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

    Aberdare lands supply contract with the Lesedi Solar PV Plant

    Aberdare Cables has been contracted as a supplier for the Lesedi Solar PV Project.  The project will contribute tomward South Africa's renewable energy target and produce 75 MW of energy for South African residents when operational.Henni Scholtz (general manager, PD&A) and Jonatha ...

    Shoprite Checkers Regional Distribution Centre

    Aberdare Cables were chosen as the preferred supplier of electrical cable for the new Shoprite Checkers Regional Distribution Centre in Canelands, KwaZulu-Natal.The new facility comprises of two sites. The first site has a dry goods warehouse of 40 000 m² , a return centre of 12 000 m² a ...

    The Power of Wind

    MetroWind's Van Stadens Wind Farm project is under development within the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality (NMBM) in the Eastern Cape. We are among the cable providers for this R550 million renewable energy project, one of the first in South Africa.“The wind farm consists of 9 turbines, 3 ...

    Altron Share Data: