July 2011

Vol. 13, Issue 5

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 7.75 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 427.15 KB)

News (PDF, 728.17 KB)
Altrad takes over NSG, Zoomlion acquires Jost designs, Terex succeeds in Demag Crane bid, Van Seumerens quit Mammoet, 3i buys into Loxam, Three new GSR truck mounts, Palfinger to launch new telescopic truck mount, UK construction deaths on the rise, Linden Comansa’s new LCL165 luffer, New 50 metre Bronto, IPS introduces ‘Price Match Promise’, Manitowoc launches new truck crane for Russia, New Oil&Steel Snake, Lego Unic cranes, Whyte Crane Hire takes 750 tonne Liebherr, Palfinger buys Russian crane maker, Alex Lowe joins Kimberly, County Lifting adds 130 tonne Liebherr, JMG introduces new 11 tonne pick & carry crane, new truck mounted manufacturer, new lifts from Isoli, New utility truck from Terex Utilities, Financials round-up.

‘Pick and carry’ cranes (PDF, 1.39 MB)
Over the past few months we have seen numerous examples of items being ‘picked’ and ‘carried’ without using the traditional pick & carry crane. Here we take a slightly unconventional look at machines that can carry out this role including the new generation Mammoet PTC super heavy lift crane.

Industrial access (PDF, 1.44 MB)
With summer and the holiday season approaching many companies are gearing up for scheduled maintenance and shutdowns. We take a back to basics look at the pros and cons of the wide selection of methods and equipment available for working at height and run through the good (and bad) points of the various types of access equipment that might be used in an industrial setting.

Dealer Guide (PDF, 453.57 KB)
The UK and Ireland 2011 Dealer Guide gives you the very latest information on where to source lifting, access and telehandler equipment.

Vertikal Days review (PDF, 887.08 KB)
This year’s Vertikal Days - the fifth since it was established in 2007 - was the biggest and most successful so far, breaking records across the board. Here are our photo review highlights.

ALLMI Focus (PDF, 208.28 KB)

Training (PDF, 280.21 KB)

IPAF Focus (PDF, 204.03 KB)

PASMA (PDF, 243.87 KB)

Innovations (PDF, 82.6 KB)

Models (PDF, 92.64 KB)

Letters (PDF, 154.06 KB)

Face to face - County Lifting (PDF, 315.33 KB)
For its size Kettering-based County Lifting is one of the most diverse lifting companies in the UK. Cranes & Access interviews father and son team Steve and Daniel Drury and takes an in-depth look at a company that operates in the industrial lifting/moving, crane and access sectors.

Advert / On-Line directory / What's on? / Recruitment / Marketplace (PDF, 1.57 MB)