February 2018

Vol. 20, Issue 1

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 10.24 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 518.37 KB)

News (PDF, 1.57 MB)
New 33m Hinowa spider lift, Raimondi luffer unveiled, GMG adds new mast boom and scissor lift, Three new products from Klaas, Fraco adds mastclimber, Snorkel UK to distribute Bluelift, New light range of Effers, Tractel takes Scanclimber, New 31m Bluelift spider, Boels first with JLG ClearSky, Potain hydraulic luffer goes into production, New 12 tonne Böcker crane, Hüffermann cranes arrive in USA, Secondary guarding system from Teupen, Snorkel and Xtreme add new telehandlers, inspHire launches Asset Tracker, Magni goes direct in UK, Alfa takes over Teupen sales and financials round-up.

All Terrain cranes (PDF, 1.19 MB)
2017 was rather a slow year for new All Terrain crane launches. We round-up the new product highlights, take a closer look at Terex Cranes’ recovery plans and cover several interesting applications.

Van mounted lifts (PDF, 588.31 KB)
The usually staid van mounted sector have been very lively over the past two years. We outline some of the major developments.

Telehandlers (PDF, 1.26 MB)
It may only be eight months since our last telehandler feature but there have been many new developments and products launched in that time. We take a look at them, as well as profiling UK-based GT Lifting which specialises in the rental of 360 degree and high capacity models.

Batteries (PDF, 744.56 KB)
We try to unravel the mystery of the ‘black art’ of batteries, particularly looking at the merits of the lithium ion compared to a lead acid battery.

Health issues (PDF, 127.22 KB)
Kate Walker of ‘Diabetes and You’ looks at how companies and their staff can improve employee health by reducing the number of sick days, boosting productivity and making a safer work place.

Optimising your website (PDF, 191.15 KB)
Guy Willet asks why your online reputation is so important as well as suggesting ways to improve it.



CPA (PDF, 236.89 KB)

Training (PDF, 384.43 KB)

ALLMI Focus (PDF, 263.44 KB)

IPAF Focus (PDF, 228.92 KB)

PASMA Focus (PDF, 567.82 KB)

Books and Models (PDF, 233.43 KB)

Letters (PDF, 444 KB)

Advert / On-Line directory / What's on? / Recruitment / Marketplace (PDF, 2.63 MB)