Grove cranes added to French fleet

By Niamh Marriott17 March 2022

French transport specialist Groupe Cayon took delivery of three new 60 tonne capacity Grove GMK3060L-1 all terrain cranes in 2021 and one GMK5150L-1 in February 2022.

All four new Grove cranes will be used on jobs in and around Lyon in France (Photo: Manitowoc)

Groupe Cayon chose the 60 tonne capacity all terrain cranes for their long boom and strong taxi load charts, and the 150 tonne capacity taxi crane for erecting tower cranes.

“The compact size, long boom and strong load charts on the GMK3060L-1 are perfect for our fleet and will help us improve our productivity,” said Julien Cayon, director of Groupe Cayon.

“When choosing a new model for our fleet, it was also important to select a mobile crane that complies with road regulations and travels well between jobsites.

“The new carrier cab design on the GMK3060L-1 will make travel more comfortable for the operators.”

All four models have now been delivered to the French transport specialist (Photo: Manitowoc)

The three-axle GMK3060L-1 features the newly designed Grove carrier cab on its 8.67 metre long carrier, and offers strong lifting capacities and long reach from its 48 metre seven-section MEGAFORM boom, said Grove. Because its load charts start at a 0° boom angle, the GMK3060L-1 can be operated on many different jobsites, including indoors.

It can drive with up to 7.5 tonnes of counterweight within 12 tonne per axle.

The five-axle GMK5150L-1 can lift up to 11.8 tonnes on the 60 metre main boom.

The 150 tonne capacity crane has a maximum counterweight of 44.5 tonnes and can travel with 10.2 tonnes of counterweight within a 12 tonne per axle configuration.

“The new Grove GMK5150L-1 is perfect for erecting tower cranes and will help us to expand our business in this respect,” Julien Cayon said.

All four new Grove cranes will be used on jobs in and around Lyon in France.

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