By Tony Illia for ENR At this point, Manitowoc confirms that it will bring its MLC165, a new crawler that can lift up to 180 tons, and two other yet-unnamed crawlers. By Tony Illia for ENR A close-up of the crane's counterweights. Manitowoc is planning to expand the VPC system on a smaller crane than the 31000. Related Links: World of Concrete 2014 Sees Smaller Crowds But Cautious Optimism CONEXPO-CON/AGG Show Site The frigid-cold week in much of the U.S. has turned out to be a hot one for people in the heavy equipment business, especially those gearing up for
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.