July/August 2013

Vol. 15, Issue 5

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 7.82 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 372.41 KB)

News (PDF, 779.79 KB)
HSS acquires UK Platforms from Haulotte, Sany America launches 150 tonne crawler, new MD for Ainscough Crane Hire, Genie Z135 incident update, Haulotte introduces anti entrapment device, Manitowoc files complaint against Sany, £20 million Nationwide fleet investment, Crane overturns while lifting people at school fete, Sandhurst moves into access, Export success for France Elévateur, LSG sets up Dingli UK, 2008 AC700 fetches €2.5m at auction, Jekko appoints The Spiderlift Company for UK, 23.5m launch from Multitel, Manitex unveils 19 ton 1970C, Riwal takes 100% of Spanish operation.

Push-around platforms (PDF, 739.57 KB)
The push-around lift is currently the hottest part of the end user and industrial work at height equipment market, with exciting new developments emerging from numerous manufacturers every few months. The latest machines are quite different from those of a few years ago and increasingly manually powered or all electric. We take a look at what’s available for those facing plant shutdown work.

Pick & carry cranes (PDF, 1.12 MB)
We review the range of pick & carry products on offer - increasingly battery powered - as the number of manufacturers participating in this oldest of mobile crane markets continues to grow and industrial users rediscover their benefits.

UK & Ireland dealer guide (PDF, 643.53 KB)
Our annual pull-out dealer guide lists all the crane, access equipment, telehandler and ancillary equipment currently produced along with distributors in the UK and Ireland complete with contact details.

Finance update (PDF, 176.48 KB)
Nigel Greenway of JCB finance runs over how the changes in tax allowances in the UK this April might change the best way to finance capital equipment.

Vertikal Days (PDF, 1.18 MB)
Our extensive review of this year’s Vertikal Days event at Haydock Park provides a flavour of the annual event. Next year’s dates have been set for May14/15th.

ALLMI Focus (PDF, 184.74 KB)

Training (PDF, 197.37 KB)

IPAF Focus (PDF, 155.03 KB)

PASMA (PDF, 227.54 KB)

Innovations (PDF, 191.82 KB)

Books and Models (PDF, 238.39 KB)

Letters (PDF, 145.22 KB)

Advert / On-Line directory / What's on? / Recruitment / Marketplace (PDF, 2.06 MB)