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Latest News & Articles

As experts in steelwork, we like to share updates on the latest developments across the industry as well as our own company. Read our latest news articles below to get insights and information about the work we do, and how the construction industry is continually changing.

8 Workplace Hygiene Tips

The workplace should be a safe place where all employees feel protected while working. With COVID-19 affecting businesses across the world, let alone the whole of the UK, ensuring that the work environment is abiding by government regulations has never been more...

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Being an Apprentice in a Pandemic

It’s an uncertain time for many; we hear of employers and employees all unsure of what to expect next for businesses. But another group that have been left in the dark are apprentices. Many have lost work due to the pandemic and are having to find new positions...

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5 Ways To Use Steel Beams In Your Home’s Interior

When we imagine steel beams, our first thought is most likely a structural frame for a building. But what if you were to take steel beams inside your home and use them within your living space. Steel beams look great against many other materials, such as concrete,...

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Different Stainless Steel Finishes

When considering different stainless steel finishes, you’ll want to contemplate elements such as life span, corrosion, and maintenance. Another aspect you’ll need to think about is how the surface finish will work with the fabrication process. Whilst stainless steel...

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How will Brexit impact the UK Construction Industry?

It’s been a year of uncertainty for many, including those within the construction industry. COVID-19 has caused many problems and delays, and most companies have felt the negative impacts of the pandemic. But that hasn’t been the only uncertainty for those in the...

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The Impact of Covid on the Construction Industry

COVID-19 has had a huge impact on individuals and businesses over 2020. With lockdowns and safety measures implemented by the government for different areas, the disruption it has caused for different industries has been huge. After being advised to continue working...

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Stainless Steel Classes and Grades

Stainless steel is not a single alloy. Understanding stainless steel classes and grades will help you understand where each type is best used and what for. Stainless steel grades fall under 4 families: austenitic, ferritic, duplex, and martensitic. Austenitic...

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How to Weatherproof Steel Fabrications

One of the most popular materials used in construction is steel. Whether it’s for steel frames, bridges, balconies, stairs, the strength and durability of steel makes it a first choice for many. But to get the most out of any steel fabrication, some extra work must be...

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COVID Safety Measures in the Construction Industry

We’re in the middle of a second national lockdown, and the construction industry has been told to continue operating. But how do workers make sure they have optimal COVID safety measures on site or at their places of work? There have been many guidelines set out for...

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The benefits of steel painting

The benefits of steel painting Steel painting offers more than just an added aesthetic. There are different benefits of steel painting that ensure protection and that work is kept to a good standard. Better resistance to corrosion Painting steel adds a layer of...

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The environmental impacts of structural steel

The environmental impact of structural steel is important when we think about the fact that the building sector is aiming to operate at ‘net-zero carbon’ by 2050. Buildings are currently responsible for 39% of global energy related carbon emissions. Materials and...

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