For over 40 years South Africa has been trusting us to provide innovative solutions to working at height and today, the name SkyJacks has become synonymous with powered access. We are committed to providing our customers with safe and cost effective working at height solutions.

SkyJacks is about safety, efficiency, reliability and customer service.

We supply the civil engineering, mining, power generation, painting and waterproofing, glazing, warehousing, aviation, petro-chemical, building and industrial maintenance industries with specialised access solutions. Our systems include Temporary Suspended Platforms (TSP’s), Building Maintenance Units (BMU’s), Mobile Boom Lifts (Cherry Pickers), Scissor Lifts, Tracked Boom Lifts (often called Spider or Crawler boom lifts) and Telehandlers. We also inspect, load test and certify lifting equipment such as cranes, forklifts, MEWPs, lifting tackle, hoists, spreader beams and jacking devices.

SkyJacks is part of Waco International, a focused equipment rental and industrial services business with operations in South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, Mauritius, Swaziland, Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

SkyJacks is South Africa’s sole distributor of world leading Sky Climber® & Dingli equipment. SkyJacksTM is a registered trademark of Waco Africa (Pty) Ltd.


Transformation is a strategic imperative within our group and the company is 51.56% black owned. Waco Africa has achieved a Level 2 B-BBEE rating with a supplier recognition level of 125%.

Through the ​Waco International Charitable Foundation we participate in programmes supporting the upliftment of local communities.


SkyJacks performs high-risk work in hazardous environments for some of the country’s largest companies and parastatals. We take these responsibilities seriously and are relentless in our commitment to preventing injuries and accidents, as demonstrated through our comprehensive safety systems, training and equipment.

Our goal remains zero injuries every day.

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