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Fall-restraint is key for safety on mobile cranes

With crane crews needing regular access to the top decks of mobile cranes, it is important for industry to be constantly improving safety measures in line with the aim of zero harm, according to Cedric Froneman, Johnson Crane Hire’s executive for safety, health, environment and quality (SHEQ). (more…)

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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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Rental cranes where and when you need them

Consistently increased demand for medium to large range mobile cranes has seen Johnson Crane Hire strengthen its position as the leading crane hire company by ensuring that these machines are readily available directly from its branch network. Sales executive at Johnson Crane Hire, Peter Yaman says the company proactively monitors crane usage at its 14 […]

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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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Liebherr LTR 11200 crawler crane for wind farms

Reducing turnaround times for wind farm lifts

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. (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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Johnson Crane Hire was contracted to supply an extended fleet of cranes to use for the SAPRAF maintenance shutdown

Johnson Crane Hire completes heavy lifts at SAPREF Refinery

Johnson Crane Hire was contracted by SAPREF to undertake heavy lifts associated with maintenance work that was required on two columns of its North Zone Unit during the biannual turnaround undertaken at the Durban refinery in 2015. Johnson Crane Hire was contracted to supply an extended fleet of cranes required to perform the extensive maintenance […]

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The ability to overcome inclement weather and difficult logistics are testament to Johnson Crane Hire's vast experience and expertise

Johnson Crane Hire completes challenging heavy lifts for two wind farm projects

Johnson Crane Hire lifted all the turbines and associated componentry for Chaba and Waainek wind farms in just over a month.The Vestas wind farm projects at Grahamstown, Saldanha, Great Kei Municipality, Tsitsikamma and Grassridge will see a substantial amount of renewable energy filtered into the national grid, with a subsequent reduction in carbon emissions. Johnson […]

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The recent ISO 9001 accreditation of Johnson Crane Hire underpins the company’s commitment to its SHEQ policies.

Johnson Crane Hire’s commitment to quality

The recent ISO 9001 accreditation of Johnson Crane Hire underpins the company’s commitment to its SHEQ policies. Not only does this signify compliance with international standards and procedures, it underpins this leading mobile crane hire company’s commitment to quality provision throughout its market offering. (more…)

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