Bell laments import duties on steel, tyres; Kamaz assembly could start in 2019

“South African manufacturers are paying 22% too much for their steel; whether you are making lamp posts or electrical cabinets, you are not going to pay what you would pay on the global market,” says Bell Equipment CEO Gary Bell. Bell Equipment manufactures six lines of capital equipment, including its signature articulated dump truck (ADT) at its Richards Bay plant, in KwaZulu-Natal.