Instead of focusing on rebuilding the country after years of state capture, we were distracted by a sideshow, writes Mandy Wiener.
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Trade wars don’t seem to be as 'good, and easy to win' as US President Donald Trump promised a year ago when he imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.
Hard decisions had to be taken to stabilise SA's steel industry, as without it there would be 'massive deindistrialisation' in SA, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.
The US has granted SA tariff exemptions on 161 aluminium and 36 steel products, the trade and industry department said.
Minister of Communications Nomvula Mokonyane says Cabinet is disappointed at the US decision not to exempt SA from its application of steel and aluminium duties.
After three weeks of intense volatility, metal markets seem to be calming down.
Aluminum prices are heading for the best week in at least three decades as US sanctions on Russian producer United Rusal send buyers scrambling to find supplies.
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Aluminium products maker Hulamin has swung to a full-year profit, but warns it could lose 10% of its profit if power cuts by Eskom to its operations continue.
BHP Billiton has agreed to sell its Bayside casthouse in Richards Bay to Isizinda Aluminium, a broad-based black economic empowerment consortium.
Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro , one of the world's largest aluminium producers, has been hit by a cyber attack that it says has partially shut down operations.
Nampak is ramping up production of aluminium cans as Africa’s biggest producer of beverage packaging responds to consumers’ global retreat from plastic.
Each phone contains a number of metals, but there is far more aluminium than any other material.
South Africa will soon know whether it will be exempt from US President Donald Trump’s steel and aluminium tariffs.
Aluminium prices hit six-year highs on Monday after last week's massive gains.
The duties, which take effect on Friday, include a 10% tariff on the imports of aluminium, and a 25% tariff on imports of steel into the US.
Insimbi Refractory and Alloy Supplies has released its annual financial results, with gross profit up 49% from R125m in the previous period to R186m this financial year.
Aluminium-products maker Hulamin is part of a group which has signed a deal to buy a casthouse from BHP Billiton, sending its shares higher.
Guinea's parliament has approved amendments in a deal with Emirates Global Aluminium, which will see the start of bauxite production in 2017.
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