Aberdare Cables, a member of the Powertech Group, is a leading African cable manufacturer and has been in existence 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

  • Altron announces disposal of Aberdare Group to leading Chinese cable m

    JSE listed Allied Electronics Corporation Limited (Altron) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Power Technologies Proprietary Limited (Powertech), has entered into an agreement whereby it will dispose of a controlling equity stake in...

  • 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 ...

    KZN Projects Secured

    During 2013, Aberdare proudly supplied cable to the following projects in KwaZulu Natal:-  Checkers Distribution Centre, Verulam-  Hammersdale Shopping Centre, Hammersdale-  SRF Project, Catoridge-  Value Logistics warehouse, Catoridge-& ...