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    The Hidden Meaning Behind The Logo Of Power Steel

    Have you ever wondered what a certain logo is all about? In most cases, a lot of brands use logos that’s not related to the actual visual product of what they are selling. A logo is not supposed to be only about your product, it is what defines you, this is your identity inside the business market. Your logo is what makes you unique and will be remembered for.

    And in most cases people tend to ignore the meaning behind each famous brand logo that is out in the market.

    Let’s start to point out the meaning behind the logo of the company:

    The logo is actually a god/man carrying a huge ball/globe and if youtake a closer look at the globe it has lines and those lines are not just simple scratches or for aesthetic purposes but it is the letters of ‘PS’ symbolizing the acronyms of Power Steel.

    The man is not just an ordinary man who carries a globe but it is related to the  greek mythology. It is Atlas, the God of celestial heavens. He is the most powerful and strongest  titan. He is able to put up the pillar of the Earth on his shoulders. Atlas is also known as the titan who has 4 arms increasing his strengths, making him even more powerful. This factor symbolizes that the steel products of Power Steel are indestructible, robust, well-built and ever-lasting.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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    Why Stainless Steel Is For The Food Industry

    Stainless Steel is worldwide accepted as a superior material for food processing equipment. offering the highest level of compliance with stringent health, hygiene and safety requirements. Food processing covers a spectrum of products from subsectors comprising agriculture, horticulture, plantation, animal husbandry, fisheries, and others. This is also used a lot in the kitchen as utensils. Since everything needs to get cleaned and wash in the kitchen many times for hygiene purposes it needs a material that won’t leave any stains or rust. All the pots, kettles, utensils, stoves are all part of a stainless steel hardware that we all use inside the kitchen. It made our life easier and it saved the environment by having the capacity of being able to re-use it not just once.

    Have you ever wondered what would have happened if Stainless Steel was never invented? There would be a lot of changes towards the world especially in the fields of Architecture, Construction, Automotive, Transportation, Medical, Energy and mainly… the food industry. Stainless Steel is very important for the food industry due to its qualities such as excellent toughness/sturdiness, ductility, flexibility, formaility, high temperature oxidation resistance and the best material to be use on rigorous environments. Can you imagine always having to buy another pair of spoon and fork to use because they get rotten and unsanitized easily? with Stainless Steel you are able to wash it as many times as you want, disinfect it with boiling water and it won’t melt or rust. Due to it’s product qualities this material is good for the environment because we can always re-use steel products.

    Here are examples of Stainless Steel that you might have missed inside your kitchen:

    Tables & Sink:

    Pressure Burners, Air Vents, Pots and Ovens:

    Cooking Utensils:

    Eating Utensils:

    Baking Utensils:

    Jelatin and Cake Molds:

    Frying Pans:

    Kettles:

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    The Steel That Gives You Therapeutic Energy

    Chinese New Year just came and that means it’s also time to start a new beginning and to create a fresh page. Out of all the traditional Chinese festivals, the New Year is perhaps the most elaborate, colourful, and important. It is said that New Year is a special event wherein people should be put into their best behavior. It was considered that the 1st day of the year should be perfect or good in order for the rest of your year to be amazing.

    To start of the Lunar Year right, the mind, the body and the soul should all be cleansed. Chinese people are very religious and they have a lot of different views about the world. One belief that Chinese people do in order to achieve balance in their life is they surround themselves with different crystals/stones and steels that have a therapeautic energy healing within them. They love to incorporate these stones with different kinds of jewelries such as bracelets, necklaces, earrings and rings.

    One good material to pair it up with is the Stainless Magnetic Steel. It is a therapeutic type of steel and is formed into bracelets for healing purposes. You might wonder why people love to wear magnets around their wrist. This accessory was made viral due to the fact that it has a magnetic therapy within them and it is one of the alternative medicine to improve one’s health.

    BENEFITS OF USING MAGNETIC STEEL:

    Improves Blood Circulation

    The magnetic steel in the bracelets gives you more blood flow due to the fact that your blood has iron in them. Blood circulation is important in keeping the body healthy and keeping it safe from all injuries. Better blood flow means it would also speed up the removal of toxins inside your body.

    Decreases Inflammation

    Infections are what typically causes inflammations and are a strain to a certain body part (usually cause by physical activities). Since it improves blood circulation, it would help improve all the inflammations that is happening inside your body. It would get rid of the redness and swelling. It would preserve the joints of the body.

