Engineering News | Steel Construction and Cladding https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/steel-construction-and-cladding Wed, 24 Jul 2019 08:44:19 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Firm’s design breathes new life into industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/specialised-faade-design-breathes-new-life-into-industry-finalist-at-2018-steel-awards-2018-11-23 Simone Liedtke Steel Construction and Cladding Fri, 23 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 504078 1542699152 1542924000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000764974_resized_steelgrainsilohotelandartmuseumtessabrunette112018arup1022.jpg CROWN JEWEL The V&A Grain Silo Complex project was once an agricultural silo for grain storage, and is now features prominently in the silo district development 511 287 Early days for stainless steel in cladding, construction industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/stainless-steel-market-in-construction-cladding-in-early-development-stage-2018-10-22 Simone Liedtke Steel Construction and Cladding Fri, 23 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502393 1542965447 1542924000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000764611_resized_stainlesssteelsouthafricanstainlesssteeldevelopmentassociation102018sassda1022.jpg INTO FOCUS Stainless steel in cladding construction brings the advantages into focus 511 287 Trade wars costly to long-term construction projects https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trade-wars-costly-to-long-term-construction-projects-2018-11-23 Simone Liedtke Steel Construction and Cladding Fri, 23 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503849 1542965466 1542924000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000764607_resized_steelsteeldirectorandrewvangool112018fabcon1022.jpg ANDREW VAN GOOL Companies are unwilling to hold stock for a longer period of time 511 287 Steel construction, cladding industry demand to continue increasing https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-construction-cladding-industry-demand-to-continue-increasing-2018-11-23 Simone Liedtke Steel Construction and Cladding Fri, 23 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 504267 1542965536 1542924000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000765467_resized_steelvitalengineering112018vitalclamps10122.jpg DIVERSIFIED PRODUCT OFFERING Vital Engineering supplies various items, including stainless steel handrails, GRP products, galvanised steel gratings and stainless steel gratings 511 287 BMW plant refurbishment project nabs Steel Award https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmw-plant-refurbishment-project-nabs-steel-award-2017-11-24 Nica Schreuder Steel Construction and Cladding Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470769 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691480_resized_bmwroofassembling1022.jpg ROOF ASSEMBLY A new roof structure was erected over the existing B50 while the assembly plant remained fully operational 511 287 Company embraces industry trends and challenges https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cutting-solutions-manufacturer-and-distributor-embraces-industry-trends-and-challenges-2017-11-24 Nica Schreuder Steel Construction and Cladding Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470710 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691176_resized_bystronicprecision2017firstcut1022.jpg TIMED INVESTMENT The Bystronic laser, a significant capital investment, is one that is best done at the downturn of the industry, or just after the upturn 511 287 Declining industry could compromise steel industry quality standards https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/declining-industry-could-compromise-steel-industry-quality-standards-2017-11-24 Nica Schreuder Steel Construction and Cladding Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470713 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691181_resized_1022doddspringlehighreslessformaljuly20151022.jpg DODDS PRINGLE Clients must be aware of advertised quality standards in the steel construction industry 511 287 Outdoor gym sites increase https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/outdoor-gym-sites-increase-2017-11-24 Nica Schreuder Steel Construction and Cladding Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470622 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691123_resized_outdoorgymvesconite1022.jpg SOCIAL COHESION An example of some of the hard-wearing gym equipment that has been produced by Lani Service Centre 511 287 Steel Awards 2017 confirms LSFB growth https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-awards-2017-confirms-lsfb-growth-2017-11-13 Nica Schreuder Steel Construction and Cladding Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470778 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691494_resized_summitplacesasteelawards1022.jpg SUMMIT PLACE The Assupol Building, the 11-storey winning office block in the Summit Place development 511 287 Steel company’s optimism fuels technology investment appetite https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-companys-optimism-fuels-technology-investment-appetite-2017-11-24 Nica Schreuder Steel Construction and Cladding Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470288 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691204_resized_steeltubesbloomberg20071022.jpg TUBULAR INNOVATION The LT20 creates new possibilities and innovation for architects and structural designers 511 287 LSFB demand shows steady growth https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lsf-building-demand-shows-steady-growth-2016-08-12 Victor Moolman Steel Construction and Cladding Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 422139 1470404165 1470952800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Enamel steel cladding supplied to new ATC tower https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/enamel-steel-cladding-supplied-to-new-atc-tower-2016-08-12 Victor Moolman Steel Construction and Cladding Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 422291 1470404165 1470952800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000574121_resized_steelvitrexatctowermuscatprovided1022.jpg OMAN AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL TOWER The new air traffic control tower, in Oman, has been cladded with vitreous enamel steel cladding 511 287 Steel construction company receives major contracts in Saudi Arabia https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-construction-company-receives-major-contracts-in-saudi-arabia-2016-08-12 Victor Moolman Steel Construction and