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ArcelorMittal at Infosteel's Steel Construction Day

27 November, Belgium

More than 500 participants joined this yearly key event for all stakeholders of the steel construction business in Belgium and Luxembourg.

All ArcelorMittal entities providing steel products, building components, systems made of steel as well as transformation and logistics services, attended the event.

ArcelorMittal actively contributed to the conferences and presented its innovative ranges of products and services in a 48 m2 stand located in the exhibition area.

ArcelorMittal Europe – Flat Products presented its latest innovations among which the new Granite® Impression and Silky Mat unique finishes for facades, Magnelis®, the innovative metallic coating that protects in the harshest environments and Optigal™, the optimised protection for the next generation of organic coated steel.


Among some messages of the day, we can mention the arrival of new European execution standards, and the examples given of the Bosphorus bridge and the Louis Vuitton foundation in Paris that showcase the performance of steel in terms of quickness of execution and the creativity it brings to build exceptional buildings.

The ArcelorMittal representatives who spoke in the conferences benefited from a high interest, especially from Architects, and the brochures related to these presentations all disappeared from ArcelorMittal stand shelves. Tim Meert, Technical Sales Manager ArcelorMittal Europe – Long products, explained how a new generation of steel floor system offers new opportunities in design, and Pierre Engel, Engineer, ArcelorMittal Construction, demonstrated the outstanding contribution of pre-painted and weathering steel to the refurbishment of building envelopes.

 

About Infosteel

Active in Belgium and Luxembourg, Infosteel aim is to promote the qualitative use of steel in the building industry.

Infosteel represents more than 600 members mostly from the steel industry, the construction and engineering industry as well as architects. Infosteel has also as members the main education institutions in the fields of architecture and engineering, as well as many students.

The Steel Construction Day (Journée Construction Acier) is a yearly key-event for steel construction in Belgium and Luxembourg and concerns owners, architects, engineering companies, steel structures manufacturers, entrepreneurs, public authorities, distribution, trading, education,...

This year, the Steel Construction Day hosted conferences on architecture and technology, an exhibition space, the presentation of outstanding construction projects among which the best was elected during the steel construction contest. It also featured the Steel Prize for students, under the theme of flat steel.