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By: Vanguard  11-11-2011
Keywords: Rigging, Heavy Lifting

A world leader in beverage packaging solutions, Sidel Italy and its local subsidiary Sidel Packaging Systems SA, contracted Vanguard, the heavy lifting and plant relocation specialist, to offload and install a bottle washer for a new line at SAB’s Prospecton plant in Durban. The project had to be completed within a two-week window to ensure production.

Heavy lifting and plant relocation specialist, Vanguard, was contracted to transport, offload and rig one of the largest monoblock
blanking presses fabricated to date, for a leading South African steel supplier, Aveng Trident Steel.

With the acquisition of a 2 800m² handling and storage yard in the busy Richards Bay Port, leading heavy lifting and plant
relocation specialist, Vanguard, has extended its in-harbour capabilities to complement the multi-axle service it already offers
from all harbours in the SADC region and Mozambique.

Heavy lifting and plant relocation specialist, Vanguard has showcased its extensive logistics expertise through the completion of a
turnkey two-phase project for Benteler Automotive, involving the complete relocation and installation of a 2 600t press and a hot
forming line from Goshen in Indiana, USA to Uitenhage in the Eastern Cape.

Heavy lifting and plant relocation specialist, Vanguard, recently expanded its expertise in the automotive industry by managing
the offloading, rigging, mechanical and electrical installation, and commissioning of a fully automated press line for MA
Automotive in Rosslyn, Pretoria.

Contracted by Sumitomo Corporation to manage the transportation and rigging of three transformers from Richards Bay
harbour to Zeus substation in Secunda for the second phase of the station’s upgrade, Vanguard initiated ground-breaking
solutions to ensure expectation-exceeding delivery.

Keywords: Heavy Lifting, Rigging