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CONF: Steel or no steel in Indonesian construction

There’s huge growth potential for steel for Indonesia’s construction sector if the country could utilize more steel in public-works construction projects such as bridges, Dr Iswandi Imran, from Bandung Institute of Technology in Bandung, West Java, shared at the 2019 ASEAN Iron & Steel Sustainability Forum in Jakarta, Indonesia, on November 25.
“Steel construction in Indonesia is not as popular as reinforced concrete construction,” he said at the conference organized by the South East Asia Iron and Steel Institute (SEAISI). In Indonesia, about 90% of construction projects use reinforced concrete as the dominant material whereas steel alone only accounts for 10%, he told


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