Listed Buildings which are in desperate need of saving in Merseyside. Could this be a project for you?

Every year the Victorian society releases a list of its top 10 buildings which need saving across the UK with a view to encouraging organisations to save them. This year, there was a couple of buildings which made the list which are in Merseyside, so it’s only fair that we share them with you!

Merseyside Centre for the Deaf
Built in 1887, it was built …


The Benefits of Steel Framed Construction

The use of Iron for Structural frames can be traced back as far as the 1700’s, being used for its fire resistant properties in factories and commercial buildings. The development of Structural Steel then made the construction of the world’s first Skyscraper possible, The Home Insurance Building in Chicago, completed in 1885.

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Reading Roundup: Digital Construction, Renewable Energy for Chemicals Industry, Comprehensive Maintenance Plans

For this week’s reading roundup we have put together some of the best news snippets and insights from across the Construction, Engineering, Chemical and Manufacturing industries.

The rise of digital construction and what it means for the future
Digital Construction at first glance seems like a concept which is an option, one which you can take and slightly increase the efficiency of your operations or …

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5 Most Impressive Recent Structural Steel Builds in the UK

Structural Steel is definitely one of the most popular materials which is used when building due to it’s strength and ability to be molded into almost any shape. With the freedom to create a range of shapes it leaves architects room to be creative when designing buildings. Here are 5 steel structures which are truly impressive:

Bloomberg, London.

This incredible building was constructed to be …