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With its sustainable qualities, steel is the most recycled material on Earth. As a non-combustible material, it provides long-term safety benefits and performs well during earthquakes, hurricanes and other extreme events. With this in mind, it’s no wonder that some of the most famous and...

With the war in Ukraine affecting everyone’s lives in the UK and across the world in an emotional sense we are also all experiencing the inflation backlash of the conflict. With oil prices at an all time high, rises are se to continue to increase due...

Welcome – Mark Wakefield our new Senior Detailer joins the design team. Mark brings a wealth of experience to Midland Structures. Having spent a number of years working in a subcontract drawing office, his experience has been wide ranging. Midland Structures has been able to offer...

Our new dedicated intumescent painting facility has been approved by Sherwin Williams to provide fire protective coatings. Our operatives were trained on the Firetex FX6002 system which offers the benefit of rapid cure times and paint durability. These decreases application times and minimises on-site touch...

This month we have welcomed a new apprentice to our team, Leyton Chandeler. Leyton is currently completing his Level 3 Fabrication and Welding course at Dudley college whilst spending three days per week on the shop floor putting his skills to test in a real-world environment....

Midland Structures have recently undergone recertification for UKCA marking. The company have taken the decision to move certification body away from BM Trada and move to the more industry appropriate Steel Certification Scheme run by the British Constructional Steel Association. This has also allowed Midland...

Construction professionals will be aware of Intumescent paint but may not know the most efficient and effective way to apply it to steel materials on large projects. Since the Grenfell Tower fire in 2017, there has been a review of the National Structural Steelwork Specification (NSSS)....

The Black Country has become synonymous with steel production since the turn of the Industrial Revolution. In around 1760, when the Industrial Revolution began in Great Britain. The period saw developments in hand production methods, chemical manufacturing, iron production and machinery as well as the use...

In memory of iconic architect Richard Rogers, we celebrate one of his most famed designs that propelled high-tech architecture into the spotlight, the Pompidou Centre. Roger was a pioneer of high tech in architecture, buildings typically characterised by their exposed structures which incorporate industrial materials such...