Plant & Machinery

Plant and Machinery

The Plant & Machinery division of SAWA oversees procurement and maintenance of construction machinery and the team’s fleet of motor vehicles. The division is also responsible for plant hire activities and works with international equipment manufacturers to provide training for machinery operatives.

At SAWA, we have a large fleet of Plant and Machinery. It is our policy to own and maintain our plant fleet and to ensure that all plant is fully operational and fulfils all health and safety requirements.

As part of our efforts to instil a ‘Customer First’ culture throughout SAWA, we have a dedicated Customer Experience Team. Our ultimate objective is to ensure that each time you deal with SAWA; you receive an outstanding customer experience.

Our ongoing development and phenomenal growth in the plant and equipment hire industry are evidence of the company’s commitment to offering customers a comprehensive range of plant and equipment which perform at optimum efficiency and provide valuable benefits.


At SAWA, we offer a huge range of equipment available to hire across the sub-Saharan region, so whether you need to hire dumpers, excavators, concrete mixers/pumps we can provide you with all the equipment that you need. We are continually investing to extend and renew our fleet of plant and machinery for hire.

We are a supplier of large plant equipment and our product range is simply unmatched in the industry. Within our fleet, we offer bowsers, compaction plates, compressors, dumpers, excavators, forklifts, rollers, tele handlers and much more.

We pride ourselves on the condition our plant for hire and implement a rigorous schedule of service and maintenance on the tools, plant and equipment we hire out. Should any problem arise we have a fully trained, well-equipped team of mobile plant maintenance specialists who can respond rapidly.


SAWA aims to provide a very high standard of the service both in equipment and delivery and a quick response to any difficulties should they arise.

At SAWA, our priority is to solve our clients’ business requirements with the exact equipment and support services they need, where they need it, and when they need it. At the same time, we make sure that the products and services we deliver are of superior quality and value to our customers. We won’t fail to impress you with the quality of our machines and the efficient service that we provide.


At SAWA we have loading facilities and can arrange shipping if required. When it comes to plant and machinery sales, SAWA delivers above and beyond all your expectations.

We have a wealth of knowledge across the construction industry including both site and utility working with the leading brands in these sectors.

At SAWA we specialise in the hire and sale of plant machinery to customers. We take pride in our professional approach to the business which we have improved on and will continue to improve on over the years.


SAWA has its own Training Division related to plant and machinery. We offer a comprehensive range of customer training courses, professionally delivered by qualified trainers across our network. We also provide bespoke training tailored to individual needs and, in many cases, we can deliver training at your own premises or at a site of your choice.

The wide range of courses we offer includes:

  • Working at Height
  • Health and Safety Training
  • Harness and Fall Arrest
  • Lifting
  • Manual Handling
  • Driver Load/Unload
  • Forklift Operator
  • Lorry Loader Crane
  • Traffic Control and Management Training
  • City & Guilds Training
  • Transport and Mobile Plant Training
  • Vehicle Marshalling
  • Site Safety Training
  • Abrasive Wheels
  • Cable Avoidance
  • Site Safety Awareness

At SAWA, we are experts in the field of providing plant training services and machinery. Our practical on-site experience allows our training centre to tailor the courses we offer to make them directly relevant to your personnel’s daily work. We can also tailor courses to your company’s needs.

We offer an extensive range of health and safety training courses related to the plant and machinery equipment of your choice. Courses are industry accredited and will help meet the requirements of current health and safety legislation.

Our fully trained staff have worked in the industry, gaining a wide variety of skills, prior to becoming trainers. This means they are well aware of the everyday issues of being on site and can help trainees relate their training to real world scenarios.