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Updated steel encyclopaedia has undertaken major upgrades to give it a new look and feel, following feedback from architects and engineers.

Major upgrade
The main page of has been redesigned to make it much easier to navigate and more user friendly.  The updates and improvements, including the addition of colour, images and new sections, have all been  incorporated following valuable feedback from architects and engineers, who also wanted a better search engine.  The website now uses Google Enterprise Search which is already familiar with most users.  All videos on the site now stream from a YouTube channel which means they can be viewed on a wider range of browsers and mobile devices – in fact anything that supports YouTube.

Updates and Improvements
A number of important updates have been made to  These include the latest cost comparison figures, and BIS location factors.  A comprehensive site map has been added to help with navigation, while all of the sector case studies have been converted from pdf files to fully integrated hyperlinked page content, making it easier for readers to find other relevant articles.

New Articles  
A host of new page links have been added to   Within ‘Construction news’ you will find all recent press articles and supplements relevant to the steel sector.  Within ‘Video case studies’ you will find interviews and footage of recent projects, while ‘Design software and tools’ brings together all of the design tools available from the steel sector.  New guidance on cost planning for both Education and Industrial buildings has been added, along with a link to steel section size data as a key resource.

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