News and articles
WSP releases recommendations for resource-efficient, circular design25 June 2018
Leading engineering consultancy WSP have released a paper as part of their Future Ready research based on consultation with organisations across sectors that could decrease time and costs in the construction industry by cutting resource use by 23%.
ArcelorMittal launches Steligence®, a radical and disruptive concept20 June 2018
ArcelorMittal continues to leap forward in steel solutions with the release of Steligence®. Ushering in a new wave of high-performance building and construction techniques, this fresh and innovative concept ensures that each steel component interacts in a complementary way.
ArcelorMittal rails in Australia’s biggest public transport project12 June 2018
ArcelorMittal Europe – Long Products Rails and Special Sections provided 6,500 tonnes of rails for the forthcoming Sydney Metro project. It is Australia’s largest public transport infrastructure project as it will transform Sydney, delivering more trains and faster services for customers across the network.
ArcelorMittal’s sheet piles protect from flooding12 June 2018
ArcelorMittal Projects, ArcelorMittal Europe – Long Products Sheet Piling, and Global R&D participated in a project financed by the Dutch government to improve the design of dikes and keep the Netherlands safe from flooding.
The Craiova & Targu-Jiu Stadiums17 May 2018
Sport has a very important place in Romania, especially football. ArcelorMittal Tubular Products Europe recently contributed to the construction of two stadiums in the country: the Craiova stadium, inaugurated in November 2017, and the Targu-Jiu stadium which will open this year. Steel produced in Romania was used for both projects with Hollow Structural Sections (HSS) produced in Iasi and made from coils produced by ArcelorMittal.
The Bolt Tower: The Lightning Bolt of Ostrava26 April 2018
On 10 February, the ČEZ City Cross Sprint skiing competition took place in Ostrava. Skiers competed under the blast furnaces and other facilities at Dolní Vítkovice, a former industrial area protected by UNESCO, which also hosts the Bolt Tower, a helix of 78 metres built with steel from ArcelorMittal Ostrava. This tower, which now includes an observation point, multifunctional spaces and a café, was named after Olympic champion Usain Bolt, who inaugurated the tower in 2015.
Building in extreme cold9 May 2018
Managing the negative temperatures is a real challenge in the construction industry in Scandinavia. ArcelorMittal Europe – Long Products' mill in Hamburg has been working with Swedish customer Hjulsbro Steel for five years, providing them with wire rod used to reinforce concrete in low temperatures. Two major bridge projects emerged from our collaboration: the Lysefjord Bridge in Norway and the Öresund Bridge linking Denmark and Sweden.
ArcelorMittal steel in the biggest athletics stadium in Poland17 April 2018
Located in Chorzów, the Silesian stadium (or Stadion Śląski) is one of the most recognisable stadiums in Poland. Inaugurated in 1956, the stadium was recently completely renovated and reopened in October 2017. ArcelorMittal Europe – Long Products contributed to the project and provided sheet piles, used to secure the foundations.
Indaten® weathering steel brings a perceptible desire to life9 April 2018
Steel is a familiar material for Belgian sculptor William Roobrouck. But when he decided to realise his latest artwork, Roobrouck turned to Indaten® weathering steel for the first time. Called ‘Désir Perceptible’ (Perceptible Desire), the monumental sculpture celebrates the longing couples can feel for a child. Thanks to Indaten® from ArcelorMittal Europe – Flat Products, Désir Perceptible will stand the test of time, and the rigours of the Belgian coast.
Krybar® in the Al-Zour LNG project in Kuwait4 April 2018
As from 2020, Kuwait will have a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal, located near Kuwait City which will produce approximately 22 million tonnes of natural gas every year. For the construction of this impressive facility, ArcelorMittal Special Rebars & Thread Bars and ArcelorMittal Projects work jointly to supply Krybar®, a special concrete reinforcing steel bar providing safety for cryogenic applications.
Magnelis® at the centre of ArcelorMittal Fos-sur-Mer’s first solar farm20 February 2018
ArcelorMittal Méditerranée recently inaugurated a photovoltaic farm on its site of Fos-sur-Mer, realised in partnership with EDF Energies Nouvelles. This solar farm of 15 hectares has a capacity of 12 MWc, equal to the annual electricity consumption of 7,400 citizens, half of the town of Fos-sur-Mer. Profil du Futur, a division of ArcelorMittal Construction, was in charge of the structure’s construction and used Magnelis®,a lead product of ArcelorMittal Europe – Flat Products for solar projects.
Steel gives a new life to German bridges15 February 2018
Last year, German magazine Der Spiegel published an article about the collapse of old bridges in Germany - mostly due to heavy vehicles traffic - and the efforts made to reconstruct and modernise them. The reconstruction of the bridge "Demminer Strasse" in Neubrandenburg with ArcelorMittal beams shows that steel is an ideal bridge solution, providing a sustainable, quick and economic construction.
U.S. Bank Stadium: the Super Bowl 2018 venue with ArcelorMittal's Histar® steel5 February 2018
On September 17 2015, the steel at U.S. Bank Stadium topped off, marking a major milestone in the construction of this new stadium, which has been constructed with 3,080 tonnes of our HISTAR® beams. Now, almost 2 and a half years later, it hosted the most important American Football event - with the Philadelphia Eagles as the big winners!
