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Holistic approach to lifting projects saves time, money

By: Shannon de Ryhove     19th April 2019 Germiston-based mobile crane hire company Johnson Crane Hire tells Engineering News that the heavy lifting capacity of the company’s modern mobile crane is transforming industrial project roll-out. “Twenty years ago, our heavy-lift fleet consisted of 350 t mobile cranes, which were the biggest... 

Need for crane depends on bridge design and location

By: Simone Liedtke     6th April 2018 The need for cranes in the construction of bridges usually depends on the design and geographical location of the bridge, states Midrand-based crane rental agency Concord Cranes, which forms part of the Industrial Services Group. 

Concord Cranes to diversify into new markets and extend its footprint

18th October 2017 Concord Cranes, a crane hire and specialised transport service company in the Industrial Services Holdings (InServe) stable, is diversifying into the heavy-lift market, as well as expanding its footprint in South Africa and on the continent. The Concord Cranes group comprises Concord AngloV3... 

Thinking out of the Box

22nd August 2017 Having been smashed off its rail mountings by a passing ship, a 900 ton ship loader belonging to Durban Port operator Bulk Connections, a Bidvest Company, the machine lay badly damaged, at a 27 degree angle supported by what was left of the shore side supply conveyor. Which, by all accounts, had... 

Richards Bay dry bulk terminal commissions harbour cranes

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     29th June 2017 Two 144 t mobile harbour cranes [MHC], moved from Maydon Wharf, in Durban, to the Richards Bay dry bulk terminal [DBT] have been fully commissioned, Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) said on Thursday. The move entailed lifting the MHCs with the help of heavy lift gear cranes. This was followed by a... 

Johnson Lifts Big And Small At World’s Largest Air Sep Plant

13th June 2017 Engaged by Stefanutti Stocks Oil & Gas Division in the construction of the largest air separation train ever built, Johnson Crane Hire has been providing heavy lift services as well as a range of smaller lifts at Sasol’s Secunda complex. This milestone plant under construction for Air Liquide,... 

New concept crane being developed

By: Simone Liedtke     21st April 2017 Global engineered heavy lifting and transportation specialist Mammoet and engineering specialist Stoof Engineering and Innovation (E&I) are joining forces to develop a containerised heavy lifter named Focus.  

New Johnson Crane Hire Machine Reduces Turnaround Times For Wind Farm Lifts

8th February 2017 Known for its proactive stance in meeting the market’s specific lifting requirements, Johnson Crane Hire recently acquired a new hydraulic crawler crane. Specifically manufactured to handle lifts within wind farm applications, the crane was sourced for a specific project. “Johnson Crane Hire is... 

New Johnson Crane Hire Machine Reduces Turnaround Times For Wind Farm Lifts

6th February 2017 Known for its proactive stance in meeting the market’s specific lifting requirements, Johnson Crane Hire recently acquired a new hydraulic crawler crane. Specifically manufactured to handle lifts within wind farm applications, the crane was sourced for a specific project. “Johnson Crane Hire is... 

Johnson Crane Hire Makes Light Work Of Heavy Lift

30th August 2016 The lifting skills of Johnson Crane Hire were successfully put to the test on a challenging heavy lift contract for a large marine diamond miner. As part of routine quarterly maintenance, dredging vessels are brought into Cape Town harbour where the necessary servicing and repair work is... 

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