October 2012

Vol. 14, Issue 7

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 8.2 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 336.47 KB)

News (PDF, 813.2 KB)
Terex launches CC2800 replacement, CICA issues first Gold Plate, Two new models from Movex, Bardonaro to leave Terex, Cargotec to float Marine business, Douglas to chair IPAF UK, IPS and APS to merge, Narrow 32 metre from Holland Lift, New test facility for Tadano -Faun, Loxam invests in UK , Palfinger acquires Tercek, MEC opens European facility, IPAF introduces mandatory accident reporting, Multitel announces new telescopic.

Underbridge (PDF, 685.96 KB)
Cranes & Access investigates why, given the colossal number of aging bridges particularly in Europe and North America, underbridge work platforms still remain relatively uncommon.

Spider challenge (PDF, 100.12 KB)
Following the appointment of Euracess as the UK/Ireland dealer for Cela, the Bristol-based company organised a spider lift challenge. Cranes & Access paid a visit to find out a little bit more about the company and to see how its latest spider lift would compare against the competition.

Crawler cranes (PDF, 1.15 MB)
Cranes & Access visits the Terex Cranes plant in Germany to see the unveiling of the all new Superlift 3800, one of the most hotly anticipated crawler crane launches in many years and takes a look at the latest trends and applications.

Outrigger mats (PDF, 662.38 KB)
Our annual outrigger mat feature continues to highlight the importance of correctly setting up outriggers and the risks involved in failing to take ground conditions into consideration.

Show roundup (PDF, 1.67 MB)
September proved to be a very busy month for regional shows throughout Europe and in this issue we cover Germany’s specialist access and lifting event Platformers’ Days, the UK International Forestry Exhibition show as well as the Dutch access event Verticaaldagen. Also covered is IPAF’s annual Europlatform conference which was well represented in Edinburgh this year.

ALLMI Focus (PDF, 155 KB)

Training (PDF, 221.69 KB)

IPAF Focus (PDF, 193.97 KB)

PASMA Focus (PDF, 185.26 KB)

Innovations (PDF, 195.76 KB)

Books and Models (PDF, 424.09 KB)

Letters (PDF, 96.89 KB)

Advert / On-Line directory / What's on? / Recruitment / Marketplace (PDF, 1.51 MB)

Moog interview (PDF, 100.12 KB)
Mark Darwin visits the Bavarian headquarters of underbridge platform company Moog and talks to Christine Moog about the products and latest developments.