July 2010

Vol. 12, Issue 5

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 7.14 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 429.78 KB)

News (PDF, 787.3 KB)
Spierings runs into difficulty, CPA launches mobile crane ‘best practice guide, Partner switch at Weldex, Vertikal Days success, Haulotte expands telehandler line, Tower crane spigot alert, Hewden creates jobs in HQ relocation, Big fleet expansion for ALE, Fuwa launches 1,250 tonne crawler crane, Genie restructures European operations, Record crane sales at auction, Lampson cited for 2008 accident, CTE restructures, Manitex acquires CVS Ferrari, New European 35 tonne Zoomlion truck crane, Smart buys Ascendant van mount, Fire destroys Tinsley facility, Ashtead cranks up capex, New Bobcat telehandler hoist, H.A.B appoints Ascendant Access.

Industrial access (PDF, 833.3 KB)
The underlying potential of the industrial market is huge and yet still remains untapped. We ask why? and look at the myriad of products at the small end of the access scale for those planning their annual plant shutdown work. We also interview Cameron Reid (left) of Harsco about his plans for rationalising and reorganising the company’s access fleet.

Industrial lifting (PDF, 684 KB)
Over the next month or two, production facilities throughout Europe will be carrying out planned maintenance and improvements as they close down for their summer break. While there are many different alternatives for the lifting and shifting aspect of the work, a pick & carry crane built specifically for the task is by far and away the best option. We take a look at the smaller end of the market.

Equipment auctions (PDF, 325.38 KB)
According to Jonnie Keys of Euro Auctions, prices have been holding firm across the board. He speaks to Mark Darwin on the current state of the crane and access auction market.

Dealer Guide (PDF, 326.13 KB)
Our UK and Ireland Dealer Guide give you all the information you need about where to source all your lifting, telehandler and access equipment.

Vertikal Days review (PDF, 1.07 MB)
All the equipment, people, deals and music from the best Vertikal Days yet - reviewed in pictures.

Innovations (PDF, 81.2 KB)

Books & Models (PDF, 95.37 KB)

ALLMI Focus (PDF, 197.86 KB)

Training (PDF, 233.58 KB)

IPAF Focus (PDF, 148.94 KB)

PASMA (PDF, 212.09 KB)

Your Letters (PDF, 179.65 KB)

Advert / On-Line directory / What's on? / Recruitment / Marketplace (PDF, 1.77 MB)

Frank Scarborough (PDF, 133.99 KB)
Publisher Leigh Sparrow recalls the life and career of Frank Scarborough well known in both the crane and access industries, who died early this month aged 62.