Abacus was recently featured in South African Instrumentation and Control Magazine. In the article one of our directors, Nico Erasmus, explained the challenges in the automation market and how Abacus’ business had grown. He elaborated on our shift to focus on cranes and the opportunities in Africa, the effect of […]

South African Instrumentation and Control Article

Last week at the Siemens Partner Conference in Centurion, Abacus was awarded Siemens Digital Industries Partner of the Year 2023! We are very proud of this achievement and would like to thank everyone at Abacus for their hard work in making this happen. We are looking forward to continuing our […]

Siemens Partner of the Year 2023

Abacus has entered into a joint venture with Van Schellebeck Crane Consulting to pursue crane business in Africa and beyond. Hedley Van Schellebeck, owner of Van Schellebeck Crane Consulting, has extensive crane experience having worked for ZPMC Cranes for over 8 years. His experience includes installing new cranes, refurbishing cranes, […]

Van Schellebeck Crane Consulting partners with Abacus

Abacus was honored to attend the Siemens Crane Partner Conference in Bad Windsheim, Germany. Nico Erasmus gave the presentation about our most recent crane projects and what we are looking forward to in the next year. Our TIA (“this is Africa”) slogan will be remembered by many. While working in […]

Siemens Crane Partner Conference

Abacus has just successfully completed a STS (ship-to-shore) crane upgrade at the port of RĂ©union. The new system incorporated a S7-1500 PLC, Sinamics S120 drive system and a Siemens CMS (Crane management system). A full article on this exciting project to follow soon.

Reunion Crane Upgrade

For the last 10 years, Abacus has been supporting CAST (Church Alliance For Social Transformation), a nonprofit organization in Westville. They have various programs helping to break the poverty cycle in Africa. In addition to annual donations to CAST as our chosen charity, we also volunteer our time to help […]

CAST Parcel Packing

Although they have been with us for a short while already, we have not yet introduced the following people on our team. To the technical team we welcome Andrew Penberthy, and we have Jolene Hann as the friendly face at reception. We are glad to have you and hope for […]

Welcoming new staff