September/October 2003

Vol. 5, Issue 5

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 5.73 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 713.68 KB)

News (PDF, 1.42 MB)
EN280 and CE approval controversy; Hewden considers court appeal; Liebherr down in 2002; Steve Barnett to head MCG UK & Ireland.

Offshore europe (PDF, 99.33 KB)
C&A reports from the recent 2003 Offshore Europe exhibition held in Aberdeen, Scotland, where the message from the offshore crane industry was clear – “deeper”.

C&A top 20 (PDF, 959.21 KB)
Previously dubbed the C&A TOP 10, the 2003 listing has been extended to include the UK & Ireland’s TOP 20 crane and access rental companies. Turn to page 17 to find out who has, or hasn’t, made the grade.

The vertikal check (PDF, 909.5 KB)
The Vertikal Press’ annual Vertikal Check event attracted over 100 spectators at the recent Platformers’ Days exhibition in Hohenroda, Germany. This year, rough terrain telescopic straight booms battled it out in front of the crowds.

Tower cranes (PDF, 620.88 KB)
In the first part of a two-part feature, C&A asked a number of the tower crane industry’s players to explain the current popularity of self-erecting tower cranes in the UK & Ireland, while starting on page 31, Alain Voyatzis of crane safety system specialist SMIE highlights the benefits of ant-collision technology for tower cranes.

Saie guide (PDF, 435.32 KB)
With just a couple of weeks to go until Italy’s premiere construction equipment exhibition, C&A looks ahead to SAIE 2003 and rounds-up some of the new equipment that visitors can expect to find on display in Bologna.


IPAF Focus (PDF, 114.75 KB)

Innovations - Grabs, grapples, hooks and slings (PDF, 112.77 KB)

What's on / Classified advertising (PDF, 839.39 KB)