One of Vietnam’s fastest growing construction companies, Coteccons Group, is using its fleet of Potain tower cranes to support its expansion plans. The company is looking to extend its scope of operations, not only across Vietnam but into the surrounding nations of South East Asia.
The 40-plus fleet of Potain tower cranes belonging to Coteccons has worked on some of Vietnam’s most high-profile construction projects of recent times, including LandMark 81 (Vietnam’s tallest building), Vinhomes Central Park, The Manor, City Garden, The One and SC Vivo City, all of which are in Ho Chi Minh City; and IndoChina Plaza, D’ Capitale, Metropolis and Mandarin Garden in Hanoi. The company has found the Potain MCT 205 to be particularly well suited to its needs and has purchased many of them since the crane launched approximately two years ago. Coteccons also plans to add more luffing jib cranes to its fleet as demand for these units grows, particularly for urban development work.
In addition to adding over 20 new MCT 205 cranes, Coteccons has also added three MCR 160 luffing jib cranes, another relatively recent product from the Manitowoc factory in Zhangjiagang, China. Both these units, and all tower cranes built by Manitowoc at its Chinese plant, are designed in collaboration with the Potain Center of Excellence in France. This gives local customers the perfect balance of industry-leading engineering design, with locally-sourced and tailored manufacturing. All of the cranes for Coteccons Group were supplied by Minh Chi Co, Potain’s national dealer for Vietnam.