June 2013

Vol. 15, Issue 4

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 7.69 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 339.97 KB)

News (PDF, 829.96 KB)
AFI acquires Hi-Reach and Access Rental Gulf and gains a new owner, Record 42,780 tonne jack-up, OSHA to delay crane rule, Liebherr to expand Irish crane facility, Palfinger Sany launch, Ashtead acquires Eve, Stopping the serial defaulters, Ball to leave Easi UpLifts, Haulotte India launched, 800 JCBs for A-Plant, First Liebherr for King Lifting, Palfinger goes direct in Austria, Tadano inaugurates Thai plant, Volvo Rents for sale? New LEEA guidance, Record gantry crane order for Terex, 900 tonne AHC subsea crane to South Korea, One Call Hire widens telehandler fleet and financials round-up.

All Terrain cranes (PDF, 781.34 KB)
We review Liebherr's new Variable Supporting Base, take a look at the trend for larger single engine All Terrains and compare the latest 60 tonners from Liebherr and Grove with the Challenger 3180.

Rough Terrain scissors (PDF, 777 KB)
The original RT scissors were relatively lightweight, two wheel drive units with large tyres and highly successful as rental machines being very reliable, easy to transport and operate as well as being cheap to maintain and repair. We review how has the market developed since then as rates have remained in the doldrums and looking at current offerings.

Vertikal Days show guide (PDF, 2.2 MB)
If its June it must be Vertikal Days! This year's show is the biggest ever and we have it all covered in this mega pull-out Vertikal Days Show Guide.

IPAF Summit (PDF, 477.7 KB)
The International Powered Access Federation held its Annual General Meeting, Summit and Awards dinner in Miami, Florida, the first time that the events have been held outside of Europe. Here is our slightly irreverent look back at the events.

Altrex partnership (PDF, 237.38 KB)
Following last year's announcement of the manufacturing/distribution partnership between Dutch scaffold, ladder and suspended platform manufacturer Altrex and UK-based Pop-Up Products, Ed Darwin met up with both companies to learn what the two have been working on...

ALLMI Focus (PDF, 167.6 KB)

Training (PDF, 301.7 KB)

IPAF Focus (PDF, 158.94 KB)

PASMA (PDF, 267.28 KB)

Innovations (PDF, 257.6 KB)

Books and Models (PDF, 107.91 KB)

Letters (PDF, 221.48 KB)

Advert / On-Line directory / What's on? / Recruitment / Marketplace (PDF, 1.45 MB)