December/January 2022

Vol. 23, Issue 8

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 11.68 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 680.89 KB)

News (PDF, 974.91 KB)
Dingli unveils 99ft scissor lift, New 300 tonne Liebherr AT, 3,000t ringer crane for BMS, 2,000t tele crawler from XCMG, 51ft electric RT boom from Zoomlion, New low top tower crane from Wolffkran, Platform Basket unveils new 19m rail boom, JLG introduces Quad track option, CMC launches first fully insulated spider lift, first Genie S-80 TraX, Dingli launches 26m/1,500kg self-propelled glass handler, electric conversion pack for JLG 660SJ, Bronto 104m for Jalo, JLG sues Sany and former employee and financials round-up…

Aluminium truck cranes (PDF, 765.25 KB)
A small number of German manufacturers have been building high reaching, lightweight truck and trailer mounted cranes for many years. In the past decade their popularity has been growing across a wider geographic area, among both end users and rental companies. Will North takes a look at what sets these cranes apart?

The Rental Rate Guide (PDF, 3.68 MB)
As companies recover from the pandemic and face a massive jump in inflation, are they managing to reflect these challenges in their rental rates or are they continuing with the old ways of rate cutting? Find out in this year’s comprehensive survey of UK and Ireland crane, access and telehandler rental companies.

Access in Aviation (PDF, 1.2 MB)
Ever since the first powered aircraft flight in 1903 there has been a need to work at height to reach various components on an aircraft in order inspect, service, maintain and repair them. However, as time has progressed the safety of those working at height has become increasingly important, as has the speed and efficiency of the work. We take a look at how access methods have changed over the years.

Look back (PDF, 1.87 MB)
The one positive we can take from 2021 is that it was a better year than 2020! Covid however still dominated the global news although COP26, the postponed Olympics, the invasion of the US Capitol, natural disasters and global shipping and logistics issues also figured prominently. We take a look at both the industry and world highlights of another eventful year!


Training (PDF, 177.37 KB)

ALLMI focus (PDF, 270.48 KB)

IPAF focus (PDF, 245.91 KB)

PASMA focus (PDF, 248.36 KB)

CPA focus (PDF, 392.84 KB)

Books & models (PDF, 223.26 KB)
XCMG XGC260 crawler crane

Letters and obituaries (PDF, 294.52 KB)

Advert / On-Line directory / What's on? / Recruitment / Marketplace (PDF, 1.75 MB)

Directory (PDF, 99.27 KB)