(Sassmap), had written DTI offices in Western Visayas, Negros Occidental and Central Visayas to alert them about the sale of uncertified and substandard angle bars
The landed cost of imported steel angle bar
with valueadded tax and without safeguard measure, according to the Commission, was about P22,000 per MT to P25,000 per MT.
The rampant smuggling, in container vans, of China-made steel angle bars
is killing the local angle bar
Local manufacturers have asked Manila Mayor Isko Moreno to include in his monitoring hardware stores that are allegedly selling substandard steel angle bars
, as the use of these materials-especially in billboards-poses risks to life and property of Manilenos.
According to DTI, the Fair Trade Enforcement Bureau (FTEB) from January to April this year confiscated and sealed a total 35,112 pieces of steel bars, equal-leg angle bars
, uPVC pipes, G.I.
In a statement yesterday, the DTI said the Fair Trade and Enforcement Bureau (FTEB) has confiscated and sealed a total 35,112 pieces of steel bars, equal-leg angle bars
, uPVC pipes, G.
In 2010, BSC was completely renovated and now manufactures a wide range of products such as rebars, square billets, round billets, channels, rolled wire, angle bars
, I-beams, square and round rods, and various types of castings.
The firms were caught selling underweight steel bars and unlabeled flat glass and angle bars
during an inspection from Nov.
Philippines' authorities reportedly were convinced that there was a widespread use of substandard bars and angle bars
in the construction of residential structures and public buildings such as markets and bridges in Philippines that couldn't resist the earthquake resulting in loss of hundreds of humans.
MARC notes that to this end, Antara has shutdown one of its rolling mills, which produces angle bars
, at its Pasir Gudang plant in April 2011.
Since inception, the company has been manufacturing structural steel products, such as angle bars
, channel bars, round bars, and flat bars.