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Catnic welcomes new Scottish Area Sales Manager

BUILDING products manufacturer, Catnic has welcomed a new member to its team. Karen Campbell has joined the company as Area Sales Manager for Scotland. Prior to...

Grove Cranes lift Ayrshire steel firm to new heights

IMPRESSED by the performance of the Grove GMK4100L and Grove GMK3055, which it purchased in 2013, J & D Pierce – Scotland’s leading structural steelwork...

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...

Alcumus awarded Notified Body status

CERTIFICATION body, Alcumus ISOQAR, has been awarded Notified Body status to help the structural steel industry meet the requirements of the Construction Products Regulations. Regulation...
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Galvanizing firm aiding recycling

A Glasgow firm is playing its part in a multi-million pound recycling and renewable energy development which is set to be fully operational by...
L-R Andrew Kennedy (Senior Projects Officer at Abertay Housing Association), Michael Dignan (RGU Built Environment lecturer) and Derek Black (Asset Manager at Abertay Housing Association).

Improving efficiency of steel frame buildings

ABERTAY Housing Association and Robert Gordon University have teamed up to identify a solution to improve the energy efficiency of steel framed buildings. Abertay HA...
BM TRADA

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...
The mid-tier at the Olympic Stadium

Ayrshire firm transforming Olympic arena

AYRSHIRE-based J & D Pierce (Contracts) Ltd continues to spread its net throughout the UK by securing the structural steelwork required on London’s Olympic...

Eye-catching steelwork completed at £20 million Silverburn extension

MAIN contractor GRAHAM Construction has reached a major milestone with the completion of the steelwork at the £20 million extension to the Silverburn shopping...
Haymarket Station

Galvanizing remains the finish of choice for steel product solutions

Galvanizing provides long-term protection against various types of corrosion, including weathering and rust. But what is it about the hot dip treatment that makes...

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...
University of Strathclyde

Steel solution for university research facility

Martin Cooper from New Steel Construction reports on why one Scottish university turned to steel for its new research building TO help boost economic development,...
Steelwork was top of the class for construction of a new school and theatre in Orkney.

Learning curve – Steelwork top of class

THE £35m project nearing completion has made full use of structural steelwork’s advantages in a development that has seen main contractor Morrison Construction provide...
A tight operation - Yorkon comes to aid of Cambridge

A tight operation – Yorkon comes to aid of Cambridge

IN another off-site project, a specialist manufacturer helped increase capacity at a hospital theatre suite. Following the selection of Cambridge University Hospitals as the regional...
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...
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