Steel & Sustainability

  • Steel is 100% recyclable

  • We use sustainable practices

  • Long span – column free space that is flexible to changes

Long span steel construction has inherent benefits that support sustainability and offers attributes that can help streamline the construction phase and provide lasting value in the finished structure.

Steel is 100% recyclable and can be recycled again and again, without degradation of its properties or performance.  It also possesses a high strength-to-weight, which is exploited in resource efficient structures and buildings.  Long Span steel solutions create open, column-free space that is flexible to changes in the building use.

Long span construction is fast and high quality.  This reduces the risk of weather related delays and there is less ‘snagging’ time and cost.  These factors lead to greater predictability in the construction programme.

So, FABSEC® beams are manufactured and fire protected off-site under factory-controlled conditions that ensure high quality.  Factory working is safer, faster and more efficient than site working.

About our shareholders

Our shareholders are committed to minimising their impact on the natural environment and local communities, as well as maintaining sustainable practices in all their disciplines.

Significant progress has already been made in areas such as carbon management, transport policy and strategy, renewable energy and the responsible sourcing of materials.

Severfield is the only company within their sector to achieve Carbon Trust Standard for reducing C02 emissions year on year and became the first steel fabricator to gain the BRE BES 6001 best practice standard for the Responsible Sourcing of Materials.

William Hares main operating facilities and construction sites have been certified to BS EN 14001: 2004 for Environmental Management. The Group have also achieved certification under BES 6001 Responsible Sourcing of Construction Products.

Hares are also certified for BIM level 2, improving productivity and reducing waste.

They are also proud to announce that all their UK facilities are now Carbon Zero. Read More

Sherwin Williams sustainability performance results provide an in-depth look at the results of their sustainability efforts. These results are presented following the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) format and include data on corporate governance, environmental management, environmental goals and performance, product stewardship, community and social involvement, labour practices and worker health and safety.

Tata Steel are proud members of ULCOS (Ultra-Low CO2 Steelmaking Partnership) which has the stated goal of developing technologies capable of reducing the CO2 emissions of steel production by 50% by 2050, and as host to its leading pilot project, Hisarna, Tata Steel will continue to invest in research & development in the search for ways to reduce CO2 emissions through breakthrough technology. Tata Steel have the largest portfolio of products certified as responsibly sourced in accordance with the responsible sourcing framework BES 6001. Tata Steel are the first steel company to operate an Environmental Product Declaration programme enabling a responsible, transparent and sustainable steel supply chain.



FBEAM can design composite and non-composite plain and cellular beams, both normal and fire engineered.

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