Tipping Point

Don't Get me wrong, the recent and ongoing straining of the world’s economies is a serious business. Factories have closed; good, honest, skilled, hard-working people have lost their jobs. It is because of the real consequences of economic struggle that trade journals, like this one, must report openly, honestly, and with sound judgement. We do not give readers free, rose-tinted spectacles to wear before perusing our periodicals.

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About the Author: 

Richard Howes

Richard Howes, who joined MCM in September 2010, has worked in various editorial positions for a U.K.-based crane magazine publisher for the past five years, most recently as group editor of international titles Cranes Today, Hoist, and North American publication Overhead Cranes & Hoists. He started his career in media almost 10 years ago and is currently the associate publisher and editor of the U.S.-based Industrial Lift & Hoist and the international publication, Lift & Hoist International. He resides in London, England.