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  • Potain wins big at 2021 Tower Crane Awards in Paris

    • Potain distributors came top in three categories at the third Tower Cranes Awards, held September 23 at the Museum of Fairground Arts in Paris, France. 
    • GLI was recognised in the Top-slewing Assembly of the Year category for its erection by helicopter of an MCT 58 on top of a remote dam on the island of La Réunion.
    • Valente Grue Assistance won Self-erecting Assembly of the Year for a GTMR 386B working in the Alps at an altitude of 2,700 m.
    • Uperio took home the prize for Construction Site of the Year for its assembly of 16 MR 608 cranes on a 10 m chassis at the Fecamp offshore wind farm in Normandy.

  • BKL deploys five Potain cranes for “In den Sieben Stücken” residential construction project in Hannover, Germany

    • 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.

  • Lamprell adds second Manitowoc 999 crawler crane to support energy projects

    • 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.

  • Four Potain MDT tower cranes become integral part of famous Minneapolis bridge’s history — and also its structure

    • With conventional crane solutions off the table for a variety of reasons, restoration of the historic Minneapolis Third Avenue bridge called for an innovative new approach. 
    • Potain MDT topless cranes were built into the piers of the bridge, as traditional anchoring solutions would have required too much space.
    • The solution is working so well that the contractors plan to take it into consideration right from the start of future bridge projects — even where more typical solutions would fit.

  • Manitowoc continues to strengthen in Asia with new parts and service partner for Singapore

    • Mobile Crane Asia (MCA) will provide comprehensive parts and service support to Grove all-terrain cranes
    • The company has decades of experience in the crane service sector and is already well-trained in Grove parts and service programs.

  • Manitowoc appoints Stirnimann as newest Potain tower crane dealer in Denmark

    • Effective September 2021, Stirnimann will provide Manitowoc customers in Denmark, the Faroe Islands and Greenland with Potain top-slewing and self-erecting cranes, as well as rental, parts and aftermarket services.
    • Stirnimann is a long-standing distributor of Potain cranes in Switzerland and Austria and is excited to expand its territories.

  • Kanson adds three new Grove GMK4100L-1 cranes to Hong Kong fleet after positive experience with predecessor

    • Kanson Crane & Heavy Transport trusted the performance of the Grove GMK4100L-1 model after positive experiences with the predecessor GMK4100L
    • The cranes have a compact design and deliver powerful performance, and Kanson will use them on construction projects across Hong Kong.

  • 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.


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