keyboard_arrow_upComplex geometry bags Metal Cladding Award at SAISC Steel Awards 2017
keyboard_arrow_downComplex geometry bags Metal Cladding Award at SAISC Steel Awards 2017

The striking, winding metal roof of the new terminal building at the Kasane Airport in Botswana was announced as the Winner of the Metal Cladding Award at the SAISC Steel Awards 2017. The awards ceremony, which was held in September 2017, honours innovative use of steel and innovation in design, fabrication or construction, and technical […]

keyboard_arrow_upStretching the limits with structural steel
keyboard_arrow_downStretching the limits with structural steel

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_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.

keyboard_arrow_upSteel construction systems company regains its focus
keyboard_arrow_downSteel construction systems company regains its focus

Newly appointed executive chairman of the Scottsdale Group, Peter Brennan, recently announced that the founders and former owners of Scottsdale Construction Systems have regained a substantial share and control of Scottsdale from the Panceltica Group which purchased Scottsdale some 30 months ago. 

keyboard_arrow_upGearing up for housing delivery
keyboard_arrow_downGearing up for housing delivery

Duro Pressings is gearing up to meet the expected upturn in demand for its range of steel windows and doors that have been developed specifically for the economic housing sector. These products include the Cliscoe window which is designed to fit into any standard-size window block. Easy to install, Cliscoe offers significant cost reductions by eliminating the need for lintels, sills and reveals.

keyboard_arrow_upAccreditation for light steel frame building systems
keyboard_arrow_downAccreditation for light steel frame building systems

In a first for the local building industry, three companies have received accreditation from the Southern African Light Steel Frame Building Association (SASFA) www.sasfa.co.za for their light steel frame building (LSFB) systems: Metal Roll Forming SA, MiTek and Vela SBS.