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CONTENTS3NO16VOLMARCH 2008 28 22 15 Editor’s comment Away from excitable news headlines, the message from the steel sector is These and other steelwork articles can that business is continuing as usual. be downloaded from the New Steel Construction News The 2007 Market Shares Survey shows steel’s total market share remains above 71%.61 steel-construction.com 12 Profile Andrew Mannion, the first Chairman of the BCSA’s new Republic of Ireland Region,www.new- website at says the BCSA can only be beneficial to the local steel construction sector. 14 Speed of construction is one of the principal reasons why the new Leicester Grammar School is being built with steel. 16 Once complete later this year, The Elements shopping centre will turn Livingston into one of Scotland’s leading retail destinations. 18 The combination of steel and glass will make the new Newcastle City Library a stand-out landmark structure. 20 The Case for Steel series of articles continues with a look at the reasons why steel is the best health and safety option. 22 The Home Office’s new Sheffield headquarters is one of the UK’s greenest structures and the first building in the city to receive a BREEAM Excellent rating. 26 New steel bridges are replacing roundabouts at six junctions on the A1 between Peterborough and Blyth. 28 Bovington’s historic collection of tanks will soon be housed in a new purpose-built display hall. Cover Image Client: Home Office Property Loads and ULS load combinations to the Eurocodes are explained in this month’s technical30 Vulcan House, Sheffield Project consultant: article from the SCI. Mott MacDonald Steelwork contractor: Robinson Construction 34 40 Years Ago Our look back through the pages of Building with Steel features the Lockheed Steel tonnage: 1,000t Company’s double cantilever hangar. 36 Publications 37 Codes and Standards 38 Advisory Desk The latest advice from the SCI - AD 319 - is an update on the fire protection of beams with web openings. 40 BCSA members 42 SCI members NSC March 2008 3


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