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Around the Press – February 2012

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Construction News
13 January 2011
Modular steel frame boost for contractors
Steel specialists using the Corefast prefabricated steel lift core system are now able to manage the entire frame building programme without handing over the vital core construction package to concrete subcontractors.

New Civil Engineer
13 January 2011
All hands on deck
(Reading Station upgrade) Contractor Bam Nuttall’s project manager Mark Hepburn says that a steel deck was chosen because it cold be designed to be slim enough to clear the road below while maintaining the vertical alignment of the railway.

Construction News
13 January 2011
Mobile crane drives M-way link
Engineers in Scotland have called on the services of one of Europe’s largest mobile cranes to help lift steel bridge sections into place over the River Clyde in Glasgow.

Building Magazine
7 January 2011
Winging it
(Bombardier factory) “Ordering the steel early to get the building watertight before Christmas was one of the best decisions we made because the weather turned out to be so bad,” says Martin Breheny, project director for Turner & Townsend.

The Guardian
16 December 2010
World Trade Centre reaches halfway mark
Steel construction has reached the halfway point for the World Trade Center building, also known as the Freedom Tower. After years of stalled development, steel at the building reached the 52nd story, more than 200m above ground.

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