ARTICLES RELATING TO SEIFSA

SA steel sector pleads for 'bold action' as GDP growth plunges

2019-06-04 15:30

South Africa's steel and metal sector has pleaded with President Cyril Ramaphosa to show bold leadership in place of "soothing words" after Stats SA reported a shock 3.2% fall in the country's quarterly GDP on Tuesday morning.

'Uncontrollable' fuel and energy costs added to jobs losses - Seifsa

2018-08-02 12:16

The loss of 105 000 jobs in the manufacturing sector highlights subdued domestic demand for industry and uncertainty over global growth, says an economist.

Fear of jobs bloodbath over Eskom tariff hike

2017-11-20 06:00

An economists warns that Eskom's proposed 19.9% electricity hike will result in job losses in the steel and engineering sector, which has already suffered more than 25 000 job cuts over the last three years.

Steel industry in crisis - Jim

2015-08-24 19:42

The steel industry is in crisis, says National Union of Metalworkers of SA general secretary Irvin Jim.

Electricity tariff hike will cripple SA - Seifsa

2015-06-17 09:21

If Eskom's proposed 25% electricity tariff hike is approved, it will cripple South Africa, an industry body says.

Eskom warning system not adequate - Seifsa

2015-01-28 14:38

The biggest challenge facing the steel and engineering industries impacted by load shedding was the lack of predictability due to slow warning systems, said an expert.

Steel output hit by Eskom disruptions

2015-01-13 08:24

As steel output declined in October and November, an engineering body warns Eskom power cuts could wipe out 23% of production in the steel and engineering sector.

Neasa appeals Labour Court ruling

2014-12-03 10:57

The National Employers' Association of SA has filed an urgent notice to appeal the court ruling allowing the extension of the metal sector wage agreement.

Pay deal case: Final arguments to be heard

2014-11-13 14:41

The Labour Court in Johannesburg will hear final arguments in an urgent application brought by the National Employers' Association of SA relating to a wage deal.

Interim relief in wage agreement case

2014-09-25 20:05

The Labour Court in Johannesburg has granted interim relief when it prevented the extension of the metals industry wage agreement to non-signatories, says Neasa.

 

Steel and engineering body elects new president amid industry challenges

2018-10-14 14:15

The Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (Seifsa) announced on Sunday that it had elected Arabella Holdings executive chair Elias Monage as its new president and chair of its board of directors.

US steel and aluminium tariffs to cost exporters R3bn, says industry body

2018-05-02 18:40

The decision by the US government not to exempt local steel products from import duties will cost SA exporters an estimated R3bn, according to steel federation Seifsa.

Workers in steel sector to benefit from 7% wage increase

2017-08-23 19:42

Labour unions have settled on a three-year wage agreement for members working in the steel industry.

Unions want judicial inquiry into Eskom

2015-06-18 16:28

Several trade unions in the metals and engineering sector want a judicial commission of inquiry to look into Eskom's problems.

Electricity tariff hike will cripple SA - Seifsa

2015-06-16 16:16

If Eskom's proposed 25% electricity tariff hike is approved, it will cripple South Africa, an industry body says.

'Abuse of imbalance of power' in labour dealings

2015-01-13 12:17

The National Employers’ Association of South Africa says it deplores what it calls the abuse of the imbalance of power by big business.

Neasa - Court sets aside wage deal

2014-12-18 13:29

The Labour Court in Johannesburg has set aside the 2011-2014 metal sector wage agreement, says Neasa.

Court dismisses Neasa application

2014-12-01 21:03

Labour body Neasa has lost a court application which forms part of its bid to stop the extension of a wage agreement to other unions.

Court grants Neasa further relief

2014-11-04 19:55

The Labour Court has extended a court order preventing a wage agreement in the metal industry from being extended to parties or employers not party to it

Interim relief in wage agreement case

2014-09-25 20:05

The Labour Court in Johannesburg has granted interim relief when it prevented the extension of the metals industry wage agreement to non-signatories, says Neasa.

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