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14 September 2021 Contract for pumped storage scheme access and rescue teams
A successful project at the Ingula pumped storage scheme in the Little Drakensberg escarpment in KwaZulu-Natal has resulted in leading rope access expert Skyriders Access Specialists (Pty) Ltd. clinching a similar...
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10 August 2021 Skyriders provides rope access, confined-space services at Ingula
The Ingula pumped storage scheme in the Little Drakensberg escarpment in KwaZulu-Natal consists of an upper and a lower dam, each capable of holding about 22 million cubic metres of water. The two dams are 4.6 km...
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19 July 2021 Skyriders takes women to new heights in the rope-access industry
Women have made significant inroads in the rope-access industry, thanks to diversity and inclusion initiatives on the part of leading players like Skyriders, which has a number of female technicians and even a...
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9 June 2021 Skyriders carries out roof maintenance at Montecasino complex
Designed like a typical Italian village, the Montecasino leisure complex in Fourways, Johannesburg is an impressive feature of architectural design housing a casino, two theatres, cinemas and a mall. However, when...
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14 May 2021 Rope access, drone combo deployed at Limpopo coal-fired power station inspection
A combination of rope access and drone technology allowed for a maintenance inspection at a coal-fired power station in Limpopo to be undertaken in record time, reports Skyriders Marketing Manager Mike Zinn. “This...
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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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