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The right time for steel

The right time for steel

In the second of our retail and leisure based regeneration projects, Martin Cooper reports from Time Square in Warrington. Warrington is..

April 4, 2019
Circuit revs up hospitality

Circuit revs up hospitality

The racing day experience at Hampshire’s Thruxton Circuit has been enhanced by a new £1.5M steel-framed hospitality suite. Forming the..

May 10, 2018
Design and construction with light gauge steel

Design and construction with light gauge steel

NSC highlights some of the advantages that can be had from using light steel framing solutions. Light steel framing is an offsite..

April 12, 2018
New wide flange purlins launched

New wide flange purlins launched

voestalpine Metsec has launched the wide flange purlin, claiming it had identified a need in the claddings market for a flange with a wider..

July 13, 2017
An introduction to light gauge steel

An introduction to light gauge steel

Whether it is purlins, side rails, walling, composite panels or built up cladding solutions, light gauge steel products are utilised across..

May 11, 2017
Restraint to chords

Restraint to chords

BS 5950 indicates that purlins can be assumed to provide out-of-plane restraint to trusses. David Brown of the SCI discusses the intended..

January 3, 2017
Light solutions

Light solutions

Lightweight cold-formed steel products are a vital component for the majority of steel construction projects. NSC takes a look at the light..

September 8, 2016
Waste centre gains from specialist supply

Waste centre gains from specialist supply

Metsec has supplied a range of purlins and side rails for the construction of the secondary steel structure at the new Viridor Energy from..

May 27, 2014

News in Brief: May 2008

Drawing on its considerable experience of developing and testing deck products, SCI engineers have developed an Improved Engineering Model..

May 1, 2008
Purlins hit the slopes at new ski centre

Purlins hit the slopes at new ski centre

Steel purlins from Metsec have been used to create the external shell of the Chill Factor, the UK’s longest and the world’s widest real..

May 1, 2008