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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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BOOM UPKEEP: PROPER CRANE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR

In Mining, News, News Snippets by Alisa Evans

This article originally appeared on Manitowoc-lookingup.com here To protect your crane investment, it’s crucial to stick to regular maintenance schedules, especially if your equipment is in constant use. Following some reasonable steps can ensure no downtime and that your crane is always ready for the field. In this article, a …

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SIX GOOD REASONS TO BUY ORIGINAL PARTS FOR YOUR CRANE

In News, News Snippets, Spares by Alisa Evans

This article originally appeared on Manitowoc-lookingup.com here Using counterfeit parts in your crane can have devastating consequences. In this article we look at six good reasons not to take the risk. Operating cranes with counterfeit parts can have fatal repercussions, yet many companies are trying to save a few dollars …

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PATERSON SIMONS SUPPLY FLEET OF USED LIFTING EQUIPMENT TO SABODALA MINE: WORKING WELL IN MINE EXPANSION PROJECT

In Mining, News, News Snippets by Alisa Evans

Sabodala mine in Senegal is benefitting from used lifting equipment that Paterson Simons supplied to the mine earlier this year. The mine is currently undergoing an expansion project.  Paterson Simons supplied the following used equipment to Sabodala earlier this year: 1 x GMK5250L 250T Grove All Terrain Crane 1 x …

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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Manitowoc Launch Crane Configuration App

In News, News Snippets by s.holz

Determining the overall boom and jib length combination is now as simple as opening up Manitowoc’s recently launched smartphone app for iOS and Android. The Manitowoc Boom Length Selector App allows you to select specific boom and jib length combinations, building heights, boom radii and other crane parameters using an …

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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 …