Shawmut Equipment will provide preparation for NCCCO crane operator testing along with the written and practical exams at Shawmut’s South Easton, Massachusetts facility April 9-13, 2018. The cost of the four day program is $1,900 per participant.
• The Burnside, Nova Scotia-based company is the first in Canada to take delivery of the 115 USt Grove TMS9000-2 truck crane, which boasts industry-leading load charts on a carrier that’s lighter than competing truck crane models.
Manitowoc Cranes is pleased to introduce the NEW Grove GRT655 and GRT655L, 55 U.S. ton rough terrain cranes. These two models were designed with customer-focused features, reliability and performance that provides quick return on investment. Both machines have exceptional load charts against other cranes in the 50-ton class. The Grove GRT655 is equipped with a 35 ft. – 114 ft.
Cianbro is replacing two transmission towers on the James River near Charles City, Virginia, using a barge-mounted MLC650 equipped with VPC-MAX. Variable Position Counterweight (VPC) technology is enabling the MLC650 to maintain its center of gravity and adjust its counterweight during each lift, which helps keep the crane stable on the barge. Before the MLC650 with VPC-MAX was released, Cianbro would have needed to build a trestle and use a much larger crane.
Cianbro Corporation’s Power & Energy Division is utilizing the versatile Grove GHC55 hydraulic crawler crane on their most recent transmission project, 345kV Energized Changeouts. The 55 US ton tele-boom crawler crane has been put to work replacing eighty 345kV structures throughout the state of Maine over a five-month period.