Dear Valued Customers, We are happy to announce that we will be fully open from Monday 4 May 2020. Welcome back, to those of you who are lucky enough to be back.

Please give us a shout if you have any lifting requirements – our 24 hour breakdown line is 0825741594. From the FB Cranes Team


As of the 1st of March 2021 FB Cranes will have a new HQ

194 Lamp Road, Wadeville, Germiston


At each of our branches we are doing our part to help contain the spread of coronavirus and enable a safe work environment by following the lead of our safety experts, as well as guidance from the World Health Organisation and government departments.

As a result, we have taken proactive safety precautions, including temporarily halting all nonessential business travel, enabling remote working environments where possible, and enhancing our in-office cleaning procedures. We will continue to monitor the situation and respond accordingly.

Former CEO of FB Crane Builders & Repairs turns 70 years old today

Today 20 January 2021 is a very special milestone – the Founder and former CEO of FB Crane Builders & Repairs turns 70 years old today. Mr. Cornelis Francois Best was born in Aliwol North in the Eastern Cape as the 2nd born of six children. 10 years later in 1961 the family relocated to …

Hoist and Crane component made by STAHL Crane Systems GmbH Germany

General facts: Lifting capacity 500 kg up to 250.000 kg Standard duty group  M4 up to M6 (optional M7, M8) HOL from6m up to 120m for standard applications, up to 200m on a specification Various executions available (short headroom monorail, normal headroom monorail, articulated monorail trolley, stationary - foot mounted, double rail grab) Standard 2-speed …


FB Crane Builders designs and fabricates high quality products based on advanced crane building technology. Our association with global leaders in the crane building industry, access to the best available technology and commitment to ongoing research and development ensures you receive only the best when you entrust us with your crane specifications.


At FB Cranes we focus on catering for all our clients lifting and lashing requirements. Many of our products are designed, machined and manufactured in-house using quality components in our fully equipped engineering facility. All products where required are supplied complete with the necessary certification.

What would happen to your business if your Crane broke down today?

Think about it for a second – your business depends on the performance of your heavy lifting equipment. What would happen if your Business came to a standstill because of a simple breakdown that could have easily been avoided?

If you own lifting equipment, FB Cranes, your partner in lifting machinery safety and compliance, can help your Business;

  • Avoid downtime
  • Prevent loss of productivity
  • Identify risks with your lifting equipment
  • Minimise repair fees
  • Extend Equipment Life
  • Ensure your Cranes are compliant with the latest Lifting Machinery Legislation.

    Keep your people safe and your business compliant


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    What are the two questions you ask yourself when looking for an overhead crane, jib crane or hoist?

    They are what is the PRICE and what is the QUALITY of the product?

    At FB Cranes we have a dedicated team that is committed to providing the best prices possible and the highest quality products available on the market. Please take a moment to fill out a Request for Quote form and see for yourself. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call us on +2711 902 3271 or Contact Us via email at info@fbcranes.co.za

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