ArcelorMittal has published an English language version of its Pre-design Tables for Filler Beam Railway Bridges according to Eurocode. The tables are said to allow quick pre-design of filler beam bridges with spans up to 35m. Five categories are considered with service speeds up to 300km/h. The tables can be downloaded from https://sections.arcelormittal.com/products_and_solutions/Our_Specialties/Bridges/EN
The BCSA is one of the sponsors for the international conference, Eurosteel, which is coming to Sheffield in September 2020. More information is available on the Conference website (https://eurosteel2020.com), or contact the conference administration on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Steelwork contractor Billington has delivered record revenue for the first half of 2019 stating that a number of major project wins has helped raise group revenue to £47M. Its accrued revenues generated a pre-tax profit in the six months to June up 38% to £2.68M. Additionally, the Group’s operating margin rose to 5.6% from 4.9% for the previous six months.
Developer Chancerygate has awarded a £10.7M contract to Caddick Construction to build the first phase of its Novus business park in Knutsford, Cheshire. At 22,600m²in total, Novus has a gross development value of about £33M and is expected to create up to 700 jobs.
Property developer Osborne+Co has been given the go-ahead by Glasgow City Council to deliver a new commercial scheme at Argyle Street in the city’s International Financial Services District (IFSD). Designed by Glasgow-based architects Cooper Cromar, the scheme will provide approximately 25,000m²of Grade A office space over 14-storeys.