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Author: Peter Walker

President’s Column: November/December 2021

In October, British Steel announced their ‘Low-Carbon Roadmap’ demonstrating its commitment to long-term sustainable steelmaking and the delivery of net-zero steel by 2050. It’s important that the domestic section producer for the UK has issued this plan, which includes the building of an EAF plant

BCSA launches Roadmap to Net Zero

The route to new zero carbon has been clearly set out in a Roadmap from the BCSA, signposting the new and developing technologies which will allow net zero steelmaking to be achieved by the 2050 target date. BCSA 2050 Decarbonisation Roadmap Waterfall Chart

President’s Column: October 2021

With the recent news of Cleveland Bridge going into administration, I remember back to a time in 1994 when I was a student at Imperial College. Over a period of a couple of days we visited Wards Structures, Cleveland Bridge and the Humber Bridge. My

President’s Column: September 2021

Compared to the last six months, the atmosphere in the industry today does seem a lot more stable. The majority of steelwork contractors seem to be much busier now and for the next six months than they were the preceding six months; for many a

President’s Column: July/August 2021

On the 24th June, the BCSA held its AGM in London, I was voted in to serve another year. At times like this it is only natural to reflect on the last year in office, what has worked and what didn’t go so well, all

President’s Column: June 2021

The combined effect of a COVID lockdown and a typical British winter and spring have been very trying mentally for all employees. We can all see that creeping into the workplace, as we all seem to suffer with low moods from time to time.