Cladding Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 422138 1470404165 1470952800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000573707_resized_twrsteel4710220215duane.jpg STEEL CONSTRUCTION Zamil will be building a prebuilt steel building for the Saudi Electricity Company 511 287 Weld-cladding services benefit petrochemicals industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/weld-cladding-services-benefit-petrochemicals-industry-2015-08-14 Bruce Montiea Steel Construction and Cladding Fri, 14 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0200 379515 1439275024 1439503200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000451921_resized_hydraarcweldcladdingmpumalangaresized.jpg EFFECTIVE CLADDING Hydra-Arc considers weld cladding to be the most robust and durable form of cladding 511 287 Record LSFB entries for 2015 Steel Awards https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/record-lsfb-entries-for-2015-steel-awards-2015-08-14 Bruce Montiea Steel Construction and Cladding Fri, 14 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0200 379537 1439275024 1439503200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000451989_resized_kirstenboschnationalbotanicalgardencapetownboomslangresized.jpg EXCELLENT INVESTMENT The Kirstenbosch Centenary Tree Canopy Walkway in Cape Town is one of the more eye-catching entries at this year’s steel awards 511 287 Steel institute to increase presence in Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-institute-to-increase-presence-in-africa-2015-08-14 Bruce Montiea Steel Construction and Cladding Fri, 14 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0200 379325 1439275020 1439503200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000451443_resized_saiscdesignationresized.jpg BETTER BUILDING PRACTICES Saisc offers training courses to improve the workmanship of its members 511 287 Global use of vitreous enamel steel increasing https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-use-of-vitreous-enamel-steel-increasing-2015-08-14 Bruce Montiea Steel Construction and Cladding Fri, 14 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0200 379629 1439275025 1439503200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000452256_resized_vitrexliverpoolcentralstationresized.jpg GLOBAL APPLICATION Vitraclad has been used at Liverpool Central Station 511 287 Steel construction companies advised to invest in training https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-construction-companies-advised-to-invest-in-training-2015-08-14 Bruce Montiea Steel Construction and Cladding Fri, 14 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0200 379435 1439470224 1439503200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000451713_resized_saiscinternsresized.jpg From left: interns from Vaal University of Technology at Saisc offices Mpho Mukhudwani, Lugisani Mavhimbi and Ritshidze Mavhungu 511 287 Cladding weatherproofs buildings for design working life https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/function-of-cladding-system-to-weatherproof-building-for-its-design-working-life-says-cladding-association-2015-08-14 Bruce Montiea Steel Construction and Cladding Fri, 14 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0200 379502 1439470243 1439503200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000451887_resized_saisccorrodedfastenerresized.jpg CORRODED FASTENER Fasteners and washers with inferior protective coatings may initially save money, but will ultimately create more maintenance costs 511 287 Protection of locally produced structural steel paramount https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/protection-of-locally-produced-structural-steel-paramount-2015-08-14 Bruce Montiea Steel Construction and Cladding Fri, 14 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0200 379364 1439536919 1439503200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000451480_resized_saiscultraspanbotswana2resized.jpg HOME-MADE The Southern African Institute of Steel Construction is lobbying for the protection of locally produced fabricated structural steel 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/56045_2015-06-22_kobus_-_hd_web.mp49877595Kobus de Beer, SAISC Industry Development Executive, discusses challenges faced by the SA steel construction industry Kobus de Beer, SAISC Industry Development Executive, discusses challenges faced by the SA steel construction industry Awareness of steel building method growing https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/awareness-of-steel-building-method-growing-2014-08-15 Pimani Baloyi Steel Construction and Cladding Fri, 15 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +0200 340180 1407764567 1408053600 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000340133_resized_0691022.jpg JOHN BARNARD Builders are becoming more aware of the advantages of light-steel-frame building 511 287 Powerline association growing steadily https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/powerline-association-growing-2014-08-15 Pimani Baloyi Steel Construction and Cladding Fri, 15 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +0200 340169 1407764567 1408053600 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000340127_resized_powerlines1022.jpg POWERLINES Saisc founded a powerline association last year to consolidate the sector’s voice 511 287 Industrial gas company focuses on cost savings for steel sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industrial-gas-company-focuses-on-cost-saving-for-steel-sector-2014-08-15 Pimani Baloyi Steel Construction and Cladding Fri, 15 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +0200 340285 1407764567 1408053600 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 First black-owned steel mill starts production https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-black-owned-steel-mill-starts-production-2014-08-15 Pimani Baloyi Steel Construction and Cladding Fri, 15 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +0200 340461 1407764567 1408053600 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Study reveals steel’s low environmental impact https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/study-reveals-steels-low-environmental-impact-2014-08-15 Pimani Baloyi Steel Construction and Cladding Fri, 15 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +0200 340262 1407764567 1408053600 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000340157_resized_img6840.jpg ENVIRO-FRIENDLY A SCI study has found the steel construction has a lower environment impact 511 383 Mining plant designer constructs steel bridge https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mining-plant-designer-constructs-steel-bridge-2014-08-15 