“We are delighted that the refurbishment of Matla has encouraged local expertise in South Africa. This has been achieved through years of technology transfer, making our local operation competitive".
Friday, 11 January 2008
ABB to upgrade local engineering skills as well as power station
According to The Times (South Africa), Swiss power-technology company ABB has been given a contract worth $90-million (R630-million) to upgrade control systems and instrumentation at the 20-year-old Matla power station in Mpumalanga. ABB is to refurbish all control systems at the 3600MW coal-fired power station; project management and engineering will be done locally, with relevant training for to local engineers and technicians. Said a spokesman for ABB: