GMK Cranes: Addition to Operator’s Manual

In News by s.holz

Paterson Simons has been advised by the Manitowoc Crane Company to communicate to GMK owners that an additional instruction should be included in the supplied Operator’s Manual for GMK cranes with boom/rope guard strips or rollers. These additional pages give extended instruction for the protection of the main boom telescopic …

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GMK Equipment Announcement

In News, News Snippets by s.holz

Important GMK equipment announcement Paterson Simons wishes to inform you of an additional instruction that should be included in the supplied Operator’s Manual for all GMK cranes. The following sheets give extended instruction for the correct use of load-bearing equipment and lifting tackle. Should you have any questions or complications, please contact us at website@patersonsimons.com Download the additional manual pages here.

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Visit to Manitowoc for Crane Launch

In News, Oil & Gas by s.holz

Zafar Domloge (Mobicrane), Phil Coggin (Mobicrane), James Heels (Paterson Simons Ghana Country Manager) and Paul Rogers, Manitowoc Manager for the Middle East and Africa, recently visited Shady Grove, Pennsylvania – Manitowoc’s head quarters in the US. Mobicrane is a key Paterson Simons customer, and it was a pleasure to invite …

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Engineers enjoy Manitowoc Training in Italy

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Mirco Minocceri, Paterson Simons training cinsultant, led training for three engineers at the Manitowoc Factory in Niella Tanaro, Italy. Ekow Jones, Pasico Service Engineer, Nkrumah Benjamin, Maintenance Engineer at PSC Tema Ship Yard and Kluvia Isaac Dzidzienyo, Electrical Engineer at PSC Tema Ship Yard enjoyed a rigorous week-long course on the Grove RT550, which …

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Crane Models Now Available

In News by s.holz

We often receive requests for models: model cranes, model reachstackers, model forklifts and a variety of other brands. While we try and be as generous as possible, especially when a new machine has been sold, in practice it is not that simple. The models are usually made by third party model …

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The high benchmark of Product Verification at Manitowoc, Shady Grove

In Mining, News, Oil & Gas, Ports & Logistics by s.holz

The Manitowoc factory in Shady Grove, Philadelphia, USA produces Rough Terrain Crane, Industrial Crane and Lattice Boom Crawler Crane lines for Manitowoc/Grove. During a recent visit to the Shady Grove facility Paterson Simons staff spent some time with the Product Verification Team, here a few highlights of thier ground-breaking work. The Product …

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Can a GMK crane drive long-distance on Africa’s roads?

In Solutions by s.holz

Paterson Simons recently hosted Klaus Kroeppel (Manitowoc Grove VP Sales Europe and Africa) and Paul Rogers (Manitowoc Grove Sales Director – Africa) on a tour of  Cote D’Ivoire and Ghana, where we introduced them to existing and prospective mining, ports, oil & gas and rental customers. A recurring question surfaced on …

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Petro-Sea Switch to Reliability and Backup of Grove Cranes

In News, Oil & Gas by s.holz

Petro-Sea Logistics, a joint venture between Belgium’s Sea-Invests and Ivory Coast’s Petroci, provides logistics, transport and storage services to the oil industry and operates out of Adidjan, Ivory Coast. After the lack of after market support from a previous brand left them reeling, Petro-Sea decided to approach Paterson Simons, who have …

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Our engineers achieve highest level of Manitowoc certification

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Paterson Simons engineers, Peter Neeveng and Elvis Dongwiri, have achieved their GMK Master Technicians certification – the highest level of training available from Manitowoc, world-leading manufacturer of Grove, Potain and Manitowoc cranes. Peter and Elvis work out of the Pasico Takoradi office – which covers mobile crane service for all of West Africa. …

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Looking Up, The Manitowoc Crane Magazine now available

In News by s.holz

Download the Looking UP magazine here. Inside you’ll find a wide array of stories from around the world that showcase the range of Manitowoc brands: Manitowoc, Grove, Potain and National Crane. A look at how new cranes, such as the Manitowoc MLC650 and the Grove GHC range, are dramatically changing the …

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PERSEUS MINING: A Grove Rebuild

In Mining, Solutions by s.holz

Rebuilding is an economical alternative to extend a crane’s life. Cranes are completely rebuilt, from the bare frame to a new paint job.  Paterson Simons has facilities and engineering skills capable of rebuilding mobile hydraulic and lattice boom crawler cranes. The machine is completely disassembled to its frame and rebuilt …