Established by brothers Rob and Bruce Lovemore in 1989 and celebrating 30 years of operation in 2019. The family machinery logistics business has been built on a legacy of performance excellence that spans decades, with a focus on customised solutions from point to point in the southern African region
A Legacy Of Performance Excellence
Established by brothers Rob and Bruce Lovemore in 1989 and celebrating 30 years of operation in 2019. The family machinery logistics business has been built on a legacy of performance excellence that spans decades, with a focus on customised solutions from point to point in the southern African region.
Lovemore Bros prides itself on bespoke infrastructure, reliable equipment and a team of skilled personnel with many yearsâ€™ experience in the rigging, machine moving, warehousing and abnormal low-bed logistics industry.
The companyâ€™s fleet of specialised equipment consists of crane trucks, abnormal load rigs, forklifts and various hydraulic lifting systems. By leveraging these combined resources and equipment, the company can engineer the best possible solution for each project, providing efficient service to the benefit of the client.
The head office is in Durban, where the technical support teams are traditionally based.
The Richards Bay branch is situated in the RBIDZ and offers a full range of rigging, machine moving and storage services.
The Johannesburg branch is in the industrial powerhouse of South Africa, providing quicker and more costeffective reaction services to inland clients.
Lovemore Bros works regularly in SADC countries such as Eswatini (Swaziland), Lesotho, Botswana, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Namibia and Zambia.
The Machine Moving and Rigging divisions are the core competence of Lovemore Bros. The fundamental service includes the rigging out, loading, transporting, and offloading of heavy industrial machinery.
Lovemore Bros has developed a full range of services that link the cargo from shipside to short haul to staging facility to long haul to site, where offloading, positioning and even mechanical assembly are provided.
Cargo handling is performed by qualified riggers and equipment operators ensuring the highest quality and safety standards are maintained. Facilities near the ports of Durban and Richards Bay are ideal for the most efficient movement of import and export goods through southern Africa. Specialised handling equipment and tooling is used specific to the product for efficient process times and protection of your cargo.
Lovemore Bros has 12 000 sqm of custom-designed warehousing, which provide specialised services for the handling, storage and transport of industrial products.
Lovemore Brosâ€™ mechanical engineers are motivated to find solutions to complex machine moving and rigging challenges faced by clients. They will provide bespoke solutions to manage the financial and physical risk involved whilst applying engineering principles to overcome the challenges.
Lovemore Bros provides onsite project management, substantial equipment resources and professional support to projects. All site managers are appointed according to the requirements of the OHSACT and remain on site during the project to supervise, manage and communicate.
Qualified and experienced safety officers are engaged to ensure that the crews on site comply with the highest possible standard of safety. Site specific safety compliance and evolving safe work procedures are constantly monitored and updated. Lifting machinery and lifting tackle is regularly checked and inspected and recorded in the rigging gear register as a legal and proactive measure.
Lovemore Bros places the utmost importance on establishing and maintaining a safe and healthy working environment for all employees, where guidance, training and support are given on a continuous improvement basis.
Full Name of Company: Lovemore Bros
Nature of Business: Machine moving and Rigging contractors.
Services: Machine Moving & Rigging / Abnormal Loads / Mechanical Projects / Industrial Warehousing
Date Established: 01 January 1989
No. of Employees: >250
Industry Quality Standards: NOSA 5 Star Grading System, SRCA, SAAFF
B-BBEE Status: Level 5
To consistently nurture capable people who safely operate specialised rigging equipment and provide ethical, efficient and reliable machine moving services to the benefit of our clients.
To be a South African machine moving and rigging company most admired for its people, equipment and service.
Machine Moving & Rigging: Shane Hawyes
Mechanical Projects: Julie Nel
Abnormal Loads: Poven Pillay
Warehousing: Willy Chetty
Physical Address: 27 Nipper Road, New Germany, 3620
Postal Address: P.O. Box 2185, New Germany, 3620
Tel: +27 (0) 31 705 1404 Fax: +27 (0)31 705 8333
Pinetown, Richards Bay and Boksburg 133