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April 2008 – T5 sets world standard

Congratulations to all members of the construction team that delivered BAA’s new Terminal 5 at Heathrow on time and to budget. It is a..

April 1, 2008
Heathrow T5 ancillary buildings completed

Heathrow T5 ancillary buildings completed

A Taylor Woodrow-led consortium, which included steel work contractor Rowecord Engineering, has completed three important ancillary..

March 1, 2008
Preparing for take-off

Preparing for take-off

A new eye-catching and innovatively designed control tower is nearing completion at Newcastle Airport. The new £8.2M control tower at..

June 1, 2007
Overnight work bridges the gap at airport

Overnight work bridges the gap at airport

Caunton Engineering’s erection department recently secured a nighttime possession to erect the final two sections of new 150m long link..

March 1, 2007
40 Years Ago: Steelwork speeds civil airport expansion

40 Years Ago: Steelwork speeds civil airport expansion

Taken from Building with steel, 1967 At practically every civil airport throughout the world the story is the same. Because of increased..

February 1, 2007
Overground underground

Overground underground

Among some prestigious and highly visible steelwork at Heathrow Terminal 5, one contractor has completed some equally important steelwork..

November 1, 2006
SSDA 2006 – Gatwick Pier 6 Air Bridge North Terminal, Gatwick Airport

SSDA 2006 – Gatwick Pier 6 Air Bridge North Terminal, Gatwick Airport

This landmark structure at one of the world’s busiest airports provides a unique experience for passengers as they pass above taxiing..

July 1, 2006
SSDA 2006 – Air Traffic Control Tower, Heathrow Airport

SSDA 2006 – Air Traffic Control Tower, Heathrow Airport

Steelwork was the material of choice for one of the tallest control towers ever built. In the words of the judges, Heathrow’s new 87m..

July 1, 2006
Air lift for sky bridge

Air lift for sky bridge

Three large 18m-long steel sections, which form Heathrow’s T5 skybridge, have recently been lifted into position with the aid of a 500t..

June 1, 2006
New control tower for Newcastle Airport

New control tower for Newcastle Airport

Newcastle International Airport has announced plans for a new £8.2M control tower, as part of its on-going redevelopment programme. The..

April 1, 2006