Eric Samson: SA's modest man of steel 1938-2021

31 January 2021 - 06:35 By Chris Barron

Eric Samson, who has died at his home in Newport, California, at the age of 82, built a formidable steel manufacturing, trading and shipping empire that spanned 35 countries across three continents.

And he did it without raising a cent of public money...

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