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Potain Recognizes North American Dealers for Offering Training, NCCCO Certification for Self-Erecting Tower Crane Operators

Manitowoc is honoring 12 Potain dealers for their dedication in providing NCCCO training and certification for self-erecting tower cranes for the industry. Daiane Quinlan, Potain's North American sales director, said that these training programs are crucial for Potain to maintain its high standards when servicing customers, as the self-erecting crane market and demand grows strongly in the region....


R&D Crane Expands Fleet With Grove GMK5250L All-Terrain Crane

R&D Crane, a division of the Cherubini Group of Companies operating in Atlantic Canada, recently expanded its fleet with the purchase of a new Grove GMK5250L. The addition of the 300 ton (250 t) all-terrain crane was fueled by increased demand in the market, especially in R&D Crane's primary fields of focus, which includes bridge and structural erection, tilt-up building panel erection and industrial mechanical machinery (air conditioning units) installation....


Shawmut Equipment Expands Operations in Atlantic Canada

Shawmut Equipment of Canada Inc. recently opened the doors of its new facility located in the Halifax, Nova Scotia, area, where its customer base and business volume has been constantly expanding. To meet the increased demand for products and services, Shawmut decided to open an additional location to better serve its customers....


Shawmut Equipment Celebrates 60 Years in New England

Shawmut Equipment has been a leading equipment distributor bringing quality products to its customers since 1957. This year marks 60 years of continued success in the industry. Shawmut represents the Manitowoc Crane Group's range of construction cranes, including Manitowoc crawler cranes, Grove rough terrain cranes, Grove GMK all terrain cranes, Grove hydraulic crawler cranes, Grove yard boss industrial cranes, National boom trucks and Potain self-erecting cranes, as well as a variety of utility equipment....


Potain HDT 80 Builds Hotel at Vermont’s Jay Peak Ski Resort

DEW Construction Corporation of Williston, Vt., is using a Potain HDT 80 self-erecting crane to construct the new slope side hotel at the Jay Peak Ski Resort in Jay, Vt. Work on the as-yet-unnamed hotel began in August 2008 and has an anticipated completion date of Feb....


New Construction Brings Hope to N.H. Community

Breathing new life into a struggling community usually takes a major change in the community’s landscape. Berlin, N.H., a town that for years relied on the logging and paper industries, took a huge hit in its economy with the closing of the paper mill in 2001 and other factory closings in areas nearby....


Shawmut Equipment Co. Expands Into Maritime Provinces

Shawmut Equipment Company Inc., a distributor of the Manitowoc Crane Group, has expanded into the Maritime provinces of Canada. The Manitowoc Crane Group and Shawmut Equipment recently entered into an agreement, which will extend Shawmut Equipment’s distributor territory into the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island....


Shawmut Equipment Company Marks Golden Anniversary

Fifty years. It’s called the Golden Anniversary, but for Shawmut Equipment Company Inc., iron and steel have been the most remarkable metals. Shawmut Equipment Company Inc. has been providing New England construction firms with quality heavy-lifting equipment for half a century....


Potain’s Igo MA21 Crane Earns Passing Grade on High School Addition in Md.

A Potain Igo MA21 self-erecting crane from Shawmut Equipment, a local Potain dealer, has been instrumental in overcoming job-site challenges during the renovation of a high school in Elkton, Md. Joseph Rizzo & Sons of New Castle, Del., a masonry subcontractor, had anticipated a straightforward plan to build a cement block addition onto the school....


Peaks USA Picks Potain Igo 50 for Packed Housing Project

Wood frame contractor, Kevin O’Rourke, owner of Peaks USA, is using a Potain Igo 50 self-erecting crane on a space-constrained job in Cambridge, MA. Richdale Place is a 38,000 sq. ft. (3,530 sq m) multi-unit residential building with a parking structure as its foundation....






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