Building and Construction

BAUMA 2016: the world’s largest trade fair in the construction industry

On April 11–17, 2016 will take place in Munich the 31st edition of Bauma (International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Mining Machines, Construction Vehicles and Construction Equipment). It is the largest construction machinery trade fair in the world. Visitors will see  the most important new developments from around...

Stainless steel bridges: the Helix Bridge, in Singapore

Located in the heart of Singapore as a connection between Marina Bay and Marina Centre, the Helix Bridge is a landmark pedestrian bridge comprising a walkway surrounded by opposing double helix structures made from stainless steel. In particular, it is fabricated from approximately 650 tonnes of Duplex Stainless Steel and 1000...

Stainless Steel in Bridges

The use of stainless steel in bridge construction is relatively recent, 10 to 15 years. Stainless steels used for bridges belong primarily to two categories of stainless: austenitics and austeno-ferritics, also known as duplex, which combine excellent corrosion resistance and elevated mechanical performance. More rarely, and for specific applications, certain grades...

San Sebastian Basilica: the only all-steel church in Asia

Viganò International coil cutting and flattening lines are the best solutions for the processing of steel, material widely used in building. In Manila, Philippines, we can see an extraordinary example of steel used in construction: the San Sebastian Basilica, the only all-steel church in Asia. Constructed in 1890, inaugurated and blessed the following year,...

The most used stainless steels in the construction industry

Viganò International operates on the global market dealing with the processing of different materials, including stainless steel, hot and cold rolled, annealed, galvanised, and carbon steel sheets. Thanks to its physical-mechanical characteristics, high deformability and corrosion resistance, the stainless steel processed by Viganò International cutting and flattening lines is widely...

Construction: the use of stainless steel increases in exhibition structures

More and more companies are trusting in the quality of Viganò International machinery to treat the steel used in construction. The widespread use of this material in the construction sector is owing to its exceptional characteristics. Some of the benefits of steel building skeletons are: – Equal performance both in...