Is Your Cable OK to Use?

There have been several examples of defective electrical cables being discovered in domestic installations both in Australia and New Zealand; the Infinity/Olsent TPS, the ECables SDI, and the TPS cable imported into NZ by Lyon Electrical. There are several...

Australian Cable Initiative relaunch

The Australian Cablemakers Association (ACA) is pleased to announce that the Australian Cable Initiative (ACI) has been relaunched as a separate not-for-profit entity to the ACA with its own Board of Directors. The main purposes of the ACI are to: Advocate for...

Midland Metals loses legal case

Singapore based cable importer Midland Metals Overseas PTE Limited (Midlands) has had legal proceedings it brought against by the Australian Cablemakers Association Limited dismissed by the Supreme Court of New South Wales. Midlands’ subsequent appeal to the Court of...

Infinity fine not a deterrent

Recently the NSW Supreme Court issued a minimal fine to Lu Luo, Director of Infinity Cable Pty. Ltd, of only $18,000 for breaches of the Electricity (Consumer Safety) Act 2004. Infinity were involved in importing more than 4,300km of defective electric cable which by...