November 2014

Vol. 16, Issue 8

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 8.72 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 437.46 KB)

News (PDF, 968.75 KB)
Sennebogen launches 120t telescopic, UK’s HSE reminds on slew brake checks, three new booms from Mantall, new owner for Quinto, Manitou unveils 32m roto, Liebherr LTR 1220 as counterweight? Terex forms JV with Manitex, New Hitachi crawler cranes, Custom unveils push around, IAPS sells French parts business, New Liebherr flat top, IMT launches 32t/m crane, Singapore tightens crane inspection and financials round-up.

Boom lifts (PDF, 1.03 MB)
Over the past 12 months the market for self-propelled boom lifts has seen several major developments, mostly at the two extremes of the working height range. Cranes & Access reviews the latest model launches and looks at the alternatives to the new super booms.

Loader cranes (PDF, 1.05 MB)
With Palfinger listing the UK market as one of its strongest this year in terms of growth and volume, Mark Darwin visited its distributor for England and Wales, T.H. White and spoke to managing director Mark Rigby.

Crane safety (PDF, 647.31 KB)
Continuing from last month’s safety feature which looked at the principle causes behind fatal aerial work platform incidents, we take a similar look at accidents and safety measures for the mobile crane sector.

500 tonne crane recovery (PDF, 770.56 KB)
After lying on its back for five months in Peterhead, Scotland, the recovery of Whyte Crane Hires’ 500 tonne All Terrain crane created a good deal of interest. Peter Issitt, managing director of Crowland Cranes - contracted to carry out the recovery - talks about the trickiest contract he has ever been involved with.

Böcker profile (PDF, 515.14 KB)
Cranes & Access visits German crane and access manufacturer Böcker to find out more about the company, its aluminium cranes and platforms.

Genie Italy plant expansion (PDF, 272.71 KB)
Assistant editor Ed Darwin visits Genie’s factory in Perugia, Italy which is making nine telehandler products and four Z-boom models including the new 33ft battery/electric Z-33/18.

JDL show review (PDF, 377.56 KB)
We have a brief photo round-up of the JDL Mediteranée show held in Marseille at the end of October.


Training (PDF, 291.08 KB)

IPAF Focus (PDF, 248.77 KB)

ALLMI Focus (PDF, 282.55 KB)

PASMA Focus (PDF, 374.63 KB)

Innovations (PDF, 148.26 KB)

CPA (PDF, 125.86 KB)

Books and Models (PDF, 233.85 KB)

NASC (PDF, 329 KB)

Letters (PDF, 109.66 KB)

Advert / On-Line directory / What's on? / Recruitment / Marketplace (PDF, 1.64 MB)