March/April 2001

Vol. 3, Issue 2


Comment (PDF, 263.98 KB)


News (PDF, 1.04 MB)
Lavendon profits up – buys more platforms; Manitowoc buys Potain/Liftlux; Baldwins cleared of negligence; on-line news service launched; Genie moves; Demag success; Weldex buys tower cranes; SED preparations

Interview (PDF, 134.13 KB)
Manitowoc has astounded the lifting world by buying Potain and Liftlux for nearly £200 million. Tim Whiteman spoke to Rob Diebel, president of the Manitowoc Cranes Group

Training (PDF, 175.6 KB)
Some people think it's easy to operate a truck loader. It's not and professional training is a vital part of ensuring your equipment is operated safely. Editor Keren Sall reports from an ALLMI training course.

News Now! (PDF, 176.38 KB)
Specialists need specialist news. Now you can chose what industry news interests you and have it e-mailed direct to your desk. Register now to be first with the news

Bauma Preview (PDF, 1.42 MB)
This year's bauma is the biggest ever and more than 100 companies will be exhibiting products relevant to the lifting industry. Use our preview to plan your visit through the bauma jungle

Distributor Locator (PDF, 118.49 KB)
Don't know who to phone about that strange piece of used kit you bought recently that needs spare parts? Look no further than our listing of UK and Irish distributors. Please mention Cranes & Access when contacting one of the dealers listed.


IPAF News (PDF, 96.58 KB)

Equipment&Accessories (PDF, 303.91 KB)

Ascent of the Giant (PDF, 261.7 KB)
The first ever 100 metre high platform made its first ascent recently. Cranes & Access reports from Ruthmann's factory on the TTS 1000 truck mounted platform

Interview (PDF, 200.58 KB)
Paul Jarvis is the new chief executive at Hewdens. Editor Keren Sall asked him what he plans to do differently and what the future holds for employees in its cranes and access divisions

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