April 2008

Vol. 10 / Issue 3

complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 7.42 MB) or access individual sections


Contents / Comment (PDF, 409.49 KB)

News (PDF, 915.3 KB)
Ainscough acquires James Jack, Platform Company deal approved, Mammoet places record order, Ex Liebherr director hit for £1 million, New York and Miami tower crane accidents, New Manitowoc 2,300 tonne crawler, Bronto to sell direct, Terex Twin for China, Easi UpLifts moves into Holland, Dino expands, Ranger changes name, Sany wins 36 machine order, Davis joins MEC, Kestral joins Panther.

Mastclimbers (PDF, 886.38 KB)
Despite looking the same, there have been significant developments in the mastclimber world. The latest products offer increased versatility, are easier to erect and transport and offer a much wider capability to be modified for tricky applications with standard systems and components. We take a look at the developments and a few applications.

Conexpo review (PDF, 829.01 KB)
The sun certainly shone for the Conexpo 2008 with new records for attendance, exhibit space and exhibitors accompanied by blue skies and temperatures in the mid 70's. Even the North American construction industry was in a positive mood. We bring you the show highlights.

SED preview (PDF, 494.69 KB)
The third SED show at the Rockingham Speedway venue opens its gates next month. This year the combination of free parking and better traffic management should make a huge difference getting in to see the latest machines. Take a look at what's new at the show.

All Terrain cranes (PDF, 733.32 KB)
We chart the history of the All Terrain crane, look at the latest developments and ask whether the once dominant truck crane can make a return.

Loader cranes (PDF, 663.78 KB)
What do you use if you need to lift a tyre, generator or slabs off the back of your flatbed 4x4 or out the back of a Transit van? C&A takes a look at the smaller end of the loader crane market.

Face to face (PDF, 176.95 KB)
Mark Darwin talks to Peter Issitt, managing director of Crowland Cranes primarily about Zoomlion truck cranes but also about the huge array of other crane services his company offers.


Innovations (PDF, 244.13 KB)

PASMA focus (PDF, 210.13 KB)

ALLMI focus (PDF, 258.79 KB)

Training (PDF, 302.16 KB)

IPAF focus (PDF, 239.56 KB)

Books & Models (PDF, 94.29 KB)

Your letters (PDF, 98.77 KB)

What's on / Recruitment ads / On-Line directory / Marketplace (PDF, 1.78 MB)