September 20

Sparkie Sets Sights On Title

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Former Rodney College student Logan Sanders will chase the title of top industrial electrician at the 44th WorldSkills Competition in Abu Dhabi next month.

The 21-year-old, who grew up in Port Albert, was selected as New Zealand’s only industrial electrician after claiming top spot at the national 2016 Electrical Apprentice of the Year Competition.

At WorldSkills, Logan will compete against 20 other tradesmen, with 51 trades in total …


July 27

Worldskills NZ: Delving into Dalton Electrical

Dalton Electrical has been recognised by Worldskills NZ as one of the most supportive employers that they deal with:


One of the biggest support a competitor gets is from his or her employer, especially once selected to vie for a position in the NZ Skills Team that will represent NZ in international competitions.

Competitors will then have to make time for 100 hours of training (some of which can be part of …


November 11

Master Electricians Challenge 2016

Master Electricians Challenge 2016 Results – Dalton Apprentices Triumph!

Two Auckland based apprentices have taken out the 2016 Electrical Apprentice of the Year Competition.

Logan Sanders Industrial Apprentice of the Year 2016

Logan Sanders, 20, from Port Albert, employed and trained by etco and hosted by Dalton Electrical, took out top spot in the Industrial division. Chabb Chia, 21, from Parau, West Auckland, who is also employed and trained by …


July 14

Investing in knowledge drives Dalton Electrical’s growth

ElectroLink Article May – June 2016 

Fifty years ago with a big mortgage and a family on the way, electrician Dave Dalton took the plunge and set up his own electrical contracting company, D G Dalton & Co.

The Auckland based company prospered and today employs 50 plus people specialising in industrial electrical and engineering work including turn-key automation projects, machinery breakdown repairs and planned maintenance.

The investment in building skills …


October 31

2015 Master Electricians Challenge Winners Found!

Master Electricians Apprentice Challenge Finals
Over three days from Tuesday 26 to Thursday 28 May, twelve young men were kept very busy. They undertook five two-hour competition modules each, five off-site activities each, early starts, late nights, great team bonding utilising recently learned apprenticeship skills – and pushed themselves to the limit.

Rahul Babu is named ECANZ Industrial Apprentice 2015

Based at Claudelands Events Centre, as part of the Waikato …


September 16

2015 Excellence Award for Dalton

Master Electricians Excellence Awards 2015The winners of the Master Electricians Excellence awards were revealed at a black-tie gala dinner at the Langham, Auckland on Friday 28 August. Dalton Electrical won in the category for new or upgrade automation projects from the industrial sector, demonstrating excellence.PROJECT: Yashili/PLF Powder Line

Working in a factory canning milk powder offers all kinds of challenges – and when the window of installation is reduced from …