April/May 2022

Vol. 24, Issue 2

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 15.1 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 670.72 KB)

News (PDF, 1019.77 KB)
Liebherr announces all-new 2,500t crawler, Haulotte enters low level sector, Mecaplus all- electric self-levelling boom, Marchetti electric crawler cranes, New Potain MCT 805, New Grove telecrawler, 100t Liebherr LR 1100.1 crawler, 16ft mast lift from MEC, Electric power for Liebherr LTC 1050-3.1, ‘No Oil’ Dinglis, Comet spider lift range, New Geda free-standing hoist, Versalift UK takes over Ruthmann distribution, Quinto Cranes calls it a day, Oz safety system for scissors arrives in Europe and financials round-up.

Electric crawler cranes (PDF, 1.18 MB)
Over the past year there has been a surge in electric crawler crane launches and use on site. We take a look at the latest machines and profile the UK’s Select Plant - one of the first to buy Liebherr’s Unplugged electric crawler crane - and ask what is it like to own and operate one of these cranes?

Boom lifts (PDF, 1.36 MB)
The boom lift is celebrating more than 50 years since it was first launched. Here we take a brief look at its history and the increasing number of manufacturers as well as the growing Chinese presence. We also review the latest products including the numerous self-levelling booms now available.

Vertikal Days show guide (PDF, 7.18 MB)
Vertikal Days is back once again at the Peterborough Show Ground and raring to go with a record number of innovations and new products making their World, European and UK debuts. Our comprehensive guide contains everything you need to know about the show, the exhibitors and the products they plan to showcase.

HS2 - the reality (PDF, 365.23 KB)
A sizeable number of modern crawler cranes are helping construct the UK’s HS2 high speed railway, Europe’s largest construction project. Nick Johnson reports.


IPAF focus (PDF, 217.03 KB)

ALLMI focus (PDF, 244.46 KB)

PASMA focus (PDF, 428.05 KB)

CPA focus (PDF, 255.98 KB)

Training (PDF, 232.39 KB)

Books and models (PDF, 227.75 KB)
Tadano GTC-1800EX /GTC-2000

Letters and obituaries (PDF, 348.22 KB)

Advert / On-Line directory / What's on? / Recruitment / Marketplace (PDF, 2.49 MB)

Directory (PDF, 407.97 KB)