News


Company profile: Proconics

February 2020 News

Proconics came into being in 1995. Through acquisition, organic growth and cutting its teeth on petrochemical giant Sasol, it has developed the capability to execute electrical and instrumentation engineering design projects of diverse scale and nature.

The company is adept at dealing with the unknown and has a track record with notable brownfields renewal projects and an ability to enter complex, hazardous operating environments and deliver bespoke renewal solutions. Quality is an absolute as is the delivery of true value for its clients. The company is truly global, with major office centres based in South Africa (Secunda, Sasolburg and Durban), Australia and the Middle East (Qatar).

Proconics employs over 200 qualified employees – ranging from engineers, designers, project managers, health and safety personnel – all dedicated professionals who take pride in their work and the organisation’s fundamental principles of delivering excellence to clients by believing in people, never compromising on safety and acting with integrity.


Part of the Proconics management team: Bongani Ngcongo – CFO, Melvin Jones – CEO, Reginald Mbatha – GM Jhb Office, Elizma van der Walt – engineering manager, Gert Nieuwoudt – CTO.

Clients, in both the private and public sector, are among the world’s biggest and best in their fields – Sasol, Eskom, BHP, Linde, ABB and Siemens, to name a few. Proconics’ size and breadth and depth of expertise make it the ideal partner to manage or participate in complex greenfields and brownfields electrical and instrumentation projects.

A local base with world-class experience

With its feet planted firmly on South African soil, Proconics has partnered and collaborated with some of the globe’s top engineering firms. The head office in Secunda, the industrial capital, allows it to deliver effectively on current projects, while the proximity to Pretoria and Johannesburg connects the organisation to Africa and the world.

Awards

Proconics has received several awards from independent parties and professional bodies and have also formed part of project teams which have received recognition for outstanding performance. Some of the more notable awards include:

• Sasol Badger award – project of the year 2009 – member of the team.

• Sasol Technology awards 2011 – reforming & U90 fire damage repair project.

• Sasol Synfuels project team of the year 2012 – phase 8 switchgear replacement project.

• Sasol Technology safety star awards for 2011, 2012 and 2013 – best safety performance by a smaller EC.

• Sasol Chemical operations project of the year award – U24/70

Certifications

• ISO 9001(2008).

• Registered gas practitioners able to issue COCs for SANS 329.

• Certified functional safety practitioners.

• Professionally registered engineers, technologists.

• Certified Master Installation electricians.

• South African Government Certificate of Competence (GCC Mines).

For more information contact Elmarie Koen, Proconics, +27 16 982 7880, elmarie.koen@proconics.co.za, www.proconics.co.za


Credit(s)



Share this article:
Share via emailShare via LinkedInPrint this page

Further reading:

From the editor's desk: AI is manufacturing’s new companion
April 2020, Technews Publishing (SA Instrumentation & Control) , News
Artificial intelligence (AI) is not new. In fact, the ideas have been around since the 1950s when Enigma code breaker, Alan Turing, discussed the building of intelligent machines in a scientific paper ...

Read more...
Tektronix instruments for UCT electrical training laboratory
April 2020, Comtest , News
Comtest recently assisted the University of Cape Town (UCT) physics department in refurbishing its electrical training laboratory. All of the existing analogue oscilloscopes were replaced with 132 new ...

Read more...
Automotive products for race winning performance
April 2020, SKF South Africa , News
SKF is a passionate sponsor of global motorsport. Through its Racing Division, the company is involved in all aspects of technical assistance, design and manufacture for motorsport applications. In the ...

Read more...
SKF technology for tidal turbine
April 2020, SKF South Africa , News
SKF has developed a power-train for the world’s most powerful tidal turbine, capable of generating 2 MW. SKF has been supplying bearings and components to Scotland-based Orbital Marine Power since 2011 ...

Read more...
EM launches 2020 catalogue with 450 new products
April 2020, ElectroMechanica , News
ElectroMechanica has launched the latest edition of its biannual product catalogue. The catalogue covers a broad range of new developments across each of the various categories. “We place the same emphasis ...

Read more...
Africa Automation Technology Fair 2021
April 2020 , News
Positioned as the heartbeat of the industry in Africa, Africa Automation Fair has evolved and transformed to meet the needs of industry and is now named the Africa Automation Technology Fair. Africa ...

Read more...
Legrand and EDS-UPS partnership
April 2020, Legrand , News
Legrand has appointed Engineering Data Systems SA (EDS UPS) as official Legrand uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems partners. EDS UPS, with strong technical capabilities in servicing and supporting ...

Read more...
Strategic partnership supports small businesses
April 2020 , News
Small businesses in the local manufacturing industries were recently celebrated for outstanding achievement in Macsteel’s award winning Usizo Supplier Development Programme, run in conjunction with ORT ...

Read more...
Actum merges its brands
April 2020, Actum Group , News
Over the years, Actum Group has been built through partnerships, collaborations and acquisitions of leading companies with a long history and rich legacy in the industry. These companies include Actum ...

Read more...
WearCheck expands in West Africa
April 2020, Wearcheck Africa , News
Condition monitoring specialist, WearCheck, has upgraded its laboratory in Tarkwa, Ghana to a state-of-the-art testing centre which can now analyse transformer oil, coolant and fuel – amongst a host of ...

Read more...