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<a href=/news/115-wind-energy-contracts-fill-vanguard-s-sails-2> Wind energy contracts fill Vanguard’s sails</a>
Wind energy contracts fill Vanguard’s sails With the roll-out of wind energy projects as part of the Department of Energy’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP), international heavy-lift and plant relocation specialist engineering firm, Vanguard has been active on wind farm sites in the Western Cape, the Eastern Cape and the Northern Cape. This ...
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<a href=/news/114-gateway-into-africa>Gateway into Africa! </a>
Vanguard overcomes impossible roads to move transformers to DRC International heavy-lift, specialised transport and plant installation company Vanguard tackled a challenging contract to relocate 15 transformers for power generation into the African continent. Vanguard applied its specialised equipment, including its prime movers with heavy-duty modular trailers, to transport these 110 tonne ...
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<a href=/news/113-vanguard-at-work-with-wind-turbines-at-nojoli>Vanguard at work with wind turbines at Nojoli</a>
Vanguard at work with wind turbines at Nojoli Vanguard has been awarded the transport and crane erection contract for the Nojoli Wind Farm near Cookhouse in the Eastern Cape, once again showcasing its experience in this sector and its specialised engineering solutions. The Nojoli project comprises 44 Vestas V100 2 MW wind turbine generators, which have the capacity to generate more than 275 GWh ...
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<a href=/news/110-renewable-energy-nojoli-wind-farm-eastern-cape>Renewable Energy : Nojoli Wind Farm, Eastern Cape</a>
 Nojoli Wind Farm                  Vanguard has been awarded a contract to assist with the Nojoli Wind Farm near Cookhouse in the Eastern Cape. The new wind farm will comprise 44 Vestas V100 2 MW wind turbine generators, giving the facility a total installed capacity of 88 MW. Vanguard’s transport and installation contract will run ...
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<a href=/news/105-vanguard-s-hydraulic-lift-systems>Vanguard Heavy Lift - Our Hydraulic Lift Systems</a>
Vanguard’s Hydraulic Lift Systems One of Vanguard’s heavy lift solutions is its dynamic hydraulic lift systems which range from 60 – 800 tonne capacity and are ideal for use in confined or inaccessible locations. The versatility of these systems can be seen across industries, with Vanguard deploying their hydraulic lift systems for clients in mining,  power generation, ...
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<a href=/news/104-vanguard-makes-short-work-of-automotive-press-contracts>Vanguard makes short work of automotive press contracts</a>
As the global commodity slump continues and the Rand’s value comes under pressure, locally based international heavy-lift, specialised transport and plant installation company Vanguard is helping grow one of the country’s economic shining lights: the automotive sector. Set to attract a record R7,5 billion in capital expenditure this year, automobile manufacture in SA directly creates over ...
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<a href=/news/102-vanguard-heavy-lift-strand-jacking-solution-safe-precise-cost-effective>Vanguard heavy-lift strand jacking solution – safe, precise, cost effective</a>
The application of strand jacking technology by international heavy-lift specialist Vanguard is proving to be an economical solution for clients, while enhancing worker safety and performance quality. The strand jacks form part of Vanguard’s extensive range of specialised heavy-lift equipment, which also includes hydraulic lift systems, jack and slide systems, rigging and installation ...
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<a href=/news/101-vanguard-s-port-facilities>Vanguard's Port Facilities </a>
Vanguard port facilities improves efficiencies and streamlines abnormal cargo movement in Africa   Many users of ports in the African region experience delays due to the poor integration of shipping with road transport, a challenge aggravated by most ports running close to capacity, according to Vanguard Director, Craig Pace. “This highlights the importance of having an efficient link ...
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<a href=/news/98-renewable-revolution-is-well-underway>Renewable revolution is well underway</a>
Renewable revolution is well underway While South Africa grapples with constrained power supply and regular load shedding, a quiet revolution in renewable energy is taking place – often in remote and unnoticed parts of the country. According to Craig Pace, Director at international heavy lift, specialised transporter and installations specialist Vanguard, this revolution has already brought ...
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<a href=/news/97-turnkey-project-for-vanguard-in-two-peaking-power-plants>Turnkey project for Vanguard in two peaking power plants</a>
Turnkey project for Vanguard in two peaking power plants Vanguard, the international heavy-lift, abnormal transport and installation specialist, has been active in the Dedisa and Avon open-cycle, gas turbine peaking power projects, two vital power generation endeavours, which are set to supply SA with over 1,000 MW of power in times of high electricity demand or shortfalls of supply. ...
