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EOS secures new trade agreement

EOS Facades has formed an official Trade Agreement with Morgan Sindall for the design and supply of steel framing systems. The company said the trade...

Man of steel

ONCE the industrial heartland of Scotland’s steel production, Ravenscraig steelworks’ cooling towers and gasholders silhouetted the skyline of the Motherwell area nicknamed Steelopolis. Following its...

Robinsons MD earns top director prize

ROBINSONS Scotland MD Ryan Brown has been named Regional Director of the Year for the south of Scotland in the small/medium business category at...

Steel specialist purchases East Kilbride crane plant

STRUCTURAL steelwork specialist J & D Pierce has announced it has reached agreement with Finnish firm Konecranes to purchase its East Kilbride-based operation. Pierce said...

UK targets making steel sector more competitive globally

THE UK's steel procurement taskforce has presented the findings of its final report on the ways in which the steel sector can become more...

British Steel enters compulsory liquidation

THE High Court has ordered British Steel into compulsory liquidation, with the Official Receiver having been appointed as liquidator. The firm is continuing to trade...

KR Group lands steel and cladding contract for Wester Ross aquaculture facility

KR Group has announced it has landed a contract, on behalf of client NoFitech, to provide steel work and cladding for the build of...
That’s another storey - New generation of McDonalds drive-through restaurants

That’s another storey – New generation of McDonalds drive-through restaurants

AN off-site construction company has won the contract to design, manufacture and build the new generation of McDonalds drive-through restaurants. The fast-food facility in Bognor...

J&D Pierce training manager in the frame for ex-forces award

STEEL specialist J&D Pierce has announced that training manager Tom Wallace is a finalist in the ‘Service Leaver of The Year’ category in this...

Galvanizing diversity aids steel industry

With 4% of the world’s GDP estimated to be lost each year to corrosion, there is no doubt that sourcing appropriate protection from the elements is essential for the steel industry. Hot dip galvanising – where steel is coated in molten zinc to provide a long-lasting, durable surface – is the coating of choice for many when it comes to protecting steel. Bob Duxbury, technical director of Wedge Group Galvanizing, explains the process of galvanising and its key benefits. “STEEL is a vital raw material used in a variety of construction, architectural and engineering projects worldwide, but unfortunately it is also highly...

Tata Steel appoints new European chief commercial officer

KARL Haider has been appointed chief commercial officer for Tata Steel in Europe, succeeding Henrik Adam, who became CEO of Tata Steel in Europe earlier...

Engineering firm to create new jobs following expansion into stainless steel fabrication

A North Ayrshire engineering firm has announced it is to create new jobs, following its recent expansion into stainless steel fabrication. The move will see...

Business shows its steel on Scottish projects

STEEL piling specialist SPI McGrattan is looking to grow its temporary works offering in Scotland. The business opened a new office in Bellshill 18 months...
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Firms falling foul over CE marking law

BM TRADA has revealed that many steel manufacturers, contractors and fabricators remain unaware of the requirements placed on them by the introduction of the...

J & D Pierce MD earns top entrepreneurial award

DEREK Pierce, managing director of steel specialist J & D Pierce, was named Entrepreneur of the Year 2018 at the 2018 Summit Entrepreneurship Awards,...

East Lothian hospital redevelopment reaches two milestones

THE construction of the £70 million East Lothian Community Hospital has reached two key milestones with the completion of the steel structure and the...

Rate relief for mothballed steel plants

THE Scottish Government is to reduce business rates at Tata Steel’s plants at Clydebridge and Dalzell for a year in a bid to help...

Renfrewshire firm is boxing clever with steel construction system

A steel construction system developed by a firm in Renfrewshire has been tipped to 'dominate' the global nuclear Small Modular Reactor (SMR) market following...

Storskogen acquires J&D Pierce

SWEDEN-based Storskogen has announced it has acquired 80% of the shares in Ayrshire-based structural steelwork specialist J&D Pierce (Contracts) Ltd. The move marks Storskogen’s first...

CE marking still causing problems for steel industry

BM TRADA has said many steel manufacturers, contractors and fabricators remain unaware of the requirements placed on them by the introduction of the Construction Products...