    Better Sleep

    The pineal gland produces the production of melatonin, which is the hormone that regulates the sleeping patterns. Magnetic steel has a natural melatonin in it which is better than taking melatonin supplements to have a better sleeping pattern.

    Positive Mindset

    Another good reason is that people doesn’t have to understand the science behind the magnetic steel bracelets but just by thinking about the positive healing effects that it could create, it could reset the mind and put into positive outlook towards life.

    Here are few of the designs you could actually find and buy!

    but make sure to know how to check the right quality of steel! for the right price and the right quality.

    STEEL MAGNETIC BRACELETS:

    ADDITIONAL BONUS: The magnetic steel bracelets could actually be added with other healing and therapeutic stones that would add benefit to your outfits/styles as well as attracting positive energy.

    One of the stones that the Chinese people believed it was good was the Jade stone, it was sought after because of its healing properties. Jade’s meaning is based in the ability of one person to gather tranquil wisdom while disregarding and not focusing on the negativity but rather focusing more on seeing one’s true self. In the spiritual realm, the healing properties of Jade includes happiness and harmony in love life, family, and work. Wearing this stone gives you protection from harmful and deceitful spiritual entities while creating good intentions as well.

    Bring out the goodness and shine in you with these steel accessories. Here are some examples of a Jade stone on a Stainless Magnetic Steel:

     

    Again, we wish you a prosporous Chinese New Year everyone!! may you have the good energy towards your family, love, career and health!

    Power Steel

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    There Are Different Colors Of The Hard Hat Just Like Fireworks. Find Out Now!

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    Hard hat is a must for every construction worker. Active working sites can be a place of danger and a place of uncertainty. It is important to know how to become safe in case of  emergency occurances and how to lessen the possible damage/injuries.

    According to Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) they have implemented a requirement that every worker must wear a hard hat. Any worker who is exposed to high possibility of falling debris, high temperatures, electrocution and high places that is prone to accidents and injuries should wear a hat for protection.

    Even though it is not literally stated as a law or a rule that every worker must have a designated color, some sites do customize the colors of their hard hats. The hats can come in a variety of colors and every color has a different meaning. It’s important to know each representation of each color to know who should be called in case of dangers or emergencies. Due to the fact that there are no official colors to represent each type of worker, it takes more time for everyone to recognize the people whom they need at the moment which adds to all of the delays and would result into having more danger and expense.

    Don’t forget to how to save up for your projects, know how to lessen your expenses!

    1.) White hard hat

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    White hard hats are worn by anyone in a supervisory position, including managers, architects, engineers and foremen. Since white is a very light color it is easy to spot and most of the workers would be needing the supervise of their head managers.

    2.) Green hard hat

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    The color green is usually for site’s safety officers or inspectors since green is the color for life. New hires and trainees could also wear this color as well.

    3.) Yellow hard hat

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    Due to the lightness and brightness of yellow, it is used for heavy construction sites such as Earth movers and workers who handles with heavy machineries.

    4.) Brown hard hat

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    Workers who do any form of welding or other high-heat jobs typically wears brown.

    5.) Orange hard hat

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    The orange color is usually used in road constructions because of its high visibility and vibrant shade. This color can also be used for new hired workers.

    6.) Blue hard hat

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    Electricians, carpenters, Interim workers and employees in a technical advisory role wear blue.

    7.) Red hard hat

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    Firefighters and other employees with emergency training often wear red hats.

    8.) Grey hard hat

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    Gray hard hats is usually used by visitors at the working site.

    GOOD REASONS FOR USING DIFFERENT COLORS:

    There are no federal rules stating that each construction sites must have a required color system. Because of that reason, if the construction team wants an orange hard hat, then they can all use orange hard hats. There are no legal offense to this and everyone could use whatever color they want, it is up to them.

    Do take note of the good reasons why having a designated color for each worker is an advantage and a benefit.

    • Easier Identification on whom to call in case of emergencies.
    • Easier to find where each workers are located.
    • Supervisors and managers doesn’t have to waste their time finding the people they need.
    • Since there are no official color system for each field , it would be best if this would continue and be the start of a new color system.
    • There will be no confusion to the people working at the site.

    No matter where you are, always remember that safety should always be your number 1 priority. Wishing you a happy and a prosperous New Year!

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    The Benefits Of Using Steel As A Christmas Decoration Rather Than Using Plastic.

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    Christmas is coming! Have you finished decorating your houses yet? Have you gathered all your ornaments for your Christmas trees? We know that it is difficult to choose the right designs and ornaments because it is very intricate, detailed and expensive. but don’t worry cause we’ve got you covered, we present to you different ideas of minimalistic steel-themed decorations. Not only they are simple and easy to set up but they are less costly as well.

