About Us


Vanguard is a company dedicated to the relocation and installation of heavy plant and equipment 

A specialist in heavy lift and plant relocation, Vanguard is active in African and global markets. The company delivers complete, managed projects, from heavy lifting, relocation and specialised transport to mechanical and electrical installation.

Vanguard delivers complete solutions to complex problems, drawing on its expertise, focus on innovation and continuous investment in specialised equipment.

Established over 40 years ago, Vanguard has grown to become a dominant player in the heavy lifting and relocation of complex plant and machinery sector, on a local and global scale.

The company offers the full spectrum of professional mechanical and engineering services related to the relocation, installation and commissioning of plants and heavy equipment.

Headquartered in Johannesburg, Vanguard has expansive warehousing and laydown facilities, as well as branches in Cape Townport facilities in Richards Bay and representatives in Mombasa, Walvis Bay and Maputo