South Africa

Yale Lifting Solutions was recently approached by a long-time client in the South African gold mining industry to provide a 200-ton capacity horizontal test rig used to proof load test humble hooks. Humble hooks are safety devices used to connect winder ropes to the main personnel cages and ore conveyances on hoists in vertical mine […]


Columbus McKinnon Corporation in South Africa recently supplied a motorized, radio remote controlled spreader to the automotive industry. This spreader was custom designed for lifting bundles of metal sheeting in loads of up to 10 tons at a time. This lifting solution was a joint effort by our Durban technical sales team in conjunction with […]


  This month our Global Traveler heads to South Africa, where a mobile test rig is used by our distributor to test chain hoists and slings at various mine sites. There is a charge for this service and it is deemed to be a valuable contribution to the safety of their mines. On set days the […]