November/December 2021

Vol. 23, Issue 7

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 10.37 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 590.52 KB)

News (PDF, 1.01 MB)
100m Socage truck mount ready to go, First electric Maeda mini crawler, 25t XCMG hybrid truck crane, Second generation Liebherr LTM 1110, 110t/m Hiab unveiled, New electric booms from Zoomlion, 48ft JCB boom for N. America, First 55m Tadano truck mounted platform, 2,000t spreader beam, First Nagano 09AC delivered, Liebherr ships new 400t crawler, New Polish 25 tonne Rough Terrain crane, Twin 2,000t Huismans ordered and financials round-up…

Telescopic crawler cranes (PDF, 1.25 MB)
Telescopic crawler cranes have been around for more than 60 years but have only recently become more widespread and are now an increasingly popular choice on site, thanks to their improved lift performance, design and versatility. We review the latest models and developments. Will North checks them out.

Truck mounted lifts (PDF, 1.29 MB)
The truck mounted lift market continues to grow in volume along with the variety of different models and suppliers. The past 12 months have seen several acquisitions and new product launches. Leigh Sparrow takes a look.

Outrigger mats & ground protection (PDF, 869.71 KB)
With the use of outrigger mats and spreader plates now the norm, we look at the latest developments, advice and recommendations on outrigger set-up as well as the growing adoption of automatic variable outriggers and custom load charts/working envelopes, plus a few applications and case studies.

The Mound (PDF, 404.44 KB)
Passionate crane spotter Nick Johnson took time out to climb a new central London landmark that has some controversy - the infamous Marble Arch Mound - and discovered a notable feature clearly overlooked by critics of the structure.

Top Service (PDF, 696.27 KB)
At least 30 percent of businesses in our sector have faced the bankruptcy of a significant customer, which can seriously impact the ability to trade. UK-based Top Service provides an overview of Retention of Title (ROT), the benefits and the pitfalls and how it could help mitigate your risk of being placed at the bottom of the payment hierarchy i.e., an unsecured creditor.


Training (PDF, 120.18 KB)

IPAF focus (PDF, 226.09 KB)

ALLMI focus (PDF, 238.5 KB)

PASMA focus (PDF, 580.04 KB)

CPA focus (PDF, 271.3 KB)

Books & models (PDF, 275.14 KB)
Manitowoc 4100W ‘J E McAmis’

Letters and obituaries (PDF, 384.81 KB)

Advert / On-Line directory / What's on? / Recruitment / Marketplace (PDF, 2.89 MB)