Electrical distribution > Cables and connectors

Standards Australia seeks feedback on wiring rules

24 February, 2021

Standards Australia is currently seeking feedback from those who interact with AS/NZS 3000, also known as the wiring rules.

R STAHL SolConeX plugs and sockets

24 November, 2020

The SolConeX by R.Stahl is the latest in a series of explosion-protected plugs and sockets, available from Control Logic.

Safe Connect switchboard hot spot detection

11 November, 2020

Safe Connect has released colour change clips that display and remain bright pink the moment any cable or connection becomes hot.

Ensuring safe fire containment when cabling

27 August, 2020 by Paul Stathis, Chief Executive Officer, BICSI South Pacific

Fire issues become paramount to cablers if they route cabling through building elements that are deemed as fire containment barriers.

Cabling supplies unaffected by COVID-19 stockpiling

11 March, 2020

Some electrical workers have struggled to source electrical cable due to stockpiling sparked by coronavirus fears.

Copper thieves to be caught on camera

15 January, 2020

More CCTV cameras have been rolled out by Energex, in an effort to catch those stealing copper from the power network.

TE Connectivity M8/M12 cable assemblies

10 January, 2020

TE Connectivity has introduced M8/M12 cable assemblies to complement its existing sensor/actuator cable assembly solutions.

eSafe Qld publishes new wiring guidelines

10 December, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Queensland's Electrical Safety Office has published new guidance for contractors and workers on electrical installations for construction and demolition sites.

Copper cabling: what's the difference?

01 June, 2019

Data communication history is closely linked to the developments in cabling and the connecting hardware.

IDEAL TWISTER WeatherProof Wire Connectors

01 June, 2019

The IP68 rated IDEAL TWISTER WeatherProof Wire Connectors range is designed for interior/exterior cable connections when exposed to damp/wet and corrosive environments.

Scientists develop energy-efficient superconducting cable

02 April, 2019

KIT scientists developed the High-temperature Superconductor Cross Conductor, which can transport electrical energy with hardly any losses.

The next level of broadcast and harsh environment fibre optic connectivity

27 March, 2019

Warren & Brown Technologies offers a range of expanded beam fibre optic connectors that have been engineered for harsh environments, broadcast and industrial applications.

TE Connectivity BUCHANAN WireMate ITB wire-to-board connectors

20 March, 2019

TE Connectivity's BUCHANAN WireMate ITB (Inverted Thru-Board) wire-to-board connectors are for use in linear and circular LED modules found in commercial and industrial lighting systems.

Keeping tabs on unterminated cables

04 March, 2019

The Queensland Electrical Safety Office is urging electrical workers to perform a detailed visual inspection and walkthrough to reduce the risks of undetected live unterminated cables.

$56 million for power link between Tasmania and Victoria

28 February, 2019

The funding to accelerate the second Bass Strait interconnector, called 'Marinus Link', comes after the initial feasibility report found it would be a strategic interconnection investment.

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