Electrical &
Instrumental Engineering

SMMMS is a dynamic and experienced electrical, electronic and mechanical engineering consultancy with the capacity to provide comprehensive and value-driven design and project management services. Some of our services include:

Infrastructure Services

SMMMS is involved in the supply and implementation of the following electric infrastructure:

  • 133kV, 88kV, 33kV, 22kV and 11kV networks.
  • HV and MV protection.
  • LV reticulation.
  • Area and street lighting

Electrical Reticulation

  • High stability electrical reticulation systems designed to minimize voltage disturbances and power outages.
  • The design, planning, construction and maintenance of municipal distribution networks, including medium voltage, low voltage, street lighting and service connection reticulation.
  • The above includes low-cost pump station designs, industrial reticulation, etc.

Backup Power

  • UPS and backup Diesel generator systems designed to achieve optimum no-break power supplies to computer and communications equipment as well as full standby supplies to mission-critical services.
  • Complex Data Centre Power Supplies integrating Utility Supplies, Generators, automatic Transition Switches and UPS systems in a variety of confi gurations to suit the specifi c needs of the load can be provided. Proper design of these services will ensure a sustainable Power Continuity Plan detailing every eventuality.
  • Uptime Institute and TIA 942 defi ne various Tier levels which classify the types of power distribution into single path distributions, Single path with Redundancy, Concurrently Maintainable and Fault-Tolerant facilities.

Lightning and surge protection

  • Lightning and surge protection systems for low voltage networks, and data and telecommunications systems. Use of
    coordinated surge protection devices.

Electro-Mechanical Project Experience

  • Lepelle Northern Water: Olifantspoort/ Ebenezer Schemes Upgrade: Consulting engineering services for Detailed Design, Contract Administration and Construction Supervision, Limpopo, 2017 – Present. South Africa.
  • Tokologo Local Municipality: Tokologo Bulk Water Supply Project - Phase 2: Feasibility study, preparation of Implementation Readiness Report, Technical Report for MIG funding, preliminary design, detailed design, supervision of construction, Free State, 2014 – Present. South Africa.
  • Tokologo Local Municipality: Tokologo Regional bulk water supply phase 1: Abstraction works, WTW, 40km bulk pumping main, Free State, 2008 – 2014. South Africa.
  • Sierra Leone Water Company (SALWACO): Contract 1: Kabala Bulk Water Supply Scheme Contract 1 - WTW, Bo, 2012 – 2014. Sierra Leone.
  • O R Tambo District Municipality: Mankosi Water Scheme (Abstraction works, water treatment works, km bulk pumping main), Eastern Cape, 2008 – 2014. South Africa.
  • Ukhahlamba District Municipality: Aliwal North Ext 13 Sewer Pump Station & Rising Main Design and construction monitoring of rising main and pump station, KwaZulu Natal, 2006 – 2008. South Africa.
  • Alfred Ndzo District Municipality: Mvenyane Water Supply: Design and construction monitoring of rising main and pump station, Eastern Cape, 2006 – 2008. South Africa.
  • Engcobo Local Municipality: Umkhunjana Water Project: Construction of three reservoirs and main of 8km; Construction of three pump stations; Construction of a reticulation system of 35km; and the installation of 60 standpipes, Eastern Cape, 2003 – 2004. South Africa.