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07 Jul 2016
Advantages of steel construction

Steel is the most extensively used metal in the construction field and while steel is a material that has been used for commercial and industrial construction for many years, it still grows in importance as one of the best materials, particularly owing to its huge advantages in comparison to other building materials. Steel is one […]

02 May 2016
Melwire Group Revamps Surgical – ICU at Colombo North Teaching Hospital, Ragama

On the first week of April 2016, we completed the refurbishment project to uplift the Surgical Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the Colombo North Teaching Hospital, Ragama from its forlorn condition. The said unit of the hospital was reopened to the public on the 9th of April. The re-opening ceremony was held on the 9th […]

02 May 2016
Melwire Group Sponsors Welcome Boards Around Boralesgamuwa

Tuesday 12th April 2016, Colombo: Sri Lanka’s premier steel manufacturer, Melwire Group, recently sponsored a number of welcome boards in and around Boralesgamuwa in a move to support the town’s Urban Council. The initiative was launched during the first week of April and concluded successfully on the 6th of April 2016. The welcome boards were […]

02 May 2016
Melwire Group Sponsors Welcome Boards Around Boralesgamuwa

In a move to support the Boralesgamuwa Urban Council, Melwire Group recently sponsored a number of welcome boards in and around the city. The initiative was launched during the first week of April and concluded successfully on the 6th of April 2016. The welcome boards were installed prominently at key locations in and around Boralesgamuwa. […]

22 Apr 2016
The bessemer process and modern steel manufacturing- a short history

In the 19th century, the growth of railroads in America and Europe put immense pressure on the iron industry that was still labored with ineffective production processes and steel was still untested as a structural metal and steel production was expensive and slow. This scenario lasted until 1856 when Henry Bessemer discovered a more successful […]

21 Mar 2016
5 FACTORS TO CONSIDER BEFORE CHOOSING THE RIGHT SUPPLIER

Having the right supplies is the key behind the success of any business and this is especially true for steel manufacturers in Sri Lanka who rely primarily on quality tools and materials to produce the best results. This can often go on to make the difference between being able to work effectively and having to […]

18 Mar 2016
The Steel Industry: History and Hazards

The steel industry in the late 1850s has seen major changes since 1970. Due to the important role the steel industry plays in the overall economic and infrastructural development, steel is considered to be a very good indicator of a country’s economic improvement.   Ever since the turn of the millennium and the economic boom […]