Engineering News | Metals Home https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/metals Fri, 28 Feb 2020 17:13:13 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 SAISC calls for the revival of the steel sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saisc-calls-for-the-revival-of-the-steel-sector-2020-02-28 Zandile Mavuso Metals Fri, 28 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0200 545016 1582115568 1582840800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Turning challenges in the steel sector into opportunities https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/turning-challenges-in-the-steel-sector-into-opportunities-2020-02-28 Zandile Mavuso Metals Fri, 28 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0200 545026 1582116761 1582840800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Sector in dire need of transformation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sector-in-dire-need-of-transformation-2020-02-28 Mamaili Mamaila Metals Fri, 28 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0200 544053 1582541539 1582840800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000851894_resized_steelseifsamichellenorris2802201022.jpg MICHELLE NORRIS Women working in the metals and engineering sector are predominantly found in administrative job functions 511 287 Market feels project pinch https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-tube-market-feels-project-pinch-2020-02-28 Mamaili Mamaila Metals Fri, 28 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0200 544248 1582541539 1582840800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000852286_resized_keitumetsemoumakoesteasa10191022.jpg KEITUMETSE MOUMAKOE The influx of cheap small-bore steel tube imports has not aided the industry 511 287 Stainless steel growth unlikely in 2020 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/stainless-steel-growth-unlikely-in-2020-2020-02-28 Mamaili Mamaila Metals Fri, 28 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0200 543767 1582710599 1582840800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000851879_resized_steelsassda2stainlesscoils2802201022.jpg FULL OF VIGOR Stainless steel is one of the youngest industrial materials globally, managing to positively change people’s lives 511 287 Digitalisation beneficial for steel producers https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/digitalisation-a-strategic-advantage-for-steel-producers-2020-02-28 Mamaili Mamaila Metals Fri, 28 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0200 544088 1582710754 1582840800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Local steel industry still holds much potential https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-steel-industry-still-holds-much-potential-2020-02-28 Mamaili Mamaila Metals Fri, 28 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0200 543513 1582896089 1582840800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000850542_resized_0003l61022.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/81295_2020-01-30_isf_-_2.mp482438374International Steel Fabricators CEO Neels van Niekerk discusses the South African steel sector. Camerawork: Creamer Media’s Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Creamer Media’s Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 30.01.2020 International Steel Fabricators CEO Neels van Niekerk discusses the South African steel sector. Camerawork: Creamer Media’s Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Creamer Media’s Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 30.01.2020 Volatile steel prices to continue in 2020 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/volatile-steel-prices-to-continue-in-2020-2020-02-28 Mamaili Mamaila Metals Fri, 28 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0200 544008 1582896110 1582840800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000851888_resized_michaelade20218duane1022.jpg MICHAEL ADE 2020 is still going to be a difficult year for the metals and engineering sector, with ongoing pressure on margins 511 287 First bauxite cargo from Chalco's Guinea mine arrives in China https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-bauxite-cargo-from-chalcos-guinea-mine-arrives-in-china-2020-02-27 Reuters BAUXITE Thu, 27 Feb 2020 10:17:00 +0200 545749 1582791532 1582791420 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Global steel output rose 2.1% y/y in January – worldsteel https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-steel-output-rose-21-yy-in-january-worldsteel-2020-02-26 Reuters STEEL Wed, 26 Feb 2020 12:35:00 +0200 545642 1582713424 1582713300 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 PSV considers clawback offer with DNG as part of restructuring strategy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/psv-considers-clawback-offer-with-dng-as-part-of-restructuring-strategy-2020-02-26 Marleny Arnoldi CORPORATE ACTIVITY Wed, 26 Feb 2020 10:38:00 +0200 545616 1582706423 1582706280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Record stash of steel in China as demand slammed https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/record-stash-of-steel-in-china-as-demand-slammed-2020-02-25 Bloomberg STEEL Tue, 25 Feb 2020 15:40:00 +0200 545558 1582638157 1582638000 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Kumba pays out 92% of HEPS to shareholders as iron-ore prices lift earnings https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kumba-pays-out-92-of-heps-to-shareholders-as-iron-ore-prices-lift-earnings-2020-02-18 Marleny Arnoldi IRON ORE Tue, 18 Feb 2020 09:16:00 +0200 544820 1582037041 1582010160 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000853854_resized_kumbaceothembamkhwanazi022020donna1022.jpg Kumba Iron Ore CEO Thamba Mkhwanazi 511 287 Bushveld sees battery storage potential beyond EVs https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bushveld-sees-battery-storage-potential-beyond-evs-2020-02-17 Simone Liedtke VANADIUM / ENERGY STORAGE Mon, 17 Feb 2020 08:00:00 +0200 544653 1582118823 1581919200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000853221_resized_0013we1022.jpg Bushveld Minerals CEO Fortune Mojapelo 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/81548_2020-02-10_bushveld1.mp4119113451Bushveld Minerals CEO Fortune Mojapelo chats to Engineering News & Mining Weekly about the energy transition, how vanadium plays a role in this as well as how this fits into the company's growth plans. Video: Creamer Media's Kutlwano Matlala. Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Bushveld Minerals CEO Fortune Mojapelo chats to Engineering News & Mining Weekly about the energy transition, how vanadium plays a role in this as well as how this fits into the company's growth plans. Video: Creamer Media's Kutlwano Matlala. Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Metals, engineering sector set for ‘unremarkable’ growth this year https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/metals-engineering-sector-set-for-unremarkable-growth-this-year-2020-02-14 Tasneem Bulbulia METALS Fri, 14 Feb 2020 15:41:00 +0200 544643 1581691263 1581687660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000853199_resized_michaeladeseifsa0219dylan1022.jpg Dr Michael Ade 511 287 Renewed call to ban disposable cylinders https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewed-call-to-ban-disposable-cylinders-2020-02-14 Darren Parker Metals Fri, 14 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0200 543095 1581500933 1581631200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000849565_resized_hvacrgascylindersdumpedonwastelandadobe0120201022.jpg TIME TO SCRAP THIS PRACTICE Disposed cylinders create about 3 150 m3 scrap metal and can explode if not thoroughly evacuated 511 287 Tribunal approves AMSA’s acquisition of Highveld Structural Mill https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tribunal-approves-amsas-acquisition-of-highveld-structural-mill-2020-02-13 Tasneem Bulbulia STEEL Thu, 13 Feb 2020 09:44:00 +0200 544400 1581581652 1581579840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Vedanta sets sights on zinc, silver, iron-ore output growth https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vedanta-sets-sights-on-zinc-silver-iron-ore-output-growth-2020-02-12 Kim Cloete DIVERSIFIED MINERS Wed, 12 Feb 2020 11:20:00 +0200 544305 1581503248 1581499200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000852409_resized_sunilduggal1022.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/81417_2020-02-04-vedanta.mp468949884Vedanta Resources executives tell Mining Weekly correspondent Kim Cloete about the group's growth plans and its corporate social investment initiatives. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Vedanta Resources executives tell Mining Weekly correspondent Kim Cloete about the group's growth plans and its corporate social investment initiatives. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Patel asked to brief lawmakers on government’s response to ongoing steel job cuts https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/patel-asked-to-brief-lawmakers-on-governments-response-to-ongoing-steel-job-cuts-2020-02-11 Terence Creamer STEEL Tue, 11 Feb 2020 14:15:00 +0200 544200 1581431805 1581423300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000852141_resized_arcelormittalsaldanhaworks1810221113duane.jpeg 511 287 AMSA says regulatory changes could open way for 100 MW Vanderbijl solar farm https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/amsa-says-regulatory-changes-could-open-way-for-100-mw-vanderbijl-solar-farm-2020-02-06 Terence Creamer STEEL & ELECTRICITY Thu, 06 Feb 2020 15:15:00 +0200 543819 1581000417 1580994900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000851265_resized_kobusversteramsa02201022donna.jpg AMSA CEO Kobus Verster 511 287 AMSA slumps to R3.3bn loss amid ‘exceptionally difficult’ conditions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/amsa-slumps-to-r33bn-loss-amid-exceptionally-difficult-conditions-2020-02-06 Terence Creamer STEEL Thu, 06 Feb 2020 08:20:00 +0200 543720 1581000442 1580970000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000851036_resized_arcelormittalsaldanhaworks1210221113duane.jpg Wind-down of the Saldanha Works, in the Western Cape, to be largely completed by the end of the first quarter 511 287 Coronavirus hurts base metals, iron-ore prices https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/coronavirus-hurts-base-metals-iron-ore-prices-2020-02-05 Simone Liedtke BASE METALS Wed, 05 Feb 2020 15:34:00 +0200 543692 1580910918 1580909640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Hudaco performs well, despite economic downturn https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hudaco-performs-well-despite-economic-downturn-2020-01-31 Simone Liedtke INDUSTRIAL SUPPLIER Fri, 31 Jan 2020 12:47:00 +0200 543307 1580468539 1580467620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000850067_resized_grahamdunford310220615duane.jpg Hudaco CEO Graham Dunford 511 287 Fallout from coronavirus expected to have a ripple effect on coal, iron-ore https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fallout-from-coronavirus-expected-to-have-a-ripple-effect-on-coal-iron-ore-2020-01-31 