November 2018

Vol. 20, Issue 8

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 12.02 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 622.93 KB)

News (PDF, 1.02 MB)
Sarens new 5,000 tonner, New developments from JLG, Deutz wins injunction, New Klubb K20 urban truck mount, Comansa upgrades 21LC660 and 21LC750 tower cranes, Almac opens Australian subsidiary, 250,000th JLG boom lift, Nationwide/UK Platforms deal inquiry, Platformers Days relocates, New Manitou/ Gehl telehandlers, National Crane tractor model, Hybeko Tunnel scissor, New CMC spider lifts, Apex returns to Maastricht, IMT’s largest loader crane and financials roundup.

Heavy lift (PDF, 1.55 MB)
We chart the development of the new generation of heavy lift cranes culminating in the launch of the Sarens 250,000 tonne/metre SGC-250 earlier this month and look at a few applications using big cranes and alternative methods of lifting.

Spider lifts (PDF, 886.67 KB)
Over the past few years the spider lift has gradually become more of a mainstream access rental product as well as an essential tool for many specialist trades such as tree work and building maintenance. We take a look at the latest developments including the recent growth in the number of manufacturers offering 30 to 33 metre models.

Technology (PDF, 3.19 MB)
For the first time we focus solely on technology and take a closer look at the latest ideas and developments that will affect the future of cranes, aerial work platforms and telehandlers.

Access and lifting equipment for arborists (PDF, 843.6 KB)
As well as a review of this year’s APF show we take a look the use of access and lifting equipment for tree work, one of the most dangerous occupations in the world.

Verticaaldagen 2018 review (PDF, 499.2 KB)
This year’s Verticaaldagen exhibition in the Netherlands, was the first to have no outdoor exhibition stands. We review the show which included several new product launches.


ALLMI Focus (PDF, 311.37 KB)

IPAF Focus (PDF, 210.99 KB)

Training (PDF, 339.26 KB)

PASMA Focus (PDF, 280.55 KB)


CPA (PDF, 295.51 KB)

Books and Models (PDF, 216.72 KB)

Letters (PDF, 132.96 KB)

Advert / On-Line directory / What's on? / Recruitment / Marketplace (PDF, 2.65 MB)