February/March 2004

Vol. 6, Issue 2

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Contents / Comment (PDF, 752.07 KB)

News (PDF, 513.61 KB)
Increased crane revenues at Manitowoc; Kobe Steel to form Kobelco Cranes; Revenue increase at Terex; Amco Veba acquires Ferrari cranes; Holland Lift appoints UK distributor.

Mast booms (PDF, 502.73 KB)
France has very much dominated the mast boom market since the relatively recent introduction of this new breed of access equipment from its origins in the US. C&A asked a number of mast boom producers what the product's chances are elsewhere.

Bauma 2004 show guide (PDF, 744.76 KB)
Bauma's organisers predict that this year's show will be the biggest construction equipment exhibition the world has ever seen. Turn to page 20 for our full show guide to all the very latest lifting and access equipment that visitors can expect to see from the world's producers.

All terrains (PDF, 355.5 KB)
In the first part of a two-part all terrain crane feature, C&A attempts to clean-up the hazy issues of 'tag-axles' and 'trailing booms' in the UK, while in the second part, starting on page 33, we look at the implications of the new Special Types General Order rules to be enforced on December 1 this year.

UK forks (PDF, 72.21 KB)
C&A caught up with Rob Coxton, UK Forks new divisional director, to find out the reasons behind the ongoing reprofiling of Britain's largest telehandler hire fleet.

IPAF Summit 2004 (PDF, 261.7 KB)
Next month's IPAF AGM and Luncheon will be be the first under the directorship of its new managing director Tim Whiteman. One of the major focuses at this year's event will be the growing impact of legislation and its effect on how people all around the world work at height.

IPAF Focus (PDF, 56.35 KB)


Innovations (PDF, 219.08 KB)

Web directory (PDF, 85.67 KB)

Classified Advertising (PDF, 829.97 KB)