November/December 2009

Vol. 11, Issue 8

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 5.83 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 374.68 KB)

News (PDF, 623.14 KB)
Merlo to enter access market and launches spider lift, Lavendon raises £81 million, Haulotte start shipments of Compact 14, Kobelco 4500 'Light' - first pictures, Youngman adds to BoSS X range, Crane Best Practice Guide out for comment, Andy Pearson to leave Lavendon, Hi Reach adds Liftlux scissors, Two new Multitel truck mounts, UpRight unveils more new models, Liebherr opens in Turkey and Azerbaijan, Raptor articulated tower crane ready to go, MSD Lifting in liquidation, First Leo 40 GTX goes to Belgium, Isoli unveils new 21metre truck mount, Third quarter financials roundup, New web design for Vertikal.Net.

Loader cranes (PDF, 615.64 KB)
Whether you are a manufacturer, supplier, installer or user, the latest changes to loader crane legislation will affect you. Cranes & Access attempts to put the complicated new rules into plain English. We also take a look at some of the latest models and developments in the loader crane market.

Trailer lifts (PDF, 568.84 KB)
Are trailer lifts much more useful than the major rental companies would have us believe? We talk to John Keely of Niftylift about the many benefits of trailer lifts and ask why they are not more readily available for hire?

Outriggers and mats (PDF, 546.72 KB)
We all understand the load/sinking principal when we walk on snow so why do so many choose to ignore the obvious - ie using outrigger mats - when setting up lifting equipment? We look at what happens when it goes wrong and how to do it right.

SAIE Review (PDF, 766.2 KB)
Once again, the SAIE show in Bologna, Italy lived up to its reputation as one of the best equipment shows in Europe. The sheer number of Italian equipment manufacturers eager to unveil new products for their home show meant we have another sizeable show review.

10 years on (PDF, 249.32 KB)
Cranes & Access celebrated its 10th anniversary this summer and we thought it a good idea to revisit the cover story of our first issue, an interview between two of the industry goliaths at the time, Martin Ainscough and David Barrass. Tim Whiteman, the original editor and publisher, meets up with the two men to take a look back at how their projections panned out over the last 10 years.

ALLMI Focus (PDF, 118.98 KB)

Training (PDF, 172.54 KB)

IPAF Focus (PDF, 45.95 KB)

Innovations (PDF, 68.52 KB)

Books & Models (PDF, 79.19 KB)

Your letters (PDF, 50.58 KB)

Advert / On-Line directory / What's on? / Recruitment / Marketplace (PDF, 1.47 MB)

Cover Story of the first issue of Cranes & Access (PDF, 1.16 MB)
Take a look at our first issue of Cranes & Access!

PASMA (PDF, 168.72 KB)