Specialists in plant relocation


Relocate heavy machinery and factories across cities, countries and continents! Vanguard delivers turnkey plant and equipment relocation solutions, from break bulk transportation, shipping and port handling to mechanical and electrical re-construction and installation.

From our Johannesburg headquarters and through our warehousing and heavy lift facilities across Africa (including a 4 000 m² fully-fledged operational handling and storage yard at Richards Bay), we’ve coordinated and executed complete plant relocations from North America, Europe, Asia and Australia into South Africa and Africa, and vice versa!

With state-of-the-art in-house design and engineering services combined with a complete fleet of heavy lifting, rigging and transportation equipment, we deliver bespoke engineered solutions to your precise relocation requirements.

Innovation, certification and strict quality control, that lowers overall project costs and improves safety for our customers, are at the heart of all our solutions.