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Eskom puts R1.7 billion in its pocket, instead of fixing power station


Expert Member
Oct 17, 2007
some people don't understand what safety & maintenance is all about!!

all boilers have safety blow off valves! to prevent things like this - but if it's NOT maintained & serviced regularly then shyt hits the fan!!

“The furnace pressure had increased beyond the tolerance limit, resulting in a Class 5 explosion which led to the loss of a 600MW unit,” said Eskom.