October 2014

Vol. 16, Issue 7

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 9 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 443.38 KB)

News (PDF, 1005.96 KB)
Whyte 500 tonner recovered, France Elévateur Buy-In, Magni unveils 35m telehandler, New Potain Topless, Crane company faces corporate manslaughter charges, Tat Hong may float China crane business, Kulawik leaves Palfinger, Manitou launches largest telehandler, Big Effer for Collett, IPAF half year accident report, JCB unveils new telehandlers, Hiab sells Middle East distribution business, Sennebogen to launch 300t crawler, Xtreme uprates big telehandler.

Heavy lift (PDF, 802.16 KB)
This month we profile Collett a leading heavy transport company currently investing heavily in new equipment, and take a look at some recent heavy lift projects from various parts of the world.

Mastclimbers and hoists (PDF, 1.03 MB)
Over the past four years Apollo Cradles has expanded its mastclimber fleet from zero to 200 units. Mark Darwin talks to managing director Kevan Herbert and operations director Darren Brady about the company. We also take a look at some interesting projects involving mastclimbers and hoists.

Managing ground conditions (PDF, 1.04 MB)
This is the 10th year that Cranes & Access has highlighted the importance of paying attention to the proper set up of outriggers with mats, spreader plates and other forms of ground protection. We review the latest effort to improve the knowledge in this area - the newly published Ground Conditions Good Practice Guide.

APF Show review (PDF, 820.69 KB)
A round-up of the UK’s premier forestry, woodland, arboricultural, tree and timber exhibition.

Platformers’ Days review (PDF, 420.39 KB)
Platformers’ Days returned to Hohenroda, Germany for the first time since 2012 with more visitors and equipment than ever before.

Safety Equipment (PDF, 527.73 KB)
In this month’s feature on safety equipment we take a look at IPAF’s accident reporting data and the products and guidance available to help prevent such incidents.


Training (PDF, 293.48 KB)

IPAF Focus (PDF, 216.15 KB)

ALLMI Focus (PDF, 278.96 KB)

PASMA Focus (PDF, 350.75 KB)

Innovations (PDF, 126.41 KB)

CPA (PDF, 131.8 KB)

Books and Models (PDF, 218.88 KB)

SAETA (PDF, 277.47 KB)

Letters (PDF, 303.93 KB)

Advert / On-Line directory / What's on? / Recruitment / Marketplace (PDF, 1.74 MB)