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Competitive emissions profile

Carbon emissionsCarbon emissions are an important factor in measuring sustainable performance, and steel stacks up.

A Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry-commissioned report demonstrated that, on a whole-of-life basis, steel's environmental performance compares favourably to other materials such as concrete and timber .

(Source: Research report 2008-02, University of Canterbury: Environmental Impacts of Multi-storey Buildings Using Different Construction Materials)