Founded in 1961, McWade Productions has grown alongside the Electrical Transmission Industry in Southern Africa and is, today, a leading supplier of electrical components and accessory equipment to the African and international Electric Power Transmission and Distribution Industry.
The company has developed a substantial manufacturing operation in Olifantsfontein, Gauteng, South Africa, operating in accordance with ISO 9001, local and international specifications. On site facilities include a non-ferrous, sand and gravity die-casting foundry, machine shop as well as tool and die-making facilities.
The company manufactures and offers a comprehensive range of equipment to meet specific customer requirements as well as those of the general market. The products offered and detailed in this catalogue are summarised in the following product ranges:
- High Voltage Sub Station Interconnecting Clamps up to 765kV
- Disconnectors / Isolators
- Compression Tooling
- Transmission and Distribution Line Hardware
Our company’s service policy is to provide complete satisfaction at all times. We provide:
- In-house design
- Documentation and technical back-up
- Local and International sourcing of specialised equipment to suit the customer’s requirements
- Manufacture, source and supply of full packages for sub stations and line projects
- Design and consulting services to plan and recommend the most suitable equipment, connections and installation procedures to meet customer requirements.
Idube specialises in the manufacture, supply and installation of portable earthing equipment (temporary grounding) and related equipment. (I.e. equipotential ground sets, substation ground sets and portable earthing equipment.).
They are also distributors for HUBBELL POWER SYSTEMS INC., Ohio Brass Quadra*Sil Insulators and distribution class and station class surge arresters. They provide live line equipment produced by AB CHANCE as well as hot line tools and equipment, insulating rubbber gloves, sleeves and blankets. They also provide Field Services.
Click here to visit the Idube Electical web site.
Trugrid is part of a family run enterprise that originally introduced fibreglass technology to South Africa and developed it over 30 years ago. The company has been involved in numerous projects in and outside of the country. Trugrid offers the following services.
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Zodiac Engineering provides Line Equipment of the highest quality to the overhead power distribution industry. We are an official supplier of equipment to Eskom. Zodiac Engineering is wholly owned by McWade Productions. Zodiac provides the following services:
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McWade represents a number of leading international companies through agency agreements. We also manufacture our own products under a variety of brands. Click here for more information.
McWade has been assessed and certified as meeting the requirements of ISO 9001:2008. See our certificate here.
McWade is a Level 3 Contributor to South Africa’s B-BBEE code of practice. See our certificate here.
McWade is part of the Royal Bafokeng Group. Royal Bafokeng Holdings (RBH) is a community-based investment company whose growth uplifts and creates intergenerational wealth for the Royal Bafokeng Nation (RBN), a 100,000 strong Setswana-speaking community in South Africa’s North West province.
We fall under the Mining, Oil and Gas Services subsidiary.
The holding structure is as follows: