Eskom revealed that as a result of latest load shedding disaster within the nation “exacerbated by critical problems with apathetic behaviour” by some prime workers, the managers in Tutuka and Kendal energy stations have been suspended.
SA is presently experiencing stage 3 load-shedding scheduled from 8am till 10pm at present.
The suspension letter was given to the 2 managers by Eskom CEO, Andre de Ruyter.
The ability utility on Friday mentioned “whereas it’s true the ageing fleet is affected by legacy problems with neglect and omitted upkeep and is due to this fact vulnerable to unpredictable breakdowns, it’s also true the state of affairs is exacerbated by critical problems with apathetic behaviour by some administration workers.”
“It is because of this the board has come out strongly in help of group chief government Andre de Ruyter in his motion yesterday morning of summarily suspending the Tutuka and Kendal energy station managers pending disciplinary inquiries.”
“Additional interventions are ongoing on the Kriel and Duvha energy stations.”
“The board is happy some models have since returned to service, however is conscious the extent of failures is unacceptably excessive.”
Eskom admonished its different energy station managers to “make sure the earlier tradition of weak consequence administration will not be the norm and can not be tolerated”.
Nonetheless, the utility board have appointed three senior technology managers to Duvha, Kriel, Tutuka and Kendal energy stations to “present management and oversight in particular person”.