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Stade de Lyon takes shape in France with Potain

8/14/2014

A huge €250 million soccer stadium is taking shape in Lyon, France, thanks to 11 Potain tower cranes that surround the 56,000 m2 job site. The cranes were erected in late 2013 and are in near-constant use at the landmark project. They offer capacities of 16 t and 20 t, and are mainly used to lift the 120,000 m3 of concrete and 7,000 t of steel needed to build the 60,000-seat stadium. Main contractor Vinci is renting the Potain tower cranes from its own equipment division, Solumat.

About The Manitowoc Company, Inc.
The Manitowoc Company, Inc. (“Manitowoc”) was founded in 1902 and has over a 116-year tradition of providing high-quality, customer-focused products and support services to its markets and its 2018 net sales were approximately $1.8 billion. Manitowoc is one of the world's leading providers of engineered lifting solutions. Manitowoc, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, markets, and supports comprehensive product lines of mobile telescopic cranes, tower cranes, lattice-boom crawler cranes, and boom trucks under the Grove, Manitowoc, National Crane, Potain, Shuttlelift and Manitowoc Crane Care brand names.
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