New for 2017 is a revision of the Cranes Etc Model Rating System. The scoring is unchanged, but the badges awarded are changed to 'Good, 'Very Good', and 'Excellent', as described in the Model Rating System.
The third Editorial report of the Cranes Etc visit to China is published here. It covers the Manitowoc MLC Crawler Cranes.
A 1:50 scale model of the Grove GHC130 Mobile Telescopic Crane is expected to be available imminently. It is essentially a rebranded Sennebogen 6113E.