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9 companies granted Special Economic Zone status
Sun, 09 Sep 2018 23:00:00 GMT
Surewin Pvt Ltd will operate the Sunway City Technology Park Special Economic Zone, while Iron Steel Company of Zimbabwe Pvt Ltd will operate the Zisco Special Economic Zone, and Afrochine Pvt Ltd ...
https://bulawayo24.com/news/national/144870&c=13464370365820897232&mkt=en-gb


Frustrated At Ziscosteel, Ex-employee Becomes Town Mayor
Fri, 07 Sep 2018 01:37:00 GMT
FORMER Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company (Zisco) plant operator, Clayton Masiyatsva (MDC Alliance), has been elected Redcliff mayor, taking over from Zanu PFs Freddy Kapuya who has dumped the Midlands ...
https://www.zimeye.net/2018/09/07/frustrated-at-ziscosteel-ex-employee-becomes-town-mayor/&c=1497160658102451903&mkt=en-gb


How Politics Turned Tables for Former ZISCO Worker
Thu, 06 Sep 2018 23:31:00 GMT
Jane MlamboFormer Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company (Zisco) plant operator, Clayton Masiyatsva (MDC Alliance), has been elected Redcliff mayor, taking over from Zanu PFs Freddy Kapuya who has dumped t...
https://www.zimeye.net/2018/09/07/how-politics-turned-tables-for-former-zisco-worker/&c=9518547057315453601&mkt=en-gb


Failure, Scandal and Success: Taking Stock of Mnangagwas China ...
Thu, 06 Sep 2018 00:55:00 GMT
To make way for the deal, Ziscos $494 million debt was slapped on the taxpayer. Yet, there is still nothing to show. Bimha, at the time of the announcement, said the company would produce a million t...
https://howafrica.com/failure-scandal-and-success-taking-stock-of-mnangagwas-china-mega-deals/&c=10963859312599939978&mkt=en-gb


Steel Roofing Market 2018- Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share ...
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 17:00:00 GMT
NCI Building Systems, Kingspan Group, BlueScope Steel Limited, CertainTeed Roofing ... Central & South America, Brazil, Argentina, Rest of South America, Middle East & Africa, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Re...
http://www.sbwire.com/press-releases/steel-roofing-market-2018-global-industry-analysis-size-share-growth-trends-and-forecast-by-2025-1032068.htm&c=2111583763244199396&mkt=en-gb


Parastatal reform crucial in a new Zimbabwe
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 05:29:00 GMT
I was partly involved in the privatisation of the coke division of the Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company (Zisco) in the past three years. This project was launched by the minister of Industry two weeks ...
https://www.dailynews.co.zw/articles/2018/08/15/parastatal-reform-crucial-in-a-new-zimbabwe&c=18147476458127167780&mkt=en-gb


Is Bulawayo really poised for growth, or not
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 15:31:00 GMT
The refurbishment and revitalisation of the Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company (Zisco) will result in an increased demand for coal from Hwange which in turn will lead to growth of a heavy engineering man...
http://www.chronicle.co.zw/is-bulawayo-really-poised-for-growth-or-not/&c=10302192046561632035&mkt=en-gb


Govt comes to rescue of ex-Zisco employees
Tue, 31 Jul 2018 17:00:00 GMT
BY BLESSED MHLANGA ZISCO Steel Plant Former worker Clayton Masiyatsva told NewsDay yesterday that all workers owed over five years salaries had started receiving their dues following an agreement rea...
https://www.msn.com/en-za/news/other/govt-comes-to-rescue-of-ex-zisco-employees/ar-BBLkYdq&c=2722279691028792803&mkt=en-gb


China-assisted wrestling arena welcomed by Senegalese society
Wed, 25 Jul 2018 18:44:00 GMT
Senegalese government acknowledged the construction of the project in the exchange notes it inked with Chinese government in February 2014, and then signed construction contract with Hunan Constructio...
http://en.people.cn/n3/2018/0726/c90000-9484884.html&c=8494927297311905304&mkt=en-gb


Total advances renewable energy projects in Brazil
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 02:15:00 GMT
Brazil generates about three quarters of its electricity from ... a rig contract canceled because of maritime disputes off the coast of Ghana. Europe seeks steel safeguards against U.S. tariffs 20 hou...
https://www.upi.com/Energy-News/2018/07/18/Total-advances-renewable-energy-projects-in-Brazil/4091531906079/&c=5378666718728847000&mkt=en-gb


