Vanguard provides a lifting, transporting, moving and installation service to the heavy industry and infrastructure markets.
Our dedicated in-house design and engineering department specialises in engineering bespoke solutions to any complex plant installation or industrial heavy lift application.
Our team combines experience, innovation and state-of-the-art design technologies and equipment to optimise the efficiency, cost-effectiveness, reliability and safety of each stage of your heavy lifting or plant installation project – from pre-engineering, design and detailed rigging studies to mechanical, electrical and instrumentation (MEI) services and commissioning.
From risk assessments to detailed lifting, rigging, transportation, jacking and skidding studies, Vanguard delivers turnkey lift, transport and installation services for any ultra-heavy item.
Innovation, certification and quality control is at the heart of all our engineered designs.
Transport of six 230-ton generators, six 190-ton gas turbines and six 140-ton transformers at Avon Peaking Power Station.
We assisted manufacturer Silverton Engineering consolidate over 20 presses and associated machinery from Isando to their plant in Silverton.
The heaviest lift ever completed in Africa: two 1 200-ton conveyor sections 60 m above the ground.