ArcelorMittal hit with $336 million fine over European steel cartel

By Andy Rice 30 June 2010

Steel maker ArcelorMittal has been fined $336 million by the European Commission for its part in a pre-stressed steel cartel. Seventeen companies were involved in the cartel, which fixed steel prices in 12 EU countries from 1984 to 2002. Read more: DPA via Earth Times



As Shaun Abrahams packs his bags, Ramaphosa appoints Silas Ramaite acting NPA head

By Greg Nicolson

The filming of The Beach permanently damaged the ecosystem on the Thai island it was located on.