Four New Grove All-Terrain Cranes for Groupe Cayon in Chalon-sur-Saône
French transport specialist Groupe Cayon, based in in Chalon-sur-Saône, has taken delivery of three new 60t capacity Grove GMK3060L-1 all-terrain cranes in 2021 and one GMK5150L-1 in February 2022.
“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. We were very impressed by the new carrier cab design on the GMK3060L-1, which will make travel more comfortable for the operators,” he continued.
The three-axle GMK3060L-1 features the newly designed Grove carrier cab on its compact 8.67m long carrier, while offering strong lifting capacities and long reach from its 48m seven-section MEGAFORM boom. 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 7.5t counterweight within 12t per axle, making the 60 tonner the best three-axle taxi crane on the market.
Groupe Cayon also received a new Grove GMK5150L-1 at the beginning of 2022. The five-axle GMK5150L-1 can lift up to 11.8t on the 60m main boom and offers ample space for the operator in the new Grove carrier cab. The 150t capacity crane has a maximum counterweight of 44.5t and can travel with 10.2t of counterweight within a 12t per axle configuration. As a result, the GMK5150L-1 can be optimally utilized as a taxi crane and, with its compact dimensions, can access even tight jobsites.
“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 in jobs in and around Lyon in France.
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