World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 162.7 million tonnes (Mt) in April 2022, a 5.1% decrease compared to April 2021. Africa produced 1.2 Mt in April 2022, down 5.4% on April 2021. Asia and Oceania produced 121.4 Mt, down 4.0%. The EU (27) produced 12.3 […]
South African crude steel production – April 2022
18 May 2022
South African crude steel production increased by 25,1% during the 12 month period from May 2021 to April 2022 compared with the corresponding 12 month period.
Primary Steel Product Imports – March 2022
4 May 2022
According to data released by the South African Revenue Service, Imports of primary carbon and alloy steel products (excluding semis, stainless steel and drawn wire) during the twelve months of April 2021 to March 2022 amount to 1 269 519 tonnes, an increase of 20,2% compared with 1 056 373 tonnes of primary carbon and […]
Be Aware of Radioactive Sources
22 Mar 2022
The latest radioactive source detected at a plant of one of the SAISI members occurred during an incident on 21 February 2022. The particular Radiated Iodine I-131 source was removed by Necsa on 22 February 2021 for safe storage. The detection of six radiation sources were reported to HAZCOM by the metal recycling industry during […]
Steel Sector Business Confidence Index – Q1 2022
25 Feb 2022
The Steel Sector Business Confidence Index survey conducted by SAISI among steel fabricators increased to 50 index points during the 1st quarter of 2022 compared with 29 index points during the 4th quarter of 2021 in terms of prevailing business conditions.
steelMatters – Issue: October 2021
29 Oct 2021
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