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16th September 2020

President’s Column (September 2020)

Engineering’s long-standing charismatic former MD, used to say “steelwork contracting is all about managing risk”. John’s words are as true today as they always have been, […]
11th September 2020

Updated NSSS includes new intumescent paint section

The British Constructional Steelwork Association (BSCA) has published the 7th edition of the National Structural Steelwork Specification for buildings (NSSS).
3rd August 2020

President’s Column (July/August 2020)

My predecessor, Tim Outteridge, introduced the ‘President’s Column as a new item in New Steel Construction in his president’s profile in the July/August 2017 edition of […]
7th July 2020

New BCSA Industry Member

BCSA is pleased to welcome Henry Venables Products Ltd T/A Blind Bolt into Industry Membership. The company supplies constructional cavity fixing in the UK.  See https://www.blindbolt.co.uk
12th June 2020

President’s Column (June 2020)

The lockdown is starting to be relaxed and although things won’t be back to normal any time soon, a lot of construction sites are open (with […]
15th May 2020

President’s Column (May 2020)

We’re all acclimatising ourselves to new ways of working. For most steelwork contractors the restrictions have resulted in home working and social distancing in factories and […]
15th April 2020

President’s Column (April 2020)

The world is facing unprecedented times. The effect of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on the health and wellbeing of the nation is still uncertain. Each day […]
14th April 2020

New BCSA Industry Member

BCSA is pleased to welcome Idea Statica UK Ltd into Industry Membership. The company supplies Computer Software in the UK.  See https://www.ideastatica.uk
13th March 2020

President’s Column (March 2020)

Sorry to start on a gloomy note, but I’m dismayed to read on a regular basis that main and specialist contractors are going under or in […]