New Manitowoc Grove RT commissioned at Norgold Lefa, Guinea

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Paterson Simons engineer Paul Zambury recently travelled to Guinea to commission a new RT540 E machine at the Norgold LEFA mine. Since purchasing the mine in 2010 Nordgold has invested close to US$80 million in the mine and associated infrastructure, making it one of the country’s largest gold producers. Paul …

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RTG Retrofits guide

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In West Africa the dream of the automated terminal may seem a long way off, but the many benefits of automation are available to terminals in West Africa today. We have recently issued a guide to all available Konecranes RTG retrofit smart features, which shows the range of retrofits that …

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Manitowoc updates their boom-length selector app

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Manitowoc recently updated their FREE smartphone app for iOS and Android devices. The app is a handy tool for crane operators and owners determine the overall boom and jib length combination required for a certain lift. The Manitowoc Booth-Length Selector App now automatically generates a list of models that best …

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The new E-Tec JCB Teletruk – zero emissions lifting

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The JCB Teletruk has an enviable footprint in West Africa. With a fleet of over 100 machines, Ghana’s Ports and Harbour Authority has the found the size, ease of use, and enormous flexibility unrivalled in their container unstuffing yard at the Golden Jubilee terminal. Now JCB has announced the launch …

Join our Crane and Safety Conference

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Over the years Paterson Simons has had great turnout at our crane and safety lifting conferences, please email James Heels, to book your seat. Read about our previous conference here.  

Konecranes Parts Team Visit

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We were pleased to welcome visitors from Konecranes Sweden recently. Patrik Peterson (Manager Customer Support team, Regional Manager West Africa) and Mikael Johannsen visited Holly Martin (Parts Manager) and her team at our Brighton offices. We discussed supply chain issues, improvements and future developments of our 18 year partnership; finding …