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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...

Stainless steel sector fights to supply parastatals and brewers

THE use of local stainless steel is crucial to driving demand and the subsequent beneficiation of this highly prized metal. Work still needs to...

Mashatile tells CEOs that govt is committed to dealing with SA’s mounting challenges

DEPUTY President Paul Mashatile has urged businesses not to lose hope as government works to tackle the country’s major challenges. Mashatile was delivering the...

Flood-ravaged Inanda Bridge rises stronger

THE Amandletu Bridge was a vital link for the Amaoti Inanda Community, enabling students, teachers, and community members to access their school, healthcare, and...

Steel industry faces Competition Commission scrutiny

THE Competition Commission’s Steel Industry Inquiry has been established to examine whether or not there are any features or a combination of features in...

Institute shares knowledge for everyone in the steel value chain’s benefit, including engineers

AS the only institute of its kind in the region, the Southern African Institute of Steel Construction (SAISC) is uniquely positioned to service its...

SA’s nuclear build programme a bonanza for galvanized steel uptake

SOUTH Africa’s National Infrastructure 2050 plan places the spotlight on 9.6 GW of new nuclear energy plants converted from decommissioned coal power stations. The...

Forging a strong future for the local steel sector

DESPITE the current turmoil in the Ukraine-Russian war zone, South African steel supplies have not been badly affected, even though these countries are two...

Choosing the right steel grade

THERE are probably as many different steel and pipe products on offer as there are different uses for them. While steel manufacturers have a...

Employers must drive the Steel Master Plan, says SEIFSA

THIS is the view of the federation's CEO Lucio Trentini. Speaking at the recent Steel and Engineering Federation of Southern Africa’s conference, Trentini said...

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Supplier partnership ensures construction contractor’s quality

TAKING an unconventional route into the construction sector, EB Construction’s Ben Wagner has built a solid contracting business that serves residential, commercial and industrial...

Crushing and screening customers supported

IN an environment where crushing and screening operations attach great importance to equipment uptime and productivity, an extensive footprint of 11 Sandvik entities in...