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21 August 2018 Namibian copper refinery uses drone, abseiling team for maintenance
Instead of traditional scaffolding, which is both costly and time-consuming to erect, Skyriders Access Specialists (Pty) Ltd. combined the use of a hi-tech drone with a specialist abseiling team to provide a unique...
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23 July 2018 Collision-tolerant drone makes for safe inspection of inaccessible spaces
Technology from refractory experts CHB Third Party Inspectorate recently brought in by Skyriders Access Specialists (Pty) Ltd. to inspect a high-vacuum furnace at the SAPREF refinery in KwaZulu-Natal saw the four...
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27 June 2018 Skyriders scales new heights with hotel waterproofing project in Zambia
Skyriders Access Specialists (Pty) Ltd. showcased the flexibility of its rope-access solutions at a recent waterproofing contract on a 19-storey hotel building, in Lusaka, Zambia for a major hotel group.
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6 June 2018 Skyriders nets major maintenance work at Greenstone Shopping Centre
Netting platforms and rope-access solutions from Skyriders Access Specialists (Pty) Ltd. were integral to the completion of maintenance and repair work at the Greenstone Shopping Centre in Johannesburg.
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28 May 2018 Rope access, drone combo for Tsumeb Namibia maintenance project
Skyriders has carried out routine inspections of two smokestacks and one cooling tower using a highly successfully combination of rope access and Remotely-Piloted Air System (RPAS) drones for client Dundee Precious...
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18 May 2018 Safety anchors installed for Maredi Telecoms maintenance project
Skyriders Access Specialists (Pty) Ltd. recently installed working-at-height safety anchors to allow telecoms technicians safe access to install and maintain equipment for Maredi Telecoms in Polokwane.
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26 April 2018 Skyriders stands tall in rope-access industry with zero-fatality rate
A zero-fatality rate, in line with OHSAS 18001:2007 and Institute for Work at Height best practice, is a crowning achievement of Skyriders Access Specialists (Pty) Ltd., according to Marketing Manager Mike Zinn....
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13 April 2018 Skyriders progresses with five-year contract at major petchem producer
From work at tank farms to power station boiler inspection, Skyriders’ five-year contract at a major petrochemical (petchem) producer in South Africa has progressed in leaps and bounds.
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28 March 2018 Skyriders scores full marks for NDT inspection at Eskom power stations
Rope-access specialist Skyriders has been honing its Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) expertise since 2002, having received the stamp-of-approval from Eskom to conduct this specialist service at its power-station fleet...
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8 March 2018 Skyriders provides working-at-height safety solution for Sappi mill
Rope-access specialist Skyriders has provided a working-at-height safety solution for a contractor undertaking maintenance at the Sappi Ngodwana pulp-and-paper mill in Mpumalanga.
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