Steel

The 10 Tallest Steel Buildings in the World

The Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat classify a "steel skyscraper" as one where the main construction vertical and lateral structural elements and floor systems are constructed from steel. Although there are a number of incredible steel structures scattered around the world, these kinds of a buildings are a…
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September 14, 2021
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History Of Steel Manufacturing in Australia

Steel is ubiquitous in building and construction, favoured for its very high tensile strength and its versatility as a structural material for many commercial, residential and industrial purposes. But what is the history of steel manufacturing in Australia? How did we get to where we are today? Here we dive into…
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September 6, 2021
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Steel Bridges | 5 Iconic Builds From Around The Globe

Steel's strength and versatility is unparalleled. Its high tensile strength and extremely malleable nature make it prime for use in construction and for millennia we have fabricated steel for use in everything from weapons and surgical instruments, to buildings and, of course, bridges. Steel is the central element of some…
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August 31, 2021
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Your Checklist For Choosing A Steel Fabrication Company

Steel is an optimal choice for building in any industry sector, be it industrial, commerical or residential. But for any job to go smoothly, ensuring that you are getting your steel from a trustworthy source is a crucial first step. Picking the right steel fabricator is absolutely vital for an efficient…
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August 24, 2021
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Why Structural Steel Is Environmentally Friendly

Building with structural steel has many benefits. Aside from being an important aesthetic element in modern architecture and design, and its strength and versatility, building with steel is great for the environment. Sustainable and recyclable, steel is an important part of the cyclic economy of that humanity is striving for -…
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August 17, 2021
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Staircase Design | The 6 Best Types

Ah, the humble staircase. They are a necessary feature of so many structures we come across in everyday life, from homes and offices to buildings and shopping centres. Steel provides the skeleton of most of the staircases we use, and its versatile and malleable nature lends itself to be uses…
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August 9, 2021
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Coated steel products: What you need to know

Steel surfaces are coated for many reasons, from improving resistance to wear and tear, protection from corrosion and the elements or even just to make them more visually appealing. Finding the right coated steel product for your project will increase the quality of your final output. Learn more about steel…
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August 3, 2021
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How Stainless Steel Was Accidentally Created

Nobody knows who invented steel. It's exact origins are lost throughout the history of mankind, attributed to early blacksmiths in China, ancient India and Sri Lanka and the Middle East, and Britain during the Industrial Revolution each who contributed in different ways to the development and proliferation of steel across…
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August 3, 2021
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Who Invented Steel? The Steel Production Timeline Explained

The history of steel production and implementation can be traced back almost 4,000 years to the start of the iron age. The earliest archeological excavation of early examples are dated around 1800 BC; since then it has weathered the ages, weaving its way through the antiquity of the Roman Empire,…
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July 27, 2021
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Why Steel is Advantageous in Construction

The advantages of using steel in construction are numerous and perhaps too complex to properly explain in one article. But, they can be broken into a few broader categories quite easily. Steel is ubiquitous in modern building, favoured for its versatility, resilience, environmental benefits, looks and cost, amongst other reasons.…
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June 29, 2021