June 2023

Vol. 25, Issue 3

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 10.03 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 531.5 KB)

News (PDF, 1010.25 KB)
New spider lift manufacturer, 5,000 tonne Mammoet SK350 mega lifts, JCB launches new booms and scissors, 100 metre Ruthmann truck mounted lift, New compact ‘city centre’ Multitel, Platform Basket introduces mast booms, First Zoomlion spider lift, ‘All Electric’ Versalift VTL 135, XCMG adds second Euro AT, First MEC mast boom, Haulotte lanyard detection device, New van mount from Comet, Vertikal Days on the move, New president for Skyjack, Sinoboom new product launches and financials round-up…

Low level access (PDF, 1.47 MB)
The market and usage of low level powered access equipment continues to grow and is generating more than its fair share of new products and innovation while attracting new players to the market. We take a look at how the sector has developed.

All terrain cranes (PDF, 1.22 MB)
Tadano’s acquisition and integration of Demag has reduced the number of mainstream manufacturers to three, yet at the same time Chinese crane manufacturers have started looking seriously at the market and are working hard to refine their European All Terrain products…

Telehandlers (PDF, 762.95 KB)
The past few years have seen all-electric telehandlers becoming a practical reality, while hydrogen power is also being tested. More recently Chinese manufacturers have begun to introduce telehandlers both in North America and Europe, in spite of having little to no domestic demand. We take a look at the what’s happening, while Nick Johnson checks out Faresin’s 17 metre full electric, Bobcat’s latest 12 model R-Series and JCB’s hydrogen powered telehandler.

Vertikal Days review (PDF, 1.86 MB)
The biggest Vertikal Days to date saw more than 270 manufacturers represented. Here we have an extended review to try and give you a flavour of the show.

Leading women (PDF, 453.33 KB)
We interview Tjitske van Hellemond - managing director of JLG’s commercial operations for Europe, Africa, the Middle East and India - one of many women moving into senior positions in the access industry.

Gin poles wind turbine erection (PDF, 228.93 KB)
When Frontier Power Systems was asked to supply wind power generation systems for customers in some of North America’s most challenging terrain, the Canadian company turned to old fashioned gin poles to get the job done. Saul Chernos reports.


ALLMI focus (PDF, 205.7 KB)

IPAF focus (PDF, 241.39 KB)

CPA focus (PDF, 138.17 KB)

Training (PDF, 260.36 KB)

Books & models (PDF, 560.09 KB)
Liebherr LR 11000

Letters and obituaries (PDF, 426.74 KB)

Advert / On-Line directory / What's on? / Recruitment / Marketplace (PDF, 1.79 MB)

Directory (PDF, 406.02 KB)