June 2012

Vol. 14, Issue 4

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 7.59 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 311.07 KB)

News (PDF, 595.5 KB)
Niftylift launches new booms, Two new Manitowoc Dongyue cranes, HSS up for sale? Terex takes 100% of Recom, New Raptor launch at Vertikal Days, Manitou UK marks 40 years, Skyking to launch tracked boom lift, Valla and JMG settle legal battle, Cormidi’s new multipurpose spider, Liebherr to launch LTM1750-9.1, Cargotec completes Chinese JV, Oil&Steel strengthens UK distribution, China contract for Sarens SGC-120, Advanced takes UK’s first big Ecostars, Cela moves into Russia, financials round-up.

Spider lifts (PDF, 684.75 KB)
Spider lifts are now more popular than they have ever been, and yet they still have a relatively low profile with end users. We review the increasing numbers of manufacturers now offering products in the sector and highlight the more interesting developments.

Tower cranes (PDF, 646.01 KB)
This month we take a look at the growth of the larger capacity self-erectors, profile Terex Tower Cranes and the changes going on within that business and see how tower cranes are offering an interesting alternative to installing wind turbines.

Vertikal Days guide (PDF, 1.81 MB)
This year’s Vertikal Days looks set to be the largest and busiest event in its six year history. It will also host one of the largest and most diverse displays of lifting equipment in Europe this year. Here is the definitive, 12 page guide covering all the manufacturers and their new product launches.

Taxation matters (PDF, 176.07 KB)
New tax allowances came into operation in the UK this April and could cause many rental companies and end users to reconsider how to fund equipment purchases. Nigel Greenaway of JCB finance provides some insight into the matter.

Urban art 57 (PDF, 183.47 KB)

PASMA Focus (PDF, 222.83 KB)

ALLMI Focus (PDF, 197.1 KB)

Training (PDF, 231.41 KB)

IPAF Focus (PDF, 197.33 KB)

Innovations (PDF, 182.47 KB)

Books and Models (PDF, 167.06 KB)

Letters (PDF, 992.3 KB)

Advert / On-Line directory / What's on? / Recruitment / Marketplace (PDF, 1.55 MB)