ArcelorMittal SA to declare force majeure

Comment on this story
SteelWorker Reuters File photo.

Johannesburg - ArcelorMittal South Africa said on Monday it would declare force majeure within the next 24 hours after a fire at its Vanderbijlpark plant forced it to shut down the steel-making facility over the weekend.

The fire at the plant on Saturday caused extensive damage but there were no injuries, the unit of global steelmaker ArcelorMittal said in a statement. - Reuters


sign up
 
 

Comment Guidelines



  1. Please read our comment guidelines.
  2. Login and register, if you haven’ t already.
  3. Write your comment in the block below and click (Post As)
  4. Has a comment offended you? Hover your mouse over the comment and wait until a small triangle appears on the right-hand side. Click triangle () and select "Flag as inappropriate". Our moderators will take action if need be.