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GET MORE MILEAGE OUR OF YOUR TYRES WITH KONECRANES TIRE SAVER SOLUTION!

GET MORE MILEAGE OUR OF YOUR TYRES WITH KONECRANES TIRE SAVER SOLUTION!

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By
Alisa Evans
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September 2023
With Konecranes Tire Saver solution you get more mileage out of your tyres by increasing your truck’s turning radius, if you don’t need to maneuver in tight spaces on a daily basis. With one kit you boost productivity, reduce rubber waste and tyre replacement intervals (lower costs).   Longer life...
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DID YOU KNOW THE FIRST LIFT TRUCK WAS CREATED IN 1917?

DID YOU KNOW THE FIRST LIFT TRUCK WAS CREATED IN 1917?

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By
Alisa Evans
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September 2023
In 1917, the first lift truck was created. The company credited with creating the modern lift truck is the American Clark Equipment Company. World War I had created a labour shortage in many U.S. factories and warehouses, prompting the company to unveil the ‘Tructractor’—a gas-powered, three-wheeled prototype that is now...
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ADAPTING PORT INFRASTRUCTURE FOR THE FUTURE: A COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH TO BOLLARD DESIGN

ADAPTING PORT INFRASTRUCTURE FOR THE FUTURE: A COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH TO BOLLARD DESIGN

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By
Alisa Evans
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September 2023
As vessel sizes continue to expand, port congestion rises, weather patterns shift, and environmental regulations become more stringent, the imperative to upgrade and future-proof port infrastructure becomes increasingly evident. Among the pivotal components of port infrastructure, mooring systems, particularly bollards, hold paramount importance due to their profound implications for safety....
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OUR CONTRATULATIONS TO GROVE AS THE GRT8100 IS NAMED ‘CRANE OF THE YEAR’

OUR CONTRATULATIONS TO GROVE AS THE GRT8100 IS NAMED ‘CRANE OF THE YEAR’

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By
Alisa Evans
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September 2023
The Grove GRT8100 rough-terrain crane was awarded “Crane of the Year” at an awards ceremony in Dubai by Construction Machinery Middle East (CMME), a leading regional publication for the heavy machinery sector in the Middle East. 13,000 people voted across 20 categories to select the best and most popular machinery...
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PATERSON SIMONS WINS MANITOWOC GROVE AWARD FOR THE SALE OF THE FIRST GRT9165 IN AFRICA, ALONG WITH RECOGNITION FOR BEING THE LONGEST SERVING DEALER ON THE CONTINENT

PATERSON SIMONS WINS MANITOWOC GROVE AWARD FOR THE SALE OF THE FIRST GRT9165 IN AFRICA, ALONG WITH RECOGNITION FOR BEING THE LONGEST SERVING DEALER ON THE CONTINENT

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By
Alisa Evans
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August 2023
The Grove GRT9165 was delivered  by Paterson Simons to Newmont Africa in late 2022. This 3 axle 150 MT model is the largest rough terrain crane in the world, and the first one delivered in Africa. This GRT9165 joins the existing fleet of lifting equipment supplied and maintained by Paterson...
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IMPORTANT EMAIL SAFETY INFORMATION: PROTECT YOURSELF AGAINST MANDATE FRAUD

IMPORTANT EMAIL SAFETY INFORMATION: PROTECT YOURSELF AGAINST MANDATE FRAUD

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By
Alisa Evans
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August 2023
As part of our commitment to ongoing excellence in Information Technology (IT) Paterson Simons is completing an audit as part of the UK Government sponsored Cyber Essentials Certification scheme. Due to this, we are educating our stake holders, customers, and our group staff on this important issue – please note...
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MR. GEORGE VICTOR OKOH PASSES ON

MR. GEORGE VICTOR OKOH PASSES ON

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By
Alisa Evans
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August 2023
It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of George Victor Okoh (GVO) which sad event occurred on Wednesday, 2nd August 2023.  We remember with gratitude the incredible life that has now passed. GVO’s passing is a huge blow to Pasico Ghana Limited.  His rich professional accounting experience...
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DIVE INTO KONECRANES LIFT TRUCKS WORLDWIDE!

DIVE INTO KONECRANES LIFT TRUCKS WORLDWIDE!

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By
Alisa Evans
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August 2023
Following a long tradition of heavy-duty lift truck craftsmanship, Konecranes is dedicated to providing quality, high-performing lifting equipment that improves productivity, safety and eco-efficiency. Have a look at this wonderful resource from Konecranes – see the various industries, models, the history and customer successes from Konecranes Lift Trucks – built...
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MEET ROY BESTER!

MEET ROY BESTER!

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By
Alisa Evans
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August 2023
Roy joined us in January 2014 and this December 2023 will be the culmination of 10 years employment at Paterson Simons! Roy initially started as a Lifting Machinery Inspector, at Pasico Ghana’s Certification, Inspection and Training Division (CIT). He was tasked with conducting statutory inspections on lifting equipment and rigging...
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DID YOU KNOW WE HAVE BEEN A PROUD GROVE DEALER SINCE SIGNING UP AS COLES CRANES DEALERS BACK IN 1977?

DID YOU KNOW WE HAVE BEEN A PROUD GROVE DEALER SINCE SIGNING UP AS COLES CRANES DEALERS BACK IN 1977?

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By
Alisa Evans
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August 2023
Paterson Simons have been proudly associated with Grove as a dealer since our initial partnership with Coles Cranes back in 1977. In the early 1980s, Coles experienced a surge in crane exports, especially to the Middle East and North African markets. However, despite strong sales, profits were not satisfactory, leading...
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PATERSON SIMONS ATTENDS VERTIKAL DAYS 2023

PATERSON SIMONS ATTENDS VERTIKAL DAYS 2023

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By
Alisa Evans
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August 2023
In May 2023 members of the Paterson Simons UK team attended Vertikal Days, held in Peterborough. Vertikal Days is a specialist event with its core centred firmly around access platforms, cranes, telehandlers and associated lifting equipment for lifting professionals. Giving an unobstructed view of the industry’s latest products, the show...
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ENSURE YOUR CONTROL SYSTEM IS UP TO DATE

ENSURE YOUR CONTROL SYSTEM IS UP TO DATE

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By
Alisa Evans
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July 2023
Did you know that the MDL2 electronic control unit has become obsolete and is no longer supplied? It’s well-known that repairing old electronic control units is difficult, time wasting and sometimes not 100% reliable. It’s time to ensure a safe and reliable Control System for your Konecranes lift trucks.  ...