A year on, Trump's metals tariffs have more losers than winners

2019-03-24 16:03

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.

Davies: Without a steel industry, SA would regress

2019-02-27 21:05

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.

SA granted US tariff exemptions on some steel and aluminium products

2018-10-25 10:51

The US has granted SA tariff exemptions on 161 aluminium and 36 steel products, the trade and industry department said.

SA government to continue lobbying US on aluminium and steel tariffs

2018-05-10 12:11

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.

Metal markets steady as aluminum supply worries start to ease

2018-04-25 13:26

After three weeks of intense volatility, metal markets seem to be calming down.

Aluminium set for best week in 30 years as supply woes mount

2018-04-13 11:36

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.

Do we have to choose between bad body odour and deos with aluminium?

2017-10-03 15:08

More and more people are questioning the use of a particular ingredient that's supposed to keep us smelling fresh. What to know.

Power cuts to shave 10% off Hulamin's profit

2015-02-23 14:18

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 signs R10bn empowerment deal

2014-11-24 13:13

BHP Billiton has agreed to sell its Bayside casthouse in Richards Bay to Isizinda Aluminium, a broad-based black economic empowerment consortium.


One of the world's largest aluminium companies just got hit by a massive cyber attack

2019-03-20 13:32

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 ramps up aluminium cans in response to plastic backlash

2018-11-27 21:23

Nampak is ramping up production of aluminium cans as Africa’s biggest producer of beverage packaging responds to consumers’ global retreat from plastic.

Here's how much metal it takes to make your iPhone

2018-07-12 12:01

Each phone contains a number of metals, but there is far more aluminium than any other material.

Trump tariff decision on SA steel imports expected

2018-04-30 12:06

South Africa will soon know whether it will be exempt from US President Donald Trump’s steel and aluminium tariffs.

Aluminium prices are in the grip of an almighty rally. These JSE-listed companies are coining it.

2018-04-16 16:50

Aluminium prices hit six-year highs on Monday after last week's massive gains.

SA asks for exemption from Trump metal tariffs

2018-03-23 18:37

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 profit jumps

2017-06-13 19:51

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.

Hulamin buys BHP's SA aluminium casthouse

2014-11-24 15:02

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.

Aluminium project clears Guinea hurdle

2014-06-25 13:30

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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