Kim Cloete COAL Fri, 31 Jan 2020 08:48:00 +0200 543256 1580543376 1580453280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000850018_resized_chinacoronavirustraveldisruptions0120bloomberg1022.jpg 511 287 South Africa will caution Trump against ‘premature’ trade review https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-will-caution-trump-against-premature-trade-review-2020-01-29 Bloomberg TRADE Wed, 29 Jan 2020 07:53:00 +0200 542968 1580277795 1580277180 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000849244_resized_sausaflag011022.jpg 511 287 Global crude steel output increased 3.4% in 2019 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-crude-steel-output-increased-34-in-2019-2020-01-28 Schalk Burger STEEL Tue, 28 Jan 2020 10:48:00 +0200 542879 1580203053 1580201280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Averda secures three-year AMSA contract https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/averda-secures-three-year-amsa-contract-2020-01-27 Tasneem Bulbulia STEEL; WASTE MANAGEMENT Mon, 27 Jan 2020 12:14:00 +0200 542791 1580120615 1580120040 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Commission recommends tribunal approve Barnes Reinforcing buyout https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/commission-recommends-tribunal-approve-barnes-reinforcing-buyout-2020-01-24 Marleny Arnoldi STEEL Fri, 24 Jan 2020 14:42:00 +0200 542703 1579870193 1579869720 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Brother Group gets go ahead to buy Lanxess CISA, chrome tanning salts business https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brother-group-gets-go-ahead-to-buy-lanxess-cisa-chrome-tanning-salts-business-2020-01-24 Marleny Arnoldi CHROME Fri, 24 Jan 2020 14:40:00 +0200 542702 1579870087 1579869600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Component manufacturer ‘gears up’ for new automotive business https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/component-manufacturer-gears-up-for-new-automotive-business-2020-01-14 Cameron Mackay Metals Fri, 24 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0200 541608 1579590827 1579816800 1863036000 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000846395_resized_alliedsteelrodeasarunandlg0120201022.jpg STEELY PARTNERSHIPS Allied Steelrode's steel processing equipment allows the company to supply a wide range of products and sizes to the automotive component manufacturing sector 511 287 Local supplier grows through development programme https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-supplier-grows-through-development-programme-2020-01-09 Cameron Mackay Metals Fri, 24 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0200 541352 1579601524 1579816800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000845962_resized_carsportrashiddubai0120201022.jpg DEVELOPING LOCAL SUPPLIERS The BSDP aims to drive transformation and skills sharing in the automotive sector by facilitating access to markets for component manufacturers like Naicker Toolmakers 511 287 Global sights set for export association https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-sights-set-for-steasa-2020-01-24 Mamaili Mamaila Metals Fri, 24 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0200 540534 1579601999 1579816800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000844093_resized_pipestubeshosesirptnbridgelift27steasa2402201022.jpg SOARING HIGHER Exports of high-carbon and low-alloy steel tubes and pipes remain on an upward trajectory and are resilient amid export competitiveness challenges 511 287 Ramaphosa presents sustainability award to casting producer https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-presents-sustainability-award-to-casting-producer-2020-01-09 Cameron Mackay Metals Fri, 24 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0200 541279 1579527840 1579816800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000845955_resized_atlanticfoundriescyrilramaposhaawardic122019102.jpg CREATING LOCAL VALUE The award is in recognition of automotive component manufacturers in SA who create value in South Africa and contribute to exports and GDP 511 287 AMSA warns of big 2019 loss, as it sheds more than 1 000 jobs https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/amsa-warns-of-big-2019-loss-as-saldanha-wind-down-advances-2020-01-23 Terence Creamer STEEL Thu, 23 Jan 2020 17:20:00 +0200 542613 1579845866 1579792800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000848501_resized_arcelormittalsaldanhaworks1810221113duane.jpeg Wind-down of Saldanha Works (pictured) anticipated to be largely completed by the end of the first quarter 511 287 First group of MSI welder trainees graduate https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-group-of-msi-welder-trainees-graduate-2020-01-22 Yvonne Silaule STAINLESS STEEL Wed, 22 Jan 2020 10:18:00 +0200 542378 1579683017 1579681080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Iron-ore demand to slow, while seaborne supply rises https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/iron-ore-demand-to-slow-while-seaborne-supply-rises-2020-01-21 Simone Liedtke IRON-ORE Tue, 21 Jan 2020 12:49:00 +0200 542284 1579618217 1579603740 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 World risks 'disaster' as reuse of natural resources declines https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/world-risks-disaster-as-reuse-of-natural-resources-declines-2020-01-21 Reuters NATURAL RESOURCES Tue, 21 Jan 2020 08:48:00 +0200 542210 1579845593 1579589280 99999999999 Reuters 0 0