Power-Line Engineering

Power Line Engineering

This division of Promap was established with a view to supplying specialised overhead line and sub-station products and services to the global electrical utility industry. We have always maintained an ethos of high quality, customer support and business integrity supported by a system that practices excellent record-keeping and traceability.

We constantly strive to keep abreast of the latest developments in high voltage engineering through individual and corporate membership of organisations such as the South African Institute of Electrical Engineers, Cigré (Overhead Lines study committee, and Insulator work group) and the IEEE. Close contact is also maintained with the local universities.

The core technical design and inspection team of the company comprises two registered professional engineers and a diploma technician who have combined experience of over 85 years, and of whom the principal PLSCADD operator and line designer has been specialising since 1997, and contributed to over 200 Line Design projects, ranging from MV lines right up to 765kV.

The key services offered include the following:

  • Electrical Design
  • Structural Design
  • Tower Spotting
  • Construction Engineering Support
  • Pre-Commissioning Inspections