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Grove TTS9000-2 Truck Crane Brings All-Wheel Steering to Nimble, Lightweight Carrier

Manitowoc has expanded its Grove truck crane offering with the new four-axle TTS9000-2, boasting all-wheel steering and an impressively long boom on a lightweight carrier. Much of the improved design comes from Manitowoc's Voice of the Customer process, which uses consumer insights to improve engineering work and product development....


Delivery of Grove Rough-Terrain Cranes Kickstarts New Chapter for Tri-County Construction

Two Grove rough-terrain cranes supplied by Aspen Equipment are helping an Iowa construction firm fulfill its prestigious yet demanding maintenance contract with an agricultural client. Eddyville, Iowa-based Tri-County Construction (Tri-County) ordered a 120 ton capacity Grove GRT8120 and 165 ton capacity Grove GRT9165....


C.D. Perry Purchases 2022 Tadano GTC-1300 From Empire Crane Company

C.D. Perry of Troy, N.Y., started its search for a new crane looking to fill the gap between their current 110-ton lattice boom crawler and it 200-ton lattice boom crawler. The company concluded its search by purchasing a 2022 Tadano GTC-1300, 130-ton telescopic boom crawler from Empire Crane Company....


Manitowoc MLC150-1 Ensures IUOE's Flagship Operator Training Center Stays at Forefront of Equipment Technology

Manitowoc's longstanding relationship with the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) is further cemented with the delivery of a new MLC150-1 lattice-boom crawler crane to the IUOE's International Training & Education Center in Crosby, Texas....


ALL's Unique Tower Crane Anchor System Used on Tennessee Site

Most of the time in tower crane construction, anchors are installed prior to pouring the building's foundation — embedded into the foundation itself. But what if the foundation has already been poured? Can you still use a tower crane?Yes....


Tadano Targets Launch of Electric Rough Terrain Crane for Production

As a critical next step in achieving the Tadano Group's long-term environmental targets, Tadano Ltd. announced its plans to commercialize the world's first electric rough terrain crane. Currently in development, the crane will be able to drive to the job site and complete all lifting operations using battery/electric, rather than diesel power to deliver zero-emissions operation....


Upgrading the Office: Today's Crane Cabs Cater to Operators' Comfort Levels

The condition of a crane cab says a lot about not only the crane owner but the crane operator. Crane owners can make running a rig a better experience with state-of-the-art operating systems and controls in the cab, but it's the operator's responsibility to ensure his or her "office" is tidy and uncluttered....


Looking Back: Manitowoc

The Historical Construction Equipment Association provides a look back at Manitowoc cranes. The Historical Construction Equipment Association (HCEA) is a 501(c)3non-profit organization dedicated to preserving for public education the historyof the construction, dredging and surface mining equipment industries....


Grove Boosts Telecrawler Portfolio With Launch of Mid-Size GHC85

Manitowoc has added an eighth model to its telescoping crawler crane range in the Americas. Featuring a capacity of 85 tons and the longest boom of its class, the Grove GHC85 is positioned in the middle of Grove's range of telecrawlers....


Grove GMK5250L-1 Disassembles Potain MDT 132 G8 in Wilhelmshaven, Germany, in Just One Day

In the inner harbor of Wilhelmshaven, Germany, three Potain tower cranes have been constructing residential buildings for the Wiesbadenbrücke development, which will have 300 apartments and the promise of "maritime and urban living in the center of Wilhelmshaven."A Potain MDT 132 G8 and an MDT 189 were assembled in October and November 2019, respectively, and a second MDT 132 G8 was added to the job site in September 2021....







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