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News in Brief – September 2015

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AceCad Software has released its BIMReview V8, a collaborative Building Information Modelling (BIM) project review tool for use across construction projects. The company says it is a low cost, feature rich tool, to import BIM models and associated data from multiple CAD authoring tools to consolidate effective review and visual communication.

Wessex Galvanizers (part of the Wedge Group) is playing an important part in the ongoing restoration of the fire-stricken Hastings pier. The company has provided its hot-dip galvanizing protection to over 250t of steel used to fabricate components of the new pier structure.

NEO Bankside, the first major residential scheme in the UK to feature an external steel bracing system and a 2012 SSDA Commendation winner, has been shortlisted for this year’s Stirling Prize. The luxury flats are located behind the South Bank’s Tate Modern in London and were designed by architect Richard Rogers.

Billington Structures has installed the first truss for a £60M hangar at RAF Brize Norton that will be used to maintain Airbus A400 Atlas four-engine military transport aircraft. In total the company will erect approximately 3,000t of steel for the hangar and an associated three-storey office block.

Barrett Steel has ranked on both the Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 league table and the Yorkshire Insider’s annual Top 500. Fifteen companies from Yorkshire, including Barrett Steel, featured on the list of the 200 UK businesses with the fastest growth in overseas sales. The International Track 200 ranks companies with total sales of more than £25M that have international sales of at least £1M.

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