Arcelormittal

ArcelorMittal to keep its head above water by cutting more jobs

After announcing weak financial results for the first half of 2019, the steel manufacturer is planning to cut more jobs to be able to operate

Midrand’s ‘airpocalypse’ a reality with toxic air

The air people breathe in Midrand is often 50 times more toxic than is considered safe

​ArcelorMittal facing criminal charges for alleged breach of pollution licence

Company is being charged for allegedly operating parts of its giant steel mill, and polluting the air, without permission to do so

Global investors are launching a climate plan to pressure gas emitters

The plan will focus on: improving governance on climate change, curbing emissions and strengthening climate-related financial disclosures"

Just how representative is the steel industry, when downstream players suffer?

In the wake of further calls to regulate the steel industry, downstream players are sidelined and ArcelorMittal has the loudest say.

US steels itself against SA imports

While the local steel industry is seeking tariff protection, its US counterpart is – surprise! – petitioning for anti-dumping duties to be imposed.

SA’s steel industry on brink of collapse

China’s over-supply is putting thousands of South African jobs at risk, but the state has been slow to respond.

Foes unite to keep job crisis at bay

The local steel industry is vanishing and about 190 000 people face losing their jobs.

Steel crisis spurs state into action

Falling prices and a global oversupply could trigger import tariffs to protect local producers.

Just admit it, corporate SA: You are killers

For too long, industries have been able to operate unchecked, a situation that costs people's lives.

Big business shrugs off health concerns

Boipatong struggles to breathe and residents say the steel mill is to blame. But ArcelorMittal says it is not responsible for their health problems.

ArcelorMittal could face action in SA

Tough talk around ArcelorMittal's French plans has shone a spotlight on its local pricing structure.

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Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it