November 2016

Vol. 18, Issue 8

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 9.55 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 612.96 KB)

News (PDF, 870.17 KB)
Liebherr confirms new Rough Terrains, Hewden debt restructuring, New 300 tonne Terex crawler, Appeals court finds in favour of Manitowoc vs Sany, Link Belt’s record-breaking 227 tonne tele crawler, Filipov back at Terex Cranes, New Movex truck mount, First Chinese luffer from Comansa, Ruthmann launches 29 metre 3.5 tonne truck mount, Dingli to launch Magni-built booms, Kato acquires IHI and finacials round-up.

Rough terrain cranes (PDF, 1.66 MB)
This month we look at two types of cranes which are designed for similar applications including challenging ground conditions and pick & carry capacity - Rough Terrain cranes and telescopic crawlers. At first glance these two crane types appear to have little in common, but offer many similar attributes.

Telehandlers (PDF, 848.2 KB)
The popularity of telehandlers continues to grow, encouraged by a wider range of compact and 360 degree models. We take a look at the market and the latest products from the leading manufacturers including an interview with Magni which has rapidly emerged as one of the most innovative.

Semi self-propelled boom lifts (PDF, 728.01 KB)
It has been five years since Cranes & Access last looked at the ‘SD’ or semi self-propelled platform market but in that time little has happened, although it remains a small but very stable part of the market. We take another look at the sector.

Trailer lifts (PDF, 510.3 KB)
The trailer lift and self-propelled derivatives have several things in common such as sharing boom components and suffering from relatively weak sales compared to other types of lifts. We ask why they are underappreciated and underutilised in most countries.

Steve Filipov interview (PDF, 292.21 KB)
Terex Cranes’ new president Steve Filipov gives his first interview to Cranes & Access and outlines his 100 day plan to return the division to its former glory. Mark Darwin asks the questions.

JDL Med and Partner Lift anniversary (PDF, 501.69 KB)
Last month Marseille hosted the JDL Med event for cranes, telehandlers and access equipment, France’s leading specialist lifting exhibition. We look at some of the highlights and then report back from this month’s Partner Lift 25th anniversary celebrations.


ALLMI Focus (PDF, 280.15 KB)

IPAF Focus (PDF, 238.73 KB)

Training (PDF, 391.28 KB)

PASMA Focus (PDF, 300.15 KB)

FASET (PDF, 247.2 KB)

Books and Models (PDF, 437.68 KB)

Letters (PDF, 107.34 KB)

Advert / On-Line directory / What's on? / Recruitment / Marketplace (PDF, 2.75 MB)