South Africa

Piped diesel to Gauteng halted by theft from pipeline

Another theft of fuel from a Transnet pipeline to Gauteng from Durban pushed the number of incidents of such breaches on its network to more than 90, a threefold increase compared with the whole of last year.

The theft of diesel from the pipeline that supplies 148-million litres of fuel a week is the latest in escalating fuel theft from Transnet’s pipeline division.

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