Vol. 15, Issue 6
Complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 7.52 MB)
News (PDF, 728.58 KB)
Lanco buys Broderson, Hiab launches new models, New MD for Holland Lift, AJ Access to distribute Holland Lift, First Sany Palfingers delivered, Tadano launches 145 tonne RT, Riwal acquires Sarens access, Huisman to build 1,500 tonner, New chairman for IPAF North America, Loxam to consolidate in France, Terex Cranes makes cuts in Waverly, Record £53 million telehandler deal for JCB, Fassi acquires Marrel, Liebherr claims new crawler cane record, Credit Circle for cranes and access, Snorkel sale moves closer, Wing Wah takes 1,000th Kalmar, Financial results round-up.
Top 30 rental companies (PDF, 1.89 MB)
In the 12 months since our last survey of the UK & Ireland crane, access and telehandler rental companies, the industry and market has been relatively stable. This is particularly true for the small to medium sized businesses which have regained enough confidence to both renew and even expand their fleets. See how the top companies have fared in this year’s survey.
Wind turbine erection (PDF, 565.25 KB)
Whatever an individual country’s policy on wind power there is no denying that it is still growing rapidly on a global scale. However with increasing safety and environmental concerns about erecting wind turbines with mobile cranes the tower crane may be the answer. Cranes & Access investigates....
Small truck mounted platforms (PDF, 643.32 KB)
The growth in the small vehicle mounted aerial lift sector (3.5 tonnes GVW and below) has been nothing short of spectacular over the past 10 years. We review the types of platform available, looking at the more unusual and comparing the three different types of lifting geometry.
Company profile - Collé (PDF, 532.29 KB)
Collé was founded more than 110 years ago selling agricultural machinery. In the past 15 years it has expanded rapidly, particularly in the rental sector and now has revenues of almost €60 million. Mark Darwin visited the company in The Netherlands to find out more.
Telehandlers (PDF, 511.33 KB)
The sales of telehandlers over the past year or so have been on the rise, indicating better fortunes for the economy. Innovation may have a back seat, but there have still been many changes.