May 2007

Vol. 9, Issue 4

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 5.87 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 396.51 KB)

News (PDF, 710.35 KB)
Lavendon buys Rise Hire, Tellock takes over at Manitowoc, New president for Manitowoc Crane Group, Maeda to launch new LC compact crawler cranes, New low level push around from CTE, Merlo introduces new aerial lift concept, Wacker to merge with Neuson Kramer, Crane man arrested, Skyjack doubles its warranty period, UpRight re-introduces AB46, Skylift teams up with JCB, AFI moves into Scotland, Euroloc buys Nacanco, Gam bids for Vilatel.

The BIG Bauma review (PDF, 993.61 KB)
We devote six pages to look over the news and new products at Bauma and still run out of space. With four editorial staff at the big show we bought back thousands of photos and pages and pages of notes. Here is our first attempt to give a flavour for the event.

Trailer lifts (PDF, 535.23 KB)
We take a brief look at the changing face of the 12 metre trailer lift market, we also report on our visit to possibly Europe's largest trailer lift manufacturer – Dinolift and finally take a look at the only series production trailer mounted scissor lift sold in the UK, the recently imported PLE range sold by Planet Platforms.

SED preview (PDF, 586.8 KB)
We take a look at the SED show and highlight the new products to look for. We also provide you with a full and comprehensive listing of the crane, access and telehandler exhibitors.

Telescopic handlers (PDF, 429.62 KB)
The past 12 months have seen a raft of new products from just about every manufacturer. We therefore devote our telehandler feature to a review of what's new at each company. With the market still growing rapidly, along with the number of company's competing for a piece of the action, there is a lot going on.

Aerodrome lifting (PDF, 212.21 KB)
Strict rules apply any time you put a boom in the air near an airport. Expert, Shaun McAleer of Manchester airport provides details on when and what you need to do, giving an insider's view of the situation.

Ladders (PDF, 150.14 KB)
We feature the first of an occasional page from the Ladder Association providing facts, tips and information on the use of ladders in the workplace.

The IPAF summit photo album (PDF, 480.91 KB)
Back by popular demand we bring you four pages of photographs from this year's IPAF summit. This year with a little fun, hopefully not at anyone's expense.

PASMA focus (PDF, 225.95 KB)

Letters (PDF, 192.82 KB)


ALLMI focus (PDF, 143.5 KB)

IPAF focus (PDF, 179.91 KB)

Training (PDF, 162.21 KB)

Innovations (PDF, 129.65 KB)

What's on / Marketplace / Recruitment / Web links (PDF, 1.11 MB)

And now for something different (PDF, 148.16 KB)

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