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Back to school with lightweight frame

Back to school with lightweight frame

Steelwork having the highest strength-to-weight ratio of any construction material was one of the main reasons it was chosen for the frame..

September 12, 2019
AD 428: Draft guidance: lateral and torsional vibration of half-through truss footbridges

AD 428: Draft guidance: lateral and torsional vibration of half-through truss footbridges

Purpose of this guidance This note alerts designers to the potential susceptibility of narrow half-through footbridges to excitation by..

March 7, 2019
Lakeside scheme expands with steel

Lakeside scheme expands with steel

Phase 2 of the Rushden Lakes development is under way as steelwork erection nears completion on a 14-screen cinema block, and further..

June 14, 2018
Crowning glory

Crowning glory

A trial erection helped overcome a number of logistical challenges involved in the construction of a structural steelwork crown that tops a..

September 7, 2017
Steel supports sporting life

Steel supports sporting life

Structural steelwork has proven to be the ideal framing material for a new sports centre in Oldham. Once the textile spinning capital of..

September 11, 2015
Award – Moorgate Exchange, London

Award – Moorgate Exchange, London

Large open plan floorplates and a sloping terraced façade are two elements adorning this City of London Grade A office development...

July 13, 2015
Tata Steel Asymmetric Slimflor® Beams now more accessible

Tata Steel Asymmetric Slimflor® Beams now more accessible

Tata Steel has relaunched its responsibly sourced Asymmetric Slimflor® Beams (ASBs) making them more accessible than ever before, with a..

March 30, 2015
Market design checks out with steel

Market design checks out with steel

Two eight-storey steel framed commercial buildings are spearheading a major investment programme for the St James’s area in central..

January 7, 2015

AD 330: Vibration of steel staircases

The Advisory Desk has received a number of queries asking for guidance on vi- bration of steel staircases. In fact, guidance is already..

January 1, 2009
Design of Floors for Vibration:  A New Approach

Design of Floors for Vibration: A New Approach

This publication provides guidance for vibration design of all steel-framed floor and building types. Vibration measurements taken over..

June 1, 2007