Vol. 11, Issue 9
complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 5.9 MB) or access individual sections
News (PDF, 591.98 KB)
Shaughnessy heads Skyjack, Manitex acquires Load King, Terex quits mining, SED cancels 2010 show, management changes at Hewden, Spierings launches City Boy, Italy delays EN12999-2009, Cypriot takes Ukrainian crane company, Haulotte pulls out of Bauma, HGV exemptions to go, HSS adds Liftpod, GTK1100 arrives in China, IPAF adds fire fighting course, Versalift launches all electric lifts in Copenhagen, New Altec crawler crane, Geda pulls out of Sweden, Sumitomo buys into Sunstate, RB cranes relocated, New UK Access Alliance, Law firm files suit against Terex, IPS -Snorkel JV in Australia, ACM launches new Panda 20.
Truck mounted lifts (PDF, 821.76 KB)
With truck mounted platforms currently performing better than most other sectors, we highlight the essential questions you need to ask when buying a truck mounted platform. We also interview Mark Carrington, managing director of King Vehicle Engineering, distributor of Palfinger Wumag and GSR and travel to Italy to find out more about Europe's highest volume truck mounted manufacturer Multitel Pagliero.
Crawler cranes (PDF, 525.95 KB)
We take a brief look at the rise of the telescopic crawler crane; feature the first fully rigged pictures of Manitowoc's largest crawler crane, the Model 31000; talk to the owner of the first 70 tonne Zoomlion crawler crane in the UK and look at several interesting crawler crane applications.
Rental rate guide (PDF, 767.93 KB)
It's that time of year again to report on crane, access and telehandler rental rates in the UK and Ireland. The current economic situation is reflected in the general poor state of most rental rates. But is there light at the end of the tunnel this year? We reveal all in our eight page survey.
2009 Review (PDF, 615.74 KB)
We take an extensive look at one of the most unforgettable years in living memory - the ups, the downs and the downright weird - mixed in with the varying fortunes of the crane, access and telehandler businesses.