BCSA – Republic Of Ireland

BCSA – Republic Of Ireland

Snow and ice could not prevent Irish British Constructional Steel Association (BCSA) members attending an interesting presentation on preloaded bolts given by Arnie Glausiusz, Sales Manager at TCB, in Kilkenny, Republic of Ireland. The presentation covered high strength friction grip bolting, installation tools, development of the new GSULR300 shear wrench, and the TCB  environmentally friendly

TCBs for Temporary Works

TCBs for Temporary Works

TCB Ltd were pleased to attend, exhibit and deliver presentations to COSTAIN temporary works and design engineers at 3 separate COSTAIN supplier events across the UK. TCB are proud members of the Temporary Works forum promoting best practice in the construction industry. Temporary Works are an important aspect of most projects and are usually safety-critical. A

TCB at the Natural History Museum

TCB at the Natural History Museum

TCB visited the Natural History Museum in London to deliver installation support to steel erectors. AC Structures were installing Countersunk Tension Control Bolts (CSK TCBs) adjacent to the main hall. Dippy the Diplodocus, the famous plaster cast replica of fossilised dinosaur bones, was on tour at the time so missed the training. Typical, you wait 154

New Shear Wrench at Ferrybridge Power Station

New Shear Wrench at Ferrybridge Power Station

TCB attended Ferrybridge Power Station to deliver the BCSA accredited Bolt Competency Course (Level 1 Practitioner ) to the Severfield crew at this site. A well-received demonstration of the new GSULR300 shear wrench to Pat McLaughlin, the UK Construction Manager for Severfield, followed the installation training. The new GSULR300 is a highly specialised tool designed

New Bridge Across the Forth Opens

New Bridge Across the Forth Opens

The Queensferry Crossing, also known as the Forth Replacement Crossing, opened in August 2017 to much fanfare. The bridge, at 1.7 miles (2.7km) long, is the longest three-tower, cable-stayed bridge in the world. TCB Ltd were pleased to support Cleveland Bridge UK with installation training for the M30 TCBs that are widely installed in the

Chancellor of the Exchequer visits TCB

Chancellor of the Exchequer visits TCB

Philip Hammond, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, today visited TCB with his local Conservative party candidate Andrew Atkinson. Both the Tories and Labour are fighting it out for the Wrexham parliamentary constituency seat in the 2017 general election. Mr Hammond and Mr Atkinson were given a tour of the TCB factory, learning about the unique

Joint Venture, SHTCB

Joint Venture, SHTCB

In July 2016 Tension Control Bolts Ltd (TCB) of the United Kingdom along with Shanghai High Strength Bolts Factory Co., Ltd of the People’s Republic of China created a joint venture, Shanghai Premier Tension Control Bolts Co. Ltd (SHTCB). With the aim to supply high strength fastener assemblies coated with the unique corrosion protection coating Greenkote, SHTCB

Prime Minister installs TCBs

Prime Minister installs TCBs

It is good to see David Cameron gainfully employed we managed to pull a few strings and get him a job with a fabricator installing TCBs.  This Link road bridge Lancaster had over 50 thousand weathering steel TCBs installed by Cleveland Bridge UK Ltd with David Cameron assisting.