February 2020

Vol. 22, Issue 1

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 19.27 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 656.92 KB)

News (PDF, 1.13 MB)
Three new Tadano RTs, Wednesday mornings carry most risk, New 6 tonne Klaas K1100 RSX, Ernest Doe pick up mounted crane, Haulotte launches BIM library, First Bobcat Waste Expert, 10 Demag City cranes for Felbermayr, New foldable platform, 80 cranes for Ulferts, TRT to handle Kobelco cranes, Rosenbauer acquires Italian dealer, First Potain MDT 809 in USA, New president for Manitou, New EWPA Good Practice Guide and financials round up...

Van mounted lifts (PDF, 1.05 MB)
The move towards electric power in the utility and public services market is gaining substantial momentum with a particular benefit for van mounted platforms, given that most of them work in the urban environment. We review the latest developments.

Aluminium boomed truck cranes (PDF, 1.01 MB)
The aluminium boomed truck crane now appears to be making its mark as a useful tool among the mobile crane community in a good number of markets. We compare the new six tonne Klaas K1100 RSX with Böcker’s flagship model the AK 52.

Telehandlers (PDF, 11.1 MB)
We explore the history surrounding the ‘telescopic handler/variable reach forklift’ and check out some of the latest developments and products unveiled over the past year or so.

Conexpo preview (PDF, 880.21 KB)
This year’s international construction equipment show is Conexpo in Las Vegas to be held in early March. We highlight some of the major new product launches along with a guide and full listing of lifting exhibits at this year’s big show.

Batteries (PDF, 689.07 KB)
The shift in people’s attitude over the past year towards reducing their carbon footprint has resulted in an enormous move towards battery powered equipment, and in particular lithium ion battery packs. We take a look at this rapidly growing sector and some of the latest developments in battery technology.


Training (PDF, 300.27 KB)

ALLMI Focus (PDF, 267.22 KB)

IPAF Focus (PDF, 334.26 KB)

PASMA Focus (PDF, 698.51 KB)

Books and Models (PDF, 270.66 KB)
Demag AC 700-9

CPA (PDF, 260.91 KB)

Letters and obituaries (PDF, 243.26 KB)

Advert / On-Line directory / What's on? / Recruitment / Marketplace (PDF, 1.57 MB)