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  • Grove GMK5150L proves ideal for Colombia’s oil and gas extraction industry

    • Central Trenec, a company that services the oil sector, has been using the Grove crane since July 2020 for challenging jobs that require precision and strength.
    • The Grove all-terrain crane has enabled the company to complete jobs faster than what was initially requested by customers.
    • The GMK5150L joins other Grove and Manitowoc cranes in Central Trenec’s fleet, some of which have been in reliable operation for more than 15 years.

  • Potain cranes fuel success for Indian real estate developer

    • Aparna Constructions and Estates trusts Potain cranes for their reliable performance and excellent return on investment
    • The company’s positive results with the hammerhead MCi 85 A gave it the confidence to invest in several units of the successor model, the topless MCT 85.

  • Updates to Grove TMS9000-2 truck crane add more power and faster setup

    • Repower of the popular crane with new Cummins X12 Tier 4 Final engine offers an extra 25 bhp.
    • Additional changes were the result of user feedback through Manitowoc’s Voice of the Customer program.
    • Changes to outrigger design and placement enhances setup procedure; new rear-access ladder option adds practicality to day-to-day use.

  • Potain cranes conquer jobsite with footprint restrictions at downtown Phoenix development

    • An MD 485 top-slewing crane and an Igo T 85 A self-erecting crane were strategically positioned to reach the full Haverly Apartments jobsite.
    • Both cranes were assembled in tight spaces and needed to offer a small footprint to fit on the jobsite without sacrificing reach. The solution: 
      o An MD 485 with ZX 6830 cross-base — impressive free-standing heights and small 19.7 sq ft footprint without requiring a poured foundation.
      o An Igo T 85 A — Potain self-erecting cranes come standard with a small 22 sq ft installed cross-base and an industry-leading small erection footprint.

  • “Reliable and convenient”: Potain customers share feedback on new Cab-IN internal mast elevator

    • In line with the French R.495 recommendation for all tower cranes above 30 m high to include a mast elevator, Potain developed the Cab-IN internal mast elevator for the 1.6 m, 2 m and 2.45 m Potain K-mast. 
    • The Cab-IN offers many advantages including simple transport and storage, ease of assembly, cost-effectiveness, quality, and compliance.
    • Customers Duponchel from Brittany and Poteau from Pas-de-Calais have been thoroughly satisfied with their investment in Potain Cab-IN elevators.

  • Manitowoc to showcase new product strength at The Utility Expo

    • Two new National Crane models — the NBT60XL and the NBT45-2 — will anchor the Manitowoc booth in Louisville, Kentucky.
    • The recently launched Grove GHC110 telescoping crawler crane will make its North American debut.
    • All three cranes thrive in utilities applications, with class-leading features and special attachment options.

  • Manitowoc to showcase latest Grove mobile cranes at GIS

    • 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 heavy transport – and is organized with the support of the main Italian associations.
    • Manitowoc is looking forward to meeting customers and partners again at this important Italian event and will implement measures for everyone’s health and safety.

  • Potain introduces the new Igo T 99 self-erecting crane with improved reach and capacity from a compact footprint

    • The Potain Igo T 99 is a versatile telescopic self-erecting crane with a 6 t (6.6 USt) capacity and a 48 m (157 ft) reach. Its 38.5 m (126 ft) height under hook makes the crane ideal for a variety of jobsites.
    • Compact transport dimensions, a compact footprint and an innovative unfolding procedure ease travelling to jobsites and erecting cranes in tight quarters.
    • Potain Smart Set-Up technology, remote-controlled operation and an ergonomic Ultra View Cab ensure the crane is simple to operate in a wide variety of scenarios.


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