December/January 2024

Vol. 25, Issue 8

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 10.71 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 528.9 KB)

News (PDF, 960.29 KB)
Kobelco’s new 75t Euro telecrawler, Liebherr announces new 800t wheeled lattice crane, Two new Magni telehandlers, Magni to repurchase Dingli stake, Kato updates City Crane, Manitou and JCB call a truce, Tadano to launch Japanese Evolt RT, First Potain MR 229 installed, MEC’s new 32ft/32 scissor, Tadano to acquire Nagano, Kobelco upgrades lattice crawler cranes, Almac T-Crane ready, Nationwide Platforms fined £900k, Five die in hoist incident, LGMG opens Mexican plant, GAP wins VAT appeal and financials round-up…

Truck mounted cranes (PDF, 838.27 KB)
One of the major downsides of running specialist, low volume equipment is that it can be very expensive to operate, maintain and repair. The truck mounted crane benefits from a standard commercial chassis or running gear which can be a major benefit. We take a look at the various sectors of this changing market.

UK and Ireland rental rate guide (PDF, 3.11 MB)
Crane, access and telehandler rental companies are facing a shortage of labour, rising equipment and running costs and long lead times for new machines. How have the rates fared during this time? Find out in this year’s comprehensive Rental Rate Guide survey.

Mast booms (PDF, 838.79 KB)
If you are looking for a machine with a working height of up to about 12 metres, an outreach of a few metres, the ability to slew and with compact dimensions, there is really only one choice. We take a look at the increasingly popular mast boom.

Look back at 2023 (PDF, 1002.13 KB)
2023 has been a trying year mainly dominated by meteorological and geopolitical events. However there has also been massive interest in Space and the Moon, Artificial Intelligence as well as the developing unrest in the Middle East. We review both the industry and world highlights in another very eventful year!

Telematics (PDF, 368.5 KB)
Telematics is a quickly evolving technology transforming the way companies oversee and manage their assets. We take a look at how it works and how it integrates and benefits equipment users.


Training (PDF, 682.32 KB)

ALLMI focus (PDF, 276.01 KB)

IPAF focus (PDF, 193.27 KB)

CPA focus (PDF, 243.06 KB)

Books & models (PDF, 287.36 KB)
Bauer MC 96

Letters and obituaries (PDF, 700.82 KB)

Advert / On-Line directory / What's on? / Recruitment / Marketplace (PDF, 1.84 MB)

Online directory (PDF, 415.64 KB)