Steel Prices

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.

Steel sinks as China’s growth slows

Producers are taking a big hit and there is little chance of exporting the surplus.

Steel crisis spurs state into action

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

Government may impose export tax on iron ore, steel

The government may be looking to implement export taxes on iron ore and steel products, it announced in a post Cabinet briefing.

South Africa is not ArcelorMittal’s only battlefield

ArcelorMittal South Africa's recent bad performance mirrors that of its parent, which has also announced dismal interim results.

Heavy going in the steel sector

A drop in demand, an 84% slump in profit and rising costs do not bode well for producer ArcelorMittal, writes Lynley Donnelly.

Sishen row: Govt targets steel prices

The debacle over the award of lapsed mining rights in the Sishen iron ore mine could be used by government to force Amsa to cut in steel prices.

A steel at the price

Government is watching closely the standoff between Kumba and ArcelorMittal and its effect on steel prices, Lynley Donnelly reports.

Steel price drop may force shutdowns, job cuts

ArcelorMittal SA on Wednesday warned that if steel prices slid further it may be forced to look at shutting down facilities.

Steel costs squeeze industry

Informal operators working from their garages and bakkies may see an increase in their numbers as marginal formal workshops scale down.


Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

‘Frustrated’ police resort to force

Regulation uncertainty leaves slap-happy police and soldiers to decide when people should or shouldn’t be allowed on the streets

Tension over who’s boss of courts

In a letter, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng questions whether Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has acted constitutionally

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories