Effective design and planning for cable hauling projects

22 May, 2018

By Charles Cole (American Polywater) and Lindsay Taylor (TEN Group) The majority of premature medium and high voltage cable failures result from factors related to their installation.  For cables hauled into duct, a high proportion of such failures are due to high tensions or sidewall pressures generated during installation that impact the asset reliability over...
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TEN Celebrates International Womens Day

11 Apr, 2018

TEN Celebrates International Womens Day On March 8th TEN Group celebrated International Women’s Day. It was a great opportunity not only to recognize the women of TEN and the great support they provide to our industry, but also to celebrate TEN’s gender diversity goal of reaching 40% female representation in the company. The women of...
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Extend the life of your fibreglass sticks

6 Mar, 2018

Clean and care guides for sticks from TEN After extended periods of use and exposure to the elements your fibreglass stick surface may require maintenance. Often this is identified when a stick fails a test for tracking, however this shouldn’t be the end of the sticks service life. In many instances a complete re-gloss may...
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TEN Offers a new lease of life with refurbishment

14 Feb, 2018

TEN's Jeff Gregory offers an insight into the stages of refurbishment Tesmec is the leading provider of transmission stringing machinery in the Australian and New Zealand market. The Italian made machinery has been designed to withstand the tough conditions in which they operate around the globe. Australia gives machinery as good a test as most,...
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Restoring electrical integrity to the network

15 Jan, 2018

Restoring electrical and mechanical integrity to damaged conductor at suspension clamps By Corey Scott As our electrical network infrastructure continues to age, utilities are increasing the inspection frequency of lines and connectors with the goal of preventing outages and conductor breakages. The use of infra-red, LIDAR and UV inspection technologies allows utilities to identify and...
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Hot Day Training in SA

15 Jan, 2018

TEN delivers Tesmec Training on a warm 44°C day in Port Augusta last week. Thanks goes to the TEN training team for their quick response to a call from one of our key customers, Enerven. It was great to have the opportunity to help get the Enerven team re-certified for business within 48 hours of...
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ClampStar® South Australia Trials

7 Sep, 2017

On the back of successful trials and sales of ClampStar® units in QLD and NSW, TEN has recently provided ClampStar® units as part of an ongoing trial in South Australia. The purpose of the trials are to evaluate the product for its suitability across varying applications and make a determination of suitability as a standardised...
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Glove Tech

26 Jul, 2017

TEN and Salisbury have made this handy rubber goods care and inspection poster available. This highlights the common rubber inspection issues for a range of rubber goods including gloves, sleeves, line hoses and blankets. Identification of cracking and cutting, UV checking, chemical attack, folding damage, snags and physical damage are all failures during inspection of...
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ClampStar Repair Units

26 Jul, 2017

Classic Connectors ClampStar® Repair Units are a cost effective and time efficient solution to repairing damaged conductors including OPGW. ClampStar, an engineered electrical and mechanical shunt is the industry’s only permanent, life extension solution for virtually all overhead conductors of any voltage class. ClampStar easily installs with NO power interruption and no mechanical grips, come-alongs,...
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CPI Wedge Clamps Distributed by TEN

17 Jul, 2017

TEN is pleased to announce our first delivery of the Connector Products Inc (CPI) Wedge Clamps to a major utility in Victoria. This is the culmination of two years of work in testing and trials to have the product approved and is a credit to all involved. The wedge clamps allow the utility to move...
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