Apart from manufacturing, there are two divisions within CBI-electric: african cables known as CBI-electric: power installations and Tank Industries (www.tank.co.za). Together we are able to provide a complete product offering when it comes to any cable installation, whether it is electrical power, telecommunications or fibre optics.
Placing emphasis on technological development and quality delivery, the Company creates products that suit any purpose. Specialist designs, which enhance the safety aspects of cable used in mining, utilities, industry, export and renewable energy, have been developed throughout the Company’s history
The quality of CBI-electric: african cables' products is a consequence of the quality delivered in all sectors of the company - including purchasing, design, operations/production, marketing, installation and service.
Power Installations is the forerunner, in South Africa, of installation of medium voltage and high voltage power cables. Installations take place on a turnkey basis with cable supplied from CBI-electric: African cables, accessories from local and/or international suppliers and the installation of these performed by Power Installations personnel.
High voltage installations are backed by fully type tested systems ensuring that the installation has been tested in its entirety and has proven compatibility of the cable with its associated accessories. In certain cases, customers have requested type testing of medium voltage cable circuits and these have also been easily accommodated by Power Installations. Power Installations is presently the only cable installation company in Southern Africa to be accredited with ISO 9001 and a 9EP CIDB rating and was involved and is continuing with key projects, including amongst others: