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Sole Rail Mill In Sub-Saharan Africa To Be Restarted

ArcelorMittal acquires Highveld steel mill in Mpumalanga to revive rail supply.

December 11, 2022

By Chriselle Moraes
The former Highveld Structural Mill, the sole producer in Sub-Saharan Africa of structural steel members for railway lines, is set for a further revival. The heavy-section steel mill was shut down in 2015 after business tapered off.  ArcelorMittal operated the mill from 2017 under a five-year contract and produced 80,000 tonnes

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