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Steel builds for the future

As NSC went to press the latest news in the very fast-moving COVID-19 crisis was, at last, positive. The rate of increase in the numbers of..

April 7, 2020

Investing in sustainability

Life cycle or whole life costing is gaining traction with government and private developers as the world increasingly focusses on tackling..

March 11, 2020

Drawing a lesson from education

It shouldn’t come as any surprise that immediately after a major event like the historic UK withdrawal from the European Community..

February 12, 2020

No crystal ball required

The start of the year is a traditional time for journalists to get their crystal balls out and write about future prospects. Events this..

January 2, 2020

BCSA prepared for Brexit – and beyond

Brexit-related caution is reportedly holding up developments across UK industry, to the detriment of construction order books. Recent..

November 14, 2019

SSDA will reflect digital transformation

The Structural Steel Design Awards is now into its sixth decade and remains the ultimate recognition for the best achievements in steel..

October 9, 2019

Steel at the centre of communities

Hardly a major development these days doesn’t feature a centrepiece, sometimes iconic, structure that anchors the project in the public..

September 11, 2019

Steel ready for new digital challenges

The Structural Steel Design Awards (SSDA) celebrated 50 years of outstanding steel construction achievements last year. Entering the second..

July 11, 2019

Steel supporting air quality drive

Imagine having the opportunity to make a simple design decision that would give a building carbon savings equivalent to a gas and..

June 12, 2019

Steel benefits from exposure

The attractions of exposing constructional steelwork seem to be growing, as we have been noticing in the increasing number of projects..

May 7, 2019