M&E Trading and Construction Company Ltd

Established in 2004, M&E Trading and Construction specialises in supplying, installation and commissioning of medium and low voltage switch gear, protection upgrade, retrofitting, continuous oil purification and online oil filtration of transformers, overhead line construction as well as outdoor substations. Their knowledgeable and expert team ensure all equipment is routinely tested prior to dispatch from their works. The company also performs civil works in road works construction and more.


Industrial electrical equipment and accessories in Kitwe, Zambia

M&E Trading and Construction supplies medium and low voltage switch gear from 550V AC to 330KV, power transformers up to 300MVA, AC and DC motors up to 25MVA, electrical instrumentation and vacuum circuit breaker retrofits. The company stocks a comprehensive range of spare parts to support the product range.
  • Full range of products to meet customer expectations
  • Designs to suit specific customer requirements
  • Spare parts to support it’s product range
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M&E Trading and Construction cover a complete range of products relating to switchgear and associated equipment. Their switch gear is used in various applications such as transformers incomers, motor feeders, capacitor switches, distribution feeders, current transformers/voltage transformer (metering) panels. “LM” switchgear is in service in power stations, distribution substations, mobile substations, chemical factories, mines (steel, copper, diamond, etc), residential buildings, hospitals, airports, docks, sewage treatment plants and drilling rigs.

Industrial electrical installation in Kitwe, Zambia

M&E Trading and Construction offers installation and commissions of high voltage switch gear 33KV, 66KV, 132KV and 220KV. fire suppression installation and maintenance, construction of HT power lines from 132KV to 330KV, substation condition monitoring, electrical transmission and distribution monitoring
  • Overhead power line construction and maintenance
  • Consultancy services in various electrical power transmission
  • Site services, testing and installations
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Projects undertaken by M&E Trading and Construction

NFC Africa Mining PLC

  • Installation and commissioning of 550VAC switchboards for 400ML and 700ML substations.
  • Installation and commissioning of 11KV switchboards for 400ML and 700ML substations
  • Supply, installation and commissioning of top units, circuit breakers and battery tripping units for chisengs 448ML and 948ML substation
  • Supply and installation of multi functional energy metering units

CNMC Luanshya Copper Mines PLC

  • M&E assisted CNMC to set up new 11KV and 550V distribution system. approved the most reliable 11KV switch gear and retrofitted old 11Kv ones
  • Supply, installation and commissioning of 11/3.3KV vacuum circuit breakers and protection relay top units for Baluba power supply systems
  • Supply, installation and commissioning of 11/3.3KV vacuum circuit breakers and protection relay top units for concentrator power supply systems

Chambishi Metals PLC
Supply, installation and commissioning of 11KV switchboard for Copperbelt Energy (CEC) at Chambishi Metals

MCC boards
Today M&E Trading and Construction boasts the countries best made MCC boards. This company has have supplied and delivered 550V MCC boards to mining companies such as Luanshya mines, NFC Chambishi mine and Chambishi Metals. However, their contract with Chambishi Metals has highlighted their ability, skill, technical know-how, competence and reliability to supply and deliver the best MCC’s in compliance with client’s specifications and standards.

Overhead line construction
M&E Trading and Construction has majored in the design, construction and commissioning of 33kv and 11kv overhead lines (transmission lines) as approved by ZESCO for the following companies;

Ndola lime – design, construction and commissioning of 33kV overhead line for recapitalization project of new lime plant. The line stretches from Bwana Mkubwa substation down to Ndola lime. It has a horizontal configuration for terminal and section pole structures with vertical configurations for intermediate pole structures.

  • Design, construction and commissioning of 33kV overhead line from Lafarge to Ndola lime.
  • Design, construction and commissioning of 11kV interconnector between new and existing substations

NFC Africa Mining Plc Chambishi Mines/Copperbelt Energy Corporation Plc (CEC) – design, construction and commissioning of 11kV overhead line for construction power of the new Southwest Ore body at Mukulumpe

Lafarge Zambia – rerouting of Zesco overhead lines in Lafarge RP 3 quarry area.

Rural Electrification Authority– the supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of 61km electricity grid extension power lines and transformers in selected rural areas of Zambia for 2012 – LOT 13 – MUSA I

Substation and transmission lines

2012 – 2013 M&E participated in the Distribution Expansion and Reinforcement Projects (DERP) for ZESCO as subcontractors in the construction of New Chalala Substation in Lusaka. The project involved Installation of both indoor and outdoor switch gear.

2014 – 2015 extension of a feeder Bay at Lumwana 2X 45MVA 330/33KV ZESCO substation and construction of 10MVA 33/ 11 KV Kabompo substation for construction supply – Consolidated Power Projects (Pty) Ltd

2014 2015 – the replacement of 11kV switchgear at Pamaozi (Ndola) and Parkland (Kitwe) Substation and Construction of Levy Mwanawasa Switching Station for Lot 4.


Civil engineering in Kitwe, Zambia

M&E Trading and Construction offers a comprehensive range of general earthwork services, including road construction and sewer reticulations systems. The company is equipped with huge quantity of machinery and sufficient qualified workforce with high experience in road construction field.
  • Carry out all types of civil engineering projects – small and large
  • Undertakes professional project management
  • Cost effective and innovative civil engineering services
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M&E Trading and Construction specialises in site demolition, grading site restoration, reading and construction of sewer reticulations systems. Their highly skilled heavy equipment operators use state of the art techniques to safely and efficiently fulfill the needs of the project. M&E Trading and Construction has developed a reputation for completing projects on time and within budget constraints.

M&E Trading and Construction have a broad range of heavy equipment and plant available to get your project done right.

Earthworks are engineering works created through the moving or processing of parts of the earth’s surface involving quantities of soil or unformed rock. The soil may be moved to another location and formed into a desired shape for a purpose. Much of earthworks involves machine excavation and cut or backfill.


Contact information

129B Central Street, Kitwe, Zambia
Enquire below
+260 212 213388
+260 955 883360, +260 966 883360

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