Vol. 9, Issue 3
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News (PDF, 774 KB)
First glimpse at the Grove GTK1100, Locatelli announces 40 tonne AT City, JCB previews ultra compact telehandler, MBO at MSD crane hire, Wizard adds 160 new lifts, Access Daze, Greenpeace uses crane to protest Trident, Nationwide spends £15 million, Wilbert moves into Ireland, IPS to service Pop-Up, 500 for Facelift, Manitou profits, Manitowoc ups its forecasts, Link Belt to exhibit at SED.
Straight booms (PDF, 622.7 KB)
We take a look at developments in the self propelled straight telescopic boom market. With both Skyjack and UpRight re-entering the market we compare 40 and 60 ft products and look at a big basket model from Germany.
Bauma preview Part II (PDF, 1.31 MB)
In the second part of our preview of world's big equipment show, we cover more of the lift exhibits and include a large scale map of the outside areas with a full and comprehensive listing of exhibitors by product type.
Big lattice boom cranes (PDF, 402.63 KB)
Mark Darwin looks at the biggest and some not so big lattice boom cranes and notes the difference between Europe and the USA.
Face to Face (PDF, 223.58 KB)
Matt Fearon, the new head of Genie Europe, talks about his future plans from the company's Grantham headquarters.
Safety (PDF, 316.72 KB)
We look at a number of recent accidents and the cost to the companies involved.
IPAF Summit (PDF, 229.79 KB)
Here we provide an initial review of the IPAF summit and AGM. Look out for a full photo album in the May issue.