March/April 2017

Vol. 19, Issue 2

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 11.32 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 753.37 KB)

News (PDF, 1.18 MB)
London’s largest crane, New big Genie booms, UK crane and platform exemption, Grove 65 tonne RT, 80ft Hybrid from JLG, Haulotte unveils 80ft articulated boom and 20ft mast lift, Hewden auction sell-out, Loxam completes Lavendon, New 30 tonne Grove telescopic crawler, 64 spiders for Nationwide, SPS expands wide platform range, Snorkel material lift, Demag name goes smaller, New 58 tonner from JMG, New Shuttlelift carrydeck crane, Palfinger completes Solid range and financials round-up.

Small booms and mast booms (PDF, 768.17 KB)
We take a look at the latest innovations in the small self-propelled and mast boom sector, and the different approaches to working with outreach and working height of around 12 metres.

Tower cranes (PDF, 708.97 KB)
The strengthening world economy means that the tower crane market is once again buoyant. We take a look at the market and the latest new product introductions.

Conexpo 2017 review (PDF, 1.24 MB)
This year’s Conexpo show in Las Vegas was more popular than expected with a raft of crane, access and telehandler products on show for the first time. We bring you some of the highlights.

Batteries (PDF, 614.63 KB)
How do you get the best out of your lead-acid batteries? Take good care of it using C&As battery maintenance tips.

Apex show preview (PDF, 755.84 KB)
Apex is returning to Amsterdam and the dates have changed as it moves to early May. Find out all you needed to know in our show preview.

Vertikal Days preview (PDF, 690.07 KB)
Vertikal Days - the largest European crane, access and telehandler event of 2017 - is moving to the home of British Motor Racing at Silverstone in Northamptonshire. Although the main show guide will appear next month, we bring you a flavour of what to expect.

Rental shows review (PDF, 1.62 MB)
We bring you a few highlights from the Rental show - organised by the American Rental Association - in Orlando, Florida and the Executive Hire Show from the Ricoh Arena in Coventry, UK.


Training (PDF, 345.5 KB)

ALLMI Focus (PDF, 270.83 KB)

IPAF Focus (PDF, 274.99 KB)

PASMA Focus (PDF, 335.48 KB)

Books and Models (PDF, 263.61 KB)

Letters (PDF, 209.13 KB)

Advert / On-Line directory / What's on? / Recruitment / Marketplace (PDF, 2.5 MB)