Vol. 12, Issue 9
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News (PDF, 769.16 KB)
Tadano and Link-Belt end agreement, JLG adds 150ft Ultra Boom, Tadano expands in Central/South America, TVH takes a run at Lavendon, Youngman goes self-propelled, Nichols and Riordan leave Terex, New president Terex Cranes, ALE mega crane completes Thai project, Sanghvi Movers to spend $44 million, Platformers Days to skip 2011, New 30 metre Merlo Roto, Onsite acquires Statewide, JLG to fit Firestone tyres to telehandlers, HSE warns on RT scissors, Liebherr LR13000 to lift 3,750 tonnes, New Genie parts depot opens, Platform Baskets for Hydrex, Isoli and HDW team up, Snorkel and Leach Lewis sign agreement, Terex Utilities sells fleet, Lavendon appoints new CEO in the UK.
Low level access (PDF, 709.88 KB)
Over the past five years, the push-around scissor market has grown from concept to an established and blossoming sector. In its short history it has developed from a niche to mainstream product satisfying the increasing demand for a simple, low level access product. We take a look at its short history, the increasing number of players in the market, along with the advantages and benefits that this type of product can bring.
Cranes in the city (PDF, 533.75 KB)
Lifting in confined city locations often requires more planning, greater care and is certainly easier using equipment specifically designed for the job. We take a look at the latest and increasing number of products that make city lifts not only easier and less costly, but often enable lifts that are impossible with standard cranes.
Rental rate survey (PDF, 2.16 MB)
It's that time of year when we report on the crane, access and telehandler rental rates in the UK and Ireland. Despite a rate bloodbath in the first half of last year, rates have levelled out or even picked up. Does this mean 2011 will be a good year? Find out what you all think as we reveal all in the C&A eight page rental rate survey.
Look back - 2010 review (PDF, 871.12 KB)
We take an extensive look at 2010 - the year that many would rather forget. At least there is always the weather to talk about....