November/December 2023

Vol. 25, Issue 7

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 9.53 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 528.69 KB)

News (PDF, 1.66 MB)
EU anti-dumping investigation into Chinese aerial work platforms, New 150t Liebherr telescopic crawler crane, Dingli ups its stake in MEC, UK contractor mandates Harness On device, New LGMG Oil free scissor, Mateco acquires Maltech, Dramatic UK crane rescue, Drone turbine inspection, Italian acquisitions for Manitou, Sinoboom makes changes in UK and Ireland, Bobcat unveils TL25.60 Agri, New Sarens Wind Service branch, CPL opens new training centre, New PM heavy duty crane and financials round-up…

Pick & carry cranes (PDF, 953.29 KB)
In the past few years, the mobile pick & carry crane has made something of a comeback with the arrival of some sexy new products, mostly from Italian manufacturers. We take a look at the latest developments.

Truck mounted lifts (PDF, 1.04 MB)
While sales of big ticket truck mounted lifts are showing a few signs of softening a little, the 3.5 tonne sector appears to be booming, with hybrid and full electric machines gaining in popularity as demand grows.

Outrigger pads and mats (PDF, 903 KB)
It has been almost 20 years since C&A began highlighting the number of serious incidents involving poor outrigger set up and all too frequent lack of ground protection for both cranes and aerial work platforms. Although the situation has improved we still see too many incidents arising from poor set up.

Used equipment (PDF, 746.29 KB)
Used construction equipment is now a global commodity with good, low hour machines always in high demand. We take a look at Euro Auctions, which is building a reputation as a specialist in conducting successful crane and aerial work platform sales.

Sany ATs enter the UK (PDF, 353.15 KB)
As Sany Cranes attempts to gain a foothold in the European market, the recently formed UK crane business received its first All Terrain crane this summer - the 60 tonne three axle SAC600E. We talk to Sany UK’s crane manager Andrew Snow about the crane and the company’s plans.

Liebherr developments (PDF, 350.21 KB)
Mark Darwin visited Liebherr’s Digital Development Centre in Ulm, Germany to find out more about the company’s latest product developments including its Alternative Drive Technologies.


Training (PDF, 305.08 KB)

ALLMI focus (PDF, 262.39 KB)

CPA focus (PDF, 260.15 KB)

IPAF focus (PDF, 654.34 KB)

Books & models (PDF, 247.56 KB)

Letters and obituaries (PDF, 517.15 KB)

Advert / On-Line directory / What's on? / Recruitment / Marketplace (PDF, 1.96 MB)

Online directory (PDF, 417.5 KB)