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BORDERLESS ALLIANCE: Paterson Simons a new member.

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PATERON SIMONS JOINS THE BORDERLESS ALLIANCE Paterson Simons, a crane distributor accross West Africa, has joined the Borderless Alliance – a group of 55 regional companies that work closely with West African governments to remove trade barriers in the region. The Borderless Alliance Conference for 2013 was recently held on February …

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SINOPEC/GHANA GAS, Ghana: Critical Chimney Lift.

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Paterson Simons subsidiary, CIT, planned and supervised a complex chimney lift for SinoPec at their construction site in Atuabo, Ghana. Senior Crane Engineer Phil Coggin and Godwin Awadzi were tasked with tandem lifting and turning the deethanizer (145t, 35m tall) and debutanizer (45t, 31m tall). The main lift crane was a Kobelco …

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Milestone for Terberg Tractors in Ghana

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On June 13, 2013 Pasico (the Ghana subsidiary of Paterson Simons) formally handed over 15 Terberg YT222 terminal tractors to APM Terminals in Tema, Ghana. At the handing over ceremony Mr. Kwaku Okoh, Managing Director of Pasico Ghana presented Mr. George Adjei, Managing Director of APM Terminals, Ghana, with a letter …

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TERBERG TRACTORS, Nigeria: Partnering with APMT Apapa

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In March 2013, twenty Terberg YT222 yard tractors where delivered to APMT Apapa, Nigeria. APMT Apapa is the largest container operator in West Africa, and the current delivery is part of the APMT Apapa replacement plan. The combination of AMPT’s excellent experience of the Terberg tractors in several other terminals …

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CRANE CONFERENCE: Takoradi, Ghana, 2013.

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Added Value for Customers: The 2013 Crane Conference On February 21st  and 22nd  2013 Paterson Simons held a two-day crane and forklift customer/manufacturer conference at the Raybow Hotel in Takoradi, Ghana. This was the company’s third such crane conference following from the successful inaugural event in 2011 and a more recent …

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GPHA, Ghana: JCB Teletruks: A Success Story.

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The story of the JCB Teletruk forklift in Tema harbour is an interesting one, and starts, as many good product stories do, at CeMAT Materials Handling Exhibition. On attending the exhibition in 1999 the Operations Director of Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority [GPHA], saw a JCB Teletruk for the first …