Established in 2006 in Tlokweng, KL Cranes and Lifting Equipment is Botswana’s largest and sole producer of Overhead Cranes and lifting equipment. The company specializes in the conception, design, manufacture and installation of new cranes, spare parts supply, on-site inspections, repairs, refurbishment, upgrade and conversions of all types of lifting devices.
Supported by more than 70 years of staff experience and excellence in providing high quality services, KL Cranes has positioned itself as a partner of choice for every client in Botswana coming from the mining, transport, water utilities, electrical distribution, automotive, smelter and foundry industry. Every project involving engineering design is undertaken by the highly skilled management team and well trained staff, and developed in customized solution that meets customer’s specific requirements.
Developed as a family business, the company owes its success to the rich experience of the owners and spouses Le Reux, previously working as an engineer and an accountant for some of the biggest companies in South Africa. Discussing the conditions of the business sector in Botswana, Corrie Le Reux, General Manager, says, “I have been all over the world, lived in South Africa and Madagascar. What makes me and my wife impressed and extremely happy here in Botswana, is that we are feeling safe.” He adds, “People are more relaxed and friendly then other countries in Africa. And those are the things that motivate us to continue.ᾯ