Large and Small Installations, Commisioning and Certification

Proudly partnering with DEHN AFRICA (Pty) Ltd

Bringing the latest product innovations to South Africa

Welcome to ALP
Mission Statement
Advanced Lightning Protection is committed to further progress with economic empowerment and is becoming a major player on the African continent in earthing, surge and lightning protection. We strive for reliable quality that ensures customer satisfaction, while taking the safety of personnel, customers and the environment into account.

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What We Do

  • Design, supply and installation of lightning protection and earthing systems, complying with the relevant codes of practice and specifications
  • Full consultancy services including certification
  • Risk analysis in accordance with relevant codes of practice
  • Soil resistivity surveys and earth testing
  • Lightning and surge / overvoltage protection – all types of systems
  • Specialised earthing systems
  • Maintenance of existing protection systems
  • Inspection & testing for insurance purposes
  • Supply of lightning protection materials and products including surge arresters and safety equipment
  • Annual inspection or audit of earthing and lightning protection systems
Products & Installation
DEHN Products
To view and install all the DEHN products we supply and install. Visit DEHN AFRICA products page >>
air termination
Air termination on roof
Earth clamp
Earth clamp on street light
Trenching for earth conductors (Copper Cable)
earth down
Earth down conductors with test point
Earth Cable
Trenching and earth cable at substation
Company Profile

Advanced Lightning Protection specializes in all aspects of earthing, lightning and overvoltage protection. Bertie Van Zyl is well known in the industry with over 30 years of experience, and has been intimately involved in all aspects of the earthing and lightning protection industry.

ALP has managed numerous major projects, such as the earthing & lightning protection at the Skorpion Zinc mine in Namibia, Sasol Shondoni mine, Rhovan mine, Beithbridge Modernization Project, to name a few.

ALP completed the risk analysis and earthing & lightning protection design at the fuel pump station at St Helena Airport.

The first plane landed at St Helena Airport on 15 September 2015.

BEE Policy

Advanced Lightning Protection believes in empowering our loyal employees ensuring that our company performance will be secured.

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Some of ALP's Clients include:

  • Air Products
  • AngloGold
  • BASF
  • Basil Read – St Helena Airport
  • Bateman
  • Buffelsfontein Gold Mine
  • CSIR
  • De Heus
  • DMS
  • Dorsfontein Coal Mine
  • Douglas Colliery
  • Driefontein Waste Water
  • Encha Property Services
  • Etana Insurance
  • Glisa Colliery
  • HCI Kusela Coal – Mbali and Pasela Mines
  • Impala Platinum
  • Johannesburg International Airport
  • K’enyuka
  • Khutala Colliery
  • Koornfontein
  • Lesotho Highlands Development

Clients Continued:

  • Matla Colliery
  • Menlyn Corporate Park
  • Middleburg Mine
  • Midrand Conference Centre
  • National Energy Corporation of SA
  • New Clydesdale Colliery
  • OR Tambo International Airport
  • Rhovan Mine
  • Sasol & Secunda Mining
  • Sasol Shondoni Mine
  • Siemens Mopani Copper Mine (Botswana)
  • Skorpion Zinc Mine (Namibia)
  • South African National Biodiversity Institute
  • St Stithians College
  • Total
  • Trompsburg Hospital Upington
  • TUT – Vaal
  • Tweewaters Fuel
  • University of Witwatersrand
  • Various Telkom projects
  • Waterkloof Airforce Base
  • Xstrata

Future Strategy

Our staff has the skills and experience to protect structures and electronic equipment from lightning and surges. Our installations are carried out in the most efficient and cost effective manner. Through training, we encourage promotion from within for previously disadvantaged personnel. Ongoing training programs are provided for all personnel to create a continuous quality of service and installation awareness. Our installations are in strict conformance with the relevant SANS IEC codes of practice and standards.

Proud Member of eLPA

(Earthing & Lightning Protection Association)

Download our ELPA Membership Certificate