Faulty cable leaves Woolworths in Australia with financial headache

The Approved Cables Initiative (ACI) is reporting that Woolworths may face a clean-up bill of $30 million to $60 million (16-32 million) for its role in the sale of faulty electrical cable to about 40,000 households and businesses. 


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The Approved Cable Initiative

The Approved Cables Initiative (ACI) is an industry-wide working group with supply chain representative bodies that has been established to address the issue of unsafe, non-approved and counterfeit cable entering the UK marketplace.


The first initiative of its kind in the electrical industry the ACI is direct in its approach to investigate and publicise the findings of cables found to be faulty, counterfeit or non-compliant with British, European or International Standards.


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