About Us

Rutherford Electrical Engineering Services Pty Ltd (REES) was founded in 1989 with a vision and focus to cater to the specialist market, fault location, servicing and repair of high voltage cables

Since the inception of our company we have diversified to suit the ever changing market and now offer a vast range of products and services to suit our continually expanding client base

June 2012
Communications and CCTV Division merged

May 2011
Specialised Container manufactured for Borehole Cable Projects. Designed and Construction of a Larger Cable Drum Stand rated at 21t.

November 2010
Class “B” Workshop upgraded to the new AS/NZS3800:2005 accreditation. Upgraded to ANZEx scheme for Flameproof Workshops.

August 2009
REES Electronics Division Designs and Builds a Specialised Testing Van with an 80kV on board generator.

June 2008
Launch of the REES Sniper 11kV Coupler Voltage Detector. After 2 years of development, this unique kit has been widely accepted by the mining sector.

May 2007
Improvements to the Borehole Equipment, Introduction of a Corner Wheel and a Main Wheel rated for 25t cables.

April 2005
Established CCTV Division.

July 2004
Established Communications Division. Electronics Division moves from Tomago into the new Electronics Lab built at our new Rutherford premises at 31 Kyle Street, Rutherford

December 2003
REES moves to a larger complex at 31 Kyle Street, Rutherford.

July 2002
Established the Electronics Division initially from Tomago.

May 2001
Installation of our first High Voltage Borehole Cable.

October 2000
Obtained accreditation with the Chief Inspector of Coal Mines as a ‘Class B’ Workshop for the Flameproof Repair and Overhaul of Back-to-Back Couplers, Monitor Plugs and Dummy Plugs’.

January 1996
Obtained certification as a Quality Endorsed Company under AS/NZS 9001:2000 – Licence Number QEC5111. The company registration covers on site electrical testing, fault location, repair and jointing of high, medium and low voltage cables, testing and repair of ancillary equipment as well as the retail sale of electrical test equipment.

April 1989
Rutherford Electrical Engineering Services founded.