Bridgestone’s South Africa plant impacted by electricity cuts

Brits, South Africa – Japanese tire maker Bridgestone has support a legal action against the Madibeng municipality, following an “unlawful” electricity cut by the municipality at its manufacturing plant in Brits, South Africa.

The legal action, to be taken by the local Brits Industrialists Association (BIA), is against a power cut between 13 to 16 Jan, “after the municipality defied a court interdict preventing it from cutting the factory’s power,” said Bridgestone in a statement 17 Jan.

The facility in Brits, one of Bridgestone’s two plants in…

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