Pimani Baloyi Steel Construction and Cladding Fri, 15 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +0200 340175 1408099760 1408053600 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000340167_resized_15112681h17208.jpg STEEL WORK The DRA had a tight timeline and resolved to construct the bridge using only steel to speed up the construction time 511 337 Awards honour innovative steel construction https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/awards-honour-innovative-steel-construction-2014-08-15 Pimani Baloyi Steel Construction and Cladding Fri, 15 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +0200 340258 1408099866 1408053600 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000340139_resized_stc52771022.jpg STEEL BUILDING Steel continues to provide excellent solutions for the entire design and construction of buildings 511 287 NDP boosts steel construction sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ndp-boosts-steel-construction-sector-2014-08-15 Pimani Baloyi Steel Construction and Cladding Fri, 15 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +0200 340160 1408099903 1408053600 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000340105_resized_paolotrinchero1022.jpg PAOLO TRINCHERO The National Development Plan provides ample opportunity for the steel construction industry 511 287 LSFB method adds to skills set https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lsfb-method-adds-to-skills-set-2014-08-15 Pimani Baloyi Steel Construction and Cladding Fri, 15 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +0200 340178 1408528980 1408053600 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000340254_resized_robbiemeyer1022jpg.jpeg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/50993_2014-07-29_silverline_group_-_hd_web.mp415275852Silverline Group project manager and co-owner of the Silverline Group franchise Robbie Meyer discusses the ‘green’ benefits of light steel frame building. Silverline Group project manager and co-owner of the Silverline Group franchise Robbie Meyer discusses the ‘green’ benefits of light steel frame building. Company constructs light-steel-frame home in Hout Bay https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-constructs-light-steel-frame-home-in-hout-bay-2014-08-15 Pimani Baloyi Steel Construction and Cladding Fri, 15 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +0200 340470 1409640499 1408053600 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000345826_resized_0000340664resizedpic011022.jpg 511 287 Structural steel manufacturer constructs timber treatment plants https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/structural-steel-manufacturer-constructs-timber-treatment-plants-2014-08-15 Pimani Baloyi Steel Construction and Cladding Fri, 15 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +0200 340291 1410763187 1408053600 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 SA vitreous enamel steel cladding panels used internationally https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-vitreous-enamel-steel-cladding-panels-used-internationally-2013-08-16 Ilan Solomons Steel Construction and Cladding Fri, 16 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +0200 301211 1376377933 1376604000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000248839_resized_steelconstructioncladdingvitrexctciviccentre1022.jpg CLADDING FOR CAPE TOWNThe Cape Town Civic Centre project required the installation of about 400 m2 of Vitraclad cladding around the entrances and across the lower levels of the building 511 287 Steel used to uplift local communal infrastructure https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-used-to-uplift-local-communal-infrastructure-2013-08-16 Ilan Solomons Steel Construction and Cladding Fri, 16 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +0200 301110 1376377932 1376604000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000248741_resized_orlando039r1022.jpg STRENGTHENING COMMUNAL STEELThe most prominent developments in which Duro has been involved, is the supply of steel to the Empangeni and Emmanus hospitals, in KwaZulu-Nata 511 287 Company expands South African steel operations https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-expands-sa-steel-operations-2013-08-16 Ilan Solomons Steel Construction and Cladding Fri, 16 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +0200 301293 1376377933 1376604000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000248972_resized_bsisteel908091022duane.jpg POSITIVE RESPONSEBSi Steel’s range of carbon-steel products include sections, sheet and plate, tubing, cold-formed sections, roofing and selected mining products 511 287 LSFB continues to gain popularity in SA https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lsfb-continues-to-gain-popularity-in-sa-2013-08-16 Ilan Solomons Steel Construction and Cladding Fri, 16 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +0200 301194 1376632651 1376604000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000248803_resized_mcdonalds1022.jpg LIGHT-STEEL FRAME BUILDINGNew McDonald’s South Africa restaurants will be built using the light-steel frame building method and energy efficient cladding and insulation systems 511 287 Industry tough for newcomers, shortage of black engineers https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-tough-for-newcomers-shortage-of-black-engineers-2013-08-16 Ilan Solomons Steel Construction and Cladding Fri, 16 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +0200 301167 1376662310 1376604000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000252250_resized_vrsteel311071022duane.jpg STEEL CONVEYER SPM Engineering is supplying a steel conveyer structure to a coal mine in Mpumalanga and hopes to complete the contract by the end of the year 511 287 SA fasteners safe and meet global standards https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-fasteners-safe-and-meet-global-standards-2013-08-16 Ilan Solomons Steel Construction and Cladding Fri, 16 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +0200 301522 1385992504 1376604000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Difficult choices ahead for institute’s Steel Awards judges https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tough-choices-ahead-for-saisc-steel-awards-judges-2013-08-16 Ilan Solomons Steel Construction and Cladding Fri, 16 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +0200 301196 1385992836 1376604000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000248809_resized_sthelenasteelconstructioncladding1022.jpg LIGHT-STEEL-FRAME HOUSINGLight-steel-frame building offered the best solution for creating a village on Saint Helena islan 511 287