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February 2012 – Steel creates its own legacy

The steel construction sector has always been able to boast about the high level of successful investment it makes in productivity and..

February 1, 2012
Framing hospital excellence

Framing hospital excellence

A new 800 bed acute hospital is rapidly taking shape in north Bristol, a project which is making use of more than 6,000t of structural..

February 1, 2012
Rapid rail system aids quick steel assembly

Rapid rail system aids quick steel assembly

The new Rapid Rail Support System launched by Metsec is said to allow steel erectors to assemble the side rail supports without the need..

February 1, 2012
Test changes for CSCS cards on the way

Test changes for CSCS cards on the way

A new and refreshed CSCS card test will be introduced as from 2 April 2012, a move that will affect all new applicants. Three card tests..

January 1, 2012
Around the press: January 2012

Around the press: January 2012

The Structural Engineer 15 November 2011 Structural Awards 2011 (London 2012 Velodrome) On track for a BREEAM ‘Excellent’ rating, it..

January 1, 2012
Health and safety first

Health and safety first

The BCSA’s successful work in promoting good practice in health and safety has recently been rewarded with a national award. NSC explains..

October 1, 2011

May 2011 – Steel inherently more safe

Sad news from the Health and Safety Executive confirms that there will have been a rise in construction related fatalities for the year..

May 1, 2011
Instructions made simple with pictures

Instructions made simple with pictures

Leading structural load bearing insulation manufacturer Schöck has developed a package of method statements that are totally pictorial...

November 1, 2010
BCSA Membership pre qualifies for Health & Safety

BCSA Membership pre qualifies for Health & Safety

The proliferation of health and safety pre-qualification questionnaires has placed increasing burdens on small and medium sized businesses..

January 1, 2010
The right information at the right time

The right information at the right time

The BCSA’s Pete Walker explains what the revision to the CDM means to the steel construction industry and how in particular the flow of..

October 1, 2009