August/September 2018

Vol. 20, Issue 6

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 8.87 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 563.6 KB)

News (PDF, 1.14 MB)
Fassi acquires ATN, New high capacity flat top Comansa, Loxam/Nationwide acquires UK Platforms, Tadano launches 20t RT for Oceania, New Jekko mini crawler, Hiab acquires Effer, Tadano and Escorts agree JV, European Genie S-65 XC, More UK acquisitions for Boels, Palfinger unveils HD spider cranes, New hybrid truck mounts from Multitel, Palfinger and Ruthmann, JLG updates LRT scissors, Four new Gehl telehandlers, Hiab acquires Scottish dealer, Link-Belt upgrades the TCC-1100 to the TCC-1200 and financials round-up.

C&A Top 30 rental company guide (PDF, 1.25 MB)
This year’s survey of the top crane, powered access and telehandler rental companies in the UK and Ireland comes at a time when business confidence is somewhat fragile amid Brexit uncertainties and the ongoing fallout from the failure of major contractor Carillion. See how the leading companies have fared in this year’s Top 30 rental company guide.

Spider cranes (PDF, 1.01 MB)
The ‘flavour of the month’ when it comes to smaller tracked cranes certainly appears to be the heavy duty articulated models which look set to be a popular addition to the compact lifting sector. We take a look at the latest launches and developments.

Electric boom lifts (PDF, 835.95 KB)
The repercussions of tighter emission regulations are already being felt giving rise to a massive interest and growth in cleaner, quieter machines including full electric, lithium and hybrid platforms. This month we feature a new start-up rental company in the Netherlands - Hoogwerkt - and its totally different business model and look at all-electric booms from Dutch rental companies Riwal and Collé Rental & Sales.

Web presence (PDF, 473.68 KB)
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) consultant Guy Willett takes a look at reputation management, addressing bad reviews, claiming and optimising your GoogleMyBusiness listing and other problems concerning websites.


CPA (PDF, 216.67 KB)

Training (PDF, 315.09 KB)

IPAF Focus (PDF, 220.17 KB)

ALLMI Focus (PDF, 504.9 KB)

PASMA Focus (PDF, 307.83 KB)


Books and Models (PDF, 217.3 KB)

Letters (PDF, 446.3 KB)

Advert / On-Line directory / What's on? / Recruitment / Marketplace (PDF, 2.24 MB)