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There is always a good reason to choose steel

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SteelMatters – JUNE 2024

This month, we cover primary steel trade, steel-consuming sectors, international steel prices, high imports, declining exports, and slowing production in South Africa's steel sector.

There is always a good reason to choose steel.

Steel allows you to make the best material choice regardless of what you want to do. The excellence and variety of its properties mean steel is always the answer.

Key Facts
  • Steel is safer to use because its strength is consistent and can be designed to withstand high-impact crashes.
  • Steel offers the most economic and the highest strength to weight ratio of any building material.
  • Steel is the material of choice because of its availability, strength, versatility, ductility, and recyclability.
  • Steel buildings are designed to be easy to assemble and disassemble, ensuring big environmental savings.
  • Steel bridges are four to eight times lighter than those built from concrete.