Clyde Hiab Services is a subsidiary of the long established Fairfield Transport company in Dunedin. Owner John Melrose started with just 1 truck in his Central Otago business back in 2016, and now has 4 crane trucks and 1 tip truck, as well as a tractor unit with a 40-foot trailer attached.
Based in Alexandra, the business covers the Southern Lakes area, and is available for any large jobs that requires lifting such as containers, building materials and steel beams for houses and sheds.
A large crane drops concrete blocks onto a bund at Clyde near the State Highway.
Sheets of roofing iron being lifted onto a house in Alexandra.
Organising gold mining plant at Scotland's Point in the Kawarau River.
Lowering part of a roof onto a SIPS panel house.
Three cranes lift a steel roof onto a new shed in Alexandra.