Vol. 19, Issue 4
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News (PDF, 1.17 MB)
Ashtead acquires Plantfinder, 65ft Nifty hybrid stick boom, New Manitou 360 degree telehandlers, Sennebogen adds 30 tonne telescopic crawler, New Platform Basket Road-Rail boom, Janneniska and Jalo & Jalo form partnership, Manitou opens Indian facility, New truck mounted platform from BVT, Ruthmann to go higher, Terex updates Demag AC100-4L, Skyking to distribute Ascendant, Boels acquires IQ-Pass, MEC restructures international sales, Custom appoints TVH, Mammoet acquires George Young, Maxim acquires Coast, 120ft Riwal/ JLG electric booms for Naboen, Kobelco merges operations in Japan and India, sales of 13 tonne Katos gather pace and Financials round-up.
Telehandlers (PDF, 858.54 KB)
As the popularity of the super compact, high capacity and 360 degree telehandlers continues to grow, we take a closer look at the largest 360 degree telehandler currently available - the 46 metre Magni RTH 6.46 - and the new JCB Teleskid to see how they compare against other equipment in their sectors.
Truck mounted platforms (PDF, 893.76 KB)
Just when you thought the 3.5 tonne GVW truck mounted platform sector had plateaued, the latest new product launches have surprised yet again with new designs and innovation.
Loader cranes (PDF, 877.16 KB)
We take a look at the three companies that have dominated the loader crane market in recent years - Palfinger, Hiab and Fassi - and the high technology race that is driving them forward, as well as other recent product launches and developments.
Vertikal Days review (PDF, 2.14 MB)
The first Vertikal Days to be held at Silverstone - located inside the Formula One track - was a resounding success! We provide an extended review of some of the show highlights.
Apex review (PDF, 888.96 KB)
Amsterdam in the spring may not have been every exhibitors dream given the close proximity to other major shows and a public holiday, but the turnout and new product launches made Apex 2017 better than some anticipated.