Aberdare Cables, a member of the Powertech Group, is a leading African cable manufacturer since 1946. We manufacture an extensive range of electrical cables for application in power transmission, power distribution, rail, petrochemical, mining, ports, airports, wholesale, construction and domestic building environments. Our four manufacturing sites and seven customer service centres in South Africa enables us to provide personalised service to our entire customer base. Offshore operations in Mozambique, Portugal and Spain provide seamless entry of stock into Africa and Europe. We take pride in our ability to identify and satisfy customer needs through the development of innovative products coupled with unique, cost effective cabling solutions. This and our extensive project experience make us the supplier of choice for cable and special cable projects.

CableGuard Information

The cable theft protection system Only CableGuard, a unique product invented in South Africa, and then patented worldwide, has been demonstrated to be effective in preventing underground cable theft, ...

Latest News

  • Waterblocking in Medium Voltage Cable

    The penetration of water or the existence of moisture in XLPE cables is one of the most unacceptable problems associated with the lifespan of the product especially under the influence of high electrical stresses.  XLPE insulated cables that...

  • Current Projects

    Hong Kong International Terminalm, eRTGCs PROJECTS (2009)

    Hong Kong International Terminals (HIT) deployed 17 electric rubber-tyre gantry cranes (eRTGC) on 2 June 2008, kicking off the HKD140million crane-electrification programme that will reduce emissions at Kwai Chung Container Port. HIT is the first operator in Hong Kong to deploy eRTGCs. The projec ...

    Cape Town supplies Container Terminal Project (2010)

    The R4,2 billion expansion project at South Africa’s second largest container terminal, the Cape Town container terminal, is well underway. This five year construction project is an element of Transnet‘s R28 billion investment into port-related projects, from an overall planned inves ...

    Aberdare powers up infrastructure development for Soccer World Cup (2010)

    The countdown to the 2010 Soccer World Cup to be hosted by South Africa is well and truly underway with present preparations now reaching fever pitch. Aberdare Cables is heavily involved in the critical task of “powering up” South Africa’s infrastructure upgrades includi ...

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