Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 


New Zealand Steel Mining joins Straterra

MEDIA RELEASE
6 December 2012 for immediate use

New Zealand Steel Mining joins Straterra


New Zealand Steel Mining has joined Straterra’s Board - adding depth and strength to representation of the NZ minerals sector, Straterra chairman, Mark Cadzow, announced today.

NZ Steel Mining is a subsidiary wholly owned by Bluescope Steel Minerals Limited of Australia, which operates manufacturing plants in 15 countries servicing markets around the world. NZ Steel, operates a fully integrated steel mill at Glenbrook, South Auckland, producing a large range of steel products for local and export markets.

The Vice-President of Bluescope Steel Minerals, Derek Charge, has been appointed to the Straterra Board, taking the Straterra membership to 55.

“As the industry group representing the New Zealand mineral sector, we value the experience and knowledge of our membership. I welcome New Zealand Steel Mining to the Straterra board because it strengthens our skills set and knowledge, as well as our ability to engage with government and provide policy advice and advocacy,” Mr Cadzow said.

Next year the Government’s plans include completion of the Crown minerals regime review; health & safety review; resource management reforms; and entry into force of environmental legislation in New Zealand’s wider marine jurisdiction.

More information: Chris Baker, CEO, Straterra, 04 974 8672, 0272 406 754, chris@straterra.co.nz, www.straterra.co.nz


Background:

• Ironsands, coal and limestone are key ingredients for making steel. NZ Steel mines iron sands at its Waikato North Head (Maioro) and Taharoa mines, and purchases coal and limestone direct from the miners of this resource.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Housing Policy: Auckland Densification As Popular As Ebola, English Says

Finance Minister Bill English said calls by the Reserve Bank Governor for more densification in Auckland’s housing were “about as popular in parts of Auckland as Ebola” would be. More>>

ALSO:

Crown Accounts: NZ Government Deficit Smaller Than Expected In First Half

The New Zealand government's operating deficit was smaller than expected in the first six months of the financial year, as the consumption and corporate tax take rose ahead of forecast in December, having lagged estimates in previous months. More>>

ALSO:

Fruit & Veg Crackdown: Auckland Fruit Fly Find Under Investigation

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is investigating a find of a single male Queensland fruit fly in a surveillance trap in the Auckland suburb of Grey Lynn... MPI has placed legal controls on the movement of fruit and some vegetables outside of a defined circular area which extends 1.5km from where the fly was trapped in Grey Lynn. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Business: Westpac NZ Reaches $2.97M Swaps Settlement

Westpac Banking Corp’s New Zealand unit has agreed to pay $2.97 million in a settlement with the Commerce Commission over the way the bank sold interest rate swaps to farmers between 2005 and 2012. More>>

ALSO:

Going Dutch: Fonterra Kicks Off $144M Partnership With Dutch Cheese Maker

Fonterra Co-operative Group, the world’s largest dairy exporter, has commissioned a new dairy ingredients plant in Heerenveen, in the north of the Netherlands, its first wholly-owned and operated ingredients plant in Europe. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Business: NZ Retail Sales Beat Estimates

New Zealand retail sales rose more than expected in the fourth quarter, led by vehicle-related transactions, food and beverages, adding to evidence that cheap credit and a growing jobs market are encouraging consumers to spend. More>>

ALSO:

Delivery Cuts Go Ahead: 'Government Money Grab' From NZ Post

"It's a money grab by the Government as the shareholder of New Zealand Post" says Postal Workers Union advocate Graeme Clarke about the changes announced by NZ Post. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
Standards New Zealand

Standards New Zealand
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news