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    Christmas steel decors such as these not just only come with elegance and brillance, it also comes with the advocacy of green-environment. Did you know that it takes about 40 trees to create a small cabin wooden house and a lot more to bigger cabins? While it only takes about 4 recycled cars to create a typical frame of 2,000 sq. ft. house. Using steel as materials will pro-long the life of the planet and would save more trees. It is one of the critical factors why steel should be use a lot more.

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    Another good benefit of using steel is that in the United Kingdom, metalcraft has come with an amazing concept of steel Christmas tree due to the fact that 94% of their steel constructions ended up recycled. That’s the good thing about steel, they are easily recycled and processed into a new form and purpose. It’s a good material to use in decoration since Christmas is only celebrated about once a year and people would always buy new designs. Steel is a good choice to use for people who changes their Christmas decorations every year, fake Christmas trees are made out of plastic and it would be very difficult to recycle plastic in the future due to the fact that they are very hard to melt.

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    Watch Chris create a wonderful and festive Christmas tree made with practical range of metalcraft tools with the design instructions to help guide you in creating your very own DIY Christmas tree steel. Check out all of our available products you can buy to create your own products.

     

    To further give you a depth in designing steel ornaments and steel Christmas trees here are some examples of Christmas decorations:

    We would like to say POWER wishes to you and to your family this holiday season from all of us at Power Steel. Have the most magical and splendid Christmas and a  spectacular New Year!

    We wish you goodluck in finding all of your pieces and decorations for your house this Christmas.

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    Power Steel Becomes One With The Biggest Industrial Expo In The Philippines.

    Considered as the major expo in the Philippines for the construction industry wherein Engineers, Architects, Contractors and Suppliers of Industrial Materials and technologies gather together to negotiate projects to create a better future for the industry. It is a great opportunity to start the conversation and make a statement in every field.

    Power Steel was lucky enough to be part of an event wherein different industrial businesses who are marvelous at their own field gets to showcase their own brand and products to all the contractors attending the event for better projects and solutions. Each year, Power Steel makes sure to upgrade its customer service by engaging directly. They give efforts to reach out to their clients personally and interact with them in a fun, unique way. Not only the visitors of the expo were able to quote and inquire all the products that they needed but they were also able to have fun by playing the wheel of fortune. Those who played the wheel of fortune, got to win different prizes such as polo shirt, ballpen, goodie bags, candies and hats.

    The event would not be successful without the people who attended the event.  Power Steel would like to thank its active and loyal clients and all the visitors for having the time and effort to engage and support the company at the Philconstruct event. Prior to the people’s  concerns  and suggestions, the company will continue improve and implement all the different suggestions of everyone. The event wouldn’t be successful and fun if there would be no people to play games and ask different inquiries. Our clients are truly our partners and the POWER of this business.

    Do you know the things to consider before buying steel products? be sure to check them up!

    Lastly, different contractors also had fun taking pictures in the booth with the company’s representatives. Customers had fun choosing different varieties of steel products.

      

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    5 Tips to Avoid Construction Delays.

    One of the reasons why construction projects are costly is due to the inability to finish on time. If you have a tight budget and want to save money, you must learn how to manage the time properly. Here are some useful tips for you to think about before taking your next construction project. Whether you’re a manager planning out everything, an architect who creates the blueprints, or a real estate developer.

    1. IDENTIFY YOUR DELAYS/BLOCKERS IN ADVANCE AND MINIMIZE THEM.

    • When planning for a project, keep in mind that delays will be inevitable. As early as now try to realize your delays and blockers that could be the result of an overtime project.

      The difference between delays and blockers:

    • Delays happen when things don’t go according to plan. When there is an unexpected event such as the rain. The working days will be delayed because the weather is inevitable and engineers can’t work in a wet area.

               On the other hand, blockers are something that must be executed before any other work can be continued. It can be a permit that was not signed by a certain government, a required inspection that was not yet done or not having a certain material on hand.

              It is important to know what delays are and what your blockers are so that you find a solution in every step of the way without wasting time.

    2. DEVELOP YOUR MANAGERIAL SKILLS.

    Insufficient management is another reason for project failures. Managers are the skeleton of a project because they are required to create a plan that includes all the different elements and dynamics of the project.

    A construction manager’s task is to make sure that everyone has their roles and responsibilities done in an orderly manner. An amazing manager can juggle different aspects of a detailed plan and can make sure to avoid delays and blockers at the same time.

