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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.
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
In this post we’ll be looking at how Computer Aided Design (CAD), benefits a project, whether it be for structural steel or architectural metalwork. With technology taking over, traditional drafting methods are becoming a thing of the past. CAD helps with not only the...read more
Many in the construction industry have adopted and are favouring off-site manufacturing. To reach needed levels of sustainability, plus the cost and productivity targets desired by the Government and the Construction Leadership Council, off-site manufacturing seems...read more
Safer environments are being created all over the world following the novel coronavirus outbreak. We explain how introducing antimicrobial touch surfaces into different environments can help create safer spaces. The world we live in now is very different to how it was...read more
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