What's New at Shawmut Equipment

The Slurry Wall division of Hub Foundation, Boston-based drilling company, selected three Manitowoc lattice boom crawler cranes for their recent foundation job in Boston’s Seaport district, contributing to the fast development of the area.
Manitowoc is excited to announce the introduction of the new Grove telescopic crawler model, the GHC140. This new model features a 171 ft six section pinned boom with a maximum capacity of 140 US tons. When configured with the 49.3 ft. offsettable bi-fold swingaway, it has a maximum tip height of 229.7 ft.
A Grove RT650E aided in the successful completion of the TD Garden Expansion Project in Boston, MA that concluded in January of 2019. North American Crane and Rigging, LLC, with Capco Steel Erection, worked to expand the amount of usable space throughout the well-known arena located in the heart of Boston.  
Shawmut Equipment, with New England Crane School, will be hoisting test preparation and testing for the NCCCO fixed cab and swing cab certifications in March. Dates:         March 11-15, 2019Location:    Shawmut Equipment, 136 Eastman Street. South Easton, MassachusettsPrice:          $1650 per operator for one exam category and $1850 for two
Two Shawmut technicians, Kevin Doughty and Sean Kavanaugh, recently passed the National Certification test with excellent scores!
Bonus Depreciation now includes used equipment! Combine Section 179 and Bonus Depreciation to maximize tax savings on new and used equipment acquired in 2018. Section 179 Allowance:
Bob Morang joins nine other Shawmut technicians who have passed the challenging GMK certification test. The certification course, held at Grove’s facility in Shady Grove, Pennsylvania, consists of numerous classes dedicated to learning the technology and operation of the GMK product line.
Manitowoc recently released a customer-focused course catalog designed to help customers develop the product knowledge needed to be as productive as possible while utilizing their equipment. The onsite and online training courses are taught by professional and experienced instructors and will help customers understand, troubleshoot and safely operate their equipment.
Two of Shawmut’s top technicians, Kevin LaPan and Tim Scott, recently completed all Grove courses and passed the two-day Grove Certification test.