January 2004

Vol. 6, Issue 1

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 3.92 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 558.97 KB)

News (PDF, 588.36 KB)
Filipov retires; Sennebogen boosts crawler line; Skyjack closes European base; HSE calls on industry for Work at Height guidance; Manitowoc drops boom and scissor lines; JLG purchases Access Industrie facility.

2003 review (PDF, 237.84 KB)
With 2004 now wellunderway, C&A steps aside for a moment to look back at the major stories that have made their mark on the lifting and access industries during the past 12 months.

Industrial lifting (PDF, 301.08 KB)
A review of the latest industrial lifting equipment.

Bauma preview (PDF, 223.43 KB)
The world's largest construction equipment show is just around the corner, and the organisers of bauma 2004 are predicting that this year's event will be the biggest yet! C&A gets the ball rolling with an early preview to the landmark event.

Electric scissors (PDF, 353.3 KB)
Planning on purchasing an electric scissor lift? Know what is available? Know your exact equipment needs?... C&A's guide to the most popular access equipment sector is here to lend a helping hand.

Rental show preview (PDF, 284.37 KB)
The American Rental Association's official annual convention, The Rental Show, has lost a certain amount of credibility among the lifting and access community in recent years. Its organisers are sure, however, that things are looking up. Here we look ahead to the 2004 event.

Innovations (PDF, 138.96 KB)


IPAF Focus (PDF, 143.63 KB)

Web directory (PDF, 318.54 KB)

What's on / Classified advertising (PDF, 903.97 KB)

Heavy-duty knuckle booms (PDF, 193.18 KB)
The characteristics of a 'heavy-duty' knuckle boom crane seem to mean different things to different producers. C&A looks at their many disguises.

Batteries (PDF, 199.23 KB)
What could be viewed as just A review of the latest industrial lifting a small part of a crane's or access platform's overall make-up, could potentially be the most costly if adequate attention isn't paid. Leigh Sparrow highlights the do's and don'ts of battery selection.