Reference of the Month – March 2019

In Mandal a new prison is being built, and Norsk Stål has supplied several steel products for the construction process.

On behalf of the Ministry of Justice, Statsbygg is building a new prison in Agder, with departments on Froland and in Mandal. The project is expected to be completed and handed over to Correctional Services during the first half of 2020 (

Norsk Stål has supplied approximately 230 tonnes of different steel products for the project in Mandal.

The largest delivery has been to our customer OPS Mekaniske. The delivery included:

  • 80 tonnes for the main prison
  • 27 tonnes for the leisure building
  • 21 tonnes for the gate building
  • 11 tonnes for the speciality ward
  • 5 tonnes for the warehouse

The products delivered was mainly beams and hollow sections, however we also supplied 8 tonnes of Hardox plates as well.

Additionally, Norsk Stål has delivered 86,5 tonnes with 4 mm Hardox 450 plates for our customer Sør Stål. These will be distributed over several prison construction projects, of which 200 of 601 plates will go to Agder Fengsel, department Mandal.