Category: In-Active Media

Bringing festive cheer to children

On December 9, Macsteel Durban volunteers joined Bobbi Bear child safety officers in providing treats, prepared meals, clothing, toys, and shoes to the children from the surrounding areas. Bobbi Bear is a human rights organisation committed to helping sexually abused children in Amanzimtoti. The organisation relies on sponsors to support

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Steeling the economy for growth

Revitalising the domestic steel industry is not only possible, it is essential if the economy is to regain a growth trajectory and create jobs. However, the steel industry in South Africa has been in steep decline since 2010. There are a number of reasons for this, among them a dramatic

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Playful Energy Solves Water Crisis

Utilising the playful energy of children an innovative water pump, PlayPump, was especially designed to aid the Ntsoanatsatsi Educare Centre in Qwaqwa. The unique pump is attached to a merry-go-round, which makes it easy to pump clean water. The pump supplies water to a storage tank for immediate use by

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Tebogo Immaculate Raaleka

Full Name: Tebogo Immaculate Raaleka Position: National product specialist: structural steels Main Activity of the Company: Macsteel is a manufacturer, merchandiser and distributor of steel and value-added steel products Date and Place of Birth: April 13, 1986, Soweto,Johannesburg Education: BSc (Eng) (civil engineering), University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), 2007; MDP,

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Macsteel: distributor of steel and value- added steel products

Macsteel is Africa’s leading manufacturer, merchandiser and distributor of steel and value- added steel products, with a proud history spanning 115 years. They have an extensive variety of products across the broadest range of carbon steel, stainless steel, speciality steels, aluminium products and value-added processes to all industry sectors. The

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To Rebuild the Economy, Look to The Foundations

Revitalising the domestic steel industry is not only possible, it is essential if the economy is to regain a growth trajectory and create jobs. A recent study by Oxford Economics confirms what we all intuitively understand: steel is one of the backbone industries on which economies are built and jobs

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Making empowerment work in the steel industry

Macsteel is a member of the Association of Metal Service Centres of South Africa that is Federated to SEIFSA Small, entrepreneurial businesses are recognised as the engines of economic growth and job creation worldwide. Our own National Development Plant aims to see such businesses provide 90% of the country‘s jobs

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24hr e-commerce steel buying platform a first for SA

In what’s being billed as a first for the steel sector, Macsteel has launched an e-commerce B2B platform to sell steel online, giving customers access to the sales and enquiry environment all day every day throughout the year. “Business is no longer constrained to the hours between 8am and 5pm,

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Will government scrap metal export tax plan?

The intentions and rationale behind the proposed introduction of an export tax on scrap metal may be contradictory to the greater wellbeing of the scrap metal sector. That’s according to one of the biggest players in the sector, Macsteel, which is of the view that markets should not be regulated

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Impilo hopes to give abandoned children a second chance

FAIRVALE – The organisation hopes to create awareness and increase support about the enormity of abandoned children in South Africa. Impilo Child Protection and Adoption Services has collected 3 500 Babygros to create awareness about the enormity of abandoned children in South Africa. The organisation launched its Born to Make

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Self-defence empowers Macsteel interns

Macsteel has introduced an empowering program to equip 100 interns and learners with self-defence skills that will help ensure their safety. Starting this month, a Krav Maga self-defence training program for 100 of Macsteel’s interns and learners split equally across gender-lines, will provide them with greater self-confidence and ensure their

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