Slated to open some time between October 2020 and March 2021, Crossrail is an ambitious project to develop a new railway – called the Elizabeth line – that represents the largest current infrastructure development in Europe.
There is increasingly strong demand for premium quality office space, especially in compacted centre spaces of large cities. High-profile companies want buildings that offer impeccable architectural and environmental standards for their corporate headquarters.
The rapid growth of the world's population will be accompanied by equally rapid urbanisation. Steel will be crucial to the construction of new buildings and infrastructure required to meet this need.
Sound and Vibration Steel Timber (SoViST) has been developed to support architects, building physics advisors and structural engineers aiming to find the optimal acoustic performance of lightweight buildings structured with steel or timber.
In March, Global experts gathered at Tata Steel India’s first Construction Conclave held in Dubai, UAE, to explore how recent successes and innovations in construction could shape a rewarding future for India’s steel industry.
A cooperation agreement between The World Steel Association and the Russian Federation’s Steel Construction Development Association is expected to encourage even closer ties going forward.
Steel is utilised globally in the construction of infrastructure, from bridges to tunnels, airports and train stations. It is a versatile and durable material that provides solutions to the engineering challenges these projects often represent.
As the planet’s populations continue to grow and urban areas must accommodate them, the pressure on the residential construction sector is only set to increase. What benefits does steel offer for residential building projects?