APD has extensive experience in all areas of contestable overhead and underground project design and consulting (LV/MV/HV) such as overhead assets, poles and wires, underground substations, kiosks, interfacing, reconductoring, retro-undergrounding and street lighting.
Our contestable field engineering team can deliver ASP Level 3 design work in NSW, PM / PM2 in VIC, 47.x in QLD and other recognised equivalents in other states and territories.
Power line engineering is one of APD’s core businesses offering clients in the utilities, mining, oil and gas sectors low to high voltage networks (415V – 330kV), overhead and underground installations, lattice tower and mono pole structures.
APD is one of the leading HV Substation designers in Australia with an experienced in-house team providing the range of required services nationally. Our expert staff have successfully delivered over 100 (GIS & Non GIS) substation projects for voltages up to 500kV.
Our earthing team have proven experience in Greenfield and Brownfield projects and have completed detailed design and field testing activities for a wide range of clients from utility (transmission and distribution) through to mining, land development and railway sectors.
APD provide full turn-key electrical network infrastructure solutions under an EPC model. We possess the full range of engineering and procurement capability and leverage from our industry recognized construction partners to deliver on Power Stations (diesel, gas, solar, wind); HV Substations (11-500kV); Powerlines (T&D) and MV/LV systems (switchboards, cables, etc).
For renewable projects to be delivered successfully it depends on more than just the generation technology chosen and the MV Collector design. APD has the capability to deliver all of the required components that are essential to the best and correct integration of large scale wind and solar energy power stations.
APD can provide EPC or Build Own Operate and Maintenance (BOOM) delivery solutions for Power Stations, where a BOOM model allows capital cost to be spread over a contract period. APD can assist in establishing a new diesel or gas power station, increasing capacity through installation of new generator sets or refurbishing existing, fuel and/or cooling systems and improving reliability and efficiency through control system upgrades.
Our power system engineering team provide a wide range of services including computer modelling, load flow and short circuit, protection grading, arc flash assessment, motor start-up and harmonic and finally dynamic and transient switching studies for large loads and generation units connected to distribution and transmission systems.
The initial development of projects requires engineering support in terms of developing scope, identifying constraints and determining the best course of action. Our team of experienced design engineers and draftspersons can provide support in the feasibility and concept stages of projects ranging from development of new subdivisions, development of new electrical infrastructure, reinvigorating land for multiple use or assessment of mining tenement developments.
APD provide a complete range of on-site field testing & commissioning services for power infrastructure. APD also offer tailored field engineering solutions and other niche services. For example, network audits, performance studies, troubleshooting and investigative support services.
APD have completed a significant number of Land Development projects nationally, ranging from large master planned community and multi stage developments to smaller private subdivisions. These projects include residential, commercial and industrial developments located in metro, rural and remote locations.
APD has extensive experience in provision of specialist lighting design solutions across Australia ensuring that our designs are compliant with our client’s specifications, the Local Government Authority (LGA’s) requirements and Australian Standard for Lighting of Roads & Public Spaces AS1158.
APD’s Control Systems Engineering staff have over a hundred years of collective experience in delivering control systems projects. We are in the business of helping our clients achieve their production targets through greater monitoring and control. We understand the value of information flow that is clear and unobstructed from the field to the board room. From definition through to operation, we are there to support our clients.
We are Automation & SCADA Engineers with over a hundred years of collective experience in delivering automation & SCADA systems projects. We are in the business of helping our clients achieve their network reliability targets through greater monitoring and control. We understand the value of information flow that is clear and unobstructed from the field to the board room. From definition through to operation, we are there to support our clients.
APD have complete electrical, instrumentation, controls and communications capability that complement our broader electrical power and civil engineering services. We provide services to clients in the mining, oil & gas, infrastructure and power generation sectors utilising our team of qualified and experienced E&I personnel. APD complete these works stand alone or seamlessly integrate with civil and SMP partners. Pre-commissioning and commissioning support ensures safe & efficient energization through appropriate engineering controls and processes.
APD offers a full suite of services to assist with the planning and development of telecommunications network infrastructure. The type of infrastructure we support include backbone networks based on radio, fibre, copper, as well as fail-safe systems and associated support systems. Our service offering ranges from providing advice on network implementation and modernization, detailed engineering, to site support for commissioning activities.
APD has been immersed within the nbn program of works since 2011. The diversity of services we provide to the nbn range from engineering support, power supplies for equipment, field based data collection, existing network assessment and interfacing with electrical utilities.
APD have an experienced civil / structural team with the expertise required to design & deliver solutions for projects, irrespective of industry, scope or size. We have worked at all stages of projects from feasibility, concept to detailed designs. The civil expertise covers bulk earthworks, drainage, slabs, piles, bunds, firewalls, roads & temporary construction requirements.