16 Tons of Hollow Structural Sections (HSS) Sent from Atlas’ Canada Facility
CHICAGO (November 29, 2012) — Atlas Tube, a division of JMC Steel Group, has donated 16 tons of steel hollow structural sections (HSS) to help rebuild L’École Lakay, a trade school located in Haiti that was severely damaged in the 2010 earthquake.
The town of Le Soleil, Haiti, was devastated by the earthquake, and L’École Lakay was left in an uninhabitable condition in its wake. A trade school run by the Salesiens of Don Basco, L’Ecole Lakay was forced to close due to the damage, but is now getting a second chance thanks to help provided by the Canadian Institute of Steel (CISC) and Atlas Tube.
The CISC is part of an initiative that is raising funds and resources to rebuild the school tailored to the construction trades. As part of this...