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Tom Cowan appointed as Macsteel Group Chief Operating Officer

Tom Cowan, seasoned engineer and talented professional who holds a BEng (Mech) degree in Mechanical Engineering as well as an MBA degree from the University of Pretoria has been appointed the new chief operating officer of Macsteel Service Centres South Africa.  Cowan has been in the steel industry for 29 years; …

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Macsteel launches Macsteel Express

Germiston, Johannesburg, 01 June 2021 – Macsteel has launched the third of its independently owned Macsteel Express franchise partnerships in Nelspruit today.  Macsteel launched the first of its two Franchise partner concept outlets in February this year in Klerksdorp and Welkom. Mike Benfield, Macsteel CEO says, “we recognised the need for …

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Towing the quality line

Ever thought about the significance of your towbar?  Ever considered the consequences of it breaking? That little steel ball that protrudes out of the rear bumper has an enormous amount of engineering in it. But that means very little if the quality of steel it’s made from isn’t of the …

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Commercial viability a driving force

Johannesburg, 25 March 2021 – Commercial sustainability in tough economic conditions remains one of the driving forces behind Macsteel’s business transformation journey.  In June 2020, Macsteel merged Macsteel Trading Pipes, Fitting and Flanges into Macsteel Fluid Control, which has since achieved the forecast growth it set out to achieve.  The merger …

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Big Boost for KG Montjane as Macsteel Donate Custom Wheelchair

The aspirations of the South African internationally-ranked wheelchair player, Kgothatso “KG” Montjane, received a further boost with the handover of a custom-made wheelchair courtesy of African leading steel manufacturer and supplier, Macsteel. KG is South Africa’s  & Africa’s No1 ranked  women’s wheelchair tennis player. Having  just returned from participating at …

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Macsteel returns to work

Macsteel welcomes the return to work of its employees this morning as the impasse between unionised and non-unionised workers is resolved. The company reached a mutual consensus with the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) late yesterday. Macsteel regrets the need for these retrenchments but remains committed to …

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latest press releases

09 Jul 2021
Tom Cowan appointed as Macsteel Group Chief Operating Officer
02 Jun 2021
Macsteel launches Macsteel Express
02 Jun 2021
Towing the quality line
30 Apr 2021
Commercial viability a driving force
25 Feb 2021
Big Boost for KG Montjane as Macsteel Donate Custom Wheelchair
21 Jan 2021
Macsteel returns to work
18 Jan 2021
Macsteel Media Statement
19 Nov 2020
Macsteel – Steeling ourselves for the future
18 Nov 2020
Innovation through composite construction
06 Nov 2020
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