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FB Crane Builders & Repairs (Pty) Ltd was established by Frans Best in 1992. The company, which had two employees then, now employs in the region of 50 staff members and operates from a 1 300m² factory in Bergvlei Road, Wadeville, on Gauteng’s East Rand, and from a 80m² factory at the Acbo Industrial Park, in Rustenburg.

FB Crane Builders & Repairs (Pty) Ltd offers a unique combination of products and services for the manufacture and maintenance of overhead and lifting equipment. The company’s New Cranes Department produced an average of 70 cranes per year, and the Maintenance Team are continuously obtaining Lifting Machinery Inspectors’ certifications.

FB Crane Builders & Repairs is also an ISO 9001:2015 certified company and it’s consistent focus on product development has seen it develop it’s own in-house brand: the Amandla/TBM Steel Wire Rope Hoists and Amandla Electric Chain Hoists.


To be recognised as a preferred quality supplier in lifting machinery and services throughout Southern Africa.


With an effectively structured operation we aim to supply high quality and cost competitive lifting machinery, equipment and services in a timely manner to customers in varied industries. Our well trained staff are committed to providing customers with lifting equipment and services that increase the value and effectiveness of our customers’ operations.

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Some of the Customers who have trusted us for the past 25 years