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13 April 2021 Skyriders offers on-site work-at-height and confined-space training
Rope-access specialist Skyriders, which also operates the Heightwise Training Academy in Midrand, recently conducted a basic fall-arrest course on-site for the Idwala Industrial Holdings lime-processing plant in...
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17 March 2021 Elios SkyEye remote-access drone used for Sappi inspection
Elios SkyEye remote-access drone technology from leading rope-access specialist Skyriders has made short work of backpass ducting inspection at a chemical recovery furnace at the Sappi Ngodwana pulp-and-paper mill...
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23 February 2021 Skyriders deploys rope access for Carlton Centre winch inspection
The Carlton Centre is a 223-m-high, 50-storey skyscraper and shopping centre in downtown Johannesburg that is the second-tallest building in Africa after The Leonardo in Sandton, as well as being the tallest office...
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18 January 2021 New smokestack instrumentation a towering success thanks to Skyriders
When electrical, mechanical and control engineering expert Proconics was recently called upon to install new gas-monitoring instrumentation at a major petrochemical producer, it turned to rope-access specialist...
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10 December 2020 Skyriders to tap into need for ongoing inspection, maintenance during Level 1 in 2021
Bringing its drone capabilities to bear in a larger portion of the market is the major opportunity for Skyriders going into 2021, affirms Marketing Manager Mike Zinn. Having being issued with a Remote Operating...
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11 November 2020 Skyriders licenced to operate its fleet of SkyEye drones
Rope-access specialist Skyriders has been issued with a Remote Operating Certificate (ROC) from the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA). This means it is now certified to deploy its SkyEye drones outdoors...
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13 October 2020 Skyriders undertakes UT wall thickness testing at Tutuka
During the lockdown in June, rope-access specialist Skyriders undertook an inspection of pulverised fuel (PF) piping at Tutuka power station near Standerton in Mpumalanga for electricity utility Eskom during the...
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10 September 2020 Skyriders assists Diesel Innovations with genset project at Helen Joseph
Rope-access specialist Skyriders assisted leading standby power solutions provider Diesel Innovations with the installation of ducting required for a genset project at Helen Joseph Hospital in Johannesburg.
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20 August 2020 Skyriders assists petchem company with maintenance during lockdown
When a major petrochemical company in Mpumalanga identified an opportunity to carry out some essential maintenance work on two storage tanks during the lockdown, it turned to rope-access specialist Skyriders to...
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27 July 2020 Skyriders back on-site at Kusile power station as lockdown eases
Rope-access specialist Skyriders is back on-site at the Kusile power station project in Nkangala, Mpumalanga after the recent easing of the lockdown restrictions to Level 3. The company has been sub-contracted since...
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