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The benefits of steel in earthquake construction

The benefits of steel in earthquake construction

Earthquakes are scary natural disasters. Even a small tremble will set the heart to racing, wondering if it will ever stop. Thoughts of “The Big One” comes to mind. In some areas, that big one is over nine points on the Richter scale. Most, however, think of the San...
Why is steel used in construction?

Why is steel used in construction?

Steel is an important part of most construction. There are many reasons for this, and some of them may be surprising. It is an affordable material where other products may not be. It is also very durable. All of these are important to any type of construction. If you...
Five Interesting Facts About Steel You Need To Know!

Five Interesting Facts About Steel You Need To Know!

The building material steel is having a comeback moment as people are recognising its many uses and positive attributes. With the steel industry on the rise once again, let’s discuss some of the finer points of the material. 1: There are a plethora of grades as...
The Advantages of Structural Steel Buildings

The Advantages of Structural Steel Buildings

Steel is back and steel is back in a big way. If you are a budding entrepreneur and are seeking to construct a building, warehouse, greenhouse, or shop, steel structures are being put up at an astonishing rate. Steel provides businesses and their new buildings with a...
Uses of Commercial Steel Framed Buildings

Uses of Commercial Steel Framed Buildings

Commercial steel frame buildings are back, and they are back in a big way. Over the last decade to two decades there has been an uptick in these buildings and they feature a wide variety of potential uses. The benefits of using steel in a commercial building...
Tips for Choosing Your Steel Building Supplier

Tips for Choosing Your Steel Building Supplier

A metal building is a unique investment. You need to locate the best supplier to protect your investment from the very beginning of your venture. You will discover a few alternatives when buying a steel building, so you have to figure out how to manufacture a short...
Planning a new farm building

Planning a new farm building

A new farm building is a big investment so think carefully about what you need your new building to do. Will it offer extra space, extra storage, or is it a replacement for an existing building? Will it help improve the farm’s productivity with a good return on...
Which is the Best Type of Steel for My Building?

Which is the Best Type of Steel for My Building?

Buildings that are constructed from steel generally use a type of steel called ‘mild steel’. It is very strong – you could actually hang two and a half African Elephants from a one inch diameter steel bar! This is a great advantage if you are erecting a building...