

Comansa cranes build a luxury residential complex in Nigeria

Contractor ITB Nigeria is using 6 COMANSA cranes for the construction of the “Azuri Peninsula” apartments, developed by Eko Development Company in a brand new city on reclaimed land in Lagos The keys of the 244 luxury apartments of the “Azuri Penisnula” complex will be amongst the first couple to be handed over of the … Read more

Comansa launched 2 new luffing-jib cranes at Bauma China

Comansa added two more models to its already wide range of luffing-jib cranes and launched them officially at Bauma China 2018 trade show, held in Shanghai from Nov. 27 to 30. With the brand new CML280 and CML310, Comansa aims to cover the growing demand of 18 and 24-tonne luffing jib cranes, particularly in Asia … Read more

Comansa upgrades models 21LC660 and 21LC750

These large Flat-Top tower cranes increase their maximum load capacity up to 50 tonnes (110,230 lb), among other improvements. The design of new solutions for the 21LC1050 Flat-Top tower crane launched in September 2018, allowed COMANSA’s R&D team to apply some of these developments to two of the manufacturer’s most successful cranes. Thus, models 21LC660 … Read more

COMANSA and BKL to repeat in Bauma 2019

Following the successful experiences of 2013 and 2016, tower crane manufacturer COMANSA and its German dealer BKL Baukran Logistik will join forces again for the upcoming Bauma show, to be held in Munich in April. BKL and COMANSA will be found at FS.1103/1 at the outdoor area of Messe Muenchen, with a space of almost … Read more

Raimondi showcases newly launched winch design technology via delivery of three MRT189s to Irish Cranes

25 February 2019 (Legnano, Milan, Italy) – Official Raimondi agent Irish Crane & Lifting (Irish Cranes) received three MRT189 topless tower cranes fulfilling its latest order for a combination transaction of client purchase and new fleet additions. The first MRT189 was sold to KPH Construction Ltd (KPH) and was erected on the Cherrywood job site … Read more

Grove GMK4100L installs major new footbridge in Manila

Steel Centre Philippines, a specialist in the design, fabrication and erection of steel structures, used a Grove GMK4100L all-terrain crane to install a 28 m footbridge in the Philippines.  Working for Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, a government agency, the company positioned the 20 t bridge in just 30 minutes. The new footbridge sits in Ortigas … Read more