ArcelorMittal plans renewable-energy plants as it aims to restart Saldanha operation
Largest steel producer in Africa launches a study on developing 100MW facilities in Western Cape and Gauteng
Steel giant ArcelorMittal says it aims to reduce its dependence on the national grid and lower its staggering electricity bill by 2025 as it kicks off a feasibility study into two renewable-energy plants in SA’s largest cities.
The Gauteng-based steelmaker is also looking to restart its Saldanha operations using green hydrogen. The move could restore jobs lost at Saldanha where it closed a plant in 2019. ..