This page begin with a story.
It was turn around 2004 on phase2. After small time (several days) four transformers
on package B (2844-TRN- 1,2 3&4) were licking oil through bushings, on 6KV side.
In more than 20 years of his existance,
Rasco changed 2 bushings on high voltage side.
Unbelievable. After internal investigation, it was clear that they were
overstrenghten, and tus broken.
After more investigation, it was seen, crew for turn around, was nonprofessional selected.
What happened. Head Division of elctric departement, ask his pupil on direct contract, a tecnician whom he gave the best accomodation
in Gast House to recomend some people he know. The man recomended his relatives, they didn't have touch with electrics. The
same man, was a direct connection of Libyan management with contractors. It is very easy to suppose, for some small amount
of bribery they brought completely nonqulified people. Bravo for our Head. Very soon you'll see his picture on this blog.
But this is a primitive way, there are very sophisticated ways to take bribery from contractors.
are three kind of contracting: Turn Around (money alocated for invested maintenance), service order and contract for
some jobs which are unusual for factory (extensions of some plants or something like this).
When is Turn Around, the eyes of managers are like frogs. They shoud give job for companies
with offers, which are the lowest in price. Ok but when it come to sign for executed job, then contractors must be very generous
with rasco2 managers.
When is service order, it come to pay for a year in the bulk a big amount of money.
the man who perform service become a small amount comparing with complete contract.
Difference is always shared. Of course
not by workers, it go in managers pockets.
The third way, is to borrow contractors money in Libyan Dinars, because they are not quited
yet, and after proper payment to return them money with interest.
These amounts should cover expences for accomodation
and food, go up to 30000LD monthly.
Many times more.
As you can see contractors, are another golden mine for small corruption.
follow some examples before we discover names.
Always, when lack of local currency, there are financial managers which generously, offer
their loan, but hidden a completely private.
Also they use to buy, already signed invoice for money order, at lower price (about 15%less).
Namely, contractor can't get this money immediately, and then its better to arrange through managers and bank to receive less
money on time instead to wait for payment months and even years.