IDP supplies over 35 Potain cranes for major new development in Egypt

A mix of Potain tower cranes is working across various elements of the New El Alamein City project taking shape in Egypt. The new purpose-built city will stretch over an area of 21,000 hectares and can accommodate a population of 3 million Over 35 Potain tower cranes are working on the construction of the New … Read more

Potain MCT 85 at work on a new temple in India

Mumbai-based construction company, Bhanu Construction is using a Potain MCT 85 crane to ensure on-time construction of a new temple in the town of Shirdi, India. The town is a spiritual center of India and most famous for being the home of Shirdi Sai Baba.  Darshan Bhanushali, director of Bhanu Construction, said: “The Potain MCT 85 … Read more

Potain MCT 385 L14 hailed “Tower Crane of the Year”

Potain MCT 385 L14 hailed “Tower Crane of the Year”

The Potain MCT 385 L14 top-slewing crane has won the “Tower Crane of the Year” award at bauma CTT RUSSIA 2019. The award was part of the “Innovations in construction equipment in Russia” contest, which aimed at identifying innovative construction equipment solutions in Russia.  The decision was made by an independent jury, and the award … Read more

Potain and Stirnimann celebrate the success of the new Hup C 40-30 at bauma 2019

The new Potain Hup C 40-30 is unique to Manitowoc’s Potain self-erecting tower crane line. This crane is from the groundbreaking Hup range and is enhanced with crawler tracks for ultimate mobility on job sites with challenging terrain (hence the “C” in the model’s name). At bauma 2019 in Munich, Germany, representatives from Potain and … Read more

Manitowoc and Shinwoo Development Co. celebrate their partnership at bauma 2019

Manitowoc held a customer recognition ceremony for Shinwoo Development Co. at bauma 2019 in Munich, Germany. Barry Pennypacker, president and CEO of Manitowoc Cranes, presented the South Korean company with a celebratory plaque for the occasion, and expressed gratitude to Shinwoo Development Co. president I.H. Kim for the company’s contribution to the success of Potain … Read more

Potain and KIL celebrate more than 40 years of partnership at bauma 2019

Potain and KIL (Korea International, Ltd.) has celebrated more than 40 years of partnership together during a special ceremony at bauma 2019 in Munich, Germany. KIL has prestigiously remained South Korea’s sole Potain tower crane distributor since 1975.  Barry Pennypacker, president and CEO of Manitowoc Cranes, presented KIL owner JT Kim with a unique plaque … Read more

Three generations of IDP leadership recognized for Potain excellence at bauma 2019

Three generations of IDP (International Development Programmes) leadership joined Potain to celebrate the company’s success at bauma 2019 in Munich, Germany. The Cairo, Egypt-based company has been a Potain dealer for 44 years, and is one of the longest-running Potain dealers in the world.  Christophe Chatonnet, Potain customer service manager for the Middle East and … Read more

Lambertsson Kran takes delivery of the first MDT 809

Sweden’s Lambertsson Kran has purchased the new Potain MDT 809 on display at Manitowoc’s booth for bauma 2019. The MDT 809 will be available for rental use within the fleets of both Lambertsson and Norwegian crane sales & rental company Kranor AS. The recently unveiled topless crane reflects a valuable partnership between Potain and Lambertsson. … Read more

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