September/October 2021

Vol. 23, Issue 5

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 8.3 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 700.29 KB)

News (PDF, 1011.8 KB)
Next generation Faresin, 25t Tadano RT for Japan, New electric Maeda, 18t luffer from Jaso, 31m Bluelift spider, 19m Klubb van mount, Two axle Tadano AT, Versalift pick up, JLG goes 360, Link-Belt truck crane, Dinolift adds hybrid truck, Electric Manitou telehandler, 20m GSR truck mount, new Boss push around - plus a roundup of the latest financials, acquisitions and news highlights.

UK & Ireland Top 30 guide (PDF, 1.22 MB)
With the uncertainty and disruption of Covid-19 largely behind us, most companies are now busy investing in their fleets. Our annual Top 30 guide highlights how the leading crane, access and telehandler rental companies in the UK and Ireland fared last year in terms of fleet numbers and investment, and how they are positioned to cope with the extended lead times and staff shortages that lie in wait.

All Terrains (PDF, 989.19 KB)
Will North reports on the 60 to 80 tonne All Terrain crane market. Forming the core of many crane rental fleets, the three and four axle cranes are designed with a close eye on roadability and flexible use.

Mastclimbers & hoists (PDF, 860.74 KB)
This year’s mastclimber & hoist feature takes a look at the slow burning mast climber market, the growing use of crane elevators and the latest developments in the hoist and transport platform market.

Used equipment (PDF, 872.63 KB)
While smaller aerial lifts or telehandlers may not offer the same economic lifespan as large platforms or cranes, there can still be advantages to sourcing such used equipment both for a fleet top up and as a better investment for end users. Will North speaks with independent used equipment companies Inteq, AJ Access and International Platforms to find out more.

BIM (PDF, 344.1 KB)
Following our look at Building Information Modelling (BIM) in the last issue, Nick Johnson reports on the BIM plans and techniques for what will be the UK’s longest rail bridge.


Training (PDF, 104.72 KB)

ALLMI focus (PDF, 252.96 KB)

PASMA focus (PDF, 196.06 KB)

IPAF focus (PDF, 231.67 KB)

CPA focus (PDF, 348.33 KB)

Books & models (PDF, 542.64 KB)
Zoomlion ZCC9800W

Letters and obituaries (PDF, 280.25 KB)

Advert / On-Line directory / What's on? / Recruitment / Marketplace (PDF, 1.48 MB)