March/April 2002

Vol. 4, Issue 2


Comment (PDF, 42.59 KB)
Whether you're gearing up for Conexpo, booking tickets to the IPAF AGM and Luncheon or wondering what's out there for buyers, Cranes & Access has all the information you need.

News (PDF, 810.86 KB)
Baldwins to reorganise; Mitie management buyout; Holland Lift sold; Volvo's new rental network; New CITB Chairman; Kier Plant takes over Taylor Woodrow's tower crane hire business; SMIE buys Cranesafe; Hek and Alimak join up.

Design Revolution (PDF, 511.65 KB)
The second Cranes & Access UK Landmark focus is the Glasgow Science Centre's Wing Tower.

IPAF Focus (PDF, 322.54 KB)
Chris Stanton previews the AGM of the International Powered Access Federation at Old Trafford.

From the Shop Floor (PDF, 115.2 KB)
Rosie Gordon interviews Richard Miller of Panther Platform Rentals.

Who's Got the Longest? (PDF, 218.92 KB)
Tim Whiteman details what's on offer for those seeking the longest and highest booms.

Ugly Duckling, or Golden Swan? (PDF, 71.5 KB)
Mike Pitt thinks that this could be the age of the Mast Climbing Work Platform.

Conexpo: An essential experience (PDF, 761.09 KB)
Tim Whiteman advises anyone in the lifting industry to get over to Las Vegas this month if they can – and takes a look at what will be on offer.

Case Study (PDF, 295.23 KB)
This month we look at a case of Breach of Trust at Marsh Plant Hire.

UK Distributors (PDF, 19.6 KB)
A directory of UK dealers for the major manufacturers.


Innovations (PDF, 74.01 KB)