April/May 2023

Vol. 25, Issue 2

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 19.77 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 558.8 KB)

News (PDF, 1009.03 KB)
Tadano’s new all-electric RT and new truck cranes, Custom-built Gantic tunnel lift, Mec launches 85ft boom, New 700t Liebherr narrow track crawler, Uperio and Geda expand partnership, XCMG 216ft boom and new UK partner, New premises and products for LGMG Europe, Terex to split Crane business, First Liebherr LR 12500-1.0 delivered, Record sale for Euro Auctions, South Korean crane operator licences at risk, Trojan launches new AES battery, IAPA winners, New 135 t/m Effer and financials round-up…

Crawler cranes (PDF, 841.89 KB)
Chinese construction equipment manufacturers have been producing lattice crawler cranes in significant volumes for many years. However the Ukraine-Russia conflict has opened the door to Chinese exports with the western crane manufacturers affected by sanctions. We take a look at the markets and latest developments.

Vehicle mounted lifts (PDF, 1.52 MB)
We review the real dangers of working with truck and van mounted platforms near overhead power cables and lines. We also examine a market that is moving ever closer to all-electric powered lifts.

Vertikal Days show guide (PDF, 10.82 MB)
The biggest ever Vertikal Days returns to the Peterborough Show Ground with a record number exhibitors and products. Our comprehensive guide contains everything you need to know about the show, the exhibitors and the products they plan to showcase.

Conexpo 2023 review (PDF, 1.73 MB)
This year Conexpo was back and bigger than ever and more importantly it had a positive ‘vibe’ throughout. Here we try to convey the atmosphere with an extended pictorial review.

APEX preview (PDF, 401.47 KB)
The Dutch access exhibition APEX returns after an absence of six years following the cancellation of the 2020 event. It also goes back to Maastricht for the first time in 12 years having moved to Amsterdam following the 2011 show. Here we have a flavour of what to expect at the show.


ALLMI focus (PDF, 266.91 KB)

IPAF focus (PDF, 221.37 KB)

CPA focus (PDF, 370.69 KB)

Training (PDF, 224.25 KB)

Books & models (PDF, 270.44 KB)
Wolff 166 B

Letters and obituaries (PDF, 387.56 KB)

Advert / On-Line directory / What's on? / Recruitment / Marketplace (PDF, 2.19 MB)

Directory (PDF, 414.99 KB)