Since 1974, Vanguard has worked across industries and across borders to help customers lift, move and transport industrial equipment safely and cost-effectively.
Below you’ll find some of the projects Vanguard has recently been involved in!
Vanguard's heavy lift team kicked into action to help a customer salvage a damaged 900-ton ship loader.
350-ton transformer moved from Matimba Power Station to Medupi Power Station in less than two weeks.
Full turnkey installation for 35-ton bottle washer section and 32-ton Krones filler for SAB Alrode.
The heaviest lift ever completed in Africa: two 1 200-ton conveyor sections 60 m above the ground.
We assisted manufacturer Silverton Engineering consolidate over 20 presses and associated machinery from Isando to their plant in Silverton.
The 96 wind turbines at the De Aar 2 site in the Northern Cape were transported, assembled and installed by Vanguard's plant installation team.
Transport of six 230-ton generators, six 190-ton gas turbines and six 140-ton transformers at Avon Peaking Power Station.
On-road transport of 325-ton stator from Richards Bay Harbour to Matla Power Station, a distance of over 500 km!
Vanguard supplied a turnkey transportation and plant installation solution for a new press shop at VW Uitenhage, Port Elizabeth.
Vanguard was recently called on to assist in the on-site relocation of two massive hydraulic mine shovels at South32’s Wolvekrans Colliery.
Vanguard transported a 290-ton generating stator at Duvha Power Station, having transported it from Matla Power Station.