An ambitious plan that involves product diversification and capacity expansion over the next five years is driving Conares to new heights as it marks its silver jubilee milestone.

SSAB is launching Strenx, a new high-strength structural steel product brand, which offers an extensive portfolio of high-strength steels on the market. This will open up new competitive possibilities for customers to make stronger, lighter and more sustainable products.

JEFF GROVE, vice president, global policy and industry affairs at ASTM International, highlights his organisation’s role in boosting steel and construction standards in the Gulf. Technical standards have become a crucial foundation for infrastructure growth throughout the Gulf, including projects that involve steel.