March/April 2005

Vol. 7, Issue 2

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 5.5 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 352.68 KB)

News (PDF, 602.53 KB)
Denka and Falck Schmidt merge; New telescopic crawler from Hitachi; Kobelco/Manitowoc agreement extended; Mitie fined for lack of training.

All Terrain Cranes (PDF, 329.03 KB)
Most mobile cranes sold in the UK today are All Terrains, the latest spate of new product takes the "taxi crane" concept firmly up in to the 100 to 130 tonne bracket.

Self Propelled Straight booms (PDF, 201.82 KB)
The straight boom is not as popular here as the articulated, yet for many applications the straight boom offers many advantages. We look at the pros and cons and what products are available on the market.

Conexpo Review (PDF, 489.17 KB)
Conexpo is the big exhibition this year for cranes and lifts, we present photos and captions from around the show.

Refurbishment (PDF, 652.63 KB)
Rebuilds and refurbishment of 10 year old aerial lifts has become all the rage in the USA, it has always been a factor in the crane industry. We look at some of the work going on and products available.

For the Record (PDF, 76.23 KB)
What are the requirements in terms of overload devices for small tower cranes, we sort the fact from the fiction.

IPAF Summit (PDF, 116.23 KB)
In addition to our regular IPAF focus page we have a special three page preview on the IPAF summit, which this year ties into SED with an evening dinner in place of the usual lunch.

ALLMI Focus (PDF, 131.73 KB)


IPAF Focus (PDF, 69.5 KB)

Innovations (PDF, 80.59 KB)

What's on / Classified Advertising / Web Directory (PDF, 3.2 MB)