Manitowoc Cranes will return to ConExpo in 2020 to unveil six new cranes to the lifting market. In addition to these, four other crane models that were introduced in 2018 and 2019 also will be on display at the company's booth, with several making their North American debuts.
In just a matter of one year when cranes began to loom over the original 35W bridge crossing over the Minnesota River, regular commuters are now seeing real progress on its replacement. Connecting the cities of Bloomington and Burnsville just south of Minneapolis, traffic crews recently switched all six lanes from the old bridge to the new, northbound bridge.
Construction crews are in the midst of a $135 million infrastructure project that will complete reconstruction of the final mile of a section of the New England Thruway (I-95) that carries traffic from New York City to the Connecticut border. The work marks the end of a long and often challenging undertaking.
Since its establishment in 1937, the Nashville International Airport has undergone numerous name changes, expansions and renovations. The public/military airport in southeast Nashville, Tenn., currently hosts 16 airlines with 585 daily flights, including nonstop flights to more than 70 cities in North America and Europe.
The Terrebonne Levee & Conservation District (TLCD) and the Louisiana Coastal Protection & Restoration Authority (CPRA) are taking the lead on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' $10.3 billion Morganza to the Gulf Hurricane Protection Project in Louisiana, which so far has received an investment of more than $450 million in construction work for levees and floodgates.
Manitowoc has recognized long-term partner Valente for having completed 100 Potain crane orders. The milestone was celebrated during a special ceremony at Batimat 2019.
Established in 1979, Valente is a tower crane sales and rental company based in Belley, near Lyon.
Winkler Crane, a Truro, Mass.-based crane contracting company, needed an efficient, versatile crane that was able to provide excellent performance on a wide range of applications. With business booming, the company had to quickly replace its previous boom truck, which had been damaged during a traffic accident.
Manitowoc Cranes was awarded a $28.2 million contract to provide Grove all-terrain cranes to the U.S. Army. The GMK4060HC cranes (HC for heavy crane) are specifically engineered for military use and have unique features that make them suitable for job sites on a variety of terrains.
ALT Sales Corp. , a member of the ALL Family of Companies, has earned Elite Dealer status from National Crane by Manitowoc. It's a prestigious designation, one that has been earned by just two dozen other dealers throughout all of North America. The honored status recognizes the hard work of ALT Sales Corp.
Ceccanti, a Tacoma, Wash.-based construction company, needed a crane with superior maneuverability that could handle heavy loads at great heights to assist with the replacement of an old wooden bridge in Ridgefield, Wash. The contractor found the Manitowoc MLC300 crawler crane had the right features to get the job done in the shortest time possible.
In Bucks County, Pa., construction continues on the four-year, $97-million U.S. 1 Improvement Project in Bensalem Township. The goal is to improve safety and reduce congestion for commuters and local traffic traveling between Bucks County and Philadelphia.