Steinmüller Africa, a specialist in the design and maintenance of power plants, has become the successful tenor of Eskom’s four-year contract, effective 1 January 2022
Steinmüller Africa will provide maintenance and repair services for the Arnot, Camden, Duvha, Kriel, Majuba, Hendrina, Kendal, and Kusile Power Stations. This contract will retain 600 jobs and create approximately 2400 new jobs. Steinmüller Africa was the successful bidder against several local and international companies.
“Steinmüller Africa is immensely pleased to have secured business with its largest customer. We have proven our expertise by fulfilling Eskom’s stringent requirements,” said Moso Bolofo, director, Steinmüller Africa.
Through sub-contraction, 30% of the contract value will support local businesses. The bulk of Steinmüller Africa’s services will be carried out at the eight power station sites, with fabrication of some components at its 30,000 sq m Pretoria based facility. The company offers comprehensive expertise for boiler pressure parts, high temperature and pressure steam pipes, as well as in heat exchangers.
Services include automated welding, pipe bending, pipe and tube manipulation, plant lifetime extension plans and project management services.