B&W Instrumentation and Electrical

B&W is one of South Africa’s leading independent electrical and instrumentation (E&I) construction groups, servicing the larger sub-Saharan Africa region. Providing specialist construction expertise to build fully-functioning E&I plants, in accordance with design specifications, B&W has a proven reputation in its field, with registered offices in South Africa (Alberton, Secunda and Rustenburg), Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Tanzania and Kenya. Established relationships with material suppliers enable the company to provide its products and services at competitive rates, further positioning it as a leader in its field.

B&W’s expertise base, which ensures that process plants can be operated and controlled from one or more centralised location, includes:

  • Communication systems between various equipment
  • Outdoor substations
  • Power transmission (via overhead lines or cable)
  • Intake switchyards
  • Civil/containerised substations / motor control centres (MCCs)
  • Profibus installations
  • Fibre optic installations


Supplementary services include:

  • Plant erection
  • Construction management and supervision
  • Equipment procurement
  • Material supply
  • Testing
  • Calibration and commissioning
  • Maintenance


Industries served include:

  • Infrastructure
  • Mining
  • Chemical
  • Oil and gas
  • Industrial and utilities
  • Transmission and distribution
  • Power generation
  • Renewable energy


Within the B&W Group through our wholly owned subsidiary, Pontins, we provide leading earthing, lightning and surge protection services & products. Through Conductor Systems, a division of B&W, we provide a comprehensive range of electrical supply systems for moving machines.