October 31

2015 Master Electricians Challenge Winners Found!

Master Electricians Apprentice Challenge Finals
Over three days from Tuesday 26 to Thursday 28 May, twelve young men were kept very busy. They undertook five two-hour competition modules each, five off-site activities each, early starts, late nights, great team bonding utilising recently learned apprenticeship skills – and pushed themselves to the limit.

Rahul Babu is named ECANZ Industrial Apprentice 2015

Based at Claudelands Events Centre, as part of the Waikato Electrical Trade …


September 16

2015 Excellence Award for Dalton

Master Electricians Excellence Awards 2015The winners of the Master Electricians Excellence awards were revealed at a black-tie gala dinner at the Langham, Auckland on Friday 28 August. Dalton Electrical won in the category for new or upgrade automation projects from the industrial sector, demonstrating excellence.PROJECT: Yashili/PLF Powder Line

Working in a factory canning milk powder offers all kinds of challenges – and when the window of installation is reduced from …


April 20

Sparking a life-long passion

Rynhardt (Ray) Marais’ interest in all things electrical was ignited at the tender age of seven when he decided he would undertake to fix his family’s Christmas lights.

“The lights didn’t work, so I took it upon myself to pull them apart and then reconnect them. It wasn’t the most promising of starts, they blew up majorly but I was hooked.”

Eighteen years on, Ray is a keen sparky having just won …


March 12

Awards recognise Dalton

Building a three tonne machine to soak test newly manufactured appliances was just another interesting technical challenge for Dalton Electrical, but when manager Bruce Dalton was called onto the stage to accept an excellence award from his peers in Ecanz, he realised just how far his company’s skills had grown from its industrial contracting base. Winning the NHP Industrial Automation Award for 2010 capped off a solid year in the growth of Dalton Electrical Company Ltd and confi rmed that the automation and electrical skills the company provides offer excellent value to its industrial clients and projects.