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In 1982, Continental Hardware - which is now known as Continental Steel Pte Ltd - started off as a small trading company at Jalan Wangi (off MacPherson Road), occupying a floor area of 35 square metres with no warehousing facilities. It advanced progressively with the nation to become one of the biggest steel suppliers carrying material from all over the world in the stock. Along with its development, Continental Steel has increased the trading and stockholding capacity and now owns a 33,000 square metres of fully covered and multi-storey warehouse. The company has a significant sales turnover increase over the past few year with more than S$150M in 2006.

Front view of new building

Multistorey warehouse

The warehouse is facilitated with the latest handling systems, ensuring quick delivery and turn-around time. Not only does it have a conducive environment for better production, it also has the capability of operating round the clock to meet extra large quantity deadlines. There are also 20 heavy-duty over-head cranes, which are remotely controlled for loading/unloading operations. With larger stockholding capacity, the warehouse is now able to accommodate 150,000 tons of material in a rust protected environment.

Apart from being a steel supplier, Continental Steel also provides value added services such as shearing of steel plates (up to 20mm thickness) and cut & bend operations managed by our subsidiary company, Viewforth Trading and Engineering. Beams and columns of up to 40-inch section height can be sawed accurately with the help of auto sawing machines. Auto shot blasting treatment and painting are also readily available for a better surface finish and protection. The fully computerized system and a highly motivated team of staff members provide a more efficient processing of regulatory formalities and deliveries.

Shot blasting operation

Bar bending operation

The company consists of 9 shareholders, three of which are Directors of the Company. However, Executive Director Mr Melvin Soh play the main roles.  Currently, Mr. Alvin Wee is in the Committee of Singapore Metal and Machinery Association.

The company has a team of technical engineers to provide technical services adding values to our steel products. Continental Steel is primarily engaged in the warehousing and distribution for structural steel. It has been the sole distributor of British Steel's (now Corus Tubes) for hot finished structural hollow sections since 1986.

Continental Steel has actively participated in many major projects such as Tuas second link and Tuas Power Station, Singapore Polytechnic, MRT stations, Ocean Tower Building, Comcentre, Singapore Alcohol Project, SBS and TIBS Bus depots and various indoor stadiums, Ng Teng Fong Hospital and Jurong Community Hospital. It has several experiences working closely with various government departments, private consultancies and local universities. It is also registered with the Housing Development Board as a steel supplier and Cut and Bend operator.

Today, Continental Steel is able to stock a comprehensive range of ready-to-use steel that fulfills the needs of an accurate steel profile and specifications for today’s steel industry requirement: -

  • Universal columns/beams
  • H-bearing piles/Sheet piles
  • Plates/Chequered plates
  • Equal/ Unequal angle bars
  • Rectangular/Square/Circular hollow section (Hot and Cold formed)
  • BS/API/JIS pipes
  • Flat/Square bars
  • Channels/Plain and Parallel lipped channels
  • Deformed/Round Bars to BS 4449/1997 Gr. 460

Continental Steel Pte Ltd is a BCA registered supplier for all structural steel.

Magnetic crane loading up
a steel plate for delivery

Leading the construction industry into the next millennium, Continental Steel aims to produce ready-to-use steel products which requires less or no further on-site processing that increases construction efficiency.
Continental Steel Pte Ltd
100 Gul Circle, Singapore 629586 | Tel : (65)-6862-0033 | Fax : (65)-6862-6530 or (65)-6861-6448
Website : www.consteel.com.sg
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