Posts tagged as Kusile

Delay in first synchronisation of Unit 6 at Medupi likely

  At a briefing by Eskom’s Medupi project manager, Roman Crookes, and the head of capital projects, Dan Morakane, it was indicated that a further delay in the first synchronisation of Unit 6 at Medupi power station is increasingly likely, and that the minister of Public Enterprises and other key stakeholders were being informed of […]

Pumps for new power stations

  Mather and Platt has delivered seven Viking gear pumps to Medupi and Kusile power stations for installation in the fuel, lubrication and used oil storage depots currently under construction. The pumps are believed to be the first of their type ordered for these applications, which are generally serviced by piston pumps. The gear pumps will be […]

The Jacob Marley column: Supercritical

  Sir This topic invites a strange introduction. In October 1901, several daring Boer commandos attacked the rearguard of British Colonel Benson’s column at Bakenlaagte in Mpumalanga. During the ensuing melee, great bravery was demonstrated by both sides. Colonel Benson, a Magersfontein veteran, died the next morning from wounds received on the field of battle. […]