The durability of steel for bulk water delivery

Steel is an indispensable and versatile material in municipal bulk water infrastructure, where pipelines traverse many kilometres of remote and demanding terrain to meet the potable water needs of South African communities. By Keitumetse Moumakoe, director, ASTPM.

Association to assist in overcoming South Africa’s water woes

Association To Assist In Overcoming South Africa’s Water Woes

The Association of Steel Tube and Pipe Manufacturers of South Africa (ASTPM) says it will provide assistance to and work as a strategic stakeholder with municipalities and water authorities to see to it that the urgently needed implementation of the National Water and Sanitation Master Plan’s objectives are met.

Market feels project pinch

Market feels project pinch

The lack of significant public infrastructure spend to boost steel consumption and construction activity is one of the challenges that the local steel tube market has to deal with, says steel industry association the Association of Steel Pipe Manufacturers (ASTPM).

Spiral welded pipes ideal for municipal works

Spiral Welded Pipes Ideal For Municipal Works

For many decades, the most critical water pr ojects in South Africa have either used spiral welded steel pipes or have had steel pipe as a construction option, all locally manufactured and purpose-designed for each application.

Graded Structural Steel Hollow Sections

It has come to the attention of the Association of Steel Tube and Pipe Manufacturers (ASTPM) that un-graded, commercial quality steel is being supplied into the Structural Hollow Sections in sizes range as defined by SANS 657 Part 1 and also reflected in the SAISC’S Red Handbook. These sizes may be manufactured locally or imported.