DUO in Singapore: a new landmark built on strong Histar® foundations23 January 2018
Located in the vibrant cultural and heritage district of Bugis in Singapore, DUO is a new real-estate development which opened its doors on 15 January 2018. This high rise has 2,082 tonnes of HISTAR® steel sections in its foundations, with the steel produced by ArcelorMittal Europe – Long Products. The use of our steel sections allowed the contractor to save both time and weight.
ArcelorMittal Europe - Long Products video12 June 2018
ArcelorMittal Europe – Long Products operates across 15 integrated and mini-mill sites in 10 countries and is a leader in sections, sheet piles, rails, and quality wire rod.Applications using ArcelorMittal Europe – Long Products are varied: high-rise buildings, bridges, vehicles, public transportation systems, flood protection systems… and they can be found on every continent.Watch the video below and learn more about the four main business segments which comprise ArcelorMittal Europe – Long Products: Bars & Rods, Sections & Merchant Bars, Sheet Piling, and Rails & Special Sections.
Check out the updated version of the ArcelorMittal slim floor brochure!9 March 2018
ArcelorMittal Europe - Long Products has launched a new edition of the slim floor Brochure, which features an innovative solution for floors, combining prefabricated slabs with built-in steel beams.
Covering Russia: Local building materials specialist creates long-lasting roofs with Granite® HDX16 January 2018
Since the early 2000s, Grand Line has been working with organic coated steels from ArcelorMittal Europe – Flat Products for its range of roofing tiles and accessories. The products are used by Grand Line’s customers for the roofs of cottages and low-rise constructions. Today Grand Line is utilising ArcelorMittal’s Granite® HDX for its Quarzit range because it offers excellent performance in the harsh Russian climate.
ArcelorMittal gets nod from World Economic Forum for integrating circular economy principles into its business model13 December 2017
The world’s most prestigious award programme for the circular economy, The Circulars, has highly commended ArcelorMittal for demonstrating leadership and innovation by applying circular economy principles to its business models.
Hilti-ArcelorMittal: a strong partnership31 October 2017
Interest in the use of high strength steels (HSS) is growing rapidly in the global construction sector. That’s because high strength steels offer promising weight reductions, increased spans, and improved load-bearing capacity compared to alternative materials.
ArcelorMittal Europe – Flat Products obtains EPD for single-sided road barriers with Magnelis® coating19 October 2017
IBU (Institut Bauen und Umwelt e.V.) has published an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for single-sided road barriers made with high strength low alloy and structural steels coated in Magnelis®. The EPD covers barriers which are made from steel grades HX340LAD, HX420LAD, S250GD, or S350GD, with ArcelorMittal’s Magnelis® ZM310 metallic coating.
Co-engineering the future: Bacacier creates innovative building solutions with Granite® Quartz17 October 2017
Bacacier is one of France’s leading manufacturers of steel roofing and cladding solutions for the building and construction sector. With an eye on constant innovation, Bacacier is always looking for new aesthetic steel solutions to enhance its range of products. Thanks to a close relationship with ArcelorMittal Europe – Flat Products, Bacacier was a key partner in the development of Granite® Quartz in France and is now incorporating it into their latest products.
Discover our best-in-class solutions for tall buildings in our new brochure about high-rise buildings14 September 2017
ArcelorMittal Europe - Long Products Sections and Merchant bars has launched a new brochure about the optimal use of hot-rolled steel shapes in tall buildings.
New Constructalia now available in French!24 April 2018
ArcelorMittal Europe's revamped Constructalia website has just been launched in its French language version!
New version of OZone software available5 April 2018
The software One Zone Model calculates the gas temperature in the event of fire according to EN 1991-1-2 and corresponding steel temperature according to EN 1993-1-2.
New Constructalia now available in Spanish!4 April 2018
ArcelorMittal Europe's revamped Constructalia website has just been launched in its Spanish language version!
French and Spanish versions of Constructalia coming soon!13 March 2018
After launching the international version of the new Constructalia website in English last year, we have the pleasure to announce that two new language versions will be available soon: the Spanish version before Easter and the French version in the weeks after!
Download the 2018 edition of the Sections & Merchant Bars Sales Programme!6 February 2018
ArcelorMittal Europe - Long Product has launched the 2018 edition of its complete sales programme of hot rolled steel sections and merchant bars.
Software Updates and new Mobile Apps!11 January 2018
The ArcelorMittal Beam Calculator is now available in version 3.47 and CoSFB, the software for the design of Composite Slim Floors, is now available as an app for mobile devices, on Google Play and AppStore!
Don't miss our latest software updates!12 December 2017
Check out our latest software updates: the calculation tool of integrated composite slim floor beams CoSFB is now available in version 1.5 for both Windows and MacOs, and ArcelorMittal-CTICM Columns Calculator A3C has been udated as well.
New version of Portal+ available!18 October 2017
A new, updated version of our predesign software Portal+ is now available in our Software sections! Portal+ v1.32 supports you in the design of portal frames according to Eurocode 3.
ArcelorMittal launches the extended version of its Orange book7 September 2017
ArcelorMittal is launching the extended version of its Orange book, an essential aid for engineers in the design of steel buildings and structures. Already including data about ArcelorMittal Europe – Long Products’ structural sections, the ArcelorMittal Orange book is now completed with information about ArcelorMittal Europe – Flat Products’ offer of cold formed and welded sections.
Need help? New customer support section launched6 September 2017
Check out our new customer support area where you can send us a request for quotation or general question, find a software and order a sample!