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28 Apr
Farmtech’s agricultural tippers made from Hardox® steel are “indestructible,” according to customers
In the midst of the beautiful Slovenian countryside, tipper body specialist Farmtech constructs high-quality equipment for the demanding agricultural industry, which runs continuous transports with heavy loads. The recipe for the success of the heavy-duty dump tipper Gravis 2000 is to use Hardox® 450 wear plate throughout the model’s body.
25 Mar
Betonstar reaches higher with lighter weight through Strenx® steel
Concrete pumps used in the construction of tall buildings need a boom structure that is strong and reliable while also striving for light weight. Turkish Betonstar has met these requirements by using only Strenx® performance steel throughout its structures. The result is longer, stronger and lighter products.
25 Feb
By incorporating Hardox® and Strenx® steels in tippers, Fesan makes sure not to compromise on quality
Turkish trailer and tipper manufacturer Fesan Makina’s key driver is customer satisfaction. When customers asked for stronger and lighter equipment, that is what they got, as Fesan switched to Hardox® wear plate and Strenx® performance steel. By including this and other innovative features in the new tipper model, the company is keeping its position as a market leader.
6 Feb
SSAB’s Steel Pile Day in Helsinki attracted a record crowd
An annual event, SSAB's Steel Pile day was held this year on January 23, 2020 in Helsinki, where some 370 foundation construction experts including contractors, designers, equipment manufacturers, representatives from the authorities, and students in the field met up. The day's presentation dealt with SSAB's pile products and how they are used in different infrastructure construction projects. As in earlier years, the program featured interesting presentations about cases that customers and designers had been involved in.
29 Jan
AA Diesel Truck Bodies gains 10-plus years of product life for end users with Hardox® wear plate
For 20 years, family company AA Diesel Truck Bodies has supplied custom-made truck bodies to the demanding Australian transport industry. The right steel in the body units will help the end user to reduce weight by 10 to 20 percent and increase the payload.
11 Dec
Taurus Mining Solutions is designing smarter and lighter mining equipment with Hardox® wear plate
Using the right high-performance steel from SSAB, Australian Taurus Mining Solutions has managed to lower the weight of its mining buckets while still keeping their durability and increasing the capacity by up to 10 percent. This translates into cost savings for customers, and Taurus’s production also benefits.
30 Oct
SSAB’s steel piles help Port of Gdańsk to jump up on the podium
A crane moves a huge steel pile to the waterline of the future harbor wharf in Gdańsk, Poland. The pile is placed in a perfectly vertical position. A vibro hammer and then an impact hammer press it down several meters below the bottom of the canal. The new wharf at the Port of Gdańsk will be operational next year.
28 Jan
SSAB's Steel Pile Day 2019 for foundation construction experts in Helsinki
An annual event, SSAB’s Steel Pile Day was held on January 17, 2019 in Helsinki, where some 350 contractors, designers, equipment manufacturers and representatives from the authorities met up to hear about the use of SSAB’s products in infrastructure construction and to discuss topical subjects in foundation construction.
25 Jan
Foundation Construction Experts at SSAB’s Steel Pile Day in Helsinki
The annual SSAB Steel Pile Day, held on January 18, 2018 in Helsinki, brought together about 350 contractors, designers, equipment manufacturers and representatives of authorities to find out more about SSAB’s products, infrastructure development, customer references and industrial outlook.
23 Sep
Environmental product declaration for SSAB’s tubular products is now registered in EPD-Norway’s program
SSAB's EPD for piles, structural hollow sections, precision tubes, line pipes and steel sections are now published in the EPD-Norway, Norwegian EPD program for products (EPD = Environmental Product Declaration). An EPD gives information about a product’s environmental issues and environmental impacts.