Frank Maatje is director of Bouwen met Staal (BmS), a knowledge institute for steel in construction. BmS develop books about structural steel, BmS publishes a professional journal and you can follow a course at BmS where you can obtain a master’s degree in steel structures. All parties in the chain are member of Bouwen met Staal, from steel producers such as Tata Steel and Arcelor Mittal, to architects and engineers. At the moment, (steel) construction is facing the major task of becoming CO2 neutral and circular. Together with all the chain players, Bouwen met Staal has initiated the “Bouwakkoord Staal, which aims to reduce CO2 emissions by 60%. Frank studied civil engineering in Delft.

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