Steel for Life is a new market development programme designed to ensure that steel maintains and develops its leading position as the preferred supplier of framing solutions for key sectors of the market like multi-storey buildings and single storey industrial buildings.
Steel for life’s key purpose is to communicate and disseminate the advantages that steel offers to the construction sector which make it the material of choice for a wide range of buildings, bridges and other structures.
This industry-wide approach provides significant benefits to clients, specifiers and main contractors. By working together as an integrated supply chain for the delivery of steel-framed solutions, the constructional steelwork sector will continue to innovate, educate specifiers and clients, and market the significant benefits of steel in construction.
Steel for Life was launched in 2016 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of BCSA, with funding provided by sponsors from the whole steel supply chain.
|ArcelorMittal is the world's leading steel and mining company, with a presence in 60 countries and an industrial footprint in 19 countries. Guided by a philosophy to produce safe, sustainable steel, we are the leading supplier of quality steel in the major global steel markets including automotive, construction, household appliances and packaging, with world-class research and development and outstanding distribution networks. For us, steel is the fabric of life, as it is at the heart of the modern world from railways to cars and washing machines. We are actively researching and producing steel-based technologies and solutions that make many of the products and components people use in their everyday lives more energy efficient. In 2014, ArcelorMittal had revenues of US$79.3 billion and crude steel production of 93.1 million tonnes, while own iron ore production reached 63.9 million tonnes.
||Celebrating our 150th year in 2016 Barrett Steel is the UK’s largest independent steel stockholder. The group’s four divisions: General Steels; Engineering Steel; Tubes and Energy Products operate from locations across the UK, Ireland and the US. Serving customers worldwide they strategically work together in a forward-thinking philosophy. Dedicated staff act as customers’ one point of contact, whatever the product or service. Barrett Steel continues to invest in people, plant and products to ensure our ideal placement to meet customers’ requirements. Barrett Steel holds international accreditations including ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and CE approvals up to Execution Class 4 in BS EN 1090-1:2009
||British Steel is one of Europe’s leading steel manufacturers, supplying premium products worldwide. Our structural sections are part of our comprehensive product range, providing quality and reassurance to the UK construction market. We take pride in offering high levels of customer service in conjunction with quality products, ensuring we deliver to exact requirements. Our extensive distribution network and further processing facilities allow us to offer an extended stock range to cater for all your construction requirements, no matter how big or small. We’re ISO 9001 accredited with all materials tested to the highest standards in independently approved EN 17025 test houses.
||Jamestown are a top tier supplier of structural components to the fabrication, rail & highways sectors. Long experienced in Heavy Engineering, Jamestown have invested heavily in equipment dedicated to manufacture of heavy long span bridges, plate girder carcasses, fully fabricated plate girders, crane components, bridge deck sections, cellular beams etc. Achieving standards, certification, and accreditation has been key to Jamestown’s success, and Jamestown were among the first suppliers of structural components to achieve Exec Cl 4 classification (EN 1090) via SCCS audit. Having recently moved to a 160,000 sq ft facility, Jamestown through close collaboration with their customers are challenging the industry norms in terms of turn-around time/ productivity and end unit cost. Jamestown is proud to be associated with the Steel for Life project.
||Trimble Tekla is a solution within the Trimble Buildings’ Engineering and Construction segment, which focuses on solutions that optimise the complete Design-Build-Operate (DBO) lifecycle of buildings. Used in over 150 countries around the world, Trimble Buildings’ solutions are transforming the way the world designs, builds and operates infrastructure and buildings. Indeed Trimble is dedicated to transforming the industry with powerful resolutions that streamline communication and collaboration, such as increasing productivity, reducing waste and optimising schedules, budgets and real estate portfolios. These solutions will enable architects, engineers, contractors, owners, and occupiers to realise greater agility, efficiency and insight.
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