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Tower tops out with steel

Tower tops out with steel

A 1970s concrete office block is being given a new lease of life with enlarged floorplates and four extra levels, all with the aid of steel..

March 11, 2016
Ensuring a safe design

Ensuring a safe design

INEOS Olefins & Polymers UK, the country’s largest privately-owned company and one of the world’s largest chemical businesses, is..

March 11, 2016
Award – First World War Galleries, Imperial War Museum, London

Award – First World War Galleries, Imperial War Museum, London

To mark the start of the Centenary of the First World War – a transformed Imperial War Museum re-opened with stunning new steel-framed..

July 13, 2015
Award – Derby Arena

Award – Derby Arena

The Derby Arena is the first new-build velodrome constructed in England since the London Olympics and features a 250m Siberian timber..

July 13, 2015
In the grove

In the grove

A second steel-framed multi-storey block completes an office-led regeneration scheme in west London. Martin Cooper reports. The..

March 31, 2015
News in Brief – February 2015

News in Brief – February 2015

Designed by Arup, the partially retractable roof of the Singapore Sport Hub is the winner of the steel category in Tekla’s global BIM..

February 3, 2015
News in Brief: January 2010

News in Brief: January 2010

Leighs Paints has announced changes to the loadings of all of its cellulosic range of intumescent coatings which now incorporate multi..

January 1, 2010
Reliability of Intumescent Fire Protection Products

Reliability of Intumescent Fire Protection Products

Debbie Smith of BRE Fire and Security and Geoff Deakin of Warringtonfire report on tests on 15 water based intumescent fire protection..

May 1, 2006

AD 299: The Use of Intumescent Coatings for the Fire Protection of Beams with Circular Web Openings

In December 2003, SCI issued a report, RT983, Interim guidance on the use of intumescent coatings for the fire protection of beams with web..

April 1, 2006
Intumescent fire protection of tall buildings

Intumescent fire protection of tall buildings

Tests on intumescent coatings have demonstrated that they will provide protection against explosion and hydrocarbon fire as well as severe..

January 1, 2006