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RESOLUTE, Mali: Critical Lift.

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Senior Engineer, Phil Coggin, was recently flown – as the only passenger of a chartered flight – by our customer Resolute Mining to their Syama mine in Mali to provide lift planning and supervision services for a construction project there. The construction – a giant chimney – is a rather …

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Manitou Underground Telehandlers for AGA in Ghana.

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Over 72 design modifications turned a standard Manitou Telehandler into an underground workhorse for AngloGold Ashanti at Obuasi, Ghana. AngloGold Ashanti [AGA] recently took delivery of seven Manitou Rough Terrain Telehandlers designed with, amongst other modifications, bespoke man basket attachments. The 6T machines will perform underground maintenance services in the …

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MANITOWOC, Encore: Rebuild rather than Replace.

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Manitowoc Crane Care has certified Paterson Simons as an official EnCORE partner for West Africa. Rebuilding a is an economical alternative to extend a crane’s life. Cranes are completely rebuilt, from the bare frame to a new paint job.  Paterson Simons has facilities and engineering skills capable of rebuilding mobile …

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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 …