April/May 2014

Vol. 16, Issue 3

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 12.02 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 753.84 KB)

News (PDF, 1.3 MB)
H.A.B enters administration, Wilbert acquired, Huisman to build world’s largest crane, Skyking takes on Easy, Martina Moritsch steps down, Tadano acquires Cranes UK, Denka deliveries flow again, Effer launches five new models, JLG ships first 1850SJs, 10 Manitowocs for ALL, Sennebogen moves UK crane distribution, Finland changes regs on transport platforms, LUXcranes luffer, MBO at Scholpp Crane & Transport, Liebherr invests in Switzerland, Crane operator fined, Liebherr adds 53K, Time expands in China, Terex launches big luffer, New Magni telehandler and Financial results round-up.

Tower cranes (PDF, 1014.2 KB)
After several years in the doldrums tower cranes are making a big comeback reflecting the growth in global economic confidence. This is particularly true in the UK where we interview David Lawrence, sales director of rental company HTC along with a round up of recent new product launches.

Trailer lifts (PDF, 1.26 MB)
If there is a ‘poor relation‘ product sector in powered access it must surely go to trailer lifts. Once they made up a substantial proportion of the European powered access fleet but for a variety of reasons all that has changed. Cranes & Access investigates....

Vertikal Days preview (PDF, 3.89 MB)
Vertikal Days 2014 is now just a couple of weeks away and promises to be the largest so far both in terms of the number and space taken by exhibitors. We include a full show preview guide with all the exhibitors, new products and essential show information.

Don Ahern interview (PDF, 656.82 KB)
Don Ahern has been in the rental business all his life, yet over the past three years or so has - for one reason or another - hardly been out of the headlines with his companies Ahern Rentals and Xtreme Manufacturing. Mark Darwin finds out more in this extended interview.

IPAF summit (PDF, 536.54 KB)
This year’s IPAF Summit and awards dinner was held at the Beaumont Estate in Old Windsor, UK and attracted a record number of delegates. Here are the highlights.


Training (PDF, 305.08 KB)

IPAF Focus (PDF, 345.19 KB)

ALLMI Focus (PDF, 354.24 KB)

PASMA Focus (PDF, 336.05 KB)

CPA (PDF, 113.37 KB)

Innovations (PDF, 130.78 KB)

Books and Models (PDF, 284.41 KB)

Letters (PDF, 349.23 KB)

Advert / On-Line directory / What's on? / Recruitment / Marketplace (PDF, 1.35 MB)