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31 October 2019 Skyriders oversees snagging at new silo for coal-mining company
When a major coal-mining company in Limpopo built a new silo as part of its ongoing expansion, Skyriders (Pty) Ltd. became involved upfront in specifying the type of rope-access anchors needed for future inspection...
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25 October 2019 Skyriders assists Builders Warehouse with Oasis Water rollout
The flexibility and adaptability of rope access has been demonstrated at a rollout for Builders Warehouse’ new client Oasis Water. Rope-access specialist Skyriders was subcontracted to install plumbing pipes in hard...
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8 October 2019 Skyriders gets a window on Lusaka hotel industry
Once the tower cranes have been dismantled and the scaffolding removed from a high-rise development, fixing any additional snagging issues poses a major headache for the professional team. This was the scenario that...
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26 September 2019 Perfect synergy between drones, rope access at smokestack inspection
The perfect synergy between drone technology and traditional rope access was demonstrated at a recent inspection project undertaken by Skyriders at one of the country’s oldest power stations, located in Mpumalanga....
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27 August 2019 Skyriders has a blast deploying UHP cleaning at large petchem tank
Ultra high pressure (UHP) washing is a highly-effective and environmentally-friendly cleaning method using water jets to remove old coating systems and industrial dirt and contamination, without the use of potential...
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21 August 2019 Rope access used for maintenance at 30-m-high chemical reactor
When a major petrochemical producer in Mpumalanga recently had to carry out routine maintenance on a 30-m-high chemical reactor itself contained within a building, it opted for rope access for speedy ingress, as...
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29 July 2019 Skyriders showcases rope access at coal-mining maintenance project
The mining industry’s requirement for tight schedules and limited downtime when it comes to routine maintenance has allowed Skyriders Access Specialists (Pty) Ltd. to showcase the benefits of rope access for a...
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12 July 2019 Skyriders makes quick work of massive storage-tank maintenance project
Rope access has made quick work of a major tank inspection and cleaning project for a large South African petrochemical producer. Skyriders Access Specialists (Pty) Ltd. deployed a ten-person team for the 18-day...
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25 June 2019 Skyriders deploys Elios SkyEye drone for major boiler inspection
Skyriders Access Specialists (Pty) Ltd. set a new record when it deployed its Elios SkyEye confined-space drone for the first time in the massive internal space of the back-pass ducting at a major coal-fired power...
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13 June 2019 Rope access facilitates NDT inspection at a major power station
Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI), a form of Non-Destructive Testing (NDT), is far more cost-effective and efficient as a maintenance method if it is carried out using rope access. This was proven recently at a...
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