    3. HAVE A DETAILED PLAN/FLOWCHART.

    If you want everything to be on time, being detailed about every aspect of the way is an important factor. You can’t just tell an idea or a job without all of its descriptions and guidelines. It is a necessity for a project to be done successfully.

    A successful plan always has contingency plans for unseen forecasts and circumstances along the way. This would create a clear guideline in how you should respond to delays and blockers.

    4. DESIGNATE THE RIGHT TASKS FOR THE RIGHT PEOPLE.

    A construction project has different fields to get into and there are many employees, contractors, subcontractors, managers, and other personnel directly involved. It means that the construction manager has a lot of responsibilities to take care of and higher chances of something getting wrong. One wrong move and it could create a significant delay for the project.

    You must learn to give the right roles as well as the right responsibilities. Let them learn that in every action they take, they must be accountable for it. Remember to focus not just on what needs to be done, but who will be responsible for doing it and by when.

    5. APPOINT YOUR CONTRACTORS FAR IN ADVANCE.

    You need to schedule all of your contractors far advance in case of disasters. Your mind must see everything like a bird’s eye view. Make sure that all the supplies that will be needed for the project will be available when the time starts. You will need about a month in ordering the supplies you need, and perhaps a couple more months for you to bid and plan. You will need about three months or more for you to start organizing all your constructors.

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    5 Tips to Avoid Construction Delays.

    One of the reasons why construction projects are costly is due to the inability to finish on time. If you have a tight budget and want to save money, you must learn how to manage the time properly. Here are some useful tips for you to think about before taking your next construction project. Whether you’re a manager planning out everything, an architect who creates the blueprints, or a real estate developer.

    1. IDENTIFY YOUR DELAYS/BLOCKERS IN ADVANCE AND MINIMIZE THEM.

    • When planning for a project, keep in mind that delays will be inevitable. As early as now try to realize your delays and blockers that could be the result of an over time project.

      The difference between delays and blockers:

    • Delays happen when things don’t go according to plan. When there is an unexpected event such as the rain. The working days will be delayed because weather is inevitable and engineers can’t work on a wet area.

               On the other hand, blockers are something that must be executed before any other work can be continued. It can be a                     permit that was not signed by a certain government, a required inspection that was not yet done, or not having a certain                 material on hand.

              It is important to know what delays are and what your blockers are so that you find a solution in every step of the way                     without wasting time.

    2. DEVELOP YOUR MANAGERIAL SKILLS.

    Insufficient management is another reason for project failures. Managers are the skeleton of a project because they are required to create a plan that includes all the different elements and dynamics of the project.

    A construction manager’s task is to make sure that everyone has their roles and responsibilities done in an orderly manner. An amazing manager can juggle different aspects of a detailed plan and can make sure to avoid delays and blockers at the same time.

    3. HAVE A DETAILED PLAN/FLOWCHART.

    If you want everything to be on time, being detailed about every aspect of the way is an important factor. You can’t just tell an idea or a job without all of its descriptions and guidelines. It is a necessity for a project to be done successfully.

    A successful plan always has contingency plans for unseen forecasts and circumstances along the way. This would create a clear guideline in how you should response to delays and blockers.

    4. DESIGNATE THE RIGHT TASKS FOR THE RIGHT PEOPLE.

    A construction project has different fields to get into and there are many employees, contractors, subcontractors, managers, and other personnel directly involved. It means that the construction manager has a lot of responsibilities to take care of and higher chances of something getting wrong. One wrong move and it could create a significant delay for the project.

    You must learn to give the right roles as well as the right responsibilities. Let them learn that in every action they take, they must be accountable for it. Remember to focus not just on what needs to be done, but who will be responsible for doing it and by when.

    5. APPOINT YOUR CONTRACTORS FAR IN ADVANCE.

    You need to schedule all of your contractors far advance in case of disasters. Your mind must see everything like a bird’s eye view. Make sure that all the supplies that will be needed for the project will be available when the time starts. You will need about a month in ordering the supplies you need, and perhaps a couple more months for you to bid and plan. You will need about three months or more for you to start organizing all your constructors.

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    5 Things to Consider when Selecting and Buying Steel Products

    Trust me, this is worth your read.

    There are different things to consider selecting, and buying the right and appropriate material whenever building a structure:
    not just tall buildings, homes but even small furniture and appliances.

    Briefly, steel processing or production does not consume but sustain. No material is perfectly made, but there is a top made material that will benefit many of us. Here are those aspects that might influence you to choose steel:

    Scale

    Indeed, choosing a material for structures is a lifelong decision.

