keyboard_arrow_upStretching the limits with structural steel
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This year’s Steel Awards, presented by the Southern African Institute of Steel Construction (SAISC) and announced on 15th September, range from a railway station in Durban to the steel headgear for a mining ventilation shaft in Gauteng, from a pedestrian bridge in Cape Town to a King’s college in the North West, and from the Athletes Village in Maputo to a skywalk in Johannesburg.

keyboard_arrow_upA preview of entries for Steel Awards 2011
keyboard_arrow_downA preview of entries for Steel Awards 2011

The character of entries – 57 in all – received for the Steel Awards 2011 reflects a shift in the activity of the steel construction industry since the high intensity period leading up to the World Cup last year.

keyboard_arrow_upSponsors of Steel Awards 2011
keyboard_arrow_downSponsors of Steel Awards 2011

Steel Awards is hosted annually by the Southern African Institute of Steel Construction (SAISC) and this year The Aveng Group is once again the main industry sponsor for the awards programme.  Additional sponsors this year include a number of leading steel and related companies: the Association of Steel Tube and Pipe Manufacturers of South Africa (Tubular Category Award), Stewarts & Lloyds (Light Steel Frame Award), Macsteel (Photo Competition), Arcelor Mittal SA, B&T Steel, Cosira Group, First Cut/ Kaltenbach, Group Five, NJR Steel Holdings, Tubular Holdings and Vital Engineering as partner sponsors, and Cadex SA.