Welcome to our blog! Browse through our blog for photos of our gear in use, client feedback, tips and advise as well as the the latest news on lifting equipment, lashing equipment & tie downs, lifting slings & 4x4 recovery equipment.

RUD Timeline

25th January 2014

RUD Australia recently completed wall art consisting of a timeline in their reception at their new premises. The timeline briefly shows the history of the RUD Group from 1875 as well as the RUD Australian subsidiary over the last 30 years.

The purpose of the wall is to assist visitors in better understanding where RUD came from, and the future of RUD. In a glance visitors can see that RUD are innovators and market leaders in the industries they operate.

20 pairs of SECURELOAD flat webbing slings completed in record time!

23rd January 2014

Twenty pairs of SECURELOAD flat webbing slings have been completed, including anti abrasion sleeves and attachment hooks, in record time! The flat webbing slings have been supplied to our customer Net 1 in Honeydew for lifting and handling ATM's. Due to time constraints, the slings were designed and delivered with 36 hours.

RUD - Germany: Wishing you a Happy New Year and Merry Christmas!

21st December 2013

"We would like to once more thank you for everything and wish you, your team mates and your dear ones a very blessed and joyful holiday season!!

May this happy and merry spirit, stimulate our ability to recharge our minds, our hearts and our energy reserves for and towards a prosperous and successful New Year!!

Below are some of the pictures from our year’s end staff Christmas gathering in our Galeria on the Isle of Peace here at RUD in Germany."


TOP RATING for RUD – Highest Mark for Credit Rating Awarded for the Second Time in a Row

13th December 2013

“Rating agencies play an important key role in assessing the financial standing of companies in all National economies, because it is impossible for a company to succeed in the long term without knowing its customer’s credit ratings. The Hoppenstedt Credit Check is an independent ‘seal of approval’, that rates the financial data and payment history of companies in Germany.

After all the hard team work done by the RUD Group, Rud managed to secure the highest mark for our credit rating for the second time in a row!! 

Video: Simulated Failed Recovery at Base 4 earlier this year

19th December 2013

Earlier this year we presented SECURETECH vehicle recovery training at Base 4 with the Land Rover Owners Club of Southern Africa. Part of the training included a 'simulated failed recovery'.

SECURETECH available at Tentco - pop in for some festive savings!

17th December 2013

Recovery Equipment

Looking for SECURETECH recovery gear in Boksburg? Visit Tentco for some festive savings!

21 Bisset Road (Extension of Kelly Road), Jet Park Industrial, Boksburg. (Click to view map

Tel: +2711 397 6451/2

Snow Chains

Our Hero - Mr Nelson Mandela

6th December 2013

Nelson Mandela

"Good morning All

We need to take some time to reflect at this hour of need. At 2:50pm local time we will all congregate outside our main entrance to reflect on this great leaders gift to the world and also to hold a minutes silence in Mr Mandela's honour.

Video: Lifting and Lashing Systems from RUD

6th December 2013

Dating back to nearly 140 years ago in the upper copper vally in South West Germany, where RUD began its adventures until its success today. As always Rud's goals are to strive for continues growth , while ensuring the preservation of our resources and the protection of the environment.

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RUD’s Lifting Division Founds New Technical Competence Centre for the Italian Market

25th November 2013

The RUD group has founded a new subsidiary, RUD Lifting Engineering Italia, in the Italian city of Vicenza.

This start-up has the strategic objective of offering competent technical support to the specialist retailers of RUD lifting, with a focus on solutions for complex lifting tasks.

With its highly-developed, multi-level mechanical engineering industry, Italy is a key strategic market for Lifting Equipment of the family-owned RUD Group. 

A brief info update: Adipec Expo in Abu Dhabi, UAE 2013

22nd November 2013

News from RUD in Abu Dhabi ...

"The Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) is one of the world’s largest oil and gas related trading shows in the world and was a great opportunity for RUD to present our latest products in the areas of lifting and lashing.