June 2024

Vol. 26, Issue 3

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 9.4 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 646.24 KB)

News (PDF, 963.09 KB)
EU dumping investigation sets tariff levels on AWP’s, Potain's biggest Euro crane, Dingli unveils mega scissor and three big booms, Dieci’s new Pegasus Elite, Electric conversion for telehandlers, Liebherr’s new 400 tonne AT, New JLG SkyTrak 8042, US slaps tariffs on STS cranes, CE version of JLG ES4046, Jaso launches Monorail lift system, Skyjack opens plant in China, 200th Kran & Bühne magazine, Cargotec to become Hiab, JCB breaks ground in Texas and financials round-up…

Low level access (PDF, 773.21 KB)
The market for low level aerial work platforms - with working heights of five metres or less - is reaching record levels. We take a look at the market and the latest product launches and speak with Richard Puglia of Power Towers.

All terrain cranes (PDF, 1.03 MB)
In terms of new developments and innovation, the All Terrain crane market has been quiet over the past year but has undergone some interesting changes. We review the latest developments and report from Liebherr’s recent Customer Days event.

Telehandlers (PDF, 990.16 KB)
The recent influx of hopeful new participants into the telehandler market has the potential to cause some disruption and upset established players. Perhaps a more worrying factor is that many of the new entrants are Chinese companies, with large modern state of the art manufacturing facilities. C&A reports…

A passage to India (PDF, 410.22 KB)
In late May, Cranes & Access’ Imogen Campion visited Mtandt in Greater Noida, India and spoke with chairman Rakesh Modi about the country’s rapidly developing powered access industry.

Recruitment (PDF, 685.71 KB)
Talk to almost anyone in the lifting equipment business across Europe and they all highlight how hard it is to find and retain good people. Although career opportunities in the crane and aerial work platform market are excellent the sector has never been seen as sexy or is even on young people’s radar when looking to choose a career. We look at how several companies are going about changing this.

A big month for Vertikal magazines (PDF, 710.47 KB)
June marks two significant stages in the history of the Vertikal Press. The first and the most significant, as it relates to this magazine, is that it is exactly 25 years since the publication of the very first issue of Cranes & Access.

SK6000 assembly begins (PDF, 165.88 KB)
Mammoet has started building its massive 6,000 tonne SK6000 crane at the company's Westdorpe facility on the Belgian border in southwest Netherlands.

Surviving the spider (PDF, 244.1 KB)
Miscommunication and insufficient training on a work site can have dire consequences, particularly when working with large equipment. We talk to Joni Vepsäläinen about a life changing incident that could have so easily been avoided.


Training (PDF, 125.99 KB)

CPA focus (PDF, 227.72 KB)

ALLMI focus (PDF, 661.88 KB)

IPAF focus (PDF, 268.06 KB)

Books & models (PDF, 264.85 KB)
Demag AC 650

Letters and obituaries (PDF, 618.96 KB)

Advert / On-Line directory / What's on? / Recruitment / Marketplace (PDF, 2.09 MB)

Online directory (PDF, 416.79 KB)