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Drones launched for boiler inspections

By: Mandisa Nyathi     10th June 2022 Rope access specialist Skyriders introduced the new Elios SkyEye drones last month for use in non-destructive testing when inspecting boiler internals at power stations. 

Skyriders strikes gold at Syama in Mali

5th May 2022 Continuing its longstanding relationship with Resolute Mining’s Syama in Mali for client Goudhurst of Australia, Skyriders Access Specialists (Pty) Ltd. has completed yet another major contract at the gold mine. Originally earmarked for October 2021, the project was postponed due to the Covid-19... 

Advanced tech effective solution for inspection projects

By: Anna Moross     25th March 2022 Advanced drone technology has many benefits and can be used in various inspection projects. 

Skyriders uses US vertical inspection solution for tank farm maintenance

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th March 2022 When a large petrochemical tank farm depot in Germiston was investigating alternative maintenance methods that are cost-effective as well as quick and flexible, it turned to leading rope access specialist Skyriders Access Specialists Pty Ltd. The two-phase project involved moving large plant and... 

Elios SkyEye drone makes light work of boiler inspection at major power station

9th February 2022 The benefits of using advanced drone technology for inspecting boiler internals at a power station were on full display when rope access specialist Skyriders Access Specialists (Pty) Ltd. recently undertook a project in the Nkangala district of Mpumalanga. The Elios SkyEye drone clearly... 

Boiler, burner maintenance key to company success

By: Halima Frost     4th February 2022 The instrumental job of cleaning an industrial boiler or burner prior to maintenance has proven to be an integral part of rope access company Skyriders’ offerings, says marketing manager Mike Zinn. “In essence, boiler and burner maintenance is one of our bread and butter jobs.” 

Skyriders to focus on African partners, new inspection technology in 2022

18th January 2022 Ongoing inspection, repair and maintenance for a major petrochemical producer, in addition to work at various pumped storage schemes and even a hydro power station for Eskom, was a major focus for Skyriders Access Specialists (Pty) Ltd. in 2021, comments Marketing Manager Mike Zinn. In terms of... 

Retail complex work complete

By: Cameron Mackay     12th November 2021 While the Montecasino leisure and retail complex in Fourways, Johannesburg, has its own maintenance team and specialised contractors, the complex occasionally requires work-at-height and confined-space experience for maintenance work, with rope access specialist Skyriders assisting in this... 

Skyriders, Vee-Jays collaborate on silo clean-up at Booysendal

10th November 2021 Partnering with specialised service providers is a sure-fire recipe to not only gain experience in different industries and market segments, but also expands the business opportunities for all stakeholders. An example is the successful partnership between leading rope access specialist Skyriders... 

New drone tech improves inspection capabilities

By: Darren Parker     1st October 2021 Work-at-height company Skyriders has added the Zenith robotic inspection device –a new vertical inspection technology – to its portfolio of services. The winch-operated pan-tilt-zoom camera drone increases the accuracy and efficiency of repeat inspections in vertical downhole applications such as... 

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