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Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) has declared force majeure at the Richards Bay Bulk Terminal following a fire that broke out on Wednesday evening and affected conveyor belt routes, requiring the terminal to close.

“The fire was contained within five hours after the terminal isolated the electrical power to the routes to ensure that firefighters were able to extinguish the fire at speed,” according to a statement released on Friday.

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