ArcelorMittal South Africa’s announcement that it has reached an agreement with gold producers Harmony and DRDGold is a blow to construction contractors hoping for more competitively priced steel in the South African market. The long-running dispute concerned the pricing of flat steel products and began in 2002 when the mining companies first lodged a complaint…

In the complex world of construction projects, having regard to the plethora of contractors and ensuring that construction is completed on time, construction disputes must be resolved by appropriate dispute resolution mechanisms which are not only cost-effective and speedy but are also final and binding. In an ideal world, what is required is an impartial…