August/September 2004

Vol. 6, Issue 5

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 3.21 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 312.66 KB)

News (PDF, 671.37 KB)
Hewden pays for Canary Wharf crane collapse; AFI gets financial go-ahead; New national crane group for UK customers; SkyJack sales up 84 percent; HSE to blitze UK crane hirers.

Face to face (PDF, 230.67 KB)
In the latest C&A interview, Hans-Georg Frey, talks about his first couple of years as Liebherr-Werk Ehingen managing director and shares his thoughts on the current state of the mobile crane industry.

Rough terrain scissors (PDF, 313.74 KB)
The UK in recent years has very much been the European playground for the rough terrain scissor lift and, with several new producers entering the scene, the choice of equipment is now greater than ever before.

Under the spotlight - Merlo (PDF, 171.43 KB)
On the advent of Merlo's 40th anniversary, C&A was invited along to the world headquarters of the Italy-based telehandler producer for an in-depth, behind the scenes view of what has grown into a world class operation.

Top 20 2004 (PDF, 453.71 KB)
The eagerly awaited C&A Top 20 extends its reach to UK telehandler hire companies this year, while a handful of acquisitions and take-overs since last year's survey has made a significant mark on the 2004 listing.

Vertikal check (PDF, 323.44 KB)
The annual Vertikal Check event this year called on 20-metre truck mounted platforms on 3.5 tonne chassis. A total of eight leading manufacturers presented their entries to the judges at the usual Platformers' Days venue at Hohenroda, Germany.

Overload systems (PDF, 89.2 KB)
The advent of EN280 on 30 June, 2002, led some experts to question the adequacy of overload protection systems for gaining new CE approval for platforms. Here we take a look at how some system producers have answered the critics.

Heavy-duty tower cranes (PDF, 216.06 KB)
Despite relatively quiet times for the world's higher capacity tower crane producers, some of their top-end equipment is proving invaluable on some of the world's most high-profile construction projects. C&A reports.

SAIE review (PDF, 155.51 KB)
With just a few weeks to go until this year's SAIE exhibition in Bologna, Italy, C&A looks forward in a quick round-up of some of the new equipment that will be on show.


ALLMI Training (PDF, 168.22 KB)

IPAF Focus (PDF, 83.1 KB)

Innovations (PDF, 178.92 KB)

What's on / Classified Advertising (PDF, 155.96 KB)

Web Directory (PDF, 526.49 KB)