April/May 2003

Vol. 5, Issue 3


Comment (PDF, 58.29 KB)

News (PDF, 631.96 KB)
UK shines for Lavendon; Sales up at Terex Cranes; GSL scissor warning; HSE warns against Access Machines. Liebherr crane launches.

Access Link (PDF, 138.85 KB)
Since its initiation in 2000, Access Link has gone from strength to strength and is now the UK's second largest access rental body. C&A was invited along to its first quarterly meeting of the year.

Intermat preview (PDF, 287.52 KB)
With just four weeks to go until what promises to be the world's biggest construction equipment show this year, C&A dips its toes in the water of Intermat 2003 and offers a peek at the new equipment visitors can expect to find from the lifting and access sectors.

SED preview (PDF, 565.09 KB)
This year's SED has already smashed all previous exhibitor number records. Here we offer readers a comprehensive guide to the equipment on show and where to find it.

Rough Terrains - Crawler Boom (PDF, 931.85 KB)
Very much a child of mainland Europe at present, crawler mounted booms are slowly making their way onto the UK's shores. C&A reports.

Face-to-face (PDF, 110.73 KB)
Tim Whiteman spoke with Genie's founders Bob Wilkerson, Ward Bushnell and Roger Brown about what their customers can expect as a result of the recent acquisition by Terex.

Training (PDF, 399.33 KB)
The current crack-down by the lifting industry's regulatory bodies to promote safe operations throughout the UK's lifting industry means that companies cannot afford to neglect the competency of its personnel. C&A reports.


Innovations - Transport Focus (PDF, 192.52 KB)

IPAF News (PDF, 95.16 KB)

Classified advertising (PDF, 507.97 KB)

Face-to-face (PDF, 92.85 KB)
Still in its infancy, Cranes Advisory Services was set up in response to the lifting industry's recent switch of mood in light of "crane hire" and "contract lift" operations. C&A caught up with the company's founder, George Davis.

Face-to-face (PDF, 91.93 KB)
Warren Wadsworth talked to Palfinger's new management board members Hebert Ortner and Wolfgang Pilz to find out what the company's new aggressive marketing strategy entails.