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WATCH: Steeling for a fight
Michael Avery talks to a panel about the reindustrialisation and steel-pricing debate in SA
ArcelorMittal SA announced on Tuesday that it would restart the second blast furnace at its Vanderbijlpark operations in January due to higher steel demand. But there is a broader question about whether we need to protect our primary steel industry to the detriment of downstream manufacturers?
Michael Avery is joined by ArcelorMittal SA CEO Kobus Verster; Gerhard Papenfus, CEO of the National Employers Association of SA; and Nicolette Skjoldhammer, MD of Betterect, a downstream steel fabricator, to talk about the reindustrialisation and steel-pricing debate in SA.
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