APD Engineering provide a complete range of on-site field testing and commissioning services for power infrastructure. APD also offer tailored field engineering solutions and other niche services – network audits, performance studies, troubleshooting and investigative support services.

The commissioning team comprises of electrical engineers and technicians with protection systems experience, proficient in conducting power system studies and the preparation of settings for Intelligent Electronic Devices (IED) for voltages up to 500kV. APD own a full suite of testing equipment covering the various tests commonly performed in an electrical environment.


APD was contracted by BHP Iron Ore to perform detailed design and Process Control System (PCS) integration for a Variable Speed Drive (VSD) replacement of two vent fan soft starters at Wheelara and Orebody (OB18). Based on the client’s drawing, specifications and documentation APD prepared detail designs, executed the integration and completed the project.