March/April 2018

Vol. 20, Issue 2

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 9.82 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 707.64 KB)

News (PDF, 1.25 MB)
3,000 Skyjacks for Boels, US crane prices set to rise, New HR12L from Niftylift, Klubb acquires CPL, JCB adds lithium ion scissors, New all-lithium Dutch rental company, Kaplan receives Lifetime Achievement Award, New Manitou 160ATJ, Mammoet hits record height, Multitel hybrid 160, Kobelco delivers first 300 tonne crawler, 44 Demags for Sarens, AA/High Access acquires Outreach Access, Snorkel to badge Faresin telehandlers, Ahern Australia links with Bluelift and financials round-up.

Mastclimbers and hoists (PDF, 790.15 KB)
For many years now the mastclimber market in Europe has been steady. However there appears to have been a recent surge in activity which may indicate changes are afoot. We look at these changes and revisit UK based mastclimber company Adastra Access and talk to managing director Steven McCaw.

Crawler cranes (PDF, 739.33 KB)
Demand for the lattice boomed crawler crane is probably as strong now as it has been for the past 10 years. We review the market and the new models as well as interviewing Mark Evans of Kobelco Cranes Europe who is enjoying significant success with the product.

Intermat preview (PDF, 795.05 KB)
A round-up the major new products that will be on show at next month’s Intermat show in Paris.

Vertikal Days preview (PDF, 1.35 MB)
Vertikal Days is moving to Donnington Park in the UK’s East Midlands, with the popular all-in format it looks set to be the biggest exhibit of cranes, access and telehandler equipment in the western hemisphere this year. We run through some of the major launches and activities planned for the show. A full Vertikal Days show guide will appear next month.

ARA review (PDF, 955.74 KB)
The 2018 American Rental Show was held last month in New Orleans with most exhibitors reporting a solid and swift pace of order intake. We review the show’s highlights including several new models.


Training (PDF, 326.68 KB)


ALLMI Focus (PDF, 273.38 KB)

CPA (PDF, 280.93 KB)

IPAF Focus (PDF, 242.09 KB)

PASMA Focus (PDF, 254.69 KB)

Books and Models (PDF, 231.12 KB)

Letters (PDF, 456.52 KB)

Advert / On-Line directory / What's on? / Recruitment / Marketplace (PDF, 2.1 MB)

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