About Us

The mission of Ideal Electrical & Mining Supplies (Pty) Ltd is to achieve client satisfaction in all tiers providing competitive pricing and outstanding service levels while maintaining and improving both client and supplier relationships.

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From its humble beginnings in 1981, Ideal Electrical and Mining supplies prides itself in being one of the leading Electrical Wholesaler’s servicing the industrial, contractor and Mining Sector in both Southern and Central Africa. Since those early stages, the business has grown from strength to strength and continually searches for new projects and products; leading the way in the supply of state of the art equipment and solutions.

The Why

Our not-so-secret advantage:

The founder of Ideal Electrical and Mining Supplies (Pty) Ltd has been in the electrical wholesale industry since the early 1960’s and has passed on his vast knowledge and experience onto the staff compliment of 35.

57 Years of experience making Ideal Electrical & Mining Supplies (Pty) Ltd one of the country’s most reliable and knowledgeable industrial, contractor and mining sector suppliers.

With a well established client base, Ideal Electrical and Mining Supplies (Pty) Ltd have a hands on approach, develop strong client relationships and reliability has been key to their success over the years.

We are well known in the industry for going out of their way in sourcing almost any type of item required by our clients.

A few of the large scale projects Ideal Electrical & Mining Supplies (Pty) Ltd. has been involved with:

The Fish River Tunnel (87km Tunnel linking the Gariep dam to the Sundays river)

Lesotho Highlands Water Scheme (Lesotho & South African Side)

Hedrick Vervoed / Gariep Dam

P.K. Le Roux dam

Franshoek Tunnels & Dam

Stilfontein Dam (Harrismith Area)

Lydenburg dam

Jerica Dam (Pongola Area)

Slangrivier Dam

Cahora Bassa

Sasol 1 & Sasol 2 (Secunda)

Various power stations Tutuka, Matla

Gautrain  JHB & PTA

Distributors and suppliers of the following products:

  • Energy Saving Equipment
  • Mining Magnets & Switches
  • Cables, Glands, Boxes & Accessories
  • Lugs & Ferrules Both LT & HT
  • Insulated Terminals
  • Cable Wiring Accessories
  • Industrial & Commercial Lighting
  • Energy Efficient Lamps & Globes
  • Circuit Breakers & Earth Leakages (HT,LT and DC)
  • Starter Panels & Motor Control Panels
  • Tailor Made Panels & Distribution Boards
  • Testing Equipment
  • Varity Of Tools & Power Tools
  • Instrumentation Equipment & Cabling
  • Load Cells Including Repairs
  • Cabling, Panel Wire, Cabtyre, Silicone Cables, SWA Cables, Flexible Cables, XLPE Cables, Pecs Cables
  • Safety Equipment
  • Timers, Contactors, Relays etc.
  • Conduit & Accessories
  • Solar
  • Inverters
  • LED Products
  • Paints
  • Thinners
  • Adhesives
  • Electrical Insulation Products

Our team


Employees in our team provide expertise in industrial equipment, contract work and mining supplies.

Alex Agostinho Snr.


Anabela Marques


Ahmed Cassim

Sales Manager

Miguel Teixeira

Sales Consultant

Morne Van Loggerenberg​

Sales Consultant

Ahmeet Sonlal

Sales Consultant

Jacques Francis

Sales Consultant

Brands We Stock

Ideal Electrical is pleased to stock and supply products of the following leading electrical brands: