November 2003

Vol. 5, Issue 6

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 6.59 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 666.36 KB)

News (PDF, 1.22 MB)
Haulotte buys into French rental industry; Manitowoc, Terex and JLG submit 3rd Quarter results; Crawler collapse on UK job site; Autogru PM acquires Oil & Steel; HSE condemns UK construction industry; Crane giants in court battle.

Face-to-face haulotte (PDF, 130.36 KB)
In the wake of Haulotte’s recent assault on the French rental industry, C&A caught up with the company’s president Pierre Saubot to talk about the move. Also on the agenda was the access industry’s approach towards the EN280 standard and CE certification.

Hire rates survey (PDF, 560.43 KB)
Our 2003 Hire Rates Survey has generated some very critical comments from industry professionals about the current state of both the crane and access hire industries in the UK and Ireland. Turn to page 19 to find out what has happened to UK rates in both sectors during recent months.

Mast climbers (PDF, 2.31 MB)
Mast climbing work platform expert Mike Pitt takes a look behind the scenes of the development of the UK British Standard Code of practise BS 7981 for mast climbers. We also round-up some of the latest mast climber and hoist equipment products releases.

Saie review (PDF, 206.02 KB)
For those unable to make the trip over to Bologna, Italy recently, C&A looks back to the country’s premiere construction equipment exhibition, SAIE 2003, and reviews some of the highlights. We also take a trip to the Italian facilities of both Manitou and Dieci to bring readers the latest news from both companies.

Crawler cranes (PDF, 547.39 KB)
A review of some of the latest crawler crane launches and new crawler crane technology from the world’s manufacturers.


IPAF Focus (PDF, 195.66 KB)

Innovations (PDF, 154.82 KB)

What's on / Classified advertising (PDF, 896.75 KB)