Gold Sponsorship of the Steel Bridge Group

Gold Sponsorship of the Steel Bridge Group

Tension Control Bolts Ltd are pleased to sponsor the Steel Construction Institutes Steel Bridge Group. The Steel Bridge Group (SBG) was formed to address high-importance issues in the steel bridge industry with a view to making the specification of steel bridges as efficient, economic and sustainable as possible. For many years, the work of the SBG

TCB Studs for Bank Station Capacity Upgrade (BSCU)

TCB Studs for Bank Station Capacity Upgrade (BSCU)

Over 2,000 M30 TCBs and TCB Studs have been installed by Inter-Steels Ltd in support of Bank Station Capacity Upgrade (BSCU) in London. The new station entrance is located in King William Street, and a new platform and tunnel for Northern line is being constructed below ground, but above Docklands Light Railway tunnels. Tension Control Bolts

New Boeing Aircraft Hangar at Gatwick Airport

New Boeing Aircraft Hangar at Gatwick Airport

Tension Control Bolts Ltd were pleased to support J&D Pierce Contracts on the construction site of Boeing’s new hangar in the North West development zone of Gatwick airport with our TCB installation training. The new Goldcare hangar has 3,200 tonnes of steel bolted together with over 30,000 M24 Greenkote® TCBs a short distance from the busy

JAM yesterday, JAM today and JAM tomorrow!

JAM yesterday, JAM today and JAM tomorrow!

The long-standing (over 15 years) relationship between Tension Control Bolts Ltd of the United Kingdom and JAM Bolts of Hong Kong continues to go from strength to strength. Flagship projects for which TCB have supplied to JAM Bolts include the extension of Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre,  West Kowloon District Museum Plus – M+, China Resources

New Great Central Railway Bridge

New Great Central Railway Bridge

Rail enthusiasts have crowd funded a new heritage bridge over the Midlands Main Line. The original bridge was removed after the closure of the original Great Central line by British Rail in 1969. Moore Steel Developments Ltd of Peterborough manufactured, delivered, and installed the bridge deck. The bridge was bolted with together TCBs. Tension Control

TCB exhibit at Bridges 2018

TCB exhibit at Bridges 2018

Tension Control Bolts Ltd launched the new GSULR300 M30 corner shear wrench at this annual event attended by some