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Johnson Crane Hire rolls out its own ‘Big 5’

Customers of Africa’s lifting leader Johnson Crane Hire were recently treated to an impressive display of a selection of the company’s lifting equipment at an open day where its heavy lift fleet was likened to the ‘big five’ of the wild. (more…)

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Matching the challenge of Lesotho’s high points

Extreme weather, a remote location, and mountainous terrain over 3,100 metres above sea level- these conditions, at a Lesotho mine site, have not prevented Johnson Crane Hire from delivering the safe and reliable service for which they have become known. (more…)

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Johnson Crane Hire renowned for lifting requirements at solar power farms.

Lifting solar power contractors up

Johnson Crane Hire has an established reputation for handling small lifting on a wide range of construction and utility projects sites. This skill and experience has resulted in the company securing a number of contracts from solar power projects, especially in the Northern Cape region. (more…)

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The final assembled Potain IGO self-erecting crane

Easy lifting with Potain’s self-erecting crane

Contractors wanting a quick, easy and efficient solution to their lifting and moving requirements on smaller building sites, and perhaps even the larger ones, will find a friend in Potain’s IGO self-erecting crane. (more…)

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John Carrington

New appointment at Terex USA

Terex® Minerals Processing Systems is pleased to announce the appointment of John Carrington as Aftermarket Business Development Manager for North America. (more…)

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Johnson Crane Hire was called upon to remove three large components from the vessel.

Lifting with JCH

The lifting skills of Johnson Crane Hire were put to the test on a challenging heavy lift contract for a large marine diamond miner. (more…)

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On-board Manitowoc CraneSTAR remote asset management system for Potain cranes

Potain crane owners able to track equipment hours

Potain crane owners can increase productivity and accessibility of their equipment with the on-board Manitowoc CraneSTAR remote asset management system. Quentin van Breda, technical director at Torre Lifting Solutions (SA French division), the southern African distributor for Potain tower cranes, says that CraneSTAR is the one of the leaders in data management and planning for […]

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