    Sustainability simply means maintaining balance. Choosing a right material for construction will help determine your desired results. Imagine this, you are planning to build your dream home but you have no idea how to get started without the tools and materials to simply construct it. Then you do a lot of consulting that may or may not help you with your plans. You don’t want to waste effort, time, and of course money, do you?

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    Managing time could be difficult at times; we want to be productive as possible. To finish all tasks in a specific time period.

    Steel as a using a main product will save more time because it will result faster construction. In the case of erecting a building, it is quicker compared to any materials like wood or cement. Not only this, a shorter period of time is equals to more savings. The interest charges in an on-site preliminary are reduce and have earlier return of investments.

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    Unfortunately, we humans are part of how our Mother Earth is slowly destroyed. However, we should be part of how it could be redeemed.

    As much as possible, with the materials we use, we must now consider its “environmental friendly” aspect. A topmost material chosen by contractors is steel. Indeed, it is safe for our environment for the reason that steel is a recycled material hence also making it cost efficient due to reused components.

    In stainless steel, production and recycle does not separate. These stages are one and the same process. Every stainless steel has 60% recycled component in it (FACTS!). Also remember that it does not degrade the material once recycle, in the matter of fact it materials can be added to retain its quality.

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    Chemistry is not everybody’s favourite subject. Although, it is relevant in many industries and by then comes in handy.

    The steel industry benefits in their scientific element but we will discuss it an easier manner. One component steel has is the material being light weight, contrasting to other types of materials. Also makes it more efficient in construction a tall building. Therefore, does not put strain on base of the building.

    Although we know that steel corrodes in water, there are now certain features that can be combined to water-resisting seals so that it will not corrode easily. It also goes the same on how steel is a fire resistance material which they are inherently a non-combustible material. But then, high temperature may affect this, manufacturers now add more fire resistant materials to avoid melting from heat.

    durability

    Always be wise in selecting your foundation, that’s how success could flourish.

    We are not ignorant that steel is highly durable because it is strong, stiff, tough, and ductile. Steels are composed of different alloys which serve as that cause a metallic bonding have a solid solution in order for the product to possess high quality. Furthermore, it does not age or decay quickly which could avoid costly and environmental issues.

    Now we’ve answered your “how to buy and select”, let us now go to your “where to buy” question. There are a lot of means in choosing your steel supplier but one thing that Power Steel is always have been proud of is how they take care and meet their customer’s needs. The steel products are no doubt in high quality, considering 40 years in the industry but definitely the commitment to their clients made them the top choice for steel supplier in the Philippines

    Now we’ve answered your “how to buy and select”, let us now go to your “where to buy” question. There are a lot of means in choosing your steel supplier but one thing that Power Steel is always have been proud of is how they take care and meet their customer’s needs. The steel products are no doubt in high quality, considering 40 years in the industry but definitely the commitment to their clients made them the top choice for steel supplier in the Philippines.

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    Repair and Maintenance of Installed Sheet Piles

    Nowadays, many of the civil work infrastructures, especially those that are vertically-built, are built with the use of sheet piles. Steel sheet piles are long structural sections with a vertical interlocking system that creates a continuous wall. The walling is widely constructed to retain either soil or water in a particular portion or side. The capacity of the Steel Sheet pile to perform is dependent upon its geometry and the soil where is it piled. While sheet piles can withstand heavy infrastructure works, it must still be maintained and repaired as often as necessary—because it serves as a stopping foundation for soils, waters, and other permeating or porous water or soils.
    But good news! Roen Salvage Company done In-situ repair of submerged steel sheet pile walls—this process includes the repair and maintenance of damaged structure of sheet piles. Roen Salvage has already done so many repair of installed sheet piles in many operating infrastructures.

    SOURCE: https://www.slideshare.net/Dave_Wentland_PE/roen-salvage-company-in-situ-repair-of-submerged-steel-sheet-pile-walls
    According to Roen Salvage, this is being done to give a long-term protection of installed sheet piles. The picture shows that sheet pile is installed and submerged in water. Roen Salvage was asked to conduct site visit and eventually to fully rehabilitate damaged sheet piles. To know more about Roen Salvage’s Sheet Pile’s repair and maintenance, you may visit them at http://www.roensalvage.com/

    In the Philippines, Power Steel Incorporated is one of the most trusted suppliers of of all kinds of steels and construction materials, should you have any requirements, you may contact us at (02) 731-1000 | +(63) 932-888-7777 or email us at sales@powersteel.com.ph.

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