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Casting of Iron and Steel 2014

Alex Conradie | South Africa | 22 October 2014

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R 1 900.00(ZAR) estimated $ 120.93 (USD)*

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Extract

The local foundry industry has experienced a period of decline, with several closures of foundries in recent years...

Description

This report focuses on the casting of finished or semi-finished products of iron or steel, viz. ferrous castings. During 2012, South Africa's 180 foundries produced 375,000 tonnes of castings.

Table of Contents

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1. INTRODUCTION 1
2. DESCRIPTION OF THE INDUSTRY 1
2.1. Industry Supply Chain 2
2.2. Geographic Position 3
3. SIZE OF THE INDUSTRY 4
4. STATE OF THE INDUSTRY 7
4.1. Local 7
4.1.1. Corporate Actions 7
4.1.2. Regulations & Government programmes 8
4.1.3. Enterprise Development and Social Economic Development 8
4.2. Continental 10
4.3. International 11
5. INFLUENCING FACTORS 12
5.1. Government Intervention 12
5.2. Economic Environment 13
5.3. Rising Input Costs 13
5.4. Labour 13
5.5. Environmental Concerns 14
5.6. Information Technology 15
6. COMPETITION 15
6.1. Barriers to Entry 15
6.2. Technology, Research and Development (R&D) and Innovation 16
7. SWOT ANALYSIS 17
8. OUTLOOK 17
9. INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS 18
10. REFERENCES 18
10.1. Publications 18
10.2. Websites 18
ORGANOGRAM 20