16 June 2015

Structural Timber Awards set to maximise industry exposure

The judging process has commenced, with submissions from participants including: Wiehag will be just one of the many companies considered for an award. ARH Arup B & K Structures Engenuiti Fordingbridge HESS Timber Kingspan Insulation Morgan Sindall Prewett Bizley Architects Ramboll UK SIG RoofSpace Stora Enso Wiehag The winners will be announced at the awards[…]

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08 June 2015

Solid Wood Solutions goes back-to-back with Fabric First

Solid Wood Solutions moves to London venue DATE: 16 September 2015 VENUE: Inmarsat Conference Centre, 99 City Road, London EC1Y 1AX TIME: 9.00am – 5.00pm   Solid Wood Solutions Solid wood is defined as heavy structural timber elements made up by bonding timber lamellas together to form units with known structural characteristics. There are two[…]

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02 June 2015

Cross-laminated timber training course dates announced

The course will feature new content for 2015; including an introduction to product standards and harmonisation, while, for the engineers, there will also be guidance on engineering design. The cross-laminated timber courses will take place on June 9 and September 30. Delivered by members of the BM TRADA frameCHECK team – who regularly provide best[…]

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08 May 2015

Stainless steel finishes for contemporary architecture

As a first time Vision exhibitor, Aperam will be showcasing its innovative collection of stainless steel products in the event’s New Product Zone. Its UGINOX range, which has recently been developed to include distinctive colours and textures, will be on full display. Visitors will be able to find out more about the updated range and[…]

  • 08 May 2015

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28 April 2015

Hot-dip galvanizing specialist to construct new facility

The hot-dip galvanizing specialist, which has been based in Saffron Walden since the mid-70s, currently employs 41 people and is scheduled to relocate early in 2016. The plant will be contructed with industry-leading technology and sustainable practices in mind, including integrated rainwater collection and storage systems. Business as usual The new facility is part of[…]

  • 28 April 2015

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27 April 2015

New BM TRADA timber strength testing demo at Timber Expo

BM TRADA show of strength at ‘Live Zone’ BM TRADA’s new timber strength testing demonstration model will draw the crowds at Timber Expo taking place as part of UK Construction Week at NEC Birmingham, 6-11 October The expanded show offering means BM TRADA can showcase its timber expertise to a wider audience via its 100m²[…]

  • 27 April 2015

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21 April 2015

Galvanized staircases and balconies at YMCA scheme in Walthamstow

East Anglian Galvanizing supports Forest YMCA’s mYPad scheme East Anglian Galvanizing supports Forest YMCA’s mYPad scheme East Anglian Galvanizing galvanised 1.9 tonnes of steel for the creation of staircases and balconies used to access accommodation as part of the Forest YMCA’s mYPad scheme in Walthamstow, East London. plant galvanise steel used to create access stairways[…]

  • 21 April 2015

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20 April 2015

How to get a domestic re-roof right

JOHN BRASH CASE STUDY Bridlington John Brash CASE STUDY Bridlington Batten – exposed location by the sea A domestic re-roof in an exposed coastal location. This plain tile roof project in Bridlington was far from a simple project as the exposed coastal location also made the selection of materials really important. The house was built[…]

  • 20 April 2015

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09 April 2015

Galvanised steel for penguin enclosure at aquarium in Hull

Galvanised steel for the penguin enclosure at The Deep Aquarium in Hull Wedge Group Galvanizing The project saw the plant commissioned to treat steel that formed the outdoor balcony in the new enclosure situated in the aquarium’s Kingdom of Ice, home to five Gentoo penguins (four male and one female, with more to follow in[…]

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06 March 2015

New hot-finished structural steel tubes offer strong weldability

The Celsius 420 range of hot-finished structural steel tubes have been designed to provide weight saving capabilities for faster and cheaper construction Tata Steel’s Celsius 420 range of hot-finished structural steel tube products are available as circular, elliptical, square and rectangular hollow sections. The hollow sections have been developed for use in applications where structural[…]

  • 06 March 2015

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