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  • Europe’s largest ever Potain top-slewing cranes tackle massive Gravagna viaduct refurbishment in Italy

    • Italian construction company ITINERA has called on Manitowoc to support the renovation of the Gravagna viaduct near Genoa with the world's first MDLT 1109 models, the largest top-slewing cranes ever produced from Potain in Europe.
    • The MDLT 1109 replaces the hugely popular MD 1100 and combines high performance lifting (11.1 t at 80 m) with compact transport and simplified assembly.

  • Two Grove cranes from Palumbo Heavy Lift team up for spectacular tandem lifts in Naples

    • Palumbo Heavy Lift sent its new Grove GMK5250XL-1 plus its GMK7450 to remove masts on a Perini Navi superyacht in Naples, Italy.
    • The company particularly appreciated the GMK5250XL-1’s long 78.5 m main boom, which helped the team complete the complex lifting work within a day.

  • Grove GMK6300L-1 comes to the rescue following incident at Istanbul Airport

    • A Grove GMK6300L-1 was rapidly deployed to assist with an aircraft salvage operation after a plane landed without its front landing gear at Istanbul Airport.
    • The crane successfully lifted the 15.4 t nose of the airplane, ensuring the rescue operation was a success.

  • Manitowoc lifts its community with Family Day festivities

    • Manitowoc hosted a Family Day event in Shady Grove, Pennsylvania, that brought together its employees and their families for a day of celebration and bonding.

  • More reach, strength, and flexibility with new Grove rough-terrain cranes

    • Grove GRT765 and GRT780 were presented to customers at the Manitowoc Crane Days event. Deliveries are set for later this year. 
    • Better reach and strength are combined with the latest productivity innovations and design for the ultimate jobsite performance.

  • Potain MCT 275 tower cranes chosen for residential project in Baghdad

    • The two Potain MCT 275 tower cranes were sold via Manitowoc’s Middle East sales team.
    • Installation and service is being provided by local Iraqi construction equipment company HEWA Holding and Manitowoc’s dealer for Egypt, IDP.

  • Dutch crane company goes XL with Grove to boost growth

    • Family-owned crane rental company Pater upgraded its beloved Grove GMK5095 all-terrain crane for a larger 150 t GMK5150XL and is already reaping the rewards.
    • The new crane got right to work, lifting 6 t concrete floor panels for a local community center in the Netherlands.

  • Tall order Grove GMK5250XL-1 called in for high-rise project in downtown Amsterdam

    • Dutch transportation and lifting company Gaffert assigned its new GMK5250XL-1 all-terrain crane to an office development in Amsterdam to lift technical items needed for the building’s elevator fire safety system.
    • The job lasted two days due to space limitations but was completed seamlessly thanks to the crane’s control and precision.

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Bennetts Cranes deploys world’s first Potain MR 309 for 40 The Broadway project in London, UK

• Bennetts Cranes has deployed the world's first Potain MR 309 luffing jib crane for the redevelopment of the 40 The Broadway office building in London, UK, meeting specific urban site requirements.
• The MR 309 was selected for its ability to operate in tight spaces, lift heavy loads, and function with limited power, thanks to its adjustable power supply.
• Potain and Bennetts Cranes have a longstanding relationship, and this project continues their collaboration, with the MR 309 expected to be on site for approximately 12 months.

Manitowoc and Core Machinery expand rebuild and repair services in Southwest

• Core Machinery’s Hydraulic Reman facility in Tucson is now an authorized EnCORE partner in Arizona. 
• The facility will help ensure that Manitowoc customers receive factory-quality service repairs as quickly as possible, reducing machine downtime.

French lifting giant FOSELEV adds seven new Grove cranes

• In its latest delivery from Manitowoc, FOSELEV received a range of three, four, and five-axle Grove cranes.
• The company has been buying Grove cranes since 1995 and has over 100 in its 450-unit fleet.

Europe’s largest ever Potain top-slewing cranes tackle massive Gravagna viaduct refurbishment in Italy

• Italian construction company ITINERA has called on Manitowoc to support the renovation of the Gravagna viaduct near Genoa with the world's first MDLT 1109 models, the largest top-slewing cranes ever produced from Potain in Europe.
• The MDLT 1109 replaces the hugely popular MD 1100 and combines high performance lifting (11.1 t at 80 m) with compact transport and simplified assembly.

Grove GMK6300L-1 proves perfect for compact jobsite in downtown Rotterdam

• Kraanverhuur Boekestijn sent its Grove GMK6300L-1 for city center work in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam.
• The crane was set up in a restricted space to replace 750 windows in a downtown high-rise building, each weighing 800 kg.

More reach, strength, and flexibility with new Grove rough-terrain cranes

• Grove GRT765 and GRT780 were presented to customers at the Manitowoc Crane Days event. Deliveries are set for later this year. 
• Better reach and strength are combined with the latest productivity innovations and design for the ultimate jobsite performance.

Two Grove cranes from Palumbo Heavy Lift team up for spectacular tandem lifts in Naples

• Palumbo Heavy Lift sent its new Grove GMK5250XL-1 plus its GMK7450 to remove masts on a Perini Navi superyacht in Naples, Italy.
• The company particularly appreciated the GMK5250XL-1’s long 78.5 m main boom, which helped the team complete the complex lifting work within a day.

Potain MCT 275 tower cranes chosen for residential project in Baghdad

• The two Potain MCT 275 tower cranes were sold via Manitowoc’s Middle East sales team.
• Installation and service is being provided by local Iraqi construction equipment company HEWA Holding and Manitowoc’s dealer for Egypt, IDP.

Dutch crane company goes XL with Grove to boost growth

• Family-owned crane rental company Pater upgraded its beloved Grove GMK5095 all-terrain crane for a larger 150 t GMK5150XL and is already reaping the rewards.
• The new crane got right to work, lifting 6 t concrete floor panels for a local community center in the Netherlands.

Tall order Grove GMK5250XL-1 called in for high-rise project in downtown Amsterdam

• Dutch transportation and lifting company Gaffert assigned its new GMK5250XL-1 all-terrain crane to an office development in Amsterdam to lift technical items needed for the building’s elevator fire safety system.
• The job lasted two days due to space limitations but was completed seamlessly thanks to the crane’s control and precision.

Grove GMK6300L-1 comes to the rescue following incident at Istanbul Airport

• A Grove GMK6300L-1 was rapidly deployed to assist with an aircraft salvage operation after a plane landed without its front landing gear at Istanbul Airport.
• The crane successfully lifted the 15.4 t nose of the airplane, ensuring the rescue operation was a success.

Manitowoc lifts its community with Family Day festivities

• Manitowoc hosted a Family Day event in Shady Grove, Pennsylvania, that brought together its employees and their families for a day of celebration and bonding.