Vol. 9, Issue 7
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News (PDF, 718.6 KB)
MBO at Ainscough, APS – IPS to form joint venture, AFI takes North East, world's highest aerial lift, Demag launch two cranes, Tanfield on the up, four charged over platform accident, Cranes&Access Russia, Vikings land in Dublin, Instant name change, new Manitou Privilege telehandlers, Palfinger Indian venture, new MEC booms, Hiab merges, new Liebherr crawler.
Crawler cranes (PDF, 424.13 KB)
This month we look at the growth of the telescopic crawler crane market as well as the latest products available in the lattice boom sector, including the 3,200 tonne capacity twin boomed CC8800-1 from Terex Demag – the world's largest lattice boomed crawler.
SAIE (PDF, 209.79 KB)
Italy's premier annual construction show is once again upon us bigger than ever before. Here we take a look at the new products and innovations that might be at the show.
Articulated Rough Terrain booms (PDF, 716.17 KB)
The new Merlo road-going platform may be something completely different but is it going to transform the rough terrain articulated platform market? Leigh Sparrow carries out an in-depth investigation into the unusual new machine and we take a look at the latest developments in this sector.
Vertikal Days (PDF, 637.92 KB)
The first Vertikal Days event at Haydock Park near Manchester was a great success. We publish a review of the highlights.
Outrigger mats (PDF, 207.66 KB)
Better global communications means that we are now seeing how commonplace accidents from poor outrigger set up really are. We look at how these accidents can be prevented.
Face to face (PDF, 126.91 KB)
The celebrations connected with Manitowoc's recent opening of its new facility in Baltar, Portugal brought together many of the company's top brass. An ideal opportunity then for Mark Darwin to chat with Eric Etchart, promoted to president of the Manitowoc Crane Group in May this year.
Ladders (PDF, 61.44 KB)
There are times when a ladder is the best or most practical piece of access equipment for the job. Here we outline how to select the right ladder and to use it safely.