Crane manufacturers Sennebogen and Manitowoc have signed an agreement to produce a series of telescopic crawler cranes at the Straubing location in Lower Bavaria, Germany. The agreement is for the production of telescopic crawler cranes for the North and South American market. The crawlers will be produced by Sennebogen and sold using the Manitowoc Grove brand name, a company spokesperson said. The new models include the GHC55, GHC75, and GHC130 telescoping crawler cranes. The GHC series has a compact footprint, which provides excellent … [Read more...]
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UK crane rental company Dewsbury & Proud has taken delivery of its second five axle 130 tonne Grove GMK5130-2 All Terrain crane in 12 months. The GMK5130-2’s 60 metre main boom and hydraulically controlled 18 metre bi-fold swingaway with two extension sections, offers a maximum tip height of 92 metres. Lifts requiring full 40 tonnes of counterweight and rigging require a single additional transport vehicle. The crane’s first job was lifting construction materials for a new sports complex development at the University of … [Read more...]
Missouri based contractor and crane rental company Carson-Mitchell has expanded the top end of its fleet with the addition of a 300 tonne Grove GMK 6350. The new crane boasts a 60 metre main boom and a maximum system length of 113 metres. The company’s previous ‘flagship’ crane was a five axle 190 tonne, Grove GMK 5210. The company which was established in 1946, offers a range of truck, All Terrain and pick &carry cranes starting at 8.5 tons. It got into cranes though its own needs a general contractor and eventually began to rent the … [Read more...]
Manitowoc has appointed Darwin Cranes & Machinery Services (DCMS) as its Crane Care dealer for Grove cranes in Northern Territory, Australia. The company will provide a complete aftersales support – including spare parts, service and training – for all Grove crane customers in the region, supported by Manitowoc Crane Care’s Australian team. DCMS is a machinery maintenance company which serves the construction and mining industries. The company previously operated as Bozmech, in Pilbara, Western Australia, but rebranded and moved to the … [Read more...]
H&E unveils new Manitowoc crane remanufacturing center Manitowoc EnCORE partner, H&E Equipment Services, has opened a new crane remanufacturing complex to service Manitowoc cranes in Belle Chasse, LA. The new center marks a significant upgrade to the company’s abilities to rebuild, repair and remanufacture Manitowoc Cranes, tripling its capacity. The new complex has two primary facilities: One devoted to crane remanufacturing (Crane Remanufacturing Center) and another devoted to heavy equipment structural repair (Structural Repair … [Read more...]
Crane rental company ABA Cranes has added a 100 tonne capacity Grove GMK4100L all terrain crane to its fleet in the United Kingdom. The four-axle Grove GMK4100L has a 60 metre telescopic boom, which can be extended to 77 m when configured with a jib. Dale England, ABA Cranes manager, said, “We keep buying Grove cranes because we know they earn their keep. They are very versatile units that are quick to set-up and easy to use. Hardly ever seeing them means they are doing a good job and I am sure we will buy more Grove cranes in the … [Read more...]
Lifting and transport specialist Tiong Woon has taken delivery of five new 300 tonne capacity Manitowoc Grove all terrains to add to its crane rental fleet. The Singapore-based company marked the addition of the GMK6300L models in a ceremony held during the Bauma China construction industry exhibition in Shanghai at the end of November. Tiong Woon Crane & Transport, 15th in the IC50 ranking of the world’s largest crane rental companies, now has 18 Groves in its fleet of more than 300 wheeled mobile and crawler cranes. At the ceremony KH … [Read more...]
A team of five Manitowoc crawler cranes are assisting the construction of what is said to be the largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in Europe. The cranes are being operated by Dutch crawler specialist Crane House and working up to 24 hours a day at the €1bn project at Dunkirk, France. With capacities from 250t-400t, the cranes were first used on the site in 2011, when a Manitowoc 16000 and a 272t Manitowoc 2250 were used for six months to install underwater foundations and a floating flat barge. In mid-2013, another 16000 joined … [Read more...]
A 400t Grove GMK6400 all terrain crane was used by German heavy lift specialist Hack to lift construction materials onto the roof of a 60m-high building. The project was based in Koblenz, Germany and involved lifting 5t loads at a radius of 86m in an inner-city location. The crane was required to navigate trees which lined the job site, with the jib rigged in mid-air to avoid damaging the recently-resurfaced road. Using the GMK6400 configured with a 55m boom and 79m luffing jib, Hack completed the job in two days. The crane was … [Read more...]