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

    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-& ...

    Production of Rail Cable for PRASA

    PRASA awarded Alstom the contract to build 600 passenger trains.  Aberdare has received a letter of intent from Alstom for the cable contract which extends over 10 years.Quick facts about the PRASA (Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa) / Alstom project:•  We pro ...

    Simulation test for Eskom

    The side of a quiet road near the town of Meyerton, about 15 km north of Vereeniging in Gauteng, was transformed into a test site on 23 October 2013.  Orange net barriers cordoned off the 400m stretch that Aberdare needed to simulate the conditions under which its aluminium conductor steel r ...