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Steel industry policies need an urgent radical rethink

OPINION | THE news that ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA) is to mothball both its Newcastle and Vereeniging plants should be the death knell of...

Training is pivotal to project excellence and galvanizing industry success

THE Hot Dip Galvanizers Association Southern Africa plays a pivotal, lynchpin role in liaising across the entire value chain as it seeks to develop...

Growing the economy is the only way to fix SA – SEIFSA

THE Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa CEO Lucio Trentini says 2024 is likely to be another busy and challenging year, with wage negotiations, general elections, loadshedding,...

Bold, decisive and urgent reform needed to save the steel sector

A LOT has been reported in assessing the likely impact the potential closure of ArcelorMittal SA’s operations in Newcastle and Vereeniging, as well as...

SEIFSA questions support for the Steel Master Plan as the industry faces disintegration and collapse

OPINION | THE steel industry is the backbone of any economy, it forms the foundation of any modern economy and is essential to every...

Bigger and better Pinetown premises benefits the company and customers

THE Pinetown branch of First Cut, a leading South African provider of cutting, welding and grinding consumables and equipment, has seen substantial benefits from...

Once-mighty steel producer starts wind-down process

ARCELORMITTAL South Africa has previously advised shareholders of the efforts made to ensure the long-term viability of the Newcastle Works and the broader long...

SAISC warns of knock-on effects of Newcastle mill closure

THE imminent closure of the ArcelorMittal Newcastle ‘long’ steel products operation in Newcastle is likely to cause considerable turbulence within the local steel sector,...

Extended scrap metal ban would be policy change by stealth – SEIFSA

THE Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (SEIFSA) has always taken the position that the scrap metal export ban is misguided in...

Leadership re-shuffle at high-end aluminium producer

HULAMIN announced that the current chief financial officer of the company, Meganathan (Mark) Gounder, has been appointed as the chief executive officer of Hulamin...

SA welding system impresses at German show

THE Essen Welding and Cutting show in Germany made a remarkable return in 2023 after a six-year hiatus, showcasing significant change in the industry,...

RB-based global plant manufacturer creates a new heavy industries division

WITH almost seventy years of demonstrated expertise in complex engineering, heavy fabrication, and machining for its own range of material handling equipment, Bell Equipment...

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Seifsa and Numsa conclude 3-year agreement in record time

AFTER three formal engagements, Seifsa and Numsa have concluded the terms of a historic three-year wage agreement for the period 1 July 2024 to...