ACI Cable Surveillance Programme

As we near the end of the first full year of operation for the re-launched Australian Cable Initiative (ACI) it is a good time to review some of the work undertaken. A key aspect of the ACI Constitution and Charter is to operate a surveillance programme that takes...

The Importance of Electric Cable Marking

As part of the Australian Cable Initiative (ACI) surveillance programme, a reel of cable was purchased from an on-line e-tailer for testing. The cable was sold as being compliant to AS/NZS 5000.2 and the sheath marking on the cable also made this same claim. It was...

Upward Price Pressure Being Felt in the Cable Industry

Reassuringly, there is a very strong locally based cable manufacturing industry operating in Australia. This industry has managed to serve its customers well during the pandemic being one of the industries that is seen as ‘Essential’ and therefore allowed to keep...