Black Steel has come a long way since its beginnings in 1995. Today, Black Steel is one of the best known, capable and innovative leaders in the steel fabrication business. In 2020, the business was purchased by Fatu Fuatavai. With degrees in science and engineering, Fatu has vast experience in the engineering and building industries and is ready to lead Black Steel into its next 25 years with the same integrity and precision workmanship that its clients have come to expect.

The Black Steel Management Team

Fatu Fuatavai

Managing Director

Fatu Fuatavai purchased Black Steel in 2020. With university degrees in both Science and Engineering, Fatu has extensive experience in both the engineering and building industries. Previous engineering work included positions with Angus Construction, and Wilkins and Davies. He also has extensive experience in the building and property development sector as a self-employed developer.

The combination of engineering and building experience makes Fatu the perfect person to lead Black Steel into its next 25 years, and he shares the Black Steel vision of providing a quality, mobile, steel fabrication service for builders.

Fatu has formerly held the positions of Chairman New Zealand/Samoa Trade Commission and President of the Hospitality Association (Counties Manukau Branch).

Email: [email protected]

Stephen Powell

General Manager

Stephen has held senior operations and health and safety roles at Black Steel since 2003 and has strong industry knowledge. He works closely with our technical team members, who have worked on a huge range of structural steel installations throughout the world, to find solutions to even the most complex technical and practical challenges.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 027 676 8716

Angela Townsend

Accounts and Administration Manager

Angela’s strong background in banking and accounting in the construction industry over more than 20 years means she has exceptional knowledge and understanding of our customers and their projects.  Her thoroughly professional approach delivers accurate and efficient invoice and accounting services.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 0274 863 211

Andrew Wallace

Works Manager

Our Works Manager is responsible for site measures, workshop production, quality control and production of special projects for clients. He is an inspiring and dedicated mentor to our apprentices and younger fabricators. A qualified international weld inspector who has worked on oil rigs, residential structural steel projects and everything in between, he has built up considerable industry knowledge over more than 35 years.

A Team You Can Trust

Black Steel are steel fabricators producing, supplying and installing high-quality construction steel products including steel beams, steel framing, window lintels, door lintels, and other construction steel components.

The expertise and experience of Black Steel’s team means the company has a large number of committed clients who trust their workmanship and know they will receive a great product every time.

“Quality and good value are at the core of everything we do.”

– Fatu Fuatavai, Managing Director, Black Steel Mobile