Manitowoc has introduced a new Grove all-terrain crane for the global market. As with other recent Grove launches, the crane offers unique innovations and class-leading capabilities in the taxi (road travelling) category, according to the company. The four-axle Grove GMK4100L-1′s load charts and its compact design makes it easy to access and maneuver on the narrowest of job sites. The new 110-ton (100 t) capacity crane replaces the GMK4100L and is part of a new generation of Grove taxi cranes. Grove was the first manufacturer to produce a 110-ton capacity crane on four axles when it introduced the GMK4100L. The new GMK4100L-1 has some notable improvements. According to the manufacturer, the GMK4100L-1 offers the best load charts in this class in its maximum counterweight configuration, but also in its most common taxi configuration with a weight of less than 13.2 tons (12 t) per axle — a common axle load limit in many countries. Compared with the GMK4100L, the new GMK4100L-1 delivers 6.9 percent better load charts overall when in its 29-ton (26.2 t) maximum counterweight configuration. In the taxi configuration with a 7.4-ton (6.7 t) counterweight, the GMK4100L-1 has an in...