July/August 2016

Vol. 18, Issue 5

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 9.63 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 539.7 KB)

News (PDF, 902.28 KB)
King Highway acquired, Nationwide adds spiders, Raimondi unveils MRT159, Custom appoints Collé, TVH acquires Industrial Access, Latest Böckers for Berry Cranes, KBW and Ascorel team up, Liebherr consolidates in USA, Teupen opens UK facility, Werner invests in UK, Three Katos for City Lifting, New forestry crane from Hiab, Chinese plant for Wacker Neuson, Interlift adds Hewden depots, Klubb moves into Benelux, Financials round-up.

City cranes and small ATs (PDF, 1.02 MB)
Kato has re-entered the European market with a range of three City cranes from 13 to 35 tonnes capacity. We chart the development of the City crane as well as profiling UK-based Reeds Bray Cranes which specialises in small capacity ATs.

Industrial access (PDF, 1.47 MB)
July and August have traditionally been the time for plant shut-down maintenance and repair programmes. Access equipment plays a major part in any work above ground. We take a look at the various equipment options as well as examining a real-world example and ask which type of equipment is the best for the job.

Dealer guide (PDF, 681.02 KB)
Our annual UK/Ireland dealer guide and source guide lists all the crane, access, telehandler and ancillary equipment currently manufactured along with the contact details of the distributors for the UK and Ireland.

Pick & carry cranes (PDF, 424.1 KB)
Although there have been few major developments in the industrial pick & carry crane market, there has been significant growth in other types of equipment capable of lifting and carrying a load. We review some of the equipment available.

Vertikal Days review (PDF, 1.43 MB)
The biggest and best Vertikal Days also happened to be the 10th at Haydock Park. We take a look at some of the highlights.

Engines (PDF, 737.79 KB)
The subject of engine emissions has dominated construction equipment development - both on and off road - for the past decade or more. With Stage V looming, we take a look at the detail and hopefully clarify the situation.


ALLMI Focus (PDF, 394.4 KB)

IPAF Focus (PDF, 336.49 KB)

PASMA Focus (PDF, 412.57 KB)

Training (PDF, 368.51 KB)

Books and Models (PDF, 140.87 KB)

CPA (PDF, 137.82 KB)

Letters (PDF, 124.88 KB)

Advert / On-Line directory / What's on? / Recruitment / Marketplace (PDF, 1.62 MB)