Grúas Alhambra to invest more in Grove all-terrain cranes

gruas alhambra to invest in more grove all terrain cranes 1

Spanish crane rental company Grúas Alhambra has added a new Grove GMK5250L-1 all-terrain crane to its fleet based on its positive experience with Grove. The 250 t capacity, five-axle crane delivers reliable performance and the highest-rated load chart, best manoeuvrability, fastest set-up time, and best operator comfort in its class. Manitowoc’s high-quality Grove cranes combined … Read more

Huixiang Crane Lifting in Taiwan welcomes its first Grove crane

huixiang crane welcome first grove crane

The company has added a GMK5250XL-1 to its rental fleet A perfect blend of strength, reach and roadability make this 5-axle unit an ideal choice for Taiwan. Taiwanese crane rental company Huixiang Crane Lifting has purchased its first Grove crane, adding a GMK5250XL-1 to its growing fleet. The powerful 5-axle all-terrain crane was unveiled at … Read more

New Grove TTS9000-2 truck crane brings all-wheel steering to nimble, lightweight carrier

new grove tts9000 2 truck crane brings all wheel steering to nimble lightweight carrier 1

New automated steering options enhance drivability on smaller, steeper roads and help users navigate tight turns with ease. The new model was developed through extensive user feedback using Manitowoc’s Voice of the Customer process. The new truck crane shares feature with the recently updated TMS9000-2, including more responsive handling and a new outrigger design. Manitowoc … Read more

Grove boosts telecrawler portfolio with the launch of mid-size GHC85  

20220405 grove ghc85 telescopic crawler debut

With a maximum rated capacity of 85 USt, the GHC85 is a versatile machine suitable for a wide range of applications and industries. The telescoping crawler crane offers 100% pick-and-carry capability across its 0.6°, 1.5°, and 4° load charts, providing best-in-class lifting performance. Its innovative undercarriage is hydraulically extendable, enabling three separate symmetrical and asymmetrical … Read more

Potain MCT 565 cranes to lead development on two new prestigious projects in Singapore

211213 manta supplies potain mct 565 cranes to lead development on two new prestigious projects in singapore3

The contractors on each project have trusted Potain and Manta Equipment for years to deliver their onsite lifting needs For these projects, the crane’s high capacity combined with jib lengths from 50 m to 65 m were key considerations in their selection. There are currently eight Potain MCT 565 tower cranes split among two high … Read more

Manitowoc appoints G Machinery as new Grove distributor in Japan

manitowoc appoints g machinery as new grove distributor in japan

Manitowoc appoints G Machinery as new Grove distributor in Japan The company has already sold and delivered a 150 t capacity GMK5150L-1J and a 250 t capacity GMK5250XL-1J. As part of its ongoing drive to strengthen its presence in Asia, Manitowoc has announced the appointment of G Machinery as its new distributor for Grove all-terrain … Read more

Corssen relies exclusively on Grove for challenging high-elevation jobs

211213 chilean company corssen relies exclusively on grove for challenging high elevation jobs2

The 35-year-old crane company is not afraid of taking its Grove cranes to work in altitudes as high as 15,000 ft (4,500 m). Corssen’s GRT8100 and GMK5250L are two of the company’s busiest cranes, and they work primarily in the mining and energy sectors. Antofagasta, Chile-based Corssen Grúas & Montajes has been in business for … Read more

Grove GMK5250XL-1 for NessCampbell

211201 nesscampbells gmk5250xl 1 first in northwest 1

US crane rental company NessCampbell has taken delivery of the first 250 tonnes Grove GMK5250XL-1 All Terrain in the northwest. Supplied by distributor Western Pacific Crane & Equipment, the five-axle GMK5250XL-1 features an eight section 78.5 metre main boom topped by an 18-metre bi-fold swing-away extension that can be extended to 33.5 metres with additional … Read more

Potain MCT 88 and MDT 189 cranes construct Maximall Pompeii tourist hub in Italy

potain mct 88 and mdt 189 cranes construct maximall pompeii tourist hub in italy3 1

Italian real estate developer Gruppo Irgenre has deployed five Potain MCT 88 topless city cranes and two Potain MDT 189 top-slewing tower cranes to construct the new 200,000 m2 Maximall retail and leisure complex close to the archaeological site of Pompeii in Italy. The MCT 88 cranes are assembled at heights between 21 and 31.5 m … Read more

