Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions

Our experience over many years and countless projects all across Africa we have learnt many valuable lessons. Here are a few of the frequently asked questions about steel structures, their design, fabrication, erection and cladding.

Should you still have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us and we will provide you with all the information you need for a successful steel structure project.

Will you design a steel structure for another firm to fabricate?
No, our design service is based on us being able to do the fabrication
Do you provide engineers certificates?
Yes, engineer’s certificates will be provided on completion of every job.
Will you detail a steel structure for another firm to fabricate?
No, service is provided on the basis that we do the fabrication
Will you do the fabrication if you are not awarded the steel erection?
Yes. Erection drawings will be provided to client
Will you do the Steel erection if not awarded the steel fabrication?
No, we require the fabrication
Do you only erect Steel structures within Gauteng?
No, we erect Steel structures throughout South and sub-Saharan Africa including, Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, Zimbabwe, to name a few.
Do you comply with safety requirements?
Yes we comply with the requirements of the OSH act as well as the construction regulations.
Do you comply with Quality Requirements?
We practice stringent Quality Control based on SANS/ISO 9001/2008 and inspection of the works in progress is welcomed at any time.
Do you fabricate and install overhead cranes?
No, we fabricate and install the crane girders for them to run on and can refer you to relevant suppliers.
Will you do the structural cladding if not awarded the steel fabrication?
Yes, scope of work dependent
Do you provide isolation?
Yes, dependent on budget, we can provide isolation boards or isolation sheeting (Alucushion Insulation)
Do you do civil works?
We do provide the foundations for the structures. Thereafter, we will refer you to one of our strategic civil construction partners to provide you with a complete solution.
What associations are you currently members of?
SAISC (Southern African Institute of Steel Construction) & ISF (International Steel Fabricators).
Do you have a BBBEE rating?
Yes level 6
Do you provide transport?
Yes, we have a fleet of vehicles (various models) to accommodate your structural needs. We transport in a knock-down format and erect on site.
Do you supply the sand, stone and cement?
Due to logistical constraints, we request that the client supplies their own.
Do you do paint work?
Yes, we have an on-site paint workshop
Do you do flooring, palisades and gates?
No, but we can make recommendations to you.
Our experienced team is ready to provide a quote on your structural steel project.

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JC van der Linde and Venter Projects (Pty) Ltd wish to commend B&T Steel for the professional manner in which they completed the structural steel scope at Bakers Transport. From design to installation the process was managed in a very efficient manner which resulted in B&T Steel delivering their quality product ahead of programme.
Steven Brown
Director/ VDLV / JC van der Linde and Venter Projects (Pty) Ltd
B&T Steel were able to deliver the project on time and within budget. It was a pleasure to work with the management and staff of B&T Steel.
Raymond Barnfather
Branch Manager / AVENG Infraset
The contracts were completed on time and to the requisite quality and safety standards by the B&T steel team. We would not hesitate in appointing B&T Steel in any of our future projects.
G.R. Altini
Managing Director / Edilcon Construction (Pty) Ltd
The work approach of B&T Steel is refreshing and effective, and is clearly visible from management through to the technical staff on site. They form a real team, with only the best interest of the success of the project in mind.
Alwyn Truter
Team Leader / Structural & Civil Engineering / Royal HaskoningDHV
The work ethic projected by B&T Steel radiates excellence and is clearly visible from management through to the technical staff on site, their effectiveness in the office and on site is unparalleled.
Leon Botha
Engineer / Sotiralis Consulting Engineers
Gothic Construction (Pty) Ltd has formed a lasting relationship with B&T Steel and we can highly recommend them for their ability to deliver a quality product and their professional, reliable, prompt and safe service.
Gavin den Heyer
Director / Gothic Construction (Pty) Ltd
B&T Steel were able to deliver the project on time and within budget. B&T have attained impressive safety standards on site over the years, which sets them apart from their competitors
Cobus du Plessis
Director / I-con Enterprises
B&T Steel have just completed a complicated steel project for me in Jet Park. From the outset of the project to the completion, the work was executed with integrity and competence.
Peter Wagener
Director / Bantry Construction
B&T Steel will go the extra mile to ensure they deliver a project on time and within budget. It was an absolute pleasure to work with the management and staff of B&T Steel.
Pierre Nel
Quantity Surveyor / Beckers Building Contractors
B&T Steel came to the party with finding solutions in a timely manner for some of the teething problems we experienced. We can confirm that all work was completed in the required time and to the quality expected from the Sub-Contractor
Wayne Stathakis
Contracts Director / Anastasi Construction CC