Distribution centre construction specialist Winvic has more than doubled its pre-tax profit from £9.6M to £22.8M. The Northampton firm, which was set up in 2001, has grown rapidly in the last two years on surging demand for steel-framed industrial and distribution warehouse construction.
British Land has been given the green light by the City of London for its 32-storey tower at 2-3 Finsbury Avenue, which is part of the 1980s built Broadgate re-development. Designed by Arup, the new tower will replace the building that housed Swiss bank UBS’ London headquarters until they moved into the recently-completed 5 Broadgate next door.
The UK’s Green Investment Bank [GIB] has invested £28M in a new energy from waste power plant at Millerhill near Edinburgh. The £142M facility will have the capacity to process up to 155,000t of non-recyclable waste from local residents into 94,000MW of electricity each year.
ArcelorMittal has announced a revised version of its Ozone software [Ozone v3.0.1], which calculates the gas temperature in the event of fire according to EN 1991-1-2 and corresponding steel temperature according to EN 1993-1-2.