Dec 12 /Jan 13

Vol. 14, Issue 9

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 7.76 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 438.23 KB)

News (PDF, 739.16 KB)
TVH acquires Mateco, Change of ownership for Ainscough, Big Genie on the way, Odewald buys stake in Scholpp, Dick Schalekamp leaves Riwal, Sky Aces announces the Fanlift, Huisman installs record quayside crane, Sennebogen launches crawler crane, Dingli announces new UK distribution, New Bronto 60 metre truck mount, Hiab launches loader crane, Ejar orders 10 Liebherr cranes, Access Link joins Partnerlift, Big Effer for Cuadrilla.

Heavy lift cranes (PDF, 674.33 KB)
Given the reliance of many industries on large cranes, Mark Darwin takes a look at the dearth of crawler and mobile cranes with capacities between 800 and 1,000 tonnes and talks with Dougie McGilvray of Weldex International - one of the world’s leading crawler crane rental companies.

Annual Rental Rate Guide (PDF, 1.75 MB)
Another year has passed since we looked at the crane, access and telehandler rental rates in the UK and Ireland. Once again access and telehandler equipment has performed better than cranes posting a strong year, but is it all doom and gloom for cranes?

Large truck mounts (PDF, 675.74 KB)
Over the past few years the larger truck mounted platforms have enjoyed increased popularity with uses ranging from wind farm maintenance to television coverage of sporting and national events. We take a look at the latest developments in machines over 50 metres, with a focus on the 55 to 75 metre area where a great deal of development is taking place.

A Look Back at 2012 (PDF, 850.53 KB)
2012 has been another mixed year with the economic situation remaining fragile. However in spite of this it seems most companies in our sector fared better than in 2011. Our annual review looks back at the industry highlights as well as the major news and events from the world at large.

Bauma China (PDF, 541.51 KB)
With interest growing in the Chinese market for construction equipment and more buyers in the West at least showing an interest in Chinese-built products, Cranes & Access visits the sixth Bauma China trade show to check out the latest developments.

ALLMI Focus (PDF, 69.2 KB)

Training (PDF, 223.78 KB)

IPAF Focus (PDF, 201.7 KB)

PASMA Focus (PDF, 196.22 KB)

Innovations (PDF, 202.44 KB)

Books and Models (PDF, 220.17 KB)

Letters (PDF, 334.71 KB)

Advert / On-Line directory / What's on? / Recruitment / Marketplace (PDF, 1.28 MB)