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Cost-effective fire engineering solutions
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This seminar series by Dr Linus Lin from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, will help educate engineers, building surveyors, architects and building contractors about the effects of fire on steel structures and how to ensure economical fire engineering solutions.

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A key section of the Pacific Highway upgrade is now underway with the help of prestressing strand supplied by OneSteel.

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Bolstering Australia’s Bridge Code
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Revisions have been made to the Australian Bridge Code to incorporate modern design principles and best practice standards. The changes are good news for Australia’s 50,000 bridges.

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A report into end-to-end supply chain visibility technology used real-time industry pilots to quantify the benefits of improving multi-modal supply chain efficiencies.

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Ensuring steel compliance
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Regulators, specifiers and builders have taken important steps to counter the use of non-compliant building products, including improving the Australian Standards covering the manufacture of structural steel and strengthening compliance measures. We spoke to David Bell, OneSteel Business Development Manager, to find out what can be done to ensure steel compliance.

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McConnell Dowell takes out top ACA award
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OneSteel offers its congratulations to McConnell Dowell, winner of the 2017 Australian Construction Achievement Award

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Beefing up bolt Standards
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The use of non-compliant bolts was partly to blame for the collapse of a hangar at RAAF Base Fairbairn in Canberra in 2003. The release of the revised two-part Australian Standard AS/NZS 1252 should help avoid another catastrophic failure like it.

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By specifying steel products manufactured by OneSteel, fabricators can demonstrate that the products they source comply with the requirements of Australian Standard AS/NZS 5131. In doing so they support a benchmark designed to ensure safe and compliant structures.

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Use pre-qualified structural steels to avoid weld failure
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Adding boron to steel has been known to have a deleterious effect on welding. Specifying and procuring boron-free OneSteel product is the optimal way to avoid the extensive test requirements necessary for weld qualification.

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New edition of APCC Guide
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The second edition of 'A Guide to Achieving Compliance' is a comprehensive guide to specifying, testing and labelling of building products. Its aim is to ensure materials used in construction meet Australian standards and abide by accepted safety requirements.

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The power of steel in green buildings
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Best-practice construction and sustainability now go hand-in-hand, with steel now playing a key role in the creation of built environments that are efficient, green and that satisfy community expectations.

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Australian steel industry urged to tell our story better
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ASI CEO Tony Dixon urged attendees at the 2016 Steel Convention to tell the story of Australian steel better.

We caught up with Dixon to ask him what role the ASI can play in helping us achieve this.

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Building with concrete? Here are some hidden benefits of steel
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The advantages offered by steel are becoming readily apparent to construction professionals. Not only does steel offer strength and flexibility, steel-based solutions can provide savings in terms of time and manpower, plus minimise impacts on the environment.

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Standards Australia recently revised the Australian Standards and Technical Specifications relating to structural steels in an effort to address industry concerns about the use of non-compliant building products.

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EPDs key to sustainability credentials
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OneSteel is setting the agenda by making it easy for organisations to understand the sustainability impact of using steel products in construction projects.

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Your partner in progress
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OneSteel is shaking up the construction industry with its quality steel products, comprehensive value chain offering and design solutions.  

No matter the project, OneSteel prioritises ensuring the best-possible outcomes for our construction partners.

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The sustainability of steel
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Globally, the steel industry is raising its sustainability credentials.

In Australia, this is a primary focus for OneSteel, which has collaborated with UNSW to develop Polymer Injection Technology (PIT).

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Optimising value: 480 Queen St, Brisbane
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480 Queen Street is a 32-storey development offering premium-grade commercial office space.

OneSteel provided advice on the structural beam and decking design, efficient connection design, product selection, member optimisation and fire engineering opportunities.

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The value of Australian-made steel
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OneSteel’s products come with a quality service offering that Australia's construction industry can have utmost trust in. Not only that, OneSteel is instrumental in employing thousands of Australians and makes a valuable contribution to the health of the Australian economy.

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Celebrating 100 years of steel in Newcastle
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Newcastle's history is also OneSteel's history. It has been just over a century since steel production began in the city and OneSteel continues to employ more than 1500 staff in Newcastle even today. Newcastle was recently joined by the Whyalla Steelworks in celebrating a major milestone – in 2015 Whyalla marked 50 years of operation.

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Why building with steel is the way of the future
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Architects, engineers and construction companies are weighing up the benefits of steel-framed solutions.

It’s lighter, faster to erect, competitively priced, sustainable and provides great flexibility for designers.

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‘Lighter, Less and Lean’ was introduced at the 2016 Green Cities conference in Sydney.

It enables suppliers and project stakeholders to come together and create a sustainable built environment through a different lens.

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Growing seeds at Green Cities
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The theme for Green Cities 2016 was ‘disruption’ and OneSteel shared its own message of disruption to the industry.

At Green Cities 2016, OneSteel called for a ‘Lighter, Less and Lean’ approach to construction.