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Severfield bridge lift completed on Ordsall Chord

Weighing more than 600t, what is said to be the UK’s first asymmetric network arch bridge was successfully lifted into place last month by two of the largest …

High speed rail college set to arrive

In anticipation of the construction of high-speed rail infrastructure, a national college to train specialist engineers is being built. Martin Cooper reports …

Award: Thames Tower Redevelopment, Reading

A 1970s office block has been given a new lease of life with enlarged floorplates and four extra steel-framed floors above level 11. The project’s original …

Commendation: Lagan Weir Pedestrian and Cycle Bridge, Belfast

Around 16,000 people every week now use Belfast’s new footbridge that connects Donegall Quay with Queens Quay. Early site investigations, both physical and …

Steel supports power station project

Steel contractor Adey Steel will soon begin work to fabricate and install more than 700t of façade retention steelwork at Lots Road power station in Chelsea, …

Eurocode verification of a runway beam subject to wheel loads – Part 2

In Part 1 of this article, Dorota Koschmidder-Hatch of the SCI described the checks covering the design of a runway beam in accordance with BS EN 1993-6. In …

Eurocode verification of a runway beam subject to wheel loads – Part 1

Dorota Koschmidder-Hatch of the SCI describes the design of runway beams carrying an underslung hoist or crane to BS EN 1993-6 – in particular the …

Bespoke construction for upmarket site

Situated on the corner of two renowned central London streets, a new retail and office development is set to be a sought after address. Mayfair in central …

UK’s biggest crane lifts M8 footbridge

A giant Gottwald AK680 crane, the largest mobile crane in the UK, with a 90m jib and 600t of superlift counterweight was used to install the new Harthill …

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