Road Machinery & Supplies Co. celebrates 50 years as Grove dealer at CONEXPO 2020

Rms At Conexpo2020

To mark five successful decades as a Grove dealer in Northern Minnesota, Road Machinery & Supplies Co. (RMS) joined Manitowoc staff at the manufacturer’s booth at CONEXPO 2020. RMS’s Jon Anderson (centre), along with Manitowoc’s Mike Heacock and Keith Crider, stand in front of a Grove GRT9165, one of the 10 cranes the manufacturer exhibited … Read more

Ghana Ports and Harbors Authority receive Grove training in Italy

Ghana Ports And Harbors Authority Receive Grove Training In Italy 1

The week-long training at Manitowoc’s factory in Niella Tanaro, Italy, covered basic repairs, troubleshooting and proactive maintenance. The training centred on the Grove RT530E-2, which is one of the bestselling rough-terrain cranes in Africa thanks to its reliability and ease of operation. Technicians from Ghana Ports and Harbors Authority (GPHA) visited Manitowoc’s facility in Niella … Read more

Circle 8 Crane Services celebrates its 100th Manitowoc crane at CONEXPO 2020

Circle 8 At Conexpo2020

Eleven years after purchasing its first Manitowoc crane, Circle 8 Crane Services celebrated the 100th addition to its fleet. The Grove GMK5200-1, which is expected to be delivered in the coming weeks. Based in Houston, Texas, the company provides mobile cranes and services to customers from several other locations in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and New … Read more

Tower cranes safety during coronavirus

Raimondi Topless Tower Crane at Aljada jobsite

Safety advice has been issued by the Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) on how to safely leave tower cranes out of service, potentially for several months, due to the coronavirus. The CPA’s Tower Crane Interest Group (TCIG) information comes as construction sites around the world are being mothballed and left and unattended. The tower crane safety … Read more

Liebherr on Coronavirus

Liebherr Lr1800 1.0 On Its First Load Test

Crane and construction equipment manufacturer Liebherr has issued a statement in response to the impact of the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic worldwide. “All Liebherr companies worldwide are reacting flexibly according to the situation on site to protect their employees while maintaining key business processes as effectively as possible. They are undertaking various measures, including carrying out … Read more

Containership Struck Multiple STS Gantry Crane in Busan

Busan Port Container Accident

A major accident was caught on camera today at the Port of Busan today when a containership struck multiple shoreside gantry cranes and another ship while berthing.  The video shows the Milano Bridge approaching its berth with the assistance of tugs at Busan New Port. In the video, you can one of the cranes collapse … Read more