Trade union Numsa demanded that the Minister of Public Enterprises, Pravin Gordhan, be dismissed for the extraordinarily high escalation costs at the Medupi and Kusile power stations.
The construction cost has doubled to almost R292 billion and both power stations are described as “poorly designed and poorly constructed” by Gordhan.
Earlier, it was confirmed that the two power stations did not meet the requirements, and billions of rand would have to be used to rectify the errors.
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