ELCON Engineering is a leading electrical contractor based in Mooncoin, Co. Kilkenny and specialising in MV / LV cable installations. Founded in December 2007 by Eddie Aylward, the company has grown to employ 30 staff comprising electricians, general operatives and apprentice electricians.
Operating extensively throughout Ireland and overseas on some of the largest capital programs, ELCON Engineering offers clients access to a wealth of specialised electrical contracting services in a flexible and reliable manner. Assisting industry leading companies and large contractors across the pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, oil and gas, public health and commercial sectors, this exceptional contractor provides professional electrical services which enables them to deliver strategic projects safely, on time and within budget.
“We offer clients and consultants a decisive, detailed, flexible and dependable service,” says Eddie, who has over 30 years’ experience in the electrical contracting business.
“The recession was just starting when we began trading, but we came through it with flying colours and continue to grow year-on-year. During the downturn, we were willing to travel abroad and carried out a high voltage cable installation and termination on the Shetland Gas Plant on the Shetland Islands. Safety is our number priority and our performance on previous projects in this regard is readily available to existing and potential clients.
“Quality is also never compromised as we deliver the appropriate solution every time. Elcon Engineering specialised in LV & MV cable installations pull gland and terminate.
ELCON Engineering is backed by significant experience on contracts in Ireland and overseas for some of the world’s leading companies. The company’s objective is to implement this experience and deliver quality projects for its clients. Eddie and his team are always keen to discuss new contracts where their fresh approach, extensive track record and proven administrative skills give them a decided advantage over their competitors.
The Kilkenny-based firm has significant experience in LV / MV cable installations, high voltage work, 110 kV substations and is certified to complete high voltage cable Terminations up to 38,000 kV. It can count the following among its list of blue-chip clients: Suir Engineering, National Grid UK, Winthrop Engineering, Sepam, Bausch & Lomb, HSE, Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Boston Scientific, Arran Chemicals Athlone, Cork IT, Petrofac Shetland Gas Plant. Regeneron, Merck Millipore, O’Kane Engineering,Jones Group Engineering, SSE Contracting,
Completed projects include: Sepam UK – 84 6.6 kV terminations at National Grid in Kent; Galmoy Mines, Galmoy, Co. Kilkenny – MV glanding and terminations; Bausch & Lomb, Waterford – containment installations and LV cables; Winthrop Engineering, Waterford Regional Hospital – LV cable installation; O’Kane Engineering, Boston Scientific, Cork – MV and LV cable installation; Cork IT – LV cable installation; Cross Electrical, Dawn Meats, Waterford – MV upgrade; Cross Electrical, Butler’s Chocolates, Dublin – MV terminations.
Winthrop Engineering, Kentz Engineering, Waterford Regional Hospital – installation of MV cable, new RMUs and three new MV boards; Kentz Engineering, Wexford General Hospital – complete containment installation MV and LV cable installation gland and terminations; Suir Engineering, Merck Millipore, Cork – LV cable installation glanding and terminations; Arron Chemicals, Athlone – LV cable installation; Suir Engineering, Merck Sharp & Dohme, Carlow – LV cable installation.
St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny – installation of RMU, transformer and all MV terminations; Dornan Engineering, Novartis, Ringaskiddy – MV cable installation; Shetland Gas Plant UK – glanding and termination MV cables; Bausch & Long, Waterford – LV cable installation glanding and terminations; Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Athlone – complete MV and LV cable installation glanding and terminations; Nypro, Waterford – LV cable installation glanding and terminations; Regeneron, Limerick – MV cable installation; Ringsend wastewater treatment works, Dublin – installation of new MV switchgear and MV cable.
Current projects include – Suir Engineering, National Forensic Mental Health Hospital, Portrane, Dublin – MV & LV cable installation; Glanbia milk powder facility, Belview, Co. Kilkenny – MV and LV cable installation; SSE Airtricity Center Parcs, Ballymahon, Co. Longford – MV and LV cable installation throughout the entire site; Winthrop Engineering, University Hospital, Cork – primary containment and MV and LV cable installation; Dolcain Engineering, Navigation Square, Cork – primary containment and MV and LV cable installation.
“We’ve very busy at the moment, thank God. Our staff are highly-trained, professional and experienced and we’re fortunate to have so many great customers. I would like to take this opportunity to thank our clients for their continued support and our staff for their hard work, dedication and skill,” continues Eddie, who worked as an electrician with Suir Engineering for 20 years before going out on his own.
ELCON Engineering, whose slogan is ‘Our Commitment – Your Advantage’, is a member of both the CIF (Construction Industry Federation) and RECI (Register of Electrical Contractors of Ireland).
Telephone: 086 2740601
Email: [email protected]
Taken from Building Ireland Magazine, December 2018, Vol 4 No 11