Realising its great potential, Kirby Building Systems has its eyes set on new markets in Africa while embarking on an aggressive growth strategy in the Gulf region.

Dubai-based Star Steel International, a producer of Martensitic microcomposite formable steel (MMFX),  has received the Dubai Central Laboratory Department’s (DCLD) certification to produce and supply ChromX ASTM A1035 rebar in the UAE emirate.

Sika, a global building product manufacturer, has launched an innovative high-performance fire-protection coating system that safeguards steel structures, workers and the environment.

Leading Nordic and US-based steel manufacturer SSAB introduced the latest from its indigenous product lines, Hardox and Strenx, to customers in the region at a recent roadshow in the UAE.