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THE TAKORADI TEAM CHANGES SLEW RING ON GROVE CRANE FOR LARGE MINING CUSTOMER IN GHANA

THE TAKORADI TEAM CHANGES SLEW RING ON GROVE CRANE FOR LARGE MINING CUSTOMER IN GHANA

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By
Alisa Evans
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November 2021
The Paterson Simons Takoradi team recently worked on a Grove slew ring change, for a large mining customer in Ghana. The slew ring needed to be changed on the Grove RT 530E-2, as the crane was used in an application involving shock loads, which can lead to wear causing erratic movement in the bearing...
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MANITOU TELEHANDLER JOINS FLEET OF MACHINERY AT SANDVIK: WORKING WELL FOR STATE-OF-ART WEST AFRICA WORKSHOP!

MANITOU TELEHANDLER JOINS FLEET OF MACHINERY AT SANDVIK: WORKING WELL FOR STATE-OF-ART WEST AFRICA WORKSHOP!

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By
Alisa Evans
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November 2021
Paterson Simons commissioned and delivered a Manitou MT-X 1840A Telehandler to Sandvik in October 2021. This adds to the existing fleet of equipment that we’ve supplied to Sandvik since 2012. The machines supplied are working well, they include: JCB TLT35D TCR 4×4 Teletruk Manitou MHT-X10120LE3 Telehandler Konecranes CXTS Single Girder...
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PATERSON SIMONS SUPPLY FLEET OF USED LIFTING EQUIPMENT TO SABODALA MINE: WORKING WELL IN MINE EXPANSION PROJECT

PATERSON SIMONS SUPPLY FLEET OF USED LIFTING EQUIPMENT TO SABODALA MINE: WORKING WELL IN MINE EXPANSION PROJECT

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By
Alisa Evans
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October 2021
Sabodala mine in Senegal is benefitting from used lifting equipment that Paterson Simons supplied to the mine earlier this year. The mine is currently undergoing an expansion project.  Paterson Simons supplied the following used equipment to Sabodala earlier this year: 1 x GMK5250L 250T Grove All Terrain Crane 1 x...
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PATERSON SIMONS DELIVERS SPECIALISED MACHINERY PACKAGE TO LONG-STANDING MINING CUSTOMER IN WEST AFRICA

PATERSON SIMONS DELIVERS SPECIALISED MACHINERY PACKAGE TO LONG-STANDING MINING CUSTOMER IN WEST AFRICA

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By
Alisa Evans
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September 2021
Paterson Simons is a main supplier to many mine sites across West Africa. A recent supply from Paterson Simons to a longstanding mining customer in the region is typical of the type of specialised package we thrive in delivering.  The supply included a Grove RT550E rough terrain crane, a Manitou...
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Going Underground

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By
John Traynor
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August 2020
Whether it is atop a Ship to Shore Gantry Crane, a Rubber Tyred Gantry Crane or working on an Overhead Crane we are used to working at height. In fact CIT, the certification, inspection and training division of Pasico Ghana is well known for running a popular Working At Height...
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Grove Product Improvement Available: GRT880

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By
John Traynor
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July 2020
Manitowoc Grove continually improve products even after they have left the factory! In a recent product update a retrofit has been introduced to improve access to the remote mounted engine oil filter for the GRT880: our best selling crane in West Africa. For any customers interested in details of the...
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Recognition from Newmont Akyem

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By
Alisa Evans
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February 2019
Pasico, (Paterson Simons’s Ghana crane service and sales subsidiary, recently received recognition from Newmont Akyem mine for their significant contribution to the company. Newmont won the Ghana Best Company Award from the Ghana Investment Promotion Council at the Ghana 100 Club. Newmont Akyem awarded Pasico a certificate of recognition for...
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Konecranes EcoLifting Solutions now available in West Africa

Konecranes EcoLifting Solutions now available in West Africa

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By
Alisa Evans
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January 2019
Ecolifting is a new drive and engine concept from Konecranes Lifttrucks, and is available on Stage 3 engines, meaning it is confirmed available on all machines suitable for West African conditions and fuels. By engaging cutting-edged engine technologies, and making intelligent adjustments to design, Konecranes engineers have developed two Ecolifting...
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Heavy Lifting Extreme Edition: Niger

Heavy Lifting Extreme Edition: Niger

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By
Alisa Evans
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June 2018
Seldom happy to contain ourselves to the beaten track, Pasico engineer Elvis Dongwiri was recently called to a disused mine site in a very remote region of Niger to repair a RT 890E. Conditions are robust, and the crane has performed well under the circumstances, but needed some attention prior...
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Pasico’s new WhatsApp Line

Pasico’s new WhatsApp Line

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By
Alisa Evans
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April 2018
Pasico Takoradi who provide mobile crane support across West Africa are currently trialling a dedicated WhatsApp line for new and existing customers to make swift contact with our service team for Manitowoc, Grove and Manitou products. WhatsApp US ON +233 (0) 544 913 985 The company recognises that the way...
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The high benchmark of Product Verification at Manitowoc, Shady Grove

The high benchmark of Product Verification at Manitowoc, Shady Grove

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By
Alisa Evans
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March 2018
The Manitowoc factory in Shady Grove, Philadelphia, USA produces Rough Terrain Crane, Industrial Crane and Lattice Boom Crawler Crane lines for Manitowoc/Grove. During a recent visit to the Shady Grove facility Paterson Simons staff spent some time with the Product Verification Team, here a few highlights of thier ground-breaking work. The Product...
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Lifting Safety Conference: Report

Lifting Safety Conference: Report

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By
Alisa Evans
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December 2017
Paterson Simons recently concluded another Lifting Safety Conference in Takoradi, Ghana. Previous conferences were held in 2010, and 2012, however 2017’s has been declared the most successful to date with a record turn-out this year of over 60 attendees. We were thrilled that customers and other interested parties from across...