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Project Summary: Unit 3 Outage, Eraring Power Station

Who is trusted with Australia’s largest coal-fired electricity power station?   Protech PAS was recently contracted to execute the annual unit outage at Eraring Power Station. Eraring Power Station is an electricity power station with capacity of 2,880 MW located west of Lake Macquarie in New South Wales. Not only is it Australia’s largest power…

Protech PAS gains ISO9001:2015 recertification

Since first achieving our ISO9001 certification on the 6th December 2007 Protech PAS has over the last 12 years, continued to improve our Quality Management System, recently Protech PAS underwent a recertification audit conducted by Lloyds Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) and were successful in retaining our certification once again. Protech PAS’s Quality Management System has…

Protech PAS is now ISO 45001 Certified

As one of Australia’s leading companies in electro-technology, Protech PAS understands the value of maintaining the highest standard of workplace health and safety (WH&S) and has achieved ISO 45001 Certification. ISO 45001 was developed by a committee of occupational health and safety experts to help organizations such as ours improve employee safety, reduce workplace risks…

Protech PAS finishes HV project for AIMS

A High Voltage (HV) installation project for the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) was recently completed by Protech PAS. The project involved two stages – a substation upgrade and a new substation build. Stage 1 was an upgrade to the main substation to allow connection of future onsite generation as well as complete network…

Protech PAS proud of Apprentice of the Year nominee

UPDATE: Our apprentice, Matt Henning, after being nominated and shortlisted for apprentice of the year, has won the award. Thanks TAFE Queensland and MM Electrical Bohle. Protech PAS apprentice Matthew Henning has been shortlisted for Apprentice of the Year at TAFE QLD’s annual Trades Excellence Awards. From day one of commencing his apprenticeship with Protech…

Training apprentices for 23 years and counting: Townsville branch welcomes apprentice Travis Woods

An industry is only as good the people working in it and the electro-technology industry is no different. But before people can work in the field, they need to be trained – and the better the training, the better the employee. Over the last 23 years, Protech PAS is proud to have continuously employed, trained…

Improving Quality of Work

Everyone loves receiving high quality work that shows that extra effort has been put into it, but not many people like to do it. With quality of work being of paramount importance in our workforce today, companies and people must continue to think of new innovative methods to help improve this and build a culture…

Staff Engagement Leading to Great Performance

We recently completed our ‘biggest job of the year’, the annual unit outage at Stanwell Corporation’s Stanwell Power Station (SPS). While we have completed this job in some degree for the last 15 years, this year has one significant difference – the level of staff engagement throughout the job. We have a very good track…

TechCon Aus-NZ 2019 Highlights

Last week, our team had the pleasure of attending the TechCon Aus-NZ 2019 in Sydney. The conference featured a diverse range of international speakers who addressed the issues that impact our industry, ranging from practical case studies to the latest research on asset management strategies for the aging electrical grid infrastructure. The theme of this…

Oil Filtering

Insulating Fluid is vitally important for the safe and efficient operation of many types of electrical equipment. In addition to its insulating properties, the fluid is used as a coolant in transformers and as a means of arc suppression in circuit breakers. In each case the operation of the electrical equipment depends on the purity…

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