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NIGER, LIBERIA, MALI: Expanding our Footprint.

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Paterson Simons is uniquely placed to sell, service and maintain cranes and forklifts all over West Africa, having both the logistics and language skills to service a wide territory. Paterson Simons boasts three native French speakers, two in our Brighton office covering parts and shipping and the other in Ghana …

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The world's first hybrid reach stacker now available in West Africa.

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Konecranes is proud to introduce the world’s first hybrid reach stacker for container handling, with a lifting capacity of 45 tons. The SMV 4531 TB5 HLT features a hybrid diesel/electric driveline, an electrified hydraulic lifting system, and a super capacitor based energy storage. This innovative lift truck will cut fuel …

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APMT, Nigeria: Rubber Tired Gantry Cranes, Apapa.

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Tricky gantry crane offload at APMT Apapa. Paterson Simons’s chief crane engineer Gys Ehlers and his team of crane assmebly specialists commissioned 10 Konecranes RTGs at APMT in Apapa, Nigeria over October and November 2013. This is the first time APMT has ordered Konecranes RTGs for the region. The first five …

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CRANE TRAINING: Electrical Theory and Practice.

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Takoradi, Ghana. We recently conducted Electrical and Electronic Theory & Practical sessions with Malcolm Gibb, an electrical lecturer at a technical college in UK where he teaches City and Guilds based training courses to engineering apprentices. Malcolm conducted courtesy training in Takoradi, Ghana with members of the The Ghana Ports …

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MPS/BOLLORÉ, Ghana: A fun day as we say "Thank you".

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Led by senior engineer Mr. Gys Ehlers, our staff of crane engineers and technicians took their leave from the dedicated site provided by Meridian Port Services, Tema which has been their home for the last 5 months as they assembled 5 of the 9 Konecrane RTGs delivered in March 2013. …

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Engineers receive MAINMAN training.

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In line with our long-standing partnership with Konecranes our Ghana- and Nigeria-based engineers received training in the proprietary Mainman programme in June. Mainman is the industry’s most comprehensive periodic maintenance report system for overhead cranes. It assists approved inspectors to deliver consistent, replicable inspections with the appropriate level of preventive …