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Press Office - Goscor Hi-Reach

Goscor Hi-Reach

Goscor Hi-Reach is the official distributor of Genie’s extensive range of products in the Southern African market. We primarily specialise in MEWP’s (also called Cherry Pickers, Boom and Scissor Lifts or Manlifts) but also  focus on Telescopic Handlers (or Telehandlers), Material Lifts and Genie and Terex Light Towers.

The company operates from premises in Alrode, Alberton and carries stock of a wide range of products and spares. Goscor Hi-Reach distributes major brands in the lifting world: Genie, Hybrid, Terex, Teupen & PB LiftTechnik.

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BKT Reveals The Tires Starring At This Year’s Event

     22nd September 2016 At Eima 2016, BKT will stage along with its Italian distributor for agricultural and agro-industrial tires, Univergomma. The company reveals as preview all top-of-the-range products on display: Agrimax Force, Agrimax Sirio, Agrimax Spargo, Agrimax RT 600, Ridemax FL 693 M, Multimax MP 527,... 

BKT Tire Ranges Are Undoubtedly Perfect For Haymaking Operations

     12th July 2016 Excellent traction, limited soil compaction, high loading capacity, resistance to the roughest surfaces and maximum driving comfort. These are the distinctive features of the BKT tire lineup conceived for harvesters, balers and telehandlers. Today one of the main Off-Highway tire manufacturers... 

The crusher bucket MB-L160 installed on telescopic handler Merlo Panoramic 38.13

     24th June 2016 Case History: The crusher bucket MB-L160 installed on telescopic handler Merlo Panoramic 38.13 In Montebello Vicentino to see first-hand the bucket crusher MB-L160, purchased by one of the leading Italian rental groups. 

Skyjacks

     20th May 2016 East Rand-based Skyjacks has been supplying  the construction, mining, building and maintenance industries with specialised access systems – including powered suspended platforms, aerial work platforms and aluminium scaffolding – for over three decades, having been established in 1978. Since... 

Bobcat Failsafe Brake puts a stop to ‘run-aways’

     13th April 2016 Bobcat Equipment South Africa, in partnership with Ferrobrake in Witbank, has pioneered a failsafe braking system on the Bobcat T40180 Telescopic Handler that optimises worker safety during materials handling operations in surface and underground mining by stopping the machine in the event of... 

Ethos acquires 65% of Eazi Group in R1.6bn deal

By: Natalie Greve     25th January 2016 In a deal valued at R1.6-billion, South African private equity investor, the Ethos Fund has acquired 65% of work-at-height and material handling solutions provider Eazi Group. An investment vehicle controlled by Buffet Investments’ Jonathan Beare and founding shareholders would retain the... 

Industrial equipment group secures sales at BAUMA

By: Dylan Stewart     16th October 2015 Diversified industrial group Torre Industries sold a hoist, telehandler and tower crane at this year’s BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA, which Torre CEO Charles Pettit says is testament to the quality of attendance at the event. 

Targen

     11th September 2015 Established in 2012, equipment rental company Targen specialises in the rental of minining-specific cranes, tractor/loader/backhoe units and telehandlers. Targen also focuses on the supply and rental of all site-related equipment used in the mining-construction industry. Further, Targen is one of... 

Manufacturer showcases backhoe, skid-steer loaders

     4th September 2015 Construction machinery manufacturer New Holland Construction will spotlight its backhoe and skid steer loaders when it presents a selection of its units at BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA 2015. 

World’s biggest telehandler now in Australia

     3rd August 2015 At a massive 45 tonnes the Magni HTH 45.14 is the world’s biggest telehandler, and it’s available in Australia. The monstrous machine is being distributed locally by Magni Telehandlers Australia, who are bringing a range of the specialist machines to the domestic market. Magni Telehandlers... 

New Holland Construction at Bauma Conexpo Africa 2015

     20th July 2015 New Holland Construction, in collaboration with its South African distributor MB Plant SA, will be present for the second year running at Bauma Conexpo Africa 2015, the International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Mining Machines and Construction Vehicles that... 

One tough animal

By: Creamer Media Reporter      15th August 2014 The most recent equipment supplier to join the Goscor pack is Bobcat, the iconic provider of compact equipment for construction, rental, landscaping, agriculture, grounds maintenance, government, utility, industrial and mining markets. The Bobcat range includes skid-steer loaders, compact track... 

Under Ground Telehandlers Make A Difference In Ghana Mining

     17th February 2014 Over 72 design modifications turned a standard Manitou Telehandler into an underground workhorse for AngloGold Ashanti at Obuasi, Ghana. AngloGold Ashanti recently took delivery of seven Manitou Rough Terrain Telehandlers designed with, amongst other modifications, bespoke man basket attachments.... 

Telescopic handlers hit heavy-industrial market

     18th October 2013 Italian manufacturer Magni Telescopic Handlers aims to change the industry perception of telehandler machines with the launch of its new brand to the heavy-duty mining and construction sectors. The Magni range of telescopic handlers is solely distributed in a number of key heavy mining and... 

Telehandler popular on building sites

     27th September 2013 The Genie GTH-5022R rotating rough terrain telehandlers, is proving popular on building sites where rough and uneven terrain is still a challenge, says industrial equipment and solutions supplier Goscor business unit Goscor Hi-Reach MD George Landsberg. Goscor Botswana distributor, GHF’s Luis... 

Untrained workers still entrusted with costly equipment

By: Yolandi Booyens     5th April 2013 South Africa lacks the skilled labour required to operate capital equipment machines safely and efficiently and construction companies often do not take the time to provide the necessary training before entrusting costly equipment to unskilled and untrained labour, says capital equipment supplier... 

Company Announcement: Wacker Neuson tele wheel loaders are making a major contribution to the preservation of valuable farmland in Namibia

     30th November 2012 An ambitious project in Namibia is reducing scrub encroachment on farms and using the subsequent biomass as fuel for a cement factory 

Company Announcement: Terex AWP Signs With Sub-Saharan Distributor S

     15th June 2010 Attached please find a press release on: Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP), a business segment of the Terex Corporation (NYSE: TEX), has announced a formal agreement naming Hi-Reach Manlift (Pty), S.A., as its distributor for Sub-Saharan Africa.  

No fireworks forecast for capital equipment market

By: Irma Venter     16th April 2010 The 2009 local capital equipment market was down roughly 50% against 2008 levels, says New Holland Construction (NHC) MD Jan Nell. 

Capital equipment market to face another tough four years – NHC

     6th April 2010 The 2009 local capital equipment market was down roughly 50% against 2008 levels, says New Holland Construction (NHC) MD Jan Nell. “We expect the market to remain flat this year,” he adds. “In fact, we see only 5% growth a year in the market over the next three to four years. There is simply no... 

Capital equipment sector also feeling the economic chill

By: Irma Venter     20th March 2009 South Africa's capital equipment sector is following in the footsteps of the sharply weakening passenger car and truck markets. 

Capital equipment sector starting to feel the pinch

By: Irma Venter     6th March 2009 South Africa's capital equipment sector is following in the footsteps of the sharply weakening passenger car and truck markets. New Holland Construction (NHC) MD Jan Nell says a softening has indeed been evident in the yellow metal industry since July last year, despite the 2008 sales numbers –... 

Lifting equipment company weathers market storm

     30th January 2009 Lifting equipment distributor SA French CEO Quentin van Breda says that the company has managed to keep pricing on its tower crane and telehandler ranges competitive, in spite of massive fluctuations in the exchange rate and steel price increases. 

Company Announcement: Safe And Easy Moving Of Steel

     12th January 2009 Attached please find a press release on: Domento Mechanical Services are utilising telehandlers and boom lifts from Eazi Access of Midrand to move steel sections around site for Tenova Pyromet at the new ASA Metals smelting site at Steelpoort.  

Company Announcement: Safety Top Of Mind For SA French With Potain Cranes And Merlo Telehandlers

     1st December 2008 Attached please find a press release on: According to CEO of SA French – Quentin van Breda – the company has managed to keep pricing on its tower crane and telehandler ranges competitive in spite of massive fluctuations in the exchange rate and steel price increases.  

Company Announcement: Eazi Success At Electra Mining

     26th September 2008 Attached please find a press release on: Eazi Access Rental and Eazi Sales and Service, leading suppliers of access platforms and telehandlers reports a successful debut at the recent Electra Mining exhibition held at Nasrec, Johannesburg, recently.  

Machine rental on the rise

     15th August 2008 Lifting solutions and tower cranes distributor, SA French, has experienced a sharp increase in equipment rental demand, reports the company.  

Jan Nel

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     18th April 2008 Full name: Jan Nell 

Imperial mulls unbundling of capital-equipment unit

By: Irma Venter     21st March 2008 The Imperial group is investigating listing its leasing and capital equipment division separately on the JSE, under the name Eqstra Holdings. 

International company targets Africa’s booming construction market 

By: Sylvester Haskins     21st March 2008 International capital equipment manufacturer New Holland Construction has placed an express focus on the Southern African market, with the view that it is a growth market and holding much promise in the future, states New Holland Construction East Europe, African and the Middle East senior... 

Tower crane supplier anticipates industry demand

By: Sylvester Haskins     21st March 2008 Tower cranes and lifting solutions company SA French has taken steps to anticipate demand for tower cranes in order to curb long-delivery lead times, enabling the company to have shorter delivery times than its competitors, states SA French chairperson Quentin Van Breda. 

New range of warehousing equipment to provide turnkey solution

By: Gerrit Bezuidenhout     2nd November 2007 Distributor of high-end telehandlers and rough terrain equipment company Manitou is introducing a turnkey range of warehousing equipment aimed at providing solutions to materials-handling challenges in the warehousing industry. 

Construction equipment sales surging and cycle expected to last beyond 2010

By: Irma Venter     13th July 2007 The construction industry is forecast to record a turnover of R30,7-billion this year. This is a significant increase from last year�s R25,7-billion, and from 1995�s R7,6-billion, says Imperial New Holland Equipment (INHE) MD Dr Jan Nell. INHE is the newly-launched division within Imperial... 

Handling equipment also handles stunt work

     2nd February 2007 Four telescopic handlers were supplied to Rich Films for Warner Bros’ by Bobcat Rental and production began in June last year and has since moved to Namibia. 

Local construction company acquires new telehandlers

     2nd February 2007 Liviero Building has acquired two Merlo telehandlers for use on the various building projects in which it is involved within the Gauteng region. 

The wizards of one-off

By: Martin Creamer     20th May 2005 Business for this ten-year-old is wherever industry's wheels start turning 

Fledgling firms drive demand for smaller construction machines

By: abdul cook     18th February 2005 Below-20-t multipurpose utility machines for the building and construction industry, classified by Caterpillar as general construction (GC) products, have dramatically gained in popularity in South Africa. 

Telehandlers are not fully appreciated, believes rental service

     22nd August 2003 When renting equipment for any construction, industrial or agricultural application, selecting suitable machines to carry out the task can make the difference between success and failure, profit and loss. 

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