June 2021

Vol. 23, Issue 3

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 13.13 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 1.04 MB)

News (PDF, 952.64 KB)
New Potain Igo T 99, CTE unveils 27m spider lift, High reach HD electric scissors from Dingli, CTE’s new 24m MultiPurpose truck mount, Link-Belt launches 59t 65|HT truck crane and 50t TCC-550 telescopic crawler, Ruthmann introduces its compact 30m T 300 XS truck mount, Konecranes launches Generation 6 mobile harbour crane, Lithium powered Jekko SPX1280 spider crane, IPAF’s accident report, New 15m trailer lift from Ommelift, Pettibone’s 4.5t/17.2m T1056X Traverse telehandler - plus a roundup of the latest financials, acquisitions and news highlights.

Boom lifts (PDF, 807.91 KB)
Almost 50 years after John Grove introduced the first telescopic self-propelled boom lift there are now hundreds of models from a dizzying array of suppliers. We take a look at the latest new product introductions as well as some of the key factors in a purchasing decision.

Tower cranes (PDF, 903.44 KB)
Since their introduction the market for hydraulic luffing jib tower cranes has largely been limited to the UK - specifically in London. However over the past few years it has gone from a single supplier to a point where almost every tower crane manufacturer has entered the market, while several are extending their product range. Will North looks into why that might be?

Telehandlers (PDF, 979.72 KB)
The ability to provide forward reach for forklift work put the telescopic handler on the map. With the market continuing to grow, with more choice and types than ever, Nick Johnson reports on the recent introduction of Stage V powered units, the larger and more innovative developments, and the arrival of all electric models.

Vertikal Days preview (PDF, 4.96 MB)
After what will be 28 long months since the last Vertikal Days event, there is a very positive vibe in the air among those who buy or use cranes and aerial work platforms in the UK as they look forward to attending what will be one of the first live industry events in 18 months.

Arborists (PDF, 867.68 KB)
Will North reports on how access and load monitoring equipment can help arborists plan and perform their work safely, while Saul Chernos learns more about lifting and moving in the Canadian timber and logging industry.


ALLMI focus (PDF, 143.21 KB)

CPA focus (PDF, 275.03 KB)

IPAF focus (PDF, 254.33 KB)

PASMA focus (PDF, 252.8 KB)

Training (PDF, 283.29 KB)

Books & models (PDF, 221.96 KB)
XCMG Platforms

Letters and obituaries (PDF, 558.82 KB)

Advert / On-Line directory / What's on? / Recruitment / Marketplace (PDF, 1.76 MB)