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Steel giant hobbled by ball and chain ahead of crunch hearings on import protection
Steel giant hobbled by ball and chain ahead of crunch hearings on import protection
Having been handed a R1.5-billion fine, the largest in South African competition law history, serial offender ArcelorMittal South Africa (Amsa) has...
Tariff review of downstream industry could be a game changer for local steel sector
Tariff review of downstream industry could be a game changer for local steel sector
Wow, a lot is happening with steel in the trade protection space, with potentially far-reaching implications for the whole country.
SA's steel industry on brink of collapse
SA's steel industry on brink of collapse
The domestic steel industry is bleeding and stakeholders fear its death unless emergency protections are introduced soon.
Steel sinks as China’s growth slows
Steel sinks as China’s growth slows
Crude steel production in China will drop by 23-million tonnes next year, according to the nation’s leading industry group. That’s equivalent...
SA steel industry on the brink of collapse
SA steel industry on the brink of collapse
The first job losses in the steel industry will come in two waves. The first wave is here, and crisis talks continue between labour, business and...
Foes unite to keep job crisis at bay
Foes unite to keep job crisis at bay
It is Monday morning in Newtown, Johannesburg. The meeting of traditional foes has one thing on their agenda uniting them: to save the steel...
SA bonded to a stupid economy
SA bonded to a stupid economy
Was the most banal political meme ever generated the one James Carville hammered home to Bill Clinton in the 1992 United States presidential...
Steel crisis spurs state into action
Steel crisis spurs state into action
The government is throwing its considerable weight behind tariff protections for the very same steelmaking monopoly it has for years accused of...
French steel industry goes soft
French steel industry goes soft
In a valley lashed by wind and rain in the industrial heartland of northeast France, steelworkers blockading the local foundry see their action as a...
Manufacturers get tariff support
Manufacturers get tariff support
The Chinese have a reputation for being efficient and cost-competitive, but  manufacturing a stainless steel sink and exporting it for a...
Moves to temper steel giant
Moves to temper steel giant
Government's impatience with steel giant Arcelor-Mittal's decision to hike steel prices could see it force the company to sell some of its local...
ArcelorMittal SA slashes prices
ArcelorMittal SA slashes prices
ArcelorMittal SA, the South African unit of the world's number-one steel-maker, said on Monday it would cut prices for a third month running and...

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