Liebherr LTM 1230-5.1 for Soliman

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 Versatile LTM 1230-5.1 with a long boom for Soliman  Ideal for working fully raised and at great hook heights  Liebherr’s reliability and after-sales service as well as the high resale value of Liebherr cranes  all played a part in the purchase decision  French crane contractor Soliman has taken delivery of a new Liebherr LTM 1230-5.1 … Read more

Lelieur takes delivery of Liebherr LTM 1230-5.1

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Lelieur continues its 30-year partnership with Liebherr  LTM 1230-5.1 to refresh Lelieur’s fleet ready for the future  Powerful Liebherr crane with a long boom   ECOdrive and ECOmode reduce fuel consumption and noise emissions  As part of the renewal of Lelieur Levage’s fleet, the French company has continued its partnership with Liebherr, which has been ongoing … Read more

Groupe Plissonneau acquires Montagrues

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Martinique-based Groupe Plissonneau has acquired Paris-based mobile crane rental company Montagrues. Montagrues is based in the suburb of Gennevilliers and runs a fleet of around 35 cranes, including All Terrains up to 450 tonnes, along with a range of self-erecting mobile tower cranes. Established in 1973, Montagrues is owned and managed by brothers Pierre and … Read more

Unic appoints new french dealer

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Unic Cranes Europe has appointed SNM Lift (Société Nantaise de Manutention) as its spider crane distributor for France. In order to kick off the new partnership, SNM Lift has purchased nine new spider cranes, for use as inventory and demonstration machines. It has also teamed up with Dunkirk based EMM to distribute the Unic spider … Read more

Tadano AC 5.220-1 for Cochez

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Xavier Charpentreau, the managing director at French crane service provider Cochez, a  Ponticelli subsidiary, will tell you that the Tadano AC 5.220-1 continues to be the standard by which all other cranes in its capacity class should be measured. It should come as no surprise then that the company, which is headquartered in La Sentinelle … Read more

AS Manutention build bridge with new Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1

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AS Manutention’s new Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 mobile crane installs pedestrian bridge in  Amiens New division – AS Manutention invests in 800 tonne heavy duty crane   Job successfully completed in Amiens, France – a new LTM 1750-9.1 from AS Manutention recently installed a pedestrian bridge. The pedestrian bridge was completed after just two days at the … Read more

Manitowoc invests significantly in European Potain tower crane factories

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Over the last three years, Manitowoc has made considerable investments in its Potain tower crane factories in Charlieu and Moulins in France, Baltar in Portugal, and Niella Tanaro in Italy. The investments include new buildings and extended production areas, new production lines with automated welding, custom tooling, and redesigned processes. Implemented under The Manitowoc Way business operating … Read more

New Sennebogen 673E for Transconvoi

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Transconvoi, a company based in Burgundy, France, an expert in special and heavy haulage, is expanding its business to include lifting activities by investing in the 70 tonnes telescopic crawler crane Sennebogen 673 E. The company’s aim is to be able to offer its customers complimentary services in addition to transport from now on: The … Read more

300 Hiabs loader cranes for Chausson Matériaux

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French builders merchant Chausson Matériaux has ordered 300 Hiab loader cranes. The majority of the order consists of Hiab’s 19 tonnes/metre X-HiPro 192s and 21 tonnes/metre X-HiPro 232s with the manufacturer’s semi-automatic folding (SAF) system, which allows operators to stow and unfold the boom using a single lever. The remainder of the order is made … Read more

Manitou adds to the first half rebound

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French aerial lift and telehandler manufacturer Manitou has issued its first-half revenue and operating income information, which show strong growth in sales and profits. Total first-half revenues increased 27 per cent to €970 million while operating profit almost tripled to €85 million. Its results are now made up by its Products and Service & Solutions … Read more

Liebherr Part Shares For France Tower Crane Business

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Liebherr is selling part of its French tower crane rental business to Hexagone Services. The deal will include all of the tower crane rental operation in the Ile-de-France (Greater Paris)/ Northern France region. Hexagone Services is a subsidiary of Liebherr tower crane’s Dutch dealer Van der Spek. It was established in 2000 and is based … Read more

