Midland Structures Logo BCSA RQSC Member

A warm welcome to our new BCSA RQSC for Buildings Member – Midland Structures Ltd

Based in the West Midlands, Midland Structures is an established steelwork contractor offering design, manufacture and installation of all types of structural steelwork.

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Integrated Water Services BCSA RQSC Member

A warm welcome to our new BCSA RQSC for Buildings Member – Integrated Water Services Ltd

Formed in 2004, Integrated Water Services Ltd (IWS) offers a range of engineering-based services to companies, organisations and facilities within the water cycle industry.

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Gary Simmons President of BCSA

President's Column February 2024

I recently learned that my very first design office manager, a proud Geordie named Alan Walker, had sadly passed away. He managed the engineering team at William Hare for many years during the 80s and 90s and was my personal mentor when I stepped up from the drawing office to the design department. The reason for me starting this month’s column with this somewhat personal information is twofold.

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Keir Mather Mp, Tim Burton SH Structures, Zoe Williams BCSA

Keir Mather MP Visits Steel Fabrication Company to Discuss Industry Concerns

Keir Mather, MP for Selby and Ainsty, recently visited SH Structures in Sherburn-in-Elmet, a prominent constructional steelwork company located in his constituency.

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BCSA Manifesto Constructional Steelwork

Steelwork sector launches ‘manifesto’ for industry ahead of general election

The UK structural steelwork sector has launched its manifesto for the sector at an event in the House of Lords, urging sitting and prospective politicians to take action to protect and grow the industry.

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Gary Simmons, President BCSA

President's Column January 2024

Until global steel production from lowercarbon technology matches global demand, it is now becoming widely understood that specifying your steelwork supply from 100% scrap-based Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) production in preference to traditional Blast Oxygen Furnace (BOF) production actually makes no difference to global carbon emissions...

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Keltbray BCSA Industry Member logo

A warm welcome to our new BCSA Industry Member – Keltbray Holdings Ltd

Kelbray is a construction engineering specialist working across the building and infrastructure sectors.

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Ed Miliband MP at Cementation Skanska

Ed Miliband MP praises local opportunities and green credentials on visit to Cementation Skanska, Bentley works

On a visit to Skanska’s piling and steelwork fabrication’s facility in Bentley, Ed Miliband MP, praised the company’s commitment to offering opportunities to local people, including its flourishing apprenticeship scheme.

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Gary Simmons BCSA President

President's Column November/December 2023

There is a simple question that relates to established UK steelwork design practice that is becoming increasing difficult to answer … when is a steelwork connection not just a connection?

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George Freeman MP at H Young Structures

George Freeman MP shown local value on visit to H Young Structures and Hi-Span

On a visit to H. Young Structures and its sister company Hi-Span in Wymondham, George Freeman, MP for Mid Norfolk, was shown the work the firm is doing to ensure that the local economy benefits from its headquarters in the region.

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