Why galvanising is important for sustainability

Why galvanising is important for sustainability

Galvanised steel helps to protect structural steel against corrosion, allowing it to stay strong for many years, even over the course of decades with little maintenance required. But galvanising has environmental advantages too, as the trade organisation the...
Little known facts about steel

Little known facts about steel

We work with steel every day and serve many new and returning customers – but just how well do you know your steel? Here are some little known facts about steel to test your trivia. How many have you heard before?   Name and origins We tell people to...
Benefits of building houses using steel

Benefits of building houses using steel

Structural steel is nothing new in commercial buildings, where it gives the benefits of fast construction and off-site fabrication, as well as strength over large dimensions. But steel-framed houses are still relatively rare in the UK, especially for single-household...
Why are RSJ beams so popular in construction?

Why are RSJ beams so popular in construction?

RSJ beams are Rolled Steel Joists, also known as I-beams and H-beams due to their cross-sectional shape with flanges on either side of a central web. So why do we need RJS beams? They’re also sometimes referred to as Roof Supporting Joists – this is not...