Posts tagged as ACTOM

Electrical equipment firm sells supplier division

Actom has sold its Wilec division to Makarenge Electrical Industries (MEl), a black-empowered company based in Gauteng. Wilec manufactures input materials to the electric rotating machine and transformer manufacturing and repair industries. According to Actom’s group CEO, Mervyn Naidoo, the disposal of Wilec demonstrates the group’s corporate strategy to focus on its core businesses within the electrical infrastructure […]

Massive precision lathe boosts in-house capacity

One of the largest lathes on the African continent has been installed at Marthinusen & Coutts’ power generation equipment repair facility in Benoni. The company plans to use and this acquisition to expand its service offering to its customers. This lathe gives the company the ability to offer the machining of very large rotors and other […]

Localised production facilities for natural ester dielectric fluid in South Africa

The use of natural ester dielectric fluid instead of mineral oil in power transformers offers many advantages and the announcement that a local factory is to be set up to produce this fluid is a very important development in South Africa’s energy sector. Wilec, a division of Actom, currently imports natural ester dielectric fluid for […]

Power transformer company wins two-year frame contract

A multimillion rand two-year frame contract awarded by Eskom to Actom Power Transformers represents an extension of the range of power transformers covered compared with the previous frame contract. The current contract, effective from April 2017 through to March 2019, covers the production and supply of power transformers of 1,25 MVA up to 160 MVA at […]