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Hold govt to account on mega deals, says Mudenda
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 17:17:00 GMT
If Zisco does not arise, the industrialisation in terms of steel trade will not happen, he said while giving his keynote address at the 2018 pre-budget seminar held in Bulawayo yesterday. Mudenda sai...
https://www.newsday.co.zw/2018/11/hold-govt-to-account-on-mega-deals-says-mudenda/&c=1343856293095746691&mkt=en-gb


German bank wants guarantee over Zisco debt
Mon, 05 Nov 2018 20:35:00 GMT
German Development Bank (KfW) has engaged Government to guarantee the sovereignty of the $225 million debt, which it is owed by the Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company (Ziscosteel) in case ZimCoke ...
http://nehandaradio.com/2018/11/05/german-bank-wants-guarantee-over-zisco-debt/&c=2107782076848922584&mkt=en-gb


Trump Trade war - South Africa seeking full exemptions on steel ...
Wed, 24 Oct 2018 21:30:00 GMT
In a bid to protect the steel industry in the US ... Australia, Argentina, Brazil and the entire EU from the new duties. South Africa has been asking for a similar exemption since then and ...
https://steelguru.com/steel/trump-trade-war-south-africa-seeking-full-exemptions-on-steel-aluminium/524359&c=6051049986526158478&mkt=en-gb


Ukraine: Brazil to review plate duty
Fri, 05 Oct 2018 09:35:16 GMT
The government of Brazil has started reviewing the antidumping duty on plate steel from Ukraine, China, South Korea and the Republic of South Africa. The term of the current duties expires in October. But they will still be valid until a new decision. The decision has to be taken within 10 months, though the government…
https://metalukraine.com/2018/10/05/ukraine-brazil-to-review-plate-duty.html


Government unhappy with Zisco progress
Thu, 27 Sep 2018 16:14:00 GMT
GOVERNMENT has expressed displeasure on the pace of implementation by a potential investor towards revival of the defunct steel maker, Zisco. Industry and Commerce Minister Nqobizitha Ndlovu said this ...
https://www.thezimbabwedaily.com/business/273467-government-unhappy-with-zisco-progress.html&c=4025035383273867831&mkt=en-gb


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/


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