Within the space of four months, Potain dealer of the Rhône-Alpes region Valente Grue Assistance (VGA) has carried out two unusual tower crane assembly jobs on the Mer de Glace "Sea of Ice" on the northern slopes of the Mont Blanc massif.
Visitors to bauma 2022 saw the design and technology upgrades that will roll out to the Potain range of luffing jib tower cranes as Manitowoc introduced the first in a new generation, the MR 229.
Manitowoc unveiled the latest addition in its Potain MDT City crane range at bauma 2022, the 6.6 ton capacity MDT 159, which fills the gap between the MDT 139 and MDT 189.
The first erected Potain MDT 489 tower crane in North America is now at work on a construction site in Madison, Wis., near the state capitol.
Manitowoc continues its expansion and investment in support services with the launch of CONNECT, a new digital platform that will launch at bauma 2022.
If you're building a suburban home, 3.4 acres is a good-sized piece of land. But what if you're building two urban mixed-use towers connected by a skywalk with an acre of greenspace between them? Then, suddenly, that 3.4 acre space starts to seem daunting.
Most of the time in tower crane construction, anchors are installed prior to pouring the building's foundation — embedded into the foundation itself.
At a four-story construction site in downtown Allentown, Pa., a Potain tower crane appears encased inside the courtyard of the complex it is erecting.
Tower cranes are a critical building tool. For many urban construction jobs to begin, tower cranes need to be assembled onsite well in advance.
Building a hotel might sound like routine construction, but when you're in the tourist town of Panama City Beach, Florida — and you're building directly on the beach — nothing is routine.