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Potain Self-Erectors Fit on Tight Site

Date: 09-07-2015 / Author: mlarson
Potain Igo 130
Grove GMK5275

The construction of a 180-unit apartment complex in Quincy, Mass., left little room for one crane on the job site, much less two. But the six-story structure required the lifting of several wall panels and other construction materials, and needed the capabilities of two cranes. The solution: two Potain Igo T 130 self-erecting cranes that could fit into the site’s tight quarters with enough reach and capacity to complete the job.

Rented Self-Erector Trumps Challenges

Date: 01-04-2015 / Author: kparrish
self erector
self erector
The new Trump International Hotel & Tower in Vancouver, British Columbia, is an impressive structure.
Scheduled to open in 2016, the 63-story, twisting luxury tower made of glass and steel will hold 218 homes, 147 hotel rooms, and 15,000 sq. ft. of event space, as well as spas, bars, and high-end restaurants.
One challenge for the contractors on the iconic building project was how to assemble a steel canopy piece by piece at up to 70-ft.