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The people have spoken and they're happy with this sort of behaviour, it seems. You fight back by voting for a decent party. Too bad 60 odd percent of the country are seemingly mentally deficient.Why the hell can't we fight back at these idiots...
Drives me nuts that a service WE pay for, is completely out of our control in terms of forcing the supplier to do the job properly.
That R43m breakfast should be deducted from the rates we pay, the cost to fully repair this silo and conveyor should be deducted from the rates we pay (IF its true that they knew about the issue)
Corrosion of reinforcement has been established as the predominant factor causing widespread premature deterioration of concrete construction worldwide, especially of the structures located in the coastal marine environment . The most important causes of corrosion initiation of reinforcing steel are the ingress of chloride ions and carbon dioxide to the steel surface. After initiation of the corrosion process, the corrosion products (iron oxides and hydroxides) are usually deposited in the restricted space in the concrete around the steel. Their formation within this restricted space sets up expansive stresses, which crack and spall the concrete cover. This in turn results in progressive deterioration of the concrete.
It is easy to understand why the warnings were ignored: the people responsible for making decisions do not have the technical capacity to understand the warnings, nor to implement the recommendations. They defaulted to doing nothing.