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OLD BRITISH CRANE SPOTTED AT BIBIANI, GHANA!

In News, News Snippets by Alisa Evans

Have a look at this old British crane with a variable position counterweight on rails, recently spotted by our team at Bibiani in Ghana! We believe this crane will have started life as a hand operated railway crane similar to the one in the image below and as it was …

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Dismantling one of Manitowoc’s largest booms.

In News Snippets, Oil & Gas by s.holz

Belmet 7 – supplier to the oil industry – based in Takoradi, Ghana recently required their Manitowoc 16000 crawler crane to be disassembled, stripped down, serviced and reassembled. Having dominated the Takoradi skyline for 4 years the customer instructed us to dismantle the crane in order to conduct preventative works …

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Engineers enjoy Manitowoc Training in Italy

In News by s.holz

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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Our engineers achieve highest level of Manitowoc certification

In News by s.holz

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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Great Work in Gabon

In News by s.holz

Pasico engineers Godwin Awadzi and Elvis Dongwiri recently travelled to Gabon to assemble and commission three brand-new 999 Manitowoc crawler cranes for Afcons Infrastructure at the ​General Cargo Terminal in the Gabon Special Economic Zone (GSEZ). The 999 model has been designed for the global market and comes with a …

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Maintaining an elite standard across West Africa.

In News by s.holz

Premier crane manufacturer Manitowoc recently completed an audit of our sales and service facilities as part of their Partner Development Program. The 2-day audit process was conducted by Paul Rogers, sales director MCG Africa, Betrand Guillaume, sales manager French speaking Africa (FSA), & Paulo Costa, mobile product manager (FSA). The process included checking our records, …

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3D Lift Planning Software: Free from Manitowoc

In Spares by s.holz

The 3DLiftPlan.com website offers one of the industry’s best lift solutions software applications, aiding customers in lift planning, crane selection, rigging planning and ground-bearing pressure optimization.  The free access to 3D Lift Plan is the result of a new partnership between Manitowoc Cranes and Fernandina, Florida-based A1A Software, a company …