• A Manitowoc MLC300 is helping contractors to build a mixed-use development in Chicago that comprises retail stores, condominiums and a parking garage. • Thanks to its Variable Positioning Counterweight (VPC), the MLC300 can lift at or near the capacity of cranes with much larger footprints while erected in tight quarters.
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Manitowoc Crane Care released this video highlighting daily checks and some special preventive maintenance procedures for Grove GMK all terrain cranes.
W.O.Grubb recently used a Manitowoc MLC300 lattice boom crawler crane to replace an industrial lime kiln at a plant in Wilmington, North Carolina.
A Manitowoc MLC300 crawler crane is constructing a new hotel at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. The sales manager for the job, said that the 330 USt MLC300 was the best choice for the job thanks to the low ground bearing pressure made possible by its Variable Positioning Counterweight (VPC).
• Two Manitowoc MLC650s are proving essential in the construction of the new Champlain Bridge in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, thanks to the reduced ground preparation made possible by the optional VPC-MAX attachment
Shawmut Equipment of Canada, Inc. is proud to announce that we will be opening an additional facility in the Elmsdale Business Park located in Elmsdale, Nova Scotia. This will serve as our headquarters in the Maritime provinces of Canada.
When it launched its Crane Control System (CCS) in 2014, Manitowoc became the first manufacturer to introduce a common operating platform across multiple product lines. The company included the technology on each new model it developed and at bauma 2016 9 of the 15 cranes on display will include CCS.
There are five Grove all-terrain cranes currently at the Manitowoc booth at bauma 2016, including the new GMK5150L, which is being launched at the show; the two most recent introductions, the GMK5250L and the GMK4100L-1; the GMK6400, one of the most popular six-axle cranes in the world; and the GMK3060, which was unveiled three years ago at bauma 2013.
Around the globe, major construction projects are either in the works or being engineered. One crane manufacturer is uniquely positioned to meet the construction industry’s lifting needs, while simultaneously building real return on investment (ROI). That company is Manitowoc®. For decades, Manitowoc has provided innovative, market-leading lifting equipment and related solutions that set global industry standards for performance and quality. The same is true today as we continue to help our customers Build Something Real.