Chamisa & Mnangagwa Totally Clueless That Zimbabwe Doesnt ...
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:06:00 GMT
Zisco Steel was Africas renowned steel supplier, but is lying idle, while the country is left to import steel products from South Africa and China. In the first days of this new government, there was ...
https://www.zimeye.net/2018/07/18/chamisa-mnangagwa-totally-clueless-that-zimbabwe-doesnt-need-foreign-money/&c=3378577023079190655&mkt=en-gb


US probe darkens Glencore horizons from Africa to Americas
Wed, 04 Jul 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Investigation is casting a wider net with the addition of Venezuela and Nigeria to its investigation, increasing the likelihood that Glencores management will get bogged down in a lengthy legal process.
http://www.mining.com/web/us-probe-darkens-glencore-horizons-africa-americas/


GLOBAL BILLET WRAP: Prices pick up on post-Ramadan restocking
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 06:47:00 GMT
Buying activity was mainly concentrated in North Africa, where customers started to restock because prices for domestic finished long steel products ... The inventory for the product in Tangshan totaled 230,000 tonnes on Friday, down by 10,000 tonnes ...
https://www.fastmarkets.com/article/3813968/global-billet-wrap-prices-pick-up-on-post-ramadan-restocking&c=16320900161177337577&mkt=en-gb


International steel conference canceled under trade tensions
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 13:28:00 GMT
The forum was created in December 2016 by major steel producers like the U.S., Europe, China, Japan, Brazil, India, and South Africa. At the first ministerial meeting, held in Berlin last November, the members agreed to such measures as regularly reporting ...
https://asia.nikkei.com/Economy/Trade-tensions/International-steel-conference-canceled-under-trade-tensions&c=16894112633639327606&mkt=en-gb


Structural steel pipe market research insights shared in detailed ...
Tue, 12 Jun 2018 05:51:00 GMT
Brazil, Argentina, Rest of South America, Middle East & Africa, Saudi Arabia, Turkey & Rest of Middle East & Africa, with production, consumption, revenue (million USD), and market share and growth rate of Global Structural Steel Pipe in these regions ...
https://www.whatech.com/market-research/industrial/477256-structural-steel-pipe-market-research-insights-shared-in-detailed-report&c=15627201802039613471&mkt=en-gb


Out of Asia: China steel exporters chase new buyers in Africa ...
Thu, 07 Jun 2018 03:17:00 GMT
Exports to Nigeria, Africas biggest economy and the continents top buyer of Chinese steel, rose 15 percent in the first quarter, and shipments to Algeria, the fourth-largest economy, nearly tripled. In South America, Chinese shipments to Brazil ...
https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/out-of-asia-china-steel-exporters-chase-new-buyers-in-africa-south-america/&c=9548671531066718612&mkt=en-gb


Out of Asia - China steel exporters chase new buyers in Africa ...
Wed, 06 Jun 2018 01:50:00 GMT
Exports to Nigeria, Africa's biggest economy and the continent's top buyer of Chinese steel, rose 15 percent in the first quarter, and shipments to Algeria, the fourth-largest economy, nearly tripled. In South America, Chinese shipments to Brazil jumped 40 ...
https://uk.investing.com/news/commodities-news/out-of-asia--china-steel-exporters-chase-new-buyers-in-africa-south-america-1204596&c=14580910432654629001&mkt=en-gb


South Korean steel sector subject of 95 cases of import restrictions ...
Tue, 05 Jun 2018 22:42:00 GMT
Twenty-eight of the restrictions on steel imports are in the United States. Canada had 11, Thailand eight, India seven, Malaysia six and Australia five. There are also cases with the European Union, Indonesia, Taiwan, Mexico, Vietnam, Brazil, South Africa ...
https://steelguru.com/steel/south-korean-steel-sector-subject-of-95-cases-of-import-restrictions-by-foreign-countries/511314&c=1910389510963606509&mkt=en-gb


ED assents to Ziscosteel Bill
Wed, 30 May 2018 15:01:00 GMT
According to the Act, the debts of Zisco consists of liabilities incurred by the company ... Previous attempts to revive the giant steel company through Global Steel Holdings and Essar Africa Holdings have failed due to various reasons.
http://www.zimbabwesituation.com/news/ed-assents-to-ziscosteel-bill/&c=7773824971451615516&mkt=en-gb


New Zisco plant will be cheaper
Wed, 23 May 2018 15:56:00 GMT
Mr Mliswa said investors have been dragging their feet on the Zisco project over the years hence prejudicing the country and the economy. He said the country has as a result lost the foreign market for steel products, which it used to enjoy before the ...
http://www.chronicle.co.zw/new-zisco-plant-will-be-cheaper/&c=14045826686021938276&mkt=en-gb


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