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.  ..

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