Mughal Steel launches Pakistan’s first ever earthquake resistant steel

Lahore, May 17, 2016 (PPI-OT):In order to improve the safety of the buildings during earthquake occurrences, Mughal Steel Limited has launched Pakistan’s first ever earthquake resistant steel under the brand name of Supreme. The product is effective for all types of buildings-from houses to high rise buildings.

The new chemically reinforced and strengthened quality Steel has been designed to enable the Steel consumers to plan and construct buildings with an added element of safety during earthquakes. The Supreme Steel bars have been designed to provide a more consistent resistance to seismic loads and shall have a higher/uniform ductility than any other Steel bars manufactured in Pakistan.

Supreme is the result of extensive R and D, experimentation and testing efforts of Mughal Steel’s scientists. Supreme brand shall represent high quality steel bars, which are scientifically tested to be the most reliable steel products to withstand earthquake movements and prevent potential damages to building/structures during earthquakes. In order to maintain a consistent quality, the production of Supreme involves regular resistance and extensive checks throughout the production process.

Pakistan has been witnessing an increase in the frequency of earthquakes during the past two decades or so. All of the seismic events within the boundaries of Pakistan have been devastating, causing extensive infrastructure damage and loss of precious lives. Poorly-constructed buildings and houses, and increasing density of population in the earthquake-prone areas, are the main reasons for the extended damage and the number of causalities during the earthquakes. It is in this context that the Mughal Steel has developed a new product to enable the construction of building infrastructures to withstand the earthquake movements.

It may be mentioned Mughal Steel is a listed steel manufacturing company of Pakistan with a history of over 50 years of excellence to its credit. The company mad listed debut during Feb 2015, and has seen its profitability improve due to the ongoing construction boom in the country. The company has one of the most modern steel manufacturing facilities, and supplies its products to domestic as well as foreign markets.

For more information, contact:
Barkat Ali Anjum
Deputy Manager-Media and Public Relations Department
Lahore Stock Exchange Financial Services Limited
(Formerly Lahore Stock Exchange Limited)
Lahore Stock Exchange Building,
19, Khayaban-e-Aiwan-e-Iqbal, P. O. Box: 1315,
Lahore – 54000, Pakistan
Tel: +92-42-36368000
Fax: +92-42-36368484-85
Email: barkatali@lse.com.pk
Website: www.lse.com.pk