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14 Jul 2018
MELWA Sponsored the 28th Annual General Meeting of National Construction Association of Sri Lanka

MELWA Sponsored the 28th Annual General Meeting of National Construction Association of Sri Lanka, which was held on the 30th June 2018 at the Golden Crown Hotel, Kandy.  

08 Jan 2018
Educative Program for the Engineers – Trincomalee

An Educative Program for the Engineers in the Trincomalee area of the Eastern Province was conducted on the 4th of January 2018 on the use of new advanced technology and selection of quality reinforcement steel, with the assistance of Senior Specialized Engineers of the Universities of Moratuwa and Perdeniya as well as the Senior Engineers […]

13 Dec 2017
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IFC to invest US $ 27mn in Melwa Hotels

The World Bank’s private equity arm, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), will be investing US $ 27 million in Melwa Hotels and Resorts Private Limited (MHRPL), which is developing Hilton properties in Sri Lanka. “IFC will invest up to US $ 27 million in long-term debt. The proceeds of the IFC loan will be used […]

27 Feb 2017
Steel and its features – What makes steel the best material in the construction industry

Durability Properly constructed steel structures provide long-term durability. As far as steel durability goes, there are four main factors, namely- Corrosion resistance, Mold Resistance, Vermin Resistance, and Dimensional Stability. Corrosion Resistance: when steel structures are exposed to oxygen and water, it speeds up the corrosion process. To avoid that process, barrier coatings such as painting […]

22 Nov 2016
MELWA PROUD TO BE THE MAIN SPONSOR OF THE 2016 INTERNATIONAL CONCLAVE

The SSEL (Society of Structural Engineers Sri Lanka), has organized the 2016 International Conclave to be held at Cinnamon Grand, Colombo, on the 22nd of November 2016. The theme for the event will be based on “Advances in building material and high performance façade for high rise buildings”. Being pioneers in the steel manufacturing industry […]