2016

2015

  • Anchor achieves DNV-GL Type Approval to manufacture sling sets for offshore containers to DNV GL 2.7-1 and DNV GL 2.7-3
  • Anchor’s training centre in Johannesburg becomes a certified and registered training facility with merSETA (Manufacturing, Engineering, and Related Services Sector Education and Training Authorities)
  • The Cape Town branch affords learnerships to local, previously disadvantaged youth
  • Anchor becomes audited and appointed supplier to Boskalis
  • 150T spooling unit is purchased

2014

  • Anchor’s Nelspruit branch opens and its Durban branch moves to larger premises
  • Anglo Lifting becomes a valuable addition to Anchor Industries by acquisition of majority shares in the business

2013

  • Anchor becomes appointed distributor for Codipro
  • Anchor’s training centre in Cape Town becomes a certified and registered training facility with merSETA
  • 85T hydraulic spooling unit is purchased

2012

  • Anchor Industries is re-structured into a majority black owned entity with the assistance of Matasis Investments and AIST
  • Anchor establishes its services division
  • Anchor expands to Mozambique and opens its branch in Pemba

2011

  • The Johannesburg branch expands its premises

2010

  • 40T hydraulic spooling unit is purchased

2008

2007

  • Anchor Industries is re-structured into a Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) entity with the assistance of OMAM and AIST
  • The South African Oil and Gas Alliance (SAOGA) is founded with Anchor Industries as one of its founding members
  • All Anchor branches acquire the DNV ISO9001 Quality Management certification
  • The Durban branch moves to larger premises
  • Anchor becomes appointed distributor for GN Rope Fittings and Royal Lankhorst Euronete

2004

  • Anchor’s Johannesburg branch opens
  • Anchor achieves DNV ISO9001 Quality Management certification

2001

  • Anchor receives its first international order for equipment rental
  • Anchor establishes its rental of mooring equipment division

2000

  • Anchor acquires its DNV ISO9002 Quality Management certification
  • The Cape Town branch moves to larger premises

1998

  • The Cape Town branch expands premises
  • Anchor receives its first international order for offshore equipment
  • The Durban branch opens

1997

  • 200T test bed installed at Cape Town branch
  • Anchor receives its first international order for steel wire rope

1996

  • The Cape Town branch moves to larger premises
  • Anchor receives its first international order for inspection services

1995

  • Anchor receives its first international order for mooring equipment

1994

  • Anchor Industries starts in Cape Town with premises of 200 sqm
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