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How is Steel Made?

an image of steel being made in a steel furnace

As you may know, steel is a ferrous alloy as it’s a compound of multiple materials, one of which being iron (with the presence of steel being the determining factor as to whether a metal is ferrous or non-ferrous). You may now also be considering how steel is actually made, and perhaps what makes it just so useful.

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What is the CE Marking?

CE marking

The CE marking is something that you have likely come across in the past, as it appears across many different products, but you may not be quite aware as to what it means and why it’s there. The simple answer is that this marking indicated European conformity for the product with which is resides, although there is more to it than that.

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What is Structural Steel?

an image of a framework (perhaps of a bridge) made from structural steel latticed beams

Structural steel is a material commonly used in the construction of large structures – specifically buildings and bridges. The composition of the material is a combination of iron, carbon, and often manganese, that is measured to a ratio that allows optimal properties taken from each material.

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London’s Steel Sculptures

Following on from our insight into some of London’s most impressive steel architecture in our previous blog post, we have decided to run you through the best steel sculptures of our capital. We’re going to showcase a variety of different techniques and styles – from the simple to the scientific – and let you know where they are, so you can experience them for yourself.

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The Steel Architecture of London

Structural steel is widely used in the construction of buildings and large structures, but the omnipresent material is often hidden away behind facades of concrete, glass, and brickwork. That means it’s important to celebrate the instances of steel being at the forefront of the appearance of architecture when we get the chance.

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Most Impressive Sports Stadiums From Around the World

A sports stadium, to many, is much more than simply a feat of architecture. This can be a place of worship, admiration, and despair for sports fans, but there is often mainly appreciation from fans of architecture and those within the industry. The expression of sheer engineering brilliance on such a great scale is something to behold. That’s why, here at Mundy Structural Steel, we have detailed a few of the most impressive sports stadiums from around the world in this blog post.

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3D Mapping Surveys

We now offer a service to provide 3D Mapping surveys of buildings.

After the 3d site survey we get the DWG drawing, this allows us to draw up the steelwork accurately to fit the building saving on site surveys the old fashioned way of two men and a tape!

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How Utilising Stainless Steel Can Benefit Your Construction Project

With the construction industry reportedly experiencing economic growth and recovery this past year, new construction projects are becoming a much more financially viable prospect. Steel has played a huge part in construction since the industrial revolution, but why has this trend continued today?
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Three Ways to Give Your Commercial Property a Contemporary Edge

Stylish design and functionality do not necessarily have to be at odds. If you own commercial premises and think that style and design are not as important in these locations as they are in residential properties, think again.
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The Advantages of Installing Stainless Steel Balconies

If you are thinking about installing a balcony on your flat, then you will know that there are a huge range of options for you to choose from. One thing that you will have to think about is the style of balcony that you want to have installed.

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