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8 June 2020 Skyriders makes a meal of cleaning project at food-processing plant
Usually called upon to conduct maintenance, repair and inspection services at large-scale industrial structures such as smokestacks and petrochemical tanks, rope access specialist Skyriders recently completed an...
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11 May 2020 Skyriders continues to offer essential maintenance during lockdown
Rope-access specialist Skyriders has received CIPC certification to operate as an essential services provider during the ongoing lockdown, Marketing Manager Mike Zinn reports. This has enabled it to continue meeting...
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7 April 2020 Rope access used to inspect fire water system at pulp-and-paper plant
When a pulp and paper producer required inspection and maintenance of its fire water system, it turned to rope access specialist Skyriders to provide a quick and cost-effective solution. Skyriders’ experience in the...
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18 March 2020 Skyriders to offer external training at its Midrand academy
The Midrand-based training academy established by rope access specialist Skyriders in 2010 will soon offer external training, Marketing Manager Mike Zinn reports. The training is fully accredited by the professional...
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18 February 2020 Skyriders receives recognition for a customised solution
Well-known for its innovation in devising customised solutions for specific client requirements, rope-access specialist Skyriders recently received recognition from a major petrochemical producer for achieving a...
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31 January 2020 Skyriders assists consulting engineer with smokestack inspection
Rope-access specialist Skyriders recently showcased the extent of its inspection techniques by assisting a consulting engineering company with tests needed prior to the design of a modification to a large...
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13 January 2020 Ultra high-pressure blasting paves way for statutory inspection of gas-storage tank
In a first for rope-access specialist Skyriders, ultra high-pressure blasting was used to systematically remove a layer of cementitious fireproofing and insulating material from a 19-m-diameter, 22-m-high spherical...
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11 December 2019 Flare-stack lagging and cladding project is a first for Skyriders
Flare stacks require regular inspection and maintenance. Flare stacks are similar to smokestacks or silos, and range from 50 m to 80 m in height. Their function is to burn off surplus or dangerous excess gases that...
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3 December 2019 Rope-access service from Skyriders keeps lights on at major warehouse
Rope-access specialist Skyriders has helped keep the lights on at a 75 000 m2 warehouse in Midrand for a major retailer. The company was called on to provide a maintenance service for the lighting, replacing globes...
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28 November 2019 Skyriders completes waterproofing project at Tramshed in Pretoria
Rope-access specialist Skyriders recently assisted with a six-day waterproofing project at the Tramshed Shopping Centre in Pretoria. A four-person team used basic rope access and fall arrest principles to identify...
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