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<a href=/news/96-vanguard-s-gtk1100-erects-its-50th-wind-turbine>Vanguard's GTK1100 erects its 50th Wind Turbine</a>
Vanguard’s GTK1100 crane, renowned for its mobility to move between the hard stands on wind farms, the ease of navigating steep gradients and the fast mobilisation and demobilisation of the crane is how Vanguard successfully completed the erection of its 50th wind turbine generator. Technical Capabilities of Vanguard’s GTK1100 Vanguard's GTK1100 Brochure   -  Lifts ...
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<a href=/news/95-africa-s-burgeoning-mines-will-need-a-heavy-lift>Africa's burgeoning mines will need a heavy lift </a>
Africa’s burgeoning mines will need a heavy lift  The growing scale of Africa’s mineral and infrastructure projects is demanding expert skills and fit-for-purpose equipment to lift, transport and install heavy plant in remote and often inhospitable sites, according to SA-based heavy-lift specialist Vanguard. “Recent figures indicate that, despite low commodity prices, a new gold ...
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<a href=/news/94-vanguard-catches-the-tide-with-patrol-vessel-launch>Vanguard catches the tide with patrol vessel launch</a>
Vanguard catches the tide with patrol vessel launch  31 October 2014 Time and tide wait for no man, it is said, so specialist heavy lift and abnormal load transport solutions company Vanguard ensured precision timing for the jacking and lifting of a  310 tonne patrol vessel from the Damen shipyard to the synchrolift at the Victoria and Albert Waterfront precinct of Cape Town harbor ...
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<a href=/news/93-vanguard-takes-the-weight-at-afrox-s-coega-expansion>Vanguard takes the weight at Afrox's Coega expansion </a>
Vanguard takes the weight at Afrox’s Coega expansion A 100-tonne, 38-metre long ‘cold box’ and other equipment was recently moved by Vanguard for Afrox’s R300-million Air Separation Unit (ASU) at the Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ) near Port Elizabeth. With a production capacity of 150 tonnes per day, the ASU will produce a variety of industrial gases for the automotive, food ...
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<a href=/news/92-wind-energy-contracts-fill-vanguard-s-sails>Wind energy contracts fill Vanguard's sails </a>
Wind energy contracts fill Vanguard’s sails With the roll-out of wind energy projects as part of the Department of Energy’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP), international heavy-lift and plant relocation specialist engineering firm, Vanguard has been active on wind farm sites in the Western Cape, the Eastern Cape and the Northern Cape. This ...
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<a href=/news/89-grassridge-wind-farm>Vanguard puts its weight behind PE wind energy project</a>
   Vanguard puts its weight behind PE wind energy project Vanguard, the specialist in turnkey heavy lift, transport and plant relocation is providing the craning solution for 20 wind turbine generators (WTG) at the new Grassridge wind energy facility near Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape. For this, Vanguard will lift and position the Vestas V112, 3.0MW WTG’s at an average rate ...
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<a href=/news/87-eastern-cape-power-project-gets-a-lift-from-vanguard>Eastern Cape power project gets a lift from Vanguard</a>
Eastern Cape power project gets a lift from Vanguard Heavy lift, abnormal transport and plant relocation specialist, Vanguard, has completed a successful turn-key project for the R3,5-billion Dedisa peaking power plant.  Vanguard carried out the transport, offloading and final positioning on site of the major power generation equipment for the plant located in the Coega industrial ...
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<a href=/news/82-vanguard-strand-jacks-1200-ton-trusses-in-zambia>Vanguard strand-jacks 1200 Ton trusses in Zambia </a>
Vanguard lifts over 1 000 metric tons   Vanguard has just completed its heaviest strand-jacking lift to date, the heaviest lift of its type ever done in the region.   Two prefabricated conveyor trusses in excess of 1 200 tonnes each have been lifted from their assembly position at ground level to their working position at a height of approximately  50 m above the ...
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<a href=/news/84-vanguard-s-gtk1100-crane-2>Vanguard's GTK1100 crane at Noblesfontein Wind Farm</a>
  The POWER of Vanguard's GTK1100 Vanguard’s seven member team and it’s GTK1100 crane, renowned for its mobility to move between the hard stands on wind farms, the ease of navigating steep gradients and the fast mobilisation and demobilisation of the crane is how Vanguard successfully completed the required erection of two 2.0 MW wind turbines per week at Noblesfontein Wind Farm, ...
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<a href=/news/86-vanguard-s-engineers-design-and-manufacture-overhead-crane>Vanguard’s engineers design and manufacture overhead crane</a>
Vanguard’s engineers design and manufacture overhead crane Vanguard was commissioned by their client in the construction industry to engineer an overhead crane to assist with the assembly of their coal bunker in Mpumalanga. The brief was to lift and hoist the 19m wide concrete bunkers which would then form and create the assembly of the coal bunker. Vanguard’s engineering ...
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