Raising funds for Bandanna Day

Raising funds for Bandanna Day

October 2017

Friday 27 October 2017 saw us all purchase and wear our most colourful Bandannas to raise money for National Bandanna Day to support young people suffering from Cancer. Our contribution will help CanTeen reach their 2017 target of $1.3 million.

The Company we keep

The Company we keep

October 2017

It was a privilege for Electrix to be invited to present at the 2017 AusNet Services Delivery Partner Forum. The theme, “The Company we keep” encouraged us to look beyond our own organisation, our safety program and the industries safety standards to challenge what we consider to be good safety performance.

Electrix completes four year retrofit program in Victoria

Electrix completes four year retrofit program in Victoria

September 2017

In late 2012 Electrix was entrusted by Powercor Australia with a major contract to undertake their Armour Rod & Vibration Damper Retrofit Program across it’s entire electricity distribution network in Western Victoria.

Major Asset Inspection contract with Energy Queensland

Major Asset Inspection contract with Energy Queensland

September 2017

Electrix Australia has recently been awarded a major contract with Energy Queensland for the 2017-2020 Asset Inspection contract for Queensland’s Central region commencing on 1 October 2017 for a thirty three month term. Based in Rockhampton the contract involves inspecting 80,000 assets per annum utilising a resource of approximately thirty...

20th anniversary of the Asset Inspection contract with Powercor/CitiPower

20th anniversary of the Asset Inspection contract with Powercor/CitiPower

September 2017

A wonderful evening celebrating our 20th anniversary of the Asset Inspection contract. A significant milestone for Electrix in partnership with Powercor/CitiPower.

Leading edge street lighting infrastructure

Leading edge street lighting infrastructure

March 2017

The Street lighting night tour to the Sunshine Coast’s new residential subdivision “Aura -  City of Colour”, during last weeks Street Lighting and Smart Controls Conference was a demonstration of the city’s commitment to adopt leading edge street lighting infrastructure.

Our UAV Services continue to develop for Electrix

Our UAV Services continue to develop for Electrix

February 2017

In November 2016, Electrix were approached by Powercor Australia to inspect a large feeder for Pacific Hydro which involved ground based and aerial inspection of a 66kv feeder linked to the Portland 3 Capes Wind Farm in Victoria.

5 minutes with Tony Croagh, General Manager Australia

5 minutes with Tony Croagh, General Manager Australia

December 2016

Smart infrastructure is a hot topic in the energy industry and Tony Croagh is excited to see real examples come to fruition in local markets. Energy Source and Distribution catches up with Electrix's General Manager of Australian Operations to hear about the logistical and operational challenges of integrating new technologies.

Changing the lives of children in foster care at Christmas time

Changing the lives of children in foster care at Christmas time

December 2016

In lieu of posting out Christmas cards to our clients, Electrix are helping to change the lives of children in foster care by donating to the Pyjama Foundation. With over 43,000 Australian children in foster care the foundation gives disadvantaged children the opportunity to change the direction of their lives...

Light Column Inspection utilising the PortaCat RLS device

Light Column Inspection utilising the PortaCat RLS device

November 2016

SA Power Networks recently requested Electrix to conduct a trial to inspect 1000 light columns in the Metro area of Adelaide, South Australia using the PortaCat Relative Loss of Section (RLS) device and to gather additional valuable data for the client’s reference.

Loud and Bright

Loud and Bright

October 2016

Electrix proudly supported LOUD SHIRT DAY on Friday 21 October 2016 to help give deaf children sound and speech! Our support will open doors to better education and employment choices, social integration with the hearing world and the chance for children to contribute to their community.

Congratulations to our Apprentices

Congratulations to our Apprentices

October 2016

Congratulations to our fully qualified apprentices Matthew Letcher and Aaron Mamo (Certificate 3 in ESI – Power Systems – Distribution Overhead) and Matthew Chrimes (Certificate 3 in ESI – Power Systems – Cable Jointing). Electrix is committed to training and developing our future tradespeople so these qualifications are a wonderful...

Our expertise in lighting systems

Our expertise in lighting systems

October 2016

An illuminating evening walk around Docklands, Melbourne – the “City Lights Tour” held during the recent Australian Smart Lighting Summit was a demonstration of the City of Melbourne’s many successful and innovative lighting projects, transforming and enhancing our public spaces and buildings.Electrix is proud to maintain much of the city’s...

Relaunch of the ARAD project

Relaunch of the ARAD project

September 2016

The Powercor Armour Rod and Damper Retrofit program has been relaunched with a significant push from the business to achieve a completion date of 20 December 2016.

Up and away for our UAV in South Australia

Up and away for our UAV in South Australia

July 2016

In May 2016, Electrix were approached by SA Power Networks (SAPN) to inspect a number of sites that were unable to be inspected previously by helicopter due to difficult location or hazards. The project involved the inspection of forty two poles at selected sites spread across six feeder segments.

Electrix and Vinci Energies showcases at Australian Energy Week
Australian Energy Week 2016

Australian Energy Week 2016

April 2016

Electrix will exhibit at Australian Energy Week on 20-23 June 2016 at the Pullman and Mercure Hotel, Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria.

Ministerial visit to Central Goulburn, NSW

Ministerial visit to Central Goulburn, NSW

March 2016

Electrix has been awarded a contract with Broadspectrum for the installation of NBN fibre optic cabling in Central Goulburn, NSW.

Supporting our fellow Australians at Christmas time

Supporting our fellow Australians at Christmas time

November 2015

OzHarvest collect quality excess food from commercial outlets and deliver to 600 charities nationwide distributing to two million Australians. Our gift to OzHarvest will not only reduce environmental waste but also help hungry and homeless people enjoy fresh nutritious food on Christmas Day.

Academic excellence for our top trade student

Academic excellence for our top trade student

November 2015

Electrix Australia is pleased to announce that Matthew Chrimes is the winner of the EPIC ITB – EDAV Industry Awards. The Electrical Development Association of Victoria (EDAV) Award is presented annually to trade students that show academic excellence.

More contract awards for Australia

More contract awards for Australia

September 2015

ELECTRICAL CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE SERVICES FOR CITIPOWER AND POWERCOR AUSTRALIA

Information Evening

Information Evening

July 2015

Electrix Limited, is running an information evening on Monday 20 July 2015 from 6pm to 8pm at Shakeepear Tavern, 3912 Mountain Road, Pioneer Village, Stratford. This is open for all people internal and external to Electrix Limited. Please feel free to come along. We look forward to seeing you there.

Electrix performs in Fonterra’s community culture around safety

Electrix performs in Fonterra’s community culture around safety

July 2015

Electrix performs in Fonterra’s community culture around safety

Electrix Offers Customers the Benefits of UAV's

Electrix Offers Customers the Benefits of UAV's

April 2015

Electrix has a strong commitment to staying at the forefront of new technologies and with the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV’S) is now able to enhance its ability to identify and assess the condition of customer's elevated assets more efficiently and cost effectively.

Electrix Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Electrix Celebrates 60th Anniversary

March 2015

This month Electrix celebrates its 60th Birthday.  This is a significant milestone and one that recognises the importance of the strong partnerships that have been developed with customers and the hard-work and commitment of Electrix employees over the years.

Further contract renewal for Electrix extending beyond 20 years

Further contract renewal for Electrix extending beyond 20 years

February 2015

Following a competitive tender process Electrix has been awarded a further contract by Powercor Network Services to undertake public lighting maintenance in the entire CitiPower network area and parts of the Powercor network area. Electrix has provided public lighting maintenance in the CitiPower area since 1998 and this new 4...

Our Christmas Charity - OZHarvest

Our Christmas Charity - OZHarvest

December 2014

Whilst Christmas is a time to spread good cheer and enjoy the company of family and friends it can also be a very difficult time for many people financially and emotionally.

Gas works in Adelaide

Gas works in Adelaide

November 2014

Walking around Hutt Street in Adelaide on a Saturday night you might easily find yourself taking in the sizzling aroma of contemporary cuisine emanating from one of Adelaide’s premier restaurants. The next day you might find yourself in the popular beach-side town of Glenelg, and the day after you could...

VINCI Energies Acquires Electrix

VINCI Energies Acquires Electrix

October 2014

VINCI Energies has acquired Electrix from McConnell Dowell with the transaction completing today.

Electrix staff receives Connection Excellence Award

Electrix staff receives Connection Excellence Award

October 2014

Electrix’s Tammie Riddle has been recognised for excellence in the electricity sector claiming the Advanced Trainee of the Year award at Thursday night’s Annual Connection Excellence Awards Dinner held in Christchurch. The awards celebrate the best and brightest tradespeople and trainees working in the electricity supply and telecommunications industries and...

Change of Ownership for Electrix

Change of Ownership for Electrix

October 2014

VINCI Energies has reached an agreement to acquire Electrix from McConnell Dowell, a subsidiary of South African group Aveng.   The transaction remains subject to standard completion conditions but is expected to be finalised by 31 October 2014. VINCI Energies, is a French business with a turnover of €9.25 billion, operating in about...

OH&S Employer of the Year 2014

OH&S Employer of the Year 2014

September 2014

ELECTRIX WINS ELECTROGROUP OH&S EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR 2014 

Sponsorship - Victorian Industry Award for 1st year Apprentice

Sponsorship - Victorian Industry Award for 1st year Apprentice

September 2014

Electrix is proud to sponsor the Victorian Industry Award for Outstanding 1st Year Apprentice – Distribution Overhead. The Industry Award Night celebrates the efforts of our outstanding apprentices and, just as importantly, recognises the valuable contribution of industry in supporting apprentices to succeed.

Stars in our Eyes

Stars in our Eyes

September 2014

 Electrix Team wins top STAR Health and Safety Award

GANZ

GANZ

September 2014

Electrix, has joined the Gas Association of New Zealand. (GANZ)

Electrix Adds More Value

Electrix Adds More Value

December 2013

Electrix Network Performance Engineering is the focus of an article which appeared in the latest edition of Transmission & Distribution magazine.

Electrix Line Winter 2013

Electrix Line Winter 2013

October 2013

Novel live-line methodology adds value to tower replacement

Action Electric

Action Electric

September 2013

Action Electric is now a business unit of Electrix.

A Great Night at The Deloitte Energy Excellence Awards

A Great Night at The Deloitte Energy Excellence Awards

August 2013

Electrix was proud to be a sponsor of the Deloitte Energy Excellence Awards held in Auckland on August 14th.

Powerco, Electrix recognised for safety projects

Powerco, Electrix recognised for safety projects

Powerco’s hard-hitting powercare safety campaign has been recognised by the Electricity Engineers’ Association.

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