Tech North Steelpoort - Lifting & Engineering Division

Tech North and associated companies have been dealing with the mining sector for 50 years. The Steelpoort branch are leaders in the service and supplies of the following:

  • Fluid sealing systems
  • Vibratory screening products
  • All types of hoses
  • Bulk mining consumables
  • Compensators
  • Expansion joints
  • A large range of valves and tools
  • Pump repairs – vertical spindles, submersibles pump
  • Stihl – Repairs on all Stihl products
  • Repair of all tensioners, croppers , hand pumps & hydraulic air pumps

Tech North Steelpoort - Lifting & Engineering Division

Accreditation & Appointments:

  • The company is accredited and registered as an LME with the Dept. of Labour in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety act. LME no. 436
  • LMI – The company has assigned Hennie Dreyer as Lifting Machinery Inspector to implement and maintain a full traceability system as prescribed in the OHS act and the SANS standards. He is registered with the Engineering Council of SA – LMI 201612017. Lifting and Rigging experience 10 years.
  • LTI – Dawid Nkosi is assigned as Lifting Tackle Inspectors to execute on site inspections, on quarterly and bi-annual basis as required in the OHS act.
  • Workshop – Hennie runs the workshop as LMI, Qualified Fitter & Turner workshop manager.

Tech North Steelpoort are distributors of the following international companies:

  • Klinger Mzanzi– All gaskets & gland packing
  • AESSEAL – Mechanical seals & bearing associates
  • Anchor Industries – Titan chain blocks, lever hoists, tackle, and associated rigging gear
  • KITO Lifting – Kito chain blocks, lever hoists, electric hoists and associated rigging gear
  • BELZONA – Specialized maintenance & repair products as well as specialized coatings with our own application crews
  • RCM plastics – Polyurethane panels & vibratory motors
  • Insamcor – Valves
  • Stihl – Chainsaws & Brushcutters

Tech North Steelpoort offer the following:

Tech North offer a SAFE LIFTING PROGRAM to assist companies and individuals in fulfilling the Law requirements. We also carry a big part of their responsibility as a independent party. 1) On site inspections, tests and certification. 2) Repair facility and colour coding. 3) Backup and traceability. 4) Training.

On Site inspections & Load testing
With our mobile rig we do load testing and certification on site, quarterly for tackle and bi-annual for lifting machinery. All details are logged and filled for traceability. Small repairs can be done but failed units will be tagged red indicating – “FAILED do not use”

Beam Load Testing
Test rigs : The stationary test rig in our shop is designed and tested to withstand 20 ton using a dead-weight for the best dynamic test results. The mobile rig is designed with a hydraulic cylinder and pump, to do both dynamic and static tests up to 10 ton.

REMEMBER – Traceability is of critical importance for safe lifting
All details, tasks performed, findings etc. are logged on the job card and are filled for 5 years as per OHS and SANS