Groves gets 14 new Grove RTs

211126 groves group shot

Texas-based Groves Equipment Rental has ordered 14 new Grove Rough Terrain cranes from local distributor MGX Equipment Services, which has been working with Groves since the 1990s. The new cranes will replace 10-year-old Grove Rough Terrains, ranging from the RT540 to RT890, with the 51 tonne GRT655, 100 tonnes GRT8100 and 120 tonnes GRT8120. The … Read more

Upwardly mobile: becoming a crane operator has never been such a rewarding career option

mtw news upwardly mobile becoming a crane operator has never been such a rewarding career option1

Latest U.S. figures on crane operator salaries show a national annual wage of $64,000, while the top 10% can earn over $117,000/year. The most lucrative states to work in are evenly distributed across the country and employment opportunities are increasing rapidly. 79 percent of the students enrolled in operating courses at Heavy Equipment Colleges of … Read more

Spira erects 25 t capacity Potain MDT 569 tower crane in just two days for KIT lab construction project

spira erects 25t capacity potain mdt 569 tower crane in just two days for kit lab construction project1

German construction equipment rental company Spira Baugeräte und Schalungslogistik has deployed its new Potain MDT 569 tower crane at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, where it will handle large, prefabricated elements for the construction of two new laboratory buildings over the course of 17 months. The customer required a crane to lift 15 t at … Read more

The first section of the raffinate tower hoisted for Dongying project

dongying project raffinate tower 1

After a detailed safety technical study, the first section of the para-xylene unit raffinate tower of the Dongying project’s PX unit was recently hoisted, officially kicking off the hoisting operation. The raffinate tower (1265-T-601) has a specification of which the largest diameter of 11.2 metres and a total height of 98.6 metres, weighing a total of 1965 tonnes. … Read more

GMK5250XL-1 for Mansfield

211112 grove gmk5250xl 1 mansfield cranes services

US rental company Mansfield Crane Service has taken delivery of a 250 tonne Grove GMK5250XL-1 All Terrain crane. The five-axle GMK5250XL-1 features an eight section 78.5 metre main boom topped by an 18-metre bi-fold swingaway extension that can be extended to 33.5 metres with additional inserts. The crane is the first Grove all-terrain model to … Read more

Bronson Crane takes First Igo T 99 for N. America

11 the first potain igo t 99 self erecting crane in north america goes to bronson crane 3b6acda6

US-based sales and rental company Bronson Crane has purchased the first Potain Igo T 99 self-erecting tower crane to arrive in North America. Launched in June, the six-tonne T 99 has a maximum jib length of 48 metres and a 1.2-tonne jib tip capacity. With the jib in the horizontal position, it has an under … Read more

Manitowoc invests significantly in European Potain tower crane factories

manitowoc invests significantly in european potain tower crane factories 1

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

Potain’s leading MCT 385 topless crane gets an upgrade

Potain MCT 385

Potain is launching two new MCT 385A cranes; updates to the popular MCT 385, the first topless model from the company’s plant in Zhangjiagang, China The upgraded models boast a number of improvements in working height, lift capacity and load curve The newly engineered 75 m jib shows greatest improvement at longer jib lengths while … Read more

Grove presents two new five-axle all-terrain cranes at customer events in Wilhelmshaven

211029 grove gmk5120l debut

At 68.7 m, the Grove GMK5150XL offers a boom length that most 220 t capacity cranes cannot compete with; plus it has stronger load charts than its GMK5150L-1 sibling. The GMK5120L, as a new member of the Grove five-axle family, boosts the versatility of taxi cranes to new levels; the 120 t machine offers an … Read more

Grove’s Indonesian dealer strengthen customer support

groves indonesian dealer completes intensive training program to ensure excellence in customer support

Cranserco was appointed as the Indonesian dealer for rough-terrain cranes last year; 24 staff have now completed a combined total of almost 1,200 individual courses. The intensive training under Manitowoc’s Technical E-Learning program was carried out both online and onsite, and will ensure the highest levels of product support. Fresh from its appointment last year … Read more

Potain Lift Solutions tackles challenging Tanzanian power station project

potain lift solutions tackles challenging tanzanian power station project with ease 4

A joint venture between The Arab Contractors and El Sewedy Electric enlisted the help of Potain Lift Solutions for a challenging job constructing a dam and powerhouse at the new Julius Nyerere Hydropower Station in Tanzania. Potain’s expertise in providing customized products, such as for dams and bridges, gave the joint venture the trust and … Read more

