Vol. 17, Issue 9
complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 11.53 MB) or access individual sections
News (PDF, 1.02 MB)
Baldwins hit for £900,000, Prison sentences for directors in telehandler accident, Morita acquires Bronto, Ainscough acquires Specialist Crane, Time France to start manufacturing, Isoli and LuiGong team up, Dingli upgrades compact RT scissors, Bigger Jekko pick & carry crane, New Böcker cranes for 2016, Comansa launches new 21LC450, Dingli goes direct sales in UK, New CEO for Manitowoc Cranes, CTE launches new B-Lift range, Teupen unveils new Leo19T, 100,000th JLG auction winners, Ramirent management changes and financials round-up.
Truck mounted lifts (PDF, 881.25 KB)
Ruthmann is one of the world’s leading truck mounted platform manufacturers. Mark Darwin visited its head office in Gescher-Hochmoor, about 100km north of Dusseldorf, to talk to general manager Uwe Strotmann and managing director Rolf Kulawik about the company and its plans for the future.
Rental rate guide (PDF, 2.24 MB)
After a few relatively challenging year’s, the 2015 annual survey reveals a generally positive year for both rates, utilisation and growth plans for the crane, access and telehandler rental companies. Find out the full facts in our comprehensive rental rate survey.
Telescopic crawler cranes (PDF, 964.51 KB)
In recent years telescopic crawler cranes, while still niche, have probably been the fastest growing sector of the full size crane market. We take a look at why the sector is becoming more popular and review the latest product launches
Look back 2015 (PDF, 1.69 MB)
We take our annual look at the major news reports and events in 2015, covered issue by issue in Cranes & Access. Overall 2015 was a better year than 2014 - although an oil price crash, climate change and the mindless, cowardly violence seen in Paris and around the world increased uncertainty. Southern Europe appears to have turned the corner but it looks as though 2016 will be another bumpy year.