May 2018

Vol. 20, Issue 3

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 15.22 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 872.54 KB)

News (PDF, 1020.07 KB)
Kiloutou acquires Butsch & Meier, 50 metre Teupens for UK, First 50 tonne Comansa, CPA publishes plating and testing details, Boels confirms three more acquisitions, Wolffkran adds division in France, TCA becomes Falcon Lift, Intermat highlights, New Sennebogen telehandler, 48 Potains for Maxim, Intelligent Manufacturing line for XCMG, New HMF grab crane, AMCS for Hinckley Point cranes, New Micro crane, new Jekko SPK60.2 and financials round-up.

Boom lifts (PDF, 847.75 KB)
We take a look at the latest developments in the move towards hybrid and electric powered boom lifts, assess the global impact of the new ANSI standards in the USA which bring them closer to European, ISO and Australian standards and review Niftylift’s latest version of its ever popular HR 12.

Tower cranes (PDF, 1.01 MB)
Tower crane development over the past few years has been rapid, with most manufacturers adding new models with increased performance to cope with the demands of current construction techniques. However, one type of tower crane - the hydraulic luffer - once considered a bit of an oddity, is now appearing in the product ranges of an increasing number of manufacturers. We take a look at the benefits of this type of tower crane and compare what is currently on the market.

Vertikal Days 2018 show guide (PDF, 6.48 MB)
Vertikal Days will be held at Donington Park near East Midlands airport and promises to be the biggest and best access and lifting event in Europe this year. In this bumper issue we publish a full pull-out show guide listing all the exhibitors, new products and essential information to make the most of your visit DONINGTON PARK to the show.

Intermat review (PDF, 1020.12 KB)
Despite transport problems in and around Paris, this year’s Intermat was better than expected being reasonably well attended, with most exhibitors happy with the quality of visitors if not the quantity. We have a pictorial overview, with new products being featured in future issues of the magazine.


Training (PDF, 315.91 KB)

IPAF Focus (PDF, 395.02 KB)

ALLMI Focus (PDF, 260.29 KB)

CPA (PDF, 218.64 KB)

PASMA Focus (PDF, 587.76 KB)


Books and Models (PDF, 293.3 KB)

Letters (PDF, 483.62 KB)

Advert / On-Line directory / What's on? / Recruitment / Marketplace (PDF, 2.3 MB)

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