Sistermi bolsters fleet with Brazil’s first Grove GMK5250XL-1

sistermi bolsters fleet with brazil's first grove gmk5250xl 1 1

Brazilian company specializing in lifting and cargo handling services now has one of Grove’s most capable and modern cranes. With the addition, Sistermi expands its range of specialized lifting equipment throughout the country and positions itself at the forefront of market demands. According to the company’s owner, the Grove GMK5250XL-1 fits perfectly with customer demand … Read more

Manitowoc to exhibit latest Shuttlelift crane at The ARA Show

the ara show shuttlelift scd15

Manitowoc returns to The ARA Show, which will take place Oct. 17 – 20, 2021 in Las Vegas. Manitowoc will show its SCD15 carrydeck crane that features a redesigned, lighter platform, a larger cab with easy to operate proportional lever controls and full-color, graphical RCL. The crane boasts a compact footprint, long reach and hefty … Read more

BKL deploys five Potain cranes for “In den Sieben Stücken” residential construction project

bkl deploys five potain cranes for in den sieben stucken residential construction project in hannover germany 1

BKL Baukran Logistik is using five Potain tower cranes to construct a new residential development in Hannover, Germany, with 160 housing units. BKL chose the cranes for their reliability, compact dimensions, and quick and simple assembly. Equipped with the CCS crane control system, the cranes lift loads more efficiently and effectively. At “In den Sieben … Read more

Lamprell adds second Manitowoc 999 crawler crane to support energy projects

lamprell adds second manitowoc 999 crawler crane to support energy projects 3

UAE-based company has six Manitowoc cranes in its fleet and added another to support growing workloads Among the applications for the new crane is specialist man-riding operations to help Lamprell personnel access hard-to-reach spots on its many projects. Middle East-based Lamprell has added to its existing fleet of Manitowoc crawler cranes, with a new 999 … Read more

MCA appointed as Grove’s Singapore support team

11 manitowoc continues to strengthen in asia with new parts and service partner for singapore 02 1a5db860

Mobile Crane Asia (MCA) has been appointed as the Grove parts and service provider for Singapore. The company will provide round the clock service support for all Grove All Terrain cranes throughout Singapore, through it its team of mobile engineers. It will also keep an extensive stock of spare parts at its head office. MCA … Read more

Manitowoc acquires Aspen Equipment

210819 manitowoc acquires aspen

Manitowoc is to acquire the assets of Aspen Equipment, a crane dealer and truck bodybuilder/installer based in Bloomington, Minnesota – due south of Minneapolis – for around $51 million. Completion is expected in September. Aspen sells and rents Grove mobile and Manitowoc crawler cranes, along with National Crane and Elliot boom trucks, Palfinger loader cranes … Read more

Manitowoc to showcase latest Grove mobile cranes at GIS

grove gmk3060l 1 all terrain crane 01

Manitowoc will be showcasing the latest Grove mobile crane innovations at the eighth edition of the Italian lifting show GIS, taking place October 7-9 in Piacenza, Italy. GIS is the biggest Italian event dedicated to the users of mobile cranes, aerial work platforms, telehandlers, forklift trucks, overhead travelling cranes, port and industrial handling equipment, and … Read more

Five important key points about the Grove GRT655 and GRT655L

210719 five key points to know about the grove grt655 grt655l rt 1

Since the launch of the Grove GRT655 and GRT655L rough-terrain cranes in 2017, they have proven a popular model on jobsites around the world because of their flexibility. Manitowoc offers the 60 t rough-terrain crane with two boom versions for different applications: the GRT655 with 34.8 m boom for heavy duty applications and the GRT655L … Read more

New MCT 135 complements Potain topless tower crane lineup for Asia

210718 mct135 image

Two options are available, with either a 6 t or 8 t maximum capacity The MCT 135 meets growing customer demand for smaller topless cranes  Its compact, versatile design enables operation in close proximity to other cranes. Manitowoc’s facility in Zhangjiagang, China, is continuing to respond to customer demand for powerful yet compact and cost-effective … Read more

Paterson Simons named highest-selling Manitowoc parts dealer in Europe and Africa for 2020

paterson simons named highest selling manitowoc parts dealer in europe and africa for 2020

At the annual Manitowoc Crane Care Awards, Paterson Simons scooped the honor for the highest parts sales in the Europe and Africa region. This year’s ceremony took place virtually and was attended by both the parts and logistics team based in Brighton, UK, and the mobile crane engineering team based in Takoradi, Ghana. Paterson Simons was bestowed … Read more