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


New Zealand Steel Mining joins Straterra

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.


© Scoop Media

Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines


Oceans: NOAA Declares Third Ever Global Coral Bleaching Event

As record ocean temperatures cause widespread coral bleaching across Hawaii, NOAA scientists confirm the same stressful conditions are expanding to the Caribbean and may last into the new year, prompting the declaration of the third global coral bleaching event ever on record. More>>

Scoop Business: A Decade Of Government Pre-Seed Investment

More publicly-funded science is being commercialised after a decade of government ‘pre-see’d investment, according to an independent review. More>>


Solid Energy: Plan To Shut Unprofitable Huntly East Mine

Solid Energy, the state-owned coal miner in voluntary administration, plans to shut down its unprofitable Huntly East mine and lay off 65 staff after deciding the site stands "no chance whatsoever" of finding a buyer. More>>


E Tū: Merger Creates NZ's Biggest Private Sector Union

E tū has been created by the merger of the Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union and Service and Food Workers’ Union. It represents more than 50,000 working New Zealanders in industries as diverse as aviation, construction, journalism, food manufacturing, mining and cleaning. More>>


Internet: NZ Govt Lifts Target Speeds For Rural Broadband

The government has lifted its expectations on faster broadband speeds for rural New Zealand as it targets increased spending on research and development in the country's information and communications technology sector, which it sees as a key driver for export growth. More>>


Banks: Westpac Keeps Core Government Transactions Contract

The local arm of Westpac Banking Corp has kept its contract with the New Zealand government to provide core transactions, but will have to share peripheral services with its rivals. More>>


Science Investment Plan: Universities Welcome Statement

Universities New Zealand has welcomed the National Statement of Science Investment released by the Government today... this is a critical document as it sets out the Government’s ten-year strategic direction that will guide future investment in New Zealand’s science system. More>>


Get More From Scoop

Search Scoop  
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news