22 January 2015

Steelwork galvanized for football stadium

Merseyside Galvanizing has used its hot dip treatment to galvanize steelwork for Everton FC’s new floodlights The steelwork has been used to create a walkway to access, install and maintain the new floodlighting at Goodison Park, Everton Football Club’s stadium. The new floodlights are required for the stadium to meet FA criteria, as the park[…]

  • 22 January 2015

19 January 2015

Dispelling the myths around CE Marking and timber doorsets

CE Marking of timber doorsets Dispelling the myths around CE Marking and timber doorsets Ian Makins, ASDMA Chairman: “ASDMA is concerned about the confusion and misinformation that surrounds CE marking and it is important that specifiers recognise that the CE mark for timber doors with fire resistance characteristics is applicable only to doorsets and not[…]

  • 19 January 2015

16 January 2015

New report indicates significant growth for the timber frame market in 2015

MTW new report on the UK Timber Frame Construction Market The timber frame market saw profit growth of 0.5% in 2014 according to a new report from MTW Research, with double digit sales growth in the last 2 years boosted by the burgeoning housebuilding market. Demand rises Based on sales data from 80 timber frame[…]

  • 16 January 2015

14 January 2015

Galvanizing plant offers support for mining operation

South West Galvanizers has offered their services to a project in Devon, galvanizing steelworks for the new Drakelands Tungsten and Tin Mine South West Galvanizers chose to support the project, which will create employment opportunities and make use of local companies, at the request of its customer, Centristic. On behalf of Centristic, the company has[…]

  • 14 January 2015

18 December 2014

Silva Timber wood protection for educational centre in Windermere

Tower Wood Outdoor Educational Centre, Windermere Set in 12 acres of lawns and woodland on the banks for Windemere in the Lake district, Tower Wood provides outdoor adventure experiences for a wide range of ages and groups. Locating the centre in such a position posed a concern over algae growth and moisture damage to any[…]

  • 18 December 2014

11 December 2014

B E Wedge galvanizing protects steel clips used at Ghana’s largest port

Tema Port, which is situated by the Gulf of Guinea, receives an average of 1,650 vessel calls each year comprising of container vessels, cargo vessels,tankers, cruise vessels, and roll on / roll off cargo. It spans across 3.9million square metres of land. Lee Dickens, Sales Manager at B E Wedge: ñHoldfast Solutions are long-standing customers[…]

  • 11 December 2014

08 December 2014

IIP Gold Status for aluminium systems specialist Schueco UK

Investors in People Gold status further enhances Schueco’s reputation as a highly successful, well-run company that achieves ambitious business goals while being totally committed to the well-being of its staff.  Schueco UK – the road to gold accredited IIP organisation in 2010 and achieved Silver Status in 2012. staff interviewed as part of the Gold[…]

  • 08 December 2014

03 December 2014

BM TRADA extends Wood for Good contract with more CPD’s

These events, supporting the Wood for Good campaign,.will run alongside a series of regional seminars delivered by BM TRADA’s Technical Consultants. Demand for the training has with already over 135 enquiries for in-practice CPD. The training will cover updates/changes to relevant British and European Standards, Building Regulations and timber products and include case studies to[…]

  • 03 December 2014

02 December 2014

Cold roll-formed steel specialist voestalpine Metsec wins top award

BCCC ‘Best Business of the Year’ Award voestalpine Metsec plc team receiving the BCCC ‘Best Business of the Year’ Award The BCCC Award is sponsored by the University of Wolverhampton The award will further strengthen voestalpine Metsec plc’s reputation for business and service excellence, sustainability and economic growth in the West Midlands. voestalpine Metsec plc[…]

  • 02 December 2014

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