Everything you ever need to know about structural steel
This articles is about structural steel including the supply and installation of same.
Structural steel is used to act as a lintel over window and door openings but also for complete frames of buildings in lieu of concrete frames.
Lintels are formed using steel beams and steel frames consist of steel columns and steel beams all interconnected much like meccano.
How much is steel ?
The supply and installation of steel is priced per tonne.
So if you want to know the price of your steel you need to know exactly how much your steel will weigh and then multiple the total weight by the current rate per tonne e.g. £4,500 per tonne.
The rate of steel is constantly fluctuating and it is a risk for rising unexpectedly especially due to geopolitical incidents e.g. a war, energy crisis or a pandemic.