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Grove at $5.4 billion airport expansion in Brazil

2/12/2015

A Grove RT880E rough-terrain crane is working round-the-clock on the expansion of the Viracopos International Airport in Campinas, near São Paulo, Brazil. The 75 t (80 USt) capacity crane provides general lifting duties at the project, which will create a new 110,000 m2 (360,892 ft2) terminal that will double passenger traffic to 14 million a year. Built at Manitowoc’s Passo Fundo facility in Brazil, the Grove RT880E, which features a 39 m (128 ft) boom, is owned by Constran, a leading contractor in the country since 1957.

About The Manitowoc Company, Inc.
Founded in 1902, The Manitowoc Company, Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of cranes and lifting solutions with manufacturing, distribution, and service facilities in 20 countries. In the United States, the Grove, Manitowoc, National Crane, Potain and Shuttlelift brands are sold and serviced by Grove US, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Manitowoc Company, Inc. In 2018, Manitowoc’s net sales totaled $1.8 billion, with over half generated outside the United States.
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