New to the Site: Aluminium Chequer Plate
New to the Site: Aluminium Chequer Plate
Thursday, 2nd of May 2013

Those of you who are regular visitors to our website will have noticed that we have added our first sheet metals this week, including aluminium chequer plate.

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Product Spotlight: High Yield Steel Rebar
Product Spotlight: High Yield Steel Rebar
Tuesday, 30th of April 2013

Reinforced concrete has been instrumental in the construction industry since its invention in the 19th century. The combination of the qualities of concrete and steel rebar results in a material which has high relative strength, high tensile strength, great

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FAQ: What is the Difference between Mild Steel and Stainless Steel?
FAQ: What is the Difference between Mild Steel and Stainless Steel?
Tuesday, 23rd of April 2013

Today we’re tackling another frequently asked question regarding our mild steel. There are a number of key differences between types of steel which make them suitable for different applications depending on differences to properties including strength,

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European Crude Steel Production: 2012 In Review
European Crude Steel Production: 2012 In Review
Thursday, 18th of April 2013

In 2012 the European Union produced a total of 168 million tonnes of crude steel, a fall of 5% from 2011. Production in the second half of the business year fell below that of the first half, following the same trend seen in 2011 set by a reaction to a weakening

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Aluminium Demand 'Disappointing' says Deutsche Bank
Aluminium Demand 'Disappointing' says Deutsche Bank
Thursday, 11th of April 2013

In its quarterly commodities comment on Tuesday, Deutsche Bank summarised global aluminium demand as disappointing despite current prices offering good value so far in 2013.

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FAQ: Does Aluminium Rust?
FAQ: Does Aluminium Rust?
Tuesday, 9th of April 2013

This latest instalment in our series of FAQ blogs is tackling the issue of corrosion on aluminium. We all know that steel is prone to rust. As iron corrodes it expands and oxidises, causing the red flakes we all recognise as rust on the surface. As these flakes

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