April/May 2016

Vol. 18, Issue 3

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 14.69 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 580.95 KB)

News (PDF, 1.09 MB)
Oz move for Vp, 1,250 tonne Kobelco crawler, Ruthmann acquires Bluelift, Time Versalift goes direct in France, Demag back up and running, New eight tonne Maeda, New 150ft JLG articulated boom, 15 years of Vertikal.net, New Teupen Puma, Liebherr Rough Terrain cranes, Genie high capacity boom, 70m Bronto, Four new platforms from Ruthmann, 450 tonne AT from Liebherr, Bauma round-up, Financial results.

Spider lifts (PDF, 1.18 MB)
Of all the equipment types in the access sector, spider lifts must surely be the most active, exciting and innovative. This was highlighted at Bauma where most of the major access equipment news concerned spider lifts. We review the latest changes and model introductions.

Mid-range All Terrain cranes (PDF, 1016.86 KB)
This past year has been very busy for the All Terrain crane market. We take a look at the new product launches, new concepts and more recently, the return of a very well-known brand. We also profile King Lifting, the UK’s largest regional crane rental company.

Vertikal Days preview (PDF, 1.92 MB)
Vertikal Days celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. Over the past decade it has continued to grow becoming an increasingly important crane, telehandler and aerial work platform event in the European show calendar. We highlight the main news and products at the show.

Bauma review (PDF, 3.77 MB)
The biggest, most popular Bauma ever finished on a damp note with the changeable weather during the week turning into solid rain for the last day or two. Between the wind and rain showers the crowds were out in force with around 580,000 visiting the world’s largest construction equipment exhibition. Here are the highlights.

Rental rates part 2 (PDF, 340.43 KB)
Jeff Eisenburg concludes his take on rental rates by looking at what can be learned from probably the most highly developed of all rental industries -short term car rental.


Training (PDF, 657.48 KB)

ALLMI Focus (PDF, 579.91 KB)

IPAF Focus (PDF, 455.42 KB)

CPA (PDF, 295.51 KB)

PASMA Focus (PDF, 570.28 KB)

Books and Models (PDF, 218.3 KB)

Letters (PDF, 759.09 KB)

Advert / On-Line directory / What's on? / Recruitment / Marketplace (PDF, 2.36 MB)