The advantages of the containerised substation

Containerised substations are most commonly used in more extreme environments such as mines and open-air construction sites, among others. They are, by nature, well-sealed, meaning they offer an effective way of keeping dirt, dust and other pollutants out. Ventilation systems with filters maintain positive pressure within the container and the units can be custom designed […]

Switchgear equipment for mill expansion

Gauteng-based JB Switchgear Solutions was awarded a contract for the design, manufacture and supply of a range of electrical switchgear equipment for the New Kleinfontein gold mining company’s mill expansion project at its Modder East operations. JB Switchgear’s scope included a number of 525 V-rated containerised motor control centres, an 11 kV containerised switchboard and […]

Contract in Sierra Leone completed

JB Switchgear Solutions was awarded a contract by DRA Global for the design and manufacture of skid mounted substations for a rutile mine in Sierra Leone. The substations each contain an MV/LV dry-type transformer and the LV panels which include MCCs, DBs, PLCs, PFC, UPS and fire suppression systems. The containers have a mid-point split […]