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EDITORIAL COMMENT: Steel can lead industrial rebirth
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:06:00 GMT
Reviving Zimbabwes steel industry involves a lot more than simply repairing or rebuilding sections of the old Zisco plant in Redcliff. It will involve the shift to more modern requirements and resuscitation of and expansion of a range of mining and ...

Hope dims for higher Asia-West Africa container trade
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 20:34:00 GMT
At Lagos ports, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) shipping position showed that the 30 vessels will be conveying petroleum products, steel product ... and corn.Tanker vessels waiting to berth are Jinan, Dukham, Star Ploeg and Cenito conveying Premium ...

Shougang Concord Century : HNA Holding year loss narrows to HK$21.9m; ...
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 09:31:00 GMT
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NRZ sinking like Zisco, warns ex-executive
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 01:04:00 GMT
A former executive at the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) has warned government to keep its hands off the company lest it collapses like the Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company (Zisco). Zisco has not been operating for years and plans to resuscitate the ...

Steel Sandwich Panels Market Expects The Burgeoning Construction ...
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 09:41:00 GMT
This report studies Steel Sandwich Panels in the global market, especially in United States, Canada, Mexico, Germany, France, UK, Italy, Russia, China, Japan, India, Korea, Southeast Asia, Australia, Brazil, Middle East and Africa. This report also splits ...

Competitiveness commission faces public resistance
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:53:00 GMT
The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and Zisco also received close to US$14 million from ... Some of the UKs largest companies, including British Airways, British Steel and Jaguar and Rolls-Royce were also privatised. It led to efficiency ...

Govt to restructure SAZ
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 19:04:00 GMT
Mashonaland West Sen Tapera Machingaifa (Zanu-PF) had asked about progress on Zisco Steel. Minister Bimha said the Zanu-PF Government was handling the Zisco Steel issue in an integrated way. Remember that in the past, ESSAR wanted to come in and they ...

Anglo American swings back to profit
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT
The PIC will meet Anglo American to discuss whether its plan to sell more than half of its mines including local coal and iron-ore assets is the best option for South Africa.

Bimha admits revenue lost as tones of scrap metal looted
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:30:00 GMT
Research show steel was, as of 15 February 2017 ... ways that Bimha was exploring to assist government meet pension and salaries arrears for ZISCO employees. Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa had promised to allocate some money but it has remained ...

RBZ to prioritise forex allocation
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 09:38:00 GMT
Meanwhile Minister Bimha said the Government would continue engaging the workers of Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company over outstanding salaries ... Last week, I met with employee representatives of Zisco as part of my routine visit, said Minister ...

Global Light Gauge Steel Market 2017- Knauf, Akkon, Armstrong ...
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 22:41:00 GMT
This report studies Light Gauge Steel in Global market, especially in United States, Canada, Mexico, Germany, France, UK, Italy, Russia, China, Japan, India, Korea, Southeast Asia, Australia, Brazil, Middle East and Africa,

SA must lift above narrow individual interests - Cutifani
Mon, 06 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT
A R617m tax breather has boosted Anglo Americans iron ore unit Kumba, which posted a 20% rise in profit to R3bn, while its CEO has announced his decision to step down.

Nucor Looks for a Much Stronger 2017
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 14:17:00 GMT
Steel mill production was up 13% to 4.99 million tons ... Last year, antidumping cases resulted in restrictions on countries including China, Brazil, South Africa, and Turkey, and further investigations of practices in Japan and Taiwan could add to ...

Government cancels Essars licences
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 18:14:00 GMT
GOVERNMENT has cancelled Indian conglomerate, Essar Africa Holdings power generation licences after the company ditched the country due to government bickering over its investment in integrated steel company, Ziscosteel (Zisco). Essar unceremoniously ...

Eskom at loggerheads with coal mine companies
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Kumba Iron Ore has been the biggest loser on the JSE after it announced it would pay the South African Revenue Service a R2.5bn tax bill.

EVRAZ grew output of coking coal concentrate
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT
EVRAZ has announced its operational results for the full year of 2016. In 2016, consolidated crude steel production and steel product output, net of re-rolled volumes, decreased by 5.7% and 6.1% respectively. This was mainly due to weak tubular and rail markets in North America, lower crude steel production at EVRAZ ZSMK due to planned capital repairs at blast furnaces in 2016, and the deconsolidation of EVRAZ Highveld Steel and Vanadium in April 2015. Changes in the steel product mix reflect...

China steel, iron ore: A new year, a new bubble: Russell
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 04:02:00 GMT
Australia and Brazil supply about 83 percent of China's imports, but the smaller producing countries, such as South Africa, India and Iran, will no doubt be looking at grabbing some additional market share. Even if China's steel output remains steady in ...

Imperatives for the new Industrial Policy
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 01:28:00 GMT
A case in point is the clashes between the ministries of mines (ZANU-PF) and that of industry and commerce (MDC) which some attributed to the ultimate failure of the ZISCO deal. The steel sector was identified as one of the four priority sectors in the IP ...

ArcelorMittal USA secures tariffs of up to 94 percent
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 12:40:00 GMT
The U.S. International Trade Commission has determined imports of steel plates from Brazil, South Africa and Turkey have been hurting U.S. steelmakers, a decision that will result in tariffs of up to 94 percent. ArcelorMittal USA, Nucor and SSAB from Lisle ...

Steel Prices: Chinese Steel Futures Continue Rally, US Steel ...
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 12:04:00 GMT
... US International Trade Commission has determined imports of steel plates from Brazil, South Africa and Turkey have been hurting US steelmakers. Tariffs up to 94% will be applied to these imports. ArcelorMittal USA, Nucor and SSAB requested the tariffs.

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