September 20

Sparkie Sets Sights On Title

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Former Rodney College student Logan Sanders will chase the title of top industrial electrician at the 44th WorldSkills Competition in Abu Dhabi next month.

The 21-year-old, who grew up in Port Albert, was selected as New Zealand’s only industrial electrician after claiming top spot at the national 2016 Electrical Apprentice of the Year Competition.

At WorldSkills, Logan will compete against 20 other tradesmen, with 51 trades in total …


July 27

Worldskills NZ: Delving into Dalton Electrical

Dalton Electrical has been recognised by Worldskills NZ as one of the most supportive employers that they deal with:


One of the biggest support a competitor gets is from his or her employer, especially once selected to vie for a position in the NZ Skills Team that will represent NZ in international competitions.

Competitors will then have to make time for 100 hours of training (some of which can be part of …


November 11

Master Electricians Challenge 2016

Master Electricians Challenge 2016 Results – Dalton Apprentices Triumph!

Two Auckland based apprentices have taken out the 2016 Electrical Apprentice of the Year Competition.

Logan Sanders Industrial Apprentice of the Year 2016

Logan Sanders, 20, from Port Albert, employed and trained by etco and hosted by Dalton Electrical, took out top spot in the Industrial division. Chabb Chia, 21, from Parau, West Auckland, who is also employed and trained by etco and …


July 14

Investing in knowledge drives Dalton Electrical’s growth

ElectroLink Article May – June 2016 

Fifty years ago with a big mortgage and a family on the way, electrician Dave Dalton took the plunge and set up his own electrical contracting company, D G Dalton & Co.

The Auckland based company prospered and today employs 50 plus people specialising in industrial electrical and engineering work including turn-key automation projects, machinery breakdown repairs and planned maintenance.

The investment in building skills and the …