September 2022

Vol. 24, Issue 5

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 8.8 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 516.37 KB)

News (PDF, 969.05 KB)
Zoomlion to launch 186ft boom, SPT spider crane distributed by Uplifter and Alan Peck, New 70t Grove truck crane, Dingli to launch M Series mid-range electric boom lifts, Manitou acquires ATN, Whyte enters administration, Comansa’s first hydraulic luffer, Grove’s HD luffing extension, Battery powered Dino RXTs, Sennebogen’s first battery crane, M&M in administrators, Dingli launches three new telescopic booms, Genie’s ‘whooshing’ alarm, New MLC300 boom inserts, New turbine blade inspection robot, Alimak to acquire Tractel and financials round up…

Top 30 UK & Ireland rental companies (PDF, 1.93 MB)
After coping with Covid, extended lead times and staff shortages are now plaguing companies around the world. Our annual Top 30 rental company guide highlights how the leading crane, access and telehandler rental companies in the UK and Ireland have dealt with the last year in terms of fleet numbers and investment.

Loader cranes (PDF, 1.1 MB)
Loader cranes are the workhorses of the lifting and logistics industry covering a wide range of applications from simple deliveries to critical lifts in congested spaces. Will North rounds up some of the latest developments and innovations.

Spider lifts (PDF, 972.05 KB)
As spider lifts become a more mainstream rental product, the constant pace of development has gained more momentum as manufacturers adapt to maturing customer requirements. We take a look at some of the latest developments and innovations as well as profiling Italian manufacturer Easy Lift, which over the past few years has developed from a small ‘bit player’ in a niche sector to taking an increasingly significant role in the market.

Bauma main preview (PDF, 999.37 KB)
With Bauma rapidly approaching, this is the second of our previews covering news of what to expect in terms of new products to be launched at the show. Even though several major manufacturers have decided not to attend this year, the show will have lots of new access, crane and telehandler premiers.


ALLMI focus (PDF, 341.94 KB)

IPAF focus (PDF, 439.38 KB)

Training (PDF, 234.04 KB)

CPA focus (PDF, 232.16 KB)

Books and models (PDF, 223.57 KB)
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Letters and obituaries (PDF, 300.37 KB)

Advert / On-Line directory / What's on? / Recruitment / Marketplace (PDF, 1.51 MB)

Directory (PDF, 401.85 KB)