[X]

CSIR power outage

Publication Date: 
Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Media statement

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) would like to inform all its stakeholders of a power outage at its Scientia Campus in Pretoria. This is a result of damage caused by a lightning strike to the campus’s main transformers last night.

Due to the outage, some of the organisation’s operations have been affected, however a business continuity plan has been instituted to ensure the smooth running of critical services and infrastructure during this period.

Contact Person

David Mandaha

012 841 3654 or 072 126 8910

dmandaha@csir.co.za

Media statement

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) would like to inform all its stakeholders of a power outage at its Scientia Campus in Pretoria. This is a result of damage caused by a lightning strike to the campus’s main transformers last night.

Due to the outage, some of the organisation’s operations have been affected, however a business continuity plan has been instituted to ensure the smooth running of critical services and infrastructure during this period.

A team of specialists is currently conducting an assessment of the damage and various contingency plans have been implemented to restore power as soon as possible.

Should you experience difficulty in contacting the CSIR for any services, please direct your enquiries to 012 841 3267. We appreciate your patience and understanding while we address this matter.

ENDS

Issued by David Mandaha, CSIR Media Manager, 012 841 3654 or 072 126 8910.

Follow us on social media:

Twitter: @CSIR. Facebook: CSIRSouthAfrica. Instagram: CSIRSouthAfrica. LinkedIn: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). Youtube: CSIRNewMedia