November 2011

Vol. 13, Issue 8

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 8.02 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 412.11 KB)

News (PDF, 745.92 KB)
Gardner Denver to quit access market, Lavendon buys Blue Sky and unveils the SkySiren, Skanska UK demands anti crush devices, AFI introduces the Sanctuary Zone, Zoomlion looks for acquisitions, New Dutch crane rental group, JLG ships 1,000 Toucan 10E, Barry Barnes retires, Mammoet PTC claims world record, Jost appoints LTC, Tadano launches four new RTs, Nacanco goes with Socage, Crowland installs crane road test rig, Financial round-up, Palfinger launches new loader cranes, New Chines cranes from Terex, Havator acquires Norrlandskranar.

Mastclimbers and hoists (PDF, 1.07 MB)
The mastclimber and hoist market in the is a relatively close market with only a handful of players. We profile manufacturer Alimak Hek, UK operations and mastclimber rental company Adastra, two companies vastly experienced in this sector.

Loader cranes (PDF, 663.3 KB)
We take a look at the latest product developments including the new, more sophisticated overload/stability systems, interview Atlas Crane owner Fil Filipov and take a brief look at the latest new product launches.

Lift and Access Showcase Symposium (PDF, 624.22 KB)
The first Lift and Access Showcase and Symposium was held in Scottsdale, Arizona earlier this month. The event included an expanded product Showcase, crane Rodeo and a conference. We report on the event and the main new product launches. Including the new Genie compact electric RT scissors and a new trailer scissor lift.

London Tower Cranes (PDF, 361.36 KB)
One tower crane manufacturer currently in the process of changing its direction and product line-up is German-based Jost Cranes. A few months ago it sold its flat top designs to Zoomlion and is now concentrating on its luffers. Cranes & Access met up Alexander Jost at its new UK/Ireland dealer, London Tower Crane Hire & Sales LTC.

IPS 10th anniversary (PDF, 965.05 KB)
IPS – Independent Parts & Service – has just celebrated its 10th anniversary. Mark Darwin visited the Telford based company to find out about its past, present and future.

Pagliero history (PDF, 234.84 KB)
100 years and going strong

ALLMI Focus (PDF, 207.19 KB)

Training (PDF, 358.26 KB)

IPAF Focus (PDF, 190.6 KB)

PASMA (PDF, 89.01 KB)

Innovations (PDF, 231.17 KB)

Books and Models (PDF, 422.12 KB)

Letters (PDF, 137.05 KB)

Advert / On-Line directory / What's on? / Recruitment / Marketplace (PDF, 2.08 MB)