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Perfectly positioned in PE: New Renttech SA sales outlet offers customers greater convenience and service levels

The new branch of Renttech SA in Port Elizabeth in Haupt Road Renttech South Africa, a leader in the sales and rental of top quality welding, lifting, rigging and construction equipment, has moved its Port Elizabeth branch into a new, spacious, state-of-the-art sales outlet. The move is in line with Renttech South Africa’s strategy of expanding and consolidating its national footprint both nationally and regionally. This also follows the opening of a number of other branches to meet customers’ requirements for welding, lifting and construction equipment sales and rental wherever they are in South Africa; and in neighbouring sub-Saharan African countries, such as Namibia. “Situated in Haupt Road, this new outlet offers our valued customers from Port Elizabeth and the...

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Renttech South Africa’s Unilift range: delivering safety and affordability to mines and on display at Electra Mining 2016

The upcoming Electra Mining exhibition in September this year once again offers the mining industry an excellent opportunity to meet its suppliers and vice versa. Renttech South Africa will be exhibiting – among its welding, generators and lifting/rigging ranges – their own Unilift brand of lifting equipment. Specifically, the company will be showcasing its new range of Unilift KV lever hoists and the recently introduced Unilift-KII chain block series. “Chain block and lever hoists have myriad applications in mining. On the surface, construction and maintenance of metal processing and other infrastructure is ongoing. Underground, as fresh reserves of ore are explored and mined, stoping and development continue at top speed. These activities involve any number of heavy-lifting and moving activities,...

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A compact ‘all-in-one’ welding solution: new Multi-process inverter provides customers with new levels of versatility and efficiency

In South Africa’s current energy crisis, all industries have been forced to re-examine the efficiencies of their processes and equipment. Renttech South Africa is pleased to introduce a welding solution to their customers which ‘ticks all the boxes’ when it comes to operational and energy efficiency. The Multiarc 350 Compact multi-process inverter is a robust, lightweight unit which offers customers an easy transition between multiple welding processes, bringing new levels of versatility to the end-user, as well as cost-saving advantages. “The Multiarc 350 represents highly efficient inverter technology which draws 30% less current than traditional rectifiers,” says Johan Bester, Welding Product Manager at Renttech South Africa. “The multi-process capability essentially allows for one machine to do the work of two...

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It all starts with lifting: Renttech South Africa’s Unilift range of lifting and rigging equipment provides both peace of mind and value for money

The role that lifting and rigging plays in industry is often underestimated, but in many cases an entire industrial process both starts and ends with the lifting of heavy materials. Indeed, lifting is an integral part of most industries, from mining to manufacturing, construction to engineering, which is why Renttech South Africa has experienced exponential growth in its lifting and rigging business over the past eight years. Under its own brand, Unilift, Renttech supplies a range of lifting equipment to industries throughout southern Africa, both through sales and short- and long-term rental. The range of equipment includes chain blocks and lever hoists, rope winches, beam clamps, beam crawls, web slings and lashings; as well as all the hardware (such as...

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An ‘uplifting experience’ of excellence – Kelmeg meets growing demand for top-class lifting and rigging equipment

Since 1991, Kelmeg Lifting Services (KLS), based in Wadeville, has provided South African industry with quality lifting and rigging equipment, with a special focus on webbing slings, endless round slings and cargo securing systems. Thanks to their eye for continuous improvement and innovation, however, the company strives to keep up with changing needs in the market, and now boasts a diverse range of products, components and systems, all carefully designed with quality and safety in mind. Ongoing research and development (R&D) has ensured consistent growth and diversification for the company, particularly during the last five years in which Kelmeg has trebled in size, according to Rodney Young, Factory Manager at Kelmeg. “We have worked hard to achieve a sustainable footprint...

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