Steel penny drops – ANC refuses to sacrifice local industry for Chinese friendship

2015-08-26 15:33

Alec Hogg says contrary to popular opinion, the ANC is showing it is not prepared to sacrifice local industry on the altar of Chinese friendship.

SA readying to add tariffs on Chinese steel imports

2015-08-24 14:50

SA is preparing to introduce tariffs on Chinese steel imports, according to a group of labour unions and producers that met with government officials last week.

China July steel output falls 4.6%

2015-08-12 09:15

Chinese crude steel output has fallen 4.6% to 65.84 million tonnes in July, as steel mills in the world's top producer faced tumbling prices and faltering demand.

ArcelorMittal turns to rabbits to go green

2015-07-19 15:10

The company will spend €1.1 billion (R14.8 billion) to turn carbon monoxide into ethanol using a microbe normally found in the gut of rabbits.

Evraz asks court to set aside debtors' claim

2015-05-25 16:26

Evraz Highveld says Sasfin Holdings is stalling a process to rescue the company from insolvency as the bank refuses to cede control of a debtors’ book.

ArcelorMittal cuts forecast on iron ore gain

2015-05-07 10:46

ArcelorMittal cut its annual profit target as decade-low iron ore prices overwhelm a recovery in steel.

Evraz steel unit files for bankruptcy protection

2015-04-14 13:40

Evraz steelmaker, plans to apply for the local equivalent of bankruptcy protection as a slump in demand for the metal left it with insufficient funds.

EU, Japan win China trade dispute over steel

2015-02-15 18:30

China has violated international trade rules when it imposed anti-dumping tariffs against certain steel tubes from the European Union and Japan, says the WTO.

Zimbabwe set to revive steel production

2014-05-09 17:17

Zimbabwe will resume steel production within two years, implementing a long delayed joint venture with an Indian company.

ArcelorMittal SA narrows full-year loss

2014-02-07 10:07

ArcelorMittal SA, a unit of the world's top steelmaker, has narrowed its full-year loss, helped by a weaker rand and firmer steel prices.


BHP cuts China steel forecast as profits plunge

2015-08-25 12:02

BHP Billiton says its full-year profit has plunged as commodity prices tumbled and has cut its forecasts for steel demand and output in China, its largest customer.

Labour, business in bid to stop steel jobs bloodbath

2015-08-21 13:50

Labour and business are meeting with government in a bid to stem massive job losses as China's dumping of steel is destroying jobs, says metalworkers' union Numsa.

Evraz Steel could lay off 1 000 workers

2015-07-21 20:09

Evraz could lay off more than 1 000 workers after temporarily ceasing the production of steel due to depressed prices and competition from Chinese imports.

ArcelorMittal turns to rabbits to go green

2015-07-19 15:05

The company will spend €1.1 billion (R14.8 billion) to turn carbon monoxide into ethanol using a microbe normally found in the gut of rabbits.

SA billionaire selling off steel empire

2015-05-12 19:00

South African steel tycoon Eric Samson, aged 76, is in the process of unwinding an industrial empire that he spent more than five decades building, it has emerged.

Urbanising India best bet for Chinese steel

2015-05-05 10:15

India will be the lone bright spot for Chinese steelmen trying to cut bloated inventories as Asia's third-largest economy embarks on an urbanisation drive.

Alert Steel update on business rescue

2015-02-16 11:15

Shareholders of Alert Steel Holdings are referred to the announcement released in December 2014 regarding the business rescue proceedings.

ArcelorMittal SA to present environmental plan

2014-12-02 11:50

ArcelorMittal SA will not challenge a court ruling that it must hand over documents related to its largest steel plant to an environmental activist group.

Evraz appoints new CEO

2014-04-16 16:44

The steel and vanadium producer Evraz Highveld has appointed a new chief executive as the company struggles to return to profitability.

Seifsa worried over growth in metals sector

2014-01-10 19:30

Seifsa says it's worried about the slow growth in metals and engineering, but it's upbeat that the confidence level is now 128% higher compared to 2009.

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