The company IMR Hamburg has successfully extended the project contracts for the installation of low pressure and high pressure piping on Kusile with the contractors who are responsible for installation of the turbine and boiler house at 6 x 800MW thermal power plants which is built by the state owned energy supplier. On the IMR Hamburg contracts in South Africa currently over 600 persons are working on site.
The works are mainly on piping around the turbine such as piping for the water steam cycle as well as on the boiler integral piping and auxiliary and supporting systems scattered over from Unit 1 to Unit 6. With the help of workers from mainly the local community IMR Hamburg is currently on the whole power plant the main Subcontractor for piping. Over 60 engineers in where IMR Hamburg employs over 20 welding engineers are not only supporting the scope from IMR Hamburg they are also seconded to the main contractor in Kusile and Medupi and supervise the erection of the steam boiler as well as several local companies working for the main contractor not only for the installation of the piping also for installation of other boiler components such as boiler walls, ducting, auxiliary boilers.