oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Highveld to change strength of its standard production steel
Extracted from text ... IN A WELCOME MOVE, Highveld Steel and Vanadium is set to change its standard structural production steel from a yield stress of 300 MPa to 350 MPa, an increase in strength of 16, 7 %. As there will be no increase in the price of the stronger steel, the move is expected to have a significant impact on the steel construction industry. The executive director of the South African Institute of Steel Construction (SAISC), Dr Hennie de Clercq, has welcomed the change saying that the institute has long pushed for it, because of the significant advantages to the industry. According ..
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