April 2009

Vol. 11, Issue 3

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Contents / Comment (PDF, 331.95 KB)

News (PDF, 685.63 KB)
CMC/SUP Elefant enter UK, First Kobelco SL4500 crawler crane photos, Details of Tadano's new cranes, Raimondi makes a comeback, Big new Wolff tower crane, Terex Fantuzzi deal back on, Liebherr tracks out its new LTR11200, Haulotte to distribute Holland Lift, Atlas moves to Terex cranes, First photo of the new Liebherr MK88, Niftylift launches its SD120T, IPAF Summit/Access Award winners, WD Bennetts found guilty, More Skyjacks for Elavation, CTE UK relocates, HSE to launch new Crane best practice guidance Penny and Hinowa team up to produce tracked crane.

Mast booms (PDF, 518.16 KB)
The mast boom is an underated piece of powered access equipment outside of France, and is often confused with mast type scissor lifts. We take a look at its origins and review and compare the latest machines including JLG's new Toucan 10E.

Face to face: Phillip James (PDF, 317.5 KB)
It is now two years sind Phillip James was appointed managing director of Haulotte UK. Mark Darwin hears about the progress made so far and his plans for the future.

Intermat stop press (PDF, 326.15 KB)

CraneStar (PDF, 106.24 KB)
If Manitowoc's new crane management system CraneStar delivers half of what the company expects, it could transform crane management and usage. Cranes&Access spoke to two of the team responsible for the product.

All Terrain cranes (PDF, 819.85 KB)
We take a look at the All Terrain crane market and ask whether the City crane is set to make a comeback in light of the launch of the new Grove GMK3045? We also take a look at the other recent AT launches.

SED preview (PDF, 231.11 KB)
The good news is that the SED show in Corby will go ahead next month as planned. The bad news is that many exhibitors are not attending this year. We preview the cranes, access, telehandler and related exhibitors.

Debt control (PDF, 62.92 KB)

ALLMI Focus (PDF, 151.06 KB)

Training (PDF, 223.18 KB)

IPAF Focus (PDF, 152.75 KB)

Books & Models (PDF, 234.62 KB)

Your letters (PDF, 116.97 KB)

Innovations (PDF, 59.55 KB)

Advert / On-Line directory / What's on? / Recruitment / Marketplace (PDF, 1.4 MB)

Face to face: Paul Gallacher (PDF, 126.93 KB)
Mark Darwin visits push-around scissor lift manufacturer, Pop-Up at its new premises and chats with one of the main driving forces behind the design and success of the product and as well as being the current PASMA president, Paul Gallacher.

Britcom (PDF, 131.49 KB)
Britcom has become an increasingly significant player in the loader crane market having taken on the Effer account last year. However the company also offers so many related services that it is truly a 'one stop truck shop'.

PSE (PDF, 187.34 KB)

Pasma Focus (PDF, 73.73 KB)