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October 2023 – Vol. 25, Issue 6 Interview with Steven Liu (PDF, 688.61 KB)
Steven Liu is the founder and co-owner of Sinoboom - one of Chin’s leading self-propelled aerial lift manufacturers. In rare interview he spoke with publisher Leigh Sparrow revealing details of his upbringing, career including what led to him to get into the access market and how he and his wife built one of the world’s leading aerial lift manufacturers in just 15 years.

September 2023 – Vol. 25, Issue 5 Interview with Laerke Ullerup of Trackunit (PDF, 513.8 KB)
Mark Darwin interviews Trackunit’s chief product and marketing officer Laerke Ullerup about the rapid development in the SaaS and tracking in the construction sector which requires both trust and collaboration to grow. Prepare to be confused.

July/August 2023 – Vol. 25, Issue 4 Tadano interview (PDF, 261.22 KB)
Dean Barley was promoted to CEO of Tadano America earlier this year. Mark Darwin caught up with him and Tadano chief executive Toshiaki Ujiie during the Conexpo exhibition.

June 2023 – Vol. 25, Issue 3 Leading women (PDF, 453.33 KB)
We interview Tjitske van Hellemond - managing director of JLG’s commercial operations for Europe, Africa, the Middle East and India - one of many women moving into senior positions in the access industry.

November/December 2022 – Vol. 24, Issue 7 Platinum international (PDF, 328.35 KB)
Platinum International is a company that has gone from strength to strength supplying in excess of 1.5 million batteries a year, with revenues now more than £100 million. Mark Darwin spent time with sales director John Richards to find out more.

April/May 2021 – Vol. 23, Issue 2 Interview - Faresin (PDF, 704.78 KB)
Italian telehandler and agricultural equipment manufacturer Faresin has been designing and building telehandlers for the past two decades but has never really had much of an impact on the global market – until now

September 2020 – Vol. 22, Issue 6 Ainscough (PDF, 567.48 KB)
In June, UK’s Ainscough Crane Hire appointed Peter Gibbs as chief executive. Leigh Sparrow spoke to him to find out how it has gone and what plans he has for the future.

April/May 2020 – Vol. 22, Issue 3 Interview Ken McDougal (PDF, 773.64 KB)
In March Mark Darwin spoke with Ken McDougal of Skyjack asking him about his return to the company and his plans going forward.

October 2019 – Vol. 21, Issue 7 Orlando Mota interview (PDF, 415.41 KB)
Manitowoc has started to merge elements of its Grove mobile and Potain tower crane businesses in Europe. While the two crane lines will remain independent they now share a leader in Orlando Mota - senior vice president Europe & Africa. C&A editor Mark Darwin spoke with him about his plans.