September/October 2002

Vol. 4, Issue 5


Comment (PDF, 239.5 KB)
With APEX and SAIE approaching, the finalised sale of Grove to Manitowoc and the news about Gottwald and Demag, one thing dominates the industry this month – it's Terex again, with its new purchase of access giant Genie.

News (PDF, 524.17 KB)
Terex buys Genie; Gottwald & Demag cranes in new hands; Grove's future confirmed; Hirex and SED join up; New owner for Kato; Baldwins reports loss.

DeFeo's Kingdom (PDF, 380.25 KB)
Ron DeFeo explains to Tim Whiteman what Terex will do for its latest acquisition, Genie.

APEX Preview (PDF, 526.31 KB)
Tim Whiteman and Rudiger Kopf are looking forward to some excellent exhibits in Maastricht.

SAIE Preview (PDF, 134.51 KB)
Off to Bologna this year? Tim Whiteman urges you to consider the quick flight to Italy for what promises to be another great show.

On the Rack (PDF, 516.22 KB)
Mast Climbing Work Platforms are finally making a substantial challenge to traditional scaffolding, hears Rosie Gordon

Going Large (PDF, 264.21 KB)
Buying a 220 tonne capacity crane was no small deal for King Lifting. Rosie Gordon learns about the process, from decision to delivery.

Money, Money, Money (PDF, 295.05 KB)
As the UK tower crane market irons out its creases, Warren Wadsworth reviews this season's fashions.


IPAF News (PDF, 75.77 KB)

Innovations (PDF, 202.89 KB)

Crane People (PDF, 470.8 KB)
Dylan Winter talks about the crane workers and enthusiasts he met whilst researching recent Radio 4 series, 'The Life of Cranes'.

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