The South African Iron and Steel Institute has represented the collective interests of the South African primary steel industry since 1962. Nature of the organisation: The South African Iron and Steel Institute (SAISI) is a non-profit, pro-competition and non-governmental representative organisation serving the collective interests of the primary steel industry in South Africa. SAISIs membership includes all five primary carbon steel producers and South Africas only primary stainless steel producer.
The SAISI members are: ArcelorMittal South Africa Ltd with plants in Vanderbijlpark, Vereeniging, Newcastle and Saldanha Bay. Cape Gate (Pty) Ltd in Vanderbijlpark. Cisco (Cape Town Iron and Steel Works (Pty) Ltd) in Cape Town. Columbus Stainless (Pty) Ltd in Middelburg, Mpumalanga. Highveld Steel and Vanadium Corporation Ltd in Witbank. Scaw Metals Group in Germiston. SAISI does not presume to represent the interests of the downstream steel industry which is organised into autonomous sectors/associations/clusters. SAISI does however constructively engage with representatives of the downstream industry and Government through the deliberations of SAISIs Downstream Development Committee in ongoing efforts to promote the local beneficiation of South African produced primary steel products.