Ergon Energy Asset Inspection - Southern Region

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Key Facts

Project: Ergon Energy Asset Inspection - Southern Region
Client: Ergon Energy Corporation
Location: Southern Queensland
Duration: 2004 to 2008

This contract was awarded to Electrix by Ergon Energy in 2004. It followed on from the successful mobilisation by Electrix for the similar inspection contract awarded by Ergon Energy in the Central Region as part of their Asset Inspection Defect Management (AIDM) project in 2002.

 The scope of work included:

• Above and below ground inspections of polesand structures,
• Visual inspections of conductors and pole top attachments,
• Treatment for internal and external rot, termites and corrosion,
• Replacing Earth guards and stay guards,
• Recording GPS Coordinates, digital photographs of defects,
• Capture of required asset data utilising handheld PDA’s for download to a central database.


The contract presented major challenges including:

• Wide geographic coverage
• Arduous terrain and climatic conditions
• Working under strict environmental constraints in many areas
• Extensive interface with property owners for access to assets on private property.

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