June 2015

Vol. 17, Issue 4

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 10.82 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 719.08 KB)

News (PDF, 1.11 MB)
JLG acquires Power Towers, New 50 tonne Sennebogen, AFI acquires Hampshire Plant & Access, Wolffkran confirms HTC acquisition, New Solid range from Palfinger, New Manitowoc for Bigge, Triple boom fatality in Albuquerque, New Z-crane from Hiab, First 33.15 Platform Basket in UK, Isoli replaces PNT210J, Able acquires Altitude, New compact telehandlers from Bobcat, Two 750 tonners for Windhoist, Tadano ships 1,000th 100t/80tn RT, New start for Dinolift in the UK, Liebherr unveils LTC 1045 successor, IPS launches consumables range and financials round-up.

Tower cranes (PDF, 911.98 KB)
It has been an interesting and varied year for tower cranes, with major developments on all fronts. We round-up the latest news as well as looking at new product launches and a few applications.

Trailer lifts (PDF, 930.22 KB)
Cranes & Access takes a look at the trailer lift which appears to be increasingly overlooked by the regular specialist rental companies and larger generalists - in spite of several new developments over the past year.

Scottish spiders (PDF, 151.62 KB)
IAPS’ rental company in Scotland recently changed its name to Specialized Access and appointed a new director. Ed Darwin travelled to its base in Wishaw to find out more…

Vertikal Days review (PDF, 1.74 MB)
This year’s Vertikal Days - the ninth - has established the show as a major event in the European exhibition calendar with an unrivalled display of cranes and access equipment. In our extensive review we highlight new products and sales at the two day event.

Heavy transport (PDF, 565.68 KB)
In C&As first heavy transport feature we take a look how companies are dealing with transporting heavier and bulkier items as well as SPMTs and new products.

Intermat review (PDF, 968.98 KB)
Despite the fine sunny weather, Intermat 2015 sadly did nothing to raise its position above that of a big regional show. Despite a relatively poor showing of equipment in the cranes and access sectors there were many new products to see.


ALLMI Focus (PDF, 377.18 KB)

Training (PDF, 830.55 KB)

IPAF Focus (PDF, 265.73 KB)

PASMA Focus (PDF, 561.54 KB)

CPA (PDF, 142.69 KB)

Innovations (PDF, 138.45 KB)

NASC (PDF, 266.03 KB)

Books and Models (PDF, 288.44 KB)

Letters (PDF, 163.6 KB)

Advert / On-Line directory / What's on? / Recruitment / Marketplace (PDF, 1.99 MB)