Aberdare Cables

Primary contact

Contact: Siphithi Sibeko
e-Mail: ssibeko@aberdare.co.za

Secondary contact

Contact: Ed Loubser
e-Mail: eloubser@aberdare.co.za

Company details

Parent company:Powertech
Key sector/s:
  • Cables
  • Mining
  • Multinational
  • Power
Tel:+27 (0) 11 396 8000
Fax:+27 (0) 11 396 8014
Postal address:

P O Box 1679,  Edenvale,  1609


Company profile

Aberdare Cables, a leading cable manufacturer in Africa, distributor of associated electrical accessories, is a member of the Powertech Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Altron Group. Izingwe is the esteemed empowerment partner. The main manufacturing sites in South Africa include Pietermaritzburg, Port Elizabeth, Johannesburg and Brits with five branches countrywide namely Pinetown, Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Middelburg and Port Elizabeth. The international sites include Mozambique, Portugal and Spain.

Aberdare’s customer base includes power supply authorities, railway and transport organisations, municipalities, petrochemical, mining and industrial companies.  Aberdare prides itself on exceptional quality, innovative products and satisfied customers. Aberdare is an active member of the community, with extensive social programmes designed to uplift our country.

Product & services

Aberdare Cables manufactures an extensive range of electrical cables for application in power transmission, power distribution, rail, petrochemical, mining, ports, airports, wholesale, construction and domestic building environments.

Aberdare Cabos Mozambique specialises in low voltage power cables.

Alcobre Conductores electricos  SA, based in Portugal, manufactures and distributes power and copper telecommunication cables for the domestic and European markets.

Cables de Comunicaciones Spain is a leading manufacturer and supplier of telecommunications products and services, as well as railway and signal cables

Swanib Cables is the largest cable distributor in Namibia.

Alcon Marepha has a specialised manufacturing capacity to produce high quality overhead conductors. The product range includes alluminium overhead conductors: all the aluminium conductor steel reinforced (ACSR) and aluminium conductor (AAC)units, from 6/1 to 37 stands, are manufactured to international specifications, i.e. IEC 61089.

CBI Electrical Aberdare ATC Telecom Cables, an Aberdare/ CBI joint venture, produces an entire spectrum of copper and optical fibre cables and related accessories.

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