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11 December 2018 Diversification, drone technology sees Skyriders soar in 2018
A focus on diversification and making customers aware of the benefits of rope access in combination with drone technology paid off well for Skyriders Access Specialists (Pty) Ltd. last year. In 2018, it completed...
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27 November 2018 Skyriders plumbs the depths and scales the heights for its clients
From high up in the air to confined spaces below ground, Skyriders Access Specialists (Pty) Ltd. continues to be in demand in a diverse range of industries, from commercial building to industrial, construction,...
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31 October 2018 Skyriders completes first-ever boiler inspection at Medupi Unit 6
One of the largest boiler inspections ever undertaken in South Africa using drones was recently completed successfully by Skyriders at Medupi Power Station in Limpopo. This was also the first time that the 794 MW...
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22 October 2018 Skyriders saves the day at silo inspection for Delmas colliery
A combination of rope access and the use of an Elios collision-tolerant drone allowed a prominent colliery near Delmas in Mpumalanga to complete a routine silo inspection in record time, not only minimising downtime...
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28 September 2018 Full rope-access inspection service deployed at major petchem plant
The full suite of inspection services from Skyriders was on display recently at a maintenance project at a major petrochemical producer in the Free State. “This was definitely a first for us, given the extent of the...
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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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