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EDITORIAL COMMENT: Do not let the Luddites win
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:29:00 GMT
Not too long ago, government announced plans to revive the Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company (Zisco), in a $1 billion deal, which could rise to $2 billion, we were told, in terms of a deal with Chinese investors. Ziscos revival fortunes are dependent on ...
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Wed, 20 Sep 2017 01:30:00 GMT
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Size Matters: Which Are the Top 10 Steel-Producing Companies
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 10:59:00 GMT
As you can see, ArcelorMittal (MT) was the worlds largest steel producer last year, with shipments of 95.5 million metric tons. The company has major operations in Europe, NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement), Brazil, and ACIS (Africa and ...
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Iron ore price drops as Chinese steel begins to pile up
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:27:00 GMT
China produces as much steel as the rest of the world combined ... Year-to-date imports of high-quality iron ore from Australia, Brazil and South Africa are 6.7% higher than in 2016, already a record breaking year when imports topped one billion tonnes ...
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Mystery deal to revive long-dead steelworks
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:00:00 GMT
Zisco steel was once Africas largest integrated steel maker. It folded operations in 2008 because of gross mismanagement and a failure by the state-owned firm to keep abreast with advancing technology, according to analysts. The African unit of India ...
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Last chance saloon for Zisco
Wed, 13 Sep 2017 19:42:00 GMT
Last week, the government announced a new suitor for Zisco: Chinese firm, R & F, so deep-pocketed that they would inject $2 billion into the ailing steel giant. The investor, with interests in property and hotels, is touted to revive the steel giant and ...
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Government, business interface progressive
Thu, 07 Sep 2017 22:48:00 GMT
Many of them have bled the fiscus for too long. Of course we have witnessed strategies to resuscitate such enterprises as Zisco Steel and the National Railways of Zimbabwe. This is expected to yield results. We certainly share your concerns over under ...
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Wed, 06 Sep 2017 02:32:00 GMT
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Chinese firm to resuscitate Zisco
Sun, 03 Sep 2017 23:48:00 GMT
It (the deal) is configured in a way that we would want the investors to focus more on steel making and we will hive off some of the subsidiaries of Zisco which will allow other players to participate. You have subsidiaries like Lancashire ...
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Ex-Zisco employees future hangs in the balance
Sun, 03 Sep 2017 15:19:00 GMT
Munyaradzi Musiiwa, Midlands Correspondent THE future of former Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company (Zisco Steel) workers is hanging by a thread after the Government announced that it will not be part of the recruitment process in the new deal with Chinese ...
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Pan-African News Wire
Sun, 03 Sep 2017 08:12:00 GMT
ZIMBABWEs industrialisation strategy has been given a major boost following last weeks announcement that a wealthy Chinese investor R and F Company is planning to plough US$2 billion into the iron and steel behemoth, Zisco. Zisco is the focal ...
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China's R&F to invest up to $2bn to revive Zimbabwe steelmaker ...
Thu, 31 Aug 2017 05:29:00 GMT
China's R&F plans to invest up to $2-billion to revive operations at Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company (Zisco), the southern African nation's industry and commerce minister said on Tuesday. Saddled by high debt and gross mismanagement, Zisco ceased ...
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Hwange pins hope on Zisco deal
Wed, 30 Aug 2017 15:19:00 GMT
Africa Moyo Business Reporter TROUBLED coal-mining firm, Hwange Colliery Company Limited, says the plans by Government to resuscitate operations at Ziscosteel a former top steel producer ... had been found for Zisco is very welcome news ...
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Chinas R&F to invest up to $2BN to revive Zimbabwe steelmaker ...
Wed, 30 Aug 2017 02:09:00 GMT
HARARE Reuters - Chinas R&F plans to invest up to $2 billion to revive operations at Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company (ZISCO), the southern African nations industry and commerce minister said on Tuesday. Saddled by high debt and gross ...
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Nigeria in 1min: Economic, Business & Financial Headlines ...
Tue, 29 Aug 2017 23:07:00 GMT
Source Daily Trust Read More China's R&F to invest up to $2 bln to revive Zimbabwe steelmaker ZISCO -minister - Chinas R&F plans to invest up to $2 billion to revive operations at Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company (ZISCO), the southern African nations ...
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African Markets - Factors to watch on Aug. 30
Tue, 29 Aug 2017 22:05:00 GMT
ZIMBABWE STEEL China's R&F plans to invest up to $2 billion to revive operations at Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company (ZISCO), the southern African nation's industry and commerce minister said on Tuesday. For the latest precious metals report click on For ...
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Govt secures $1bn for Zisco revival Investment projected to reach ...
Tue, 29 Aug 2017 20:32:00 GMT
Minister Bimha said R and F was not just interested in the rehabilitation of Zisco, but also expanding steel processing in the country, including production of stainless steel products. Said Dr Bimha: We have already agreed with them on their framework ...
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Government secures $1 billion for Zisco revival
Tue, 29 Aug 2017 12:23:00 GMT
Dr Bimha said R and F was not just interested in the rehabilitation of Zisco, but also expanding steel processing in the country, including production of stainless steel products. Said Dr Bimha: We have already agreed with them on their framework of the ...
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Delight as govt seals ZISCOSTEEL revival deal
Tue, 29 Aug 2017 10:48:00 GMT
Some were hopeful that the new investor will rescue them from the poverty they are living in as a result of non- productivity at ZISCO. Others however were not so optimistic, hinting that they have heard the story of the revival of giant steel company so ...
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Breakfast News - AIM Breakfast : BOS GLOBAL Holdings, Empresaria ...
Wed, 23 Aug 2017 02:37:00 GMT
CASA has commenced exploration drilling operations at the ... 9.5p 76.57m The diversified mineral development company with a portfolio of vanadium, titanium, iron ore, tin and coal assets in Southern Africa announced that following the announcement ...
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