Three overhead cranes (finished in yellow) for Kamoto Copper Company,
nearing completion in Condra’s Johannesburg factory.


Condra has received an order for a further overhead crane from Kamoto Copper Company, the copper and cobalt mine in the south of the Democratic Republic of Congo.   It is the eighth machine to be ordered by Kamoto Copper from Johannesburg-headquartered Condra in just over a year and, like its predecessors, is earmarked for

Exxaro’s 18,4-metre span 50/20-ton machine featuring variable frequency drives on the main lift, long travel and cross travel to facilitate precise positioning of very heavy loads, under test in Condra’s Johannesburg factory mid-April 2018.

More Cranes for Groo...

Exxaro has again chosen Condra to manufacture high-lift overhead travelling cranes for vehicle workshops at its Grootegeluk Coal Mine, near Lephalale in Limpopo Province. Orders for three cranes placed late last year bring to six the number of these machines supplied by Johannesburg-based Condra since mid-2016, with a total combined order value of some R10-million.

Delivery by road from Condra’s Johannesburg factory begins.


Crane and hoist manufacturer Condra is to supply feature-rich lifting equipment for ongoing expansion at Aberdare Cables’ Port Elizabeth facility, South Africa.     The modernisation and expansion programme calls for two 23-metre-span overhead travelling factory cranes with capacities of 30 tons and 15 tons, and one 20-ton all‑weather portal crane with a span of