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News in Brief – April 2007

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Cleveland Bridge will supply approximately 8,000t of structural steelwork for the construction of two 16-storey towers at Canary Wharf in London’s Docklands. The project is known as the East and West Towers for Building DS3, and the contract was awarded by Canary Wharf Contractors.

BCSA will be holding two half day seminars on the National Structural Steelwork Specification (NSSS) on the 12 June at the Cedar Court Hotel, Huddersfield and 4 July at the Thistle in Cheltenham. Each half day seminar will focus on the main changes to the NSSS and in particular the requirements for welding. Cost per delegate is £60 + VAT (£80 + VAT for non members) and a copy of the 5th edition of the NSSS is included in the price. For more information contact: email

Severfield-Reeve has recently completed steelwork for British Land’s latest London multi-storey tower. Ludgate West will offer 11,800m² of office and retail space and required 1,200t of steel.

The Institution of Structural Engineers has awarded its annual Gold Medal to former Watson Steel Chief Executive Joe Locke MBE (pictured). The award recognises outstanding contributions to structural engineering. Among the projects Mr Locke has worked on are the roof of Manchester United’s Old Trafford stadium, Kansai Airport, Japan, and London’s Millennium Dome.
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