Spie Batignolles duo Sennebogen 6140E to remove power lines

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The Réseau de Transport d’Electricité (RTE) operates the French transmission network for electricity and is currently installing 4 underground power lines of 225,000 volts between the communes of Saint-Denis, Île Saint-Denis and Villeneuve la Garenne. By 2024, 15 km of overhead power lines and 27 pylons will be removed, making more than 80 hectares of … Read more

Sarens pipelay in France

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Sarens was commissioned by the client DFI to lift and place the 290m long heating pipeline in Normandy, France. This precision operation involved 9 cranes and careful execution by everyone on the ground. Sarens deployed nine telescopic cranes of 35t capacity each. Setting up the cranes and executing the lift was completed within a short … Read more

CNC Levage takes Liebherr LTC 1050-3.1 for Corsica

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French crane rental company CNC Levage has taken delivery of a 50 tonne Liebherr LTC 1050-3.1 city type All Terrain crane. The new crane replaces a 45 tonne LTC 1045-3.1 purchased in 2011 and features a 36-metre main boom and a 13-metre bi-fold swing-away extension. Maximum tip height is around 51 metres and it has … Read more

Sennebogen supports works for future district cooling plant in France

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Climate change can also be felt in the cities, which is why more and more public institutions in the city centre are operating a district cooling network. It provides cool air in buildings and uses natural cold sources such as groundwater or sewage. At the Mouton Duvernet metro station, a hub of the French transport … Read more

Potain Igo 22 installed in the historic French city

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A Potain Igo 22 has been successfully installed on a job site in the centre of Avignon, a historic city in southeastern France’s Provence region. Access to the job site was challenging, as it is only accessible via very narrow streets. However, local dealer Uperio supplied a mobile crane to carefully lift the Igo 22 … Read more

Axyom appointed as Potain distributor in Northern France

Manitowoc has appointed French construction equipment sales company Axyom as a new distributor of Potain self-erecting cranes in northern France. Based in Normandy, Axyom will expand its offering to customers by incorporating the Potain Igo, Igo T and Hup self-erecting crane ranges. According to Manitowoc, Axyom is well-established in northern France and has a team … Read more

Pair of Potain self-erecting cranes build villas on Lake Geneva

Two Potain self-erecting cranes are in the final stages of completing a residential development in Neuvecelle, France, a commune on the bank of Lake Geneva.  Sannicolo, the crane owner and contractor for the project, is using a Hup 40-30 to construct three villas and an Igo 42 to build one large villa that features a … Read more

Manitowoc Cranes highlights innovation and velocity at Intermat Paris 2018

Manitowoc Cranes is showcasing some of its newest tower cranes and range of renowned support services at Intermat Paris 2018, which is taking place April 23 – 28, 2018 at the Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center in France. It is displaying two models from the Potain Hup self-erecting crane range – a Hup 32-27 and a … Read more

Valente wins “Best Self-Erecting Cranes Sales Progression” award

(L-R: Orlando Mota, Manitowoc; Aaron Ravenscroft, Manitowoc; Stephane Giraudo, Manitowoc; Jean-Philippe Valente, Valente; Charles Valente, Valente; Barry Pennypacker, Manitowoc; Sébastien Gaucher, Valente; and Xavier Bochet, Manitowoc) Long-term Potain partner Valente Grue Assistance has received the Manitowoc Award for “Best Self-Erecting Cranes Sales Progression 2017” after achieving outstanding sales results last year. [quads id=1] Valente was … Read more

Mediaco’s Liebherr LG1750 For Metropole Du Grand Paris Project

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French crane contractor Mediaco has been using its recently purchased Liebherr LG 1750 lattice boom crane for work on the ‘Metropole du Grand Paris’ infrastructure modernisation project. According to Liebherr, the infrastructure project includes plans for 200 km of underground railway with 68 new stations.