Mobile Crane Operator Training – Ghana

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A few great images from the ongoing training by our training and certification division for a gold mining customer in Ghana. Attending the training are: Samuel Mensah (Goldfields L&D Administrator/Manager) Evans Kofi Tsiadza (Goldfields mech. workshop Supervisor/Manager) Isaac Morrison (Crane Operator) Charles Amankwah (Crane Operator) Salifu Danlade (Crane Operator) Anthony …

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Paterson Simons wins Manitou Sales Award

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Some of our team attended the Manitou MEA Dealer Conference this year, and we were thrilled to be awarded Sales team of the year 2018 in the Small Business Category. We also came third in the Master Sailing Cup competition for after-market sales in West Africa. Paterson Simons and Pasico were …

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Lifting in Africa: A Q&A with John Traynor

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The Africa Development Bank has described African economies as “resilient and gaining momentum” with real output increasing to 3.6% in 2017 and likelihood of the growth accelerating to 4.1% in 2018 and 2019. How in your view is this economic growth likely to impact uptake of construction cranes and tower …

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GPHA Konecranes Training in Sweden

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Following the recent acquisition of four SMV4535TC5 Konecranes Lift Trucks, Paterson Simons arranged a factory visit and training for members of the GPHA (Ghana Ports and Harbour Authority) team to Sweden last month. 12 team members from GPHA’s mechanical workshops toured the Sweden facility in Markaryd, alongside Blanca Martin Garcia …

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We visit the Konecranes Simulator

In News, News Snippets, Ports & Logistics by s.holz

During a recent review of our long-running Port Service Agreement with Konecranes Port Services in Düsseldorf, the Paterson Simons team took time out to look at the latest crane simulation technology deployed in the Konecranes Gottwald training centre. The multi-screen simulator uses multiple screens to accurately recreate the 180 degree …

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Paterson Simons celebrates 41 years with Manitowoc

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Paterson Simons was pleased and honoured to be recognised with an award at Bauma 2019. Manitowoc marked our partnership which entered its 41st year in 2019, with a short ceremony. Paterson Simons commenced as dealers for Coles Cranes back in 1978 and a few machines from that era are still …