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Key Issues

  • Local economic benefit

    Local economic benefit

    The Australian Steel Institute and its members are extremely concerned about the amount of imported fabricated steel being used on major resource and infrastructure projects. The Australian steel industry is not opposed to mixed local and imported input, but rightly rejects the notion that… Read more

  • Meeting the quality benchmark

    Meeting the quality benchmark

    The National Structural Steelwork Compliance Scheme (NSSCS) supports quality infrastructure for Australian construction by providing a quality compliance and certification system for the supply, fabrication and erection of structural steelwork. The new Standard AS/NZS 5131 Structural steelwork… Read more

  • Multilevel buildings

    Multilevel buildings

    STEEL Building Value - The merits of structural steelwork for your building solution This Guide has been prepared by the Australian Steel Institute for developers, builders, architects, consulting engineers and building surveyors to demonstrate that the choice of structural steel can provide an… Read more

  • Environmental sustainability

    Environmental sustainability 

    As Australia places increasing importance on the long term sustainability of both buildings and infrastructure, and strives towards carbon neutrality in performance in these areas, Australian steel’s ability to provide practical solutions becomes more important. This section aims to… Read more

  • Fabrication and erection

    Fabrication and erection

    The Australian fabrication industry is characterised by a diverse range of fabricators operating across a range of markets from industrial buildings to complex structures in the oil and gas field. With a total market output of approximately 1.6 million tonnes/annum the medium and larger… Read more

  • Safety

    The Australian steel industry is vast and encapsulates many different sectors. Within each of these entities exists a challenge to increase productivity, incorporate new technologies and adequately train and engage staff. Our members also need to achieve the requirements of our clients such as… Read more

  • Steel in architecture

    Steel in architecture

    Architecturally Exposed Structural Steelwork forms an important part of the design and construction process for buildings. There exists a great need for improvement in the communication between architect, engineer and fabricator in this area. This also presents a new opportunity for Australian… Read more

  • Integrated Project Delivery

    Integrated Project Delivery

    An increasing trend to incomplete documentation at time of tender necessitating the design to emerge through the process, is an issue for the Building Information Flow group within the ASI (steel chain) and the AISD (detailers). This matter is sometimes seen by builders,… Read more