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[…]

  • 09 April 2015

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

20 February 2015

Timber frame training from BM TRADA

BM TRADA is encouraging engineers and designers to book a place on one of its popular timber frame training courses The timber frame training courses will be delivered by members of BM TRADA’s frameCHECK team, who regularly pay visits to sites where they assist in solving problems. The courses, which will take place at the[…]

  • 20 February 2015

13 February 2015

Engineered flooring made from sustainable UK hardwood

Engineered flooring from Sutton Timber made from sustainable UK hardwood Sutton Timber specialise in sourcing standing trees of English and European Hardwoods. From oak to elm and ash to cherry our wood is sourced from privately owned woodlands and government forests across the UK and Europe.   Sutton Timber hold a comprehensive stock of kiln[…]

  • 13 February 2015

10 February 2015

Timber protection with Sioo Wood Impregnation Solution

The timber used in the construction of the house was coated in Sioo Wood Protection from Silva Timber Clive originally had doubts about using timber because of his concerns regarding weathering. As the results can vary, he was reluctant to use the material in his latest project. Silva Timber provided Clive with a sample of[…]

  • 10 February 2015

09 February 2015

Structural steel must carry CE mark

It is essential that structural steel components and steel frames are CE marked CPR requirements have been set to improve the safety of steel-framed buildings. Thus, manufacturers and contractors who fail to CE mark their work are at risk of being banned from working in the UK and Europe. In addition to this, they face[…]

  • 09 February 2015

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