Roads Contractor Company (RCC) has been awarded a tender for the supply of road maintenance graders to Barloworld, as well as Gerusa Transport Services, which is in a joint venture with Dougall Equipment.
A total of 16 graders were awarded to the joint venture via a competitive tendering process. Dougall Equipment is a South African-based Sany-accredited official agent for the graders tendered.
Currently in Namibia, Truck and Cab and Gerusa represent Sany for sales and services to provide after-sales support to the Namibian market. A Sany maintenance engineer has been assigned, on a full-time basis, to Gerusa and is currently in Namibia as part of the after-sales support to be provided to the client (RCC), as well as for skills transfer and training of local mechanics and operators.
Sany Southern Africa has 15 engineers from China and in Namibia. The Namibian-based technical trainer and product engineer provided operator and technical training to the clients.
A total of 12 personnel from RCC were trained on 21 August on basic hydraulics, machine troubleshooting and operation of the Sany SHG190C fully hydraulic motor grader.
Sany is the largest manufacturer of heavy equipment in China and number five in the world. It provides excellent customer service and quality products to the markets it serves.