28 November 2014

Galvanising work undertaken at zoo on animal enclosures

South East Galvanizers have been working with Colchester Zoo for five years The steel is often used to create homes and trap systems for the animals, with the galvanising work playing an important part in protecting the structures against bad weather conditions. The company has also carried out work on the zoo’s new Bears of[…]

  • 28 November 2014

25 November 2014

SmartPly SiteProtect protects public from essential works at Putney Bridge

SmartPly SiteProtect hoarding SmartPly SiteProtect hoarding was erected during the repairs before the full reopening of the bridge on the 26th September.  . separated the site from the public thoroughfare enabling the pedestrians and traffic to stay safe It is a smooth, heavy-duty exterior coated panel designed for hard-wearing, demanding applications, such as this river site.[…]

  • 25 November 2014

24 November 2014

Steelwork undergoes galvanising treatment for bridge construction

The plant provided hot-dip galvanising treatment to the steelwork used to create the concrete and steel bridges, replacing the existing rope and timber structures as part of the multi-million infrastructure project. Worksop Galvanizing was contracted to treat the components and containerise them into fourteen shipments, which each one containing components categorised into fifteen individual sets[…]

  • 24 November 2014

19 November 2014

Galvanising work undertaken on sign based at UK’s oldest canal

The sign was created as part of the 200th anniversary of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal The sign was created on behalf of Rosebank Community Garden and Village Green for the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, depicting a horse drawn canal barge similar to the narrow boats which were in use on the water 200 years[…]

  • 19 November 2014

14 November 2014

Metal Technology architectural aluminium products enhance a Grand Design

Architect Patrick Bradley’s spectacular home created around shipping containers and featured on Channel 4’s Grand Designs. The home design by architect Patrick Bradley comprised four shipping containers, welded together in the shape of a cross and cantilevered over a stream on his family farm outside Belfast. Metal Technology, working with fabricator Top Glass to Patrick[…]

  • 14 November 2014

06 November 2014

Steel galvanising carried out at Premier League footie club

Edward Howell carried out galvanising on 200 tonnes of lattice steelwork The Wednesfield based company galvanised the steelwork for the facility, which covers an area of 6,000m2, as part of a £7 million development which will see a new training ground and indoor dome being constructed, alongside two indoor pitches and changing room facilities. Improvements[…]

  • 06 November 2014

04 November 2014

SmartPly OSB3 panels used to construct printable Wikihouse 4.0

Wikihouse was constructed using technology that can be plugged in with building products and electric Involving open-source design in the built environment, the moisture resistant OSB board offers a high strength solution that is suitable for use in internal and external structural applications. A total of 350 18mm SmartPly OSB3 panels of 2440x1220mm were used[…]

  • 04 November 2014

04 November 2014

Timber Expo success for BM TRADA due to live demonstrations

With a bigger stand to host a series of activities throughout the duration of the two-day event, BM TRADA’s Technical Officer, Alex Matthews, carried out a demo to highlight the outcomes of a PAS 24 test on an enhanced security timber window. Technical Consultant, Nick Clifford, also carried out timber species identification demonstrations examining the[…]

  • 04 November 2014

30 October 2014

Galvanising work for steel stands at a Manchester football club

The stands had been constructed as part of a £5.8m development at the club ground Worksop Galvanizing, part of Wedge Group Galvanizing, was contracted to galvanise the steelwork used to produce three stands for the football club, including the main stand with restaurant and bar, as well as two smaller stands for supporters. James Killelea[…]

  • 30 October 2014

29 October 2014

Timber frame seminar regional dates released from BM TRADA

Four regional seminars are taking place in London, Bristol, Birmingham and Manchester, with the half-day sessions focusing on issues within the timber frame trade and specifically targeting housing associations, contractors and house builders. The benefits of constructing using timber frame, the materials history, as well as sources of timber products used for building, will be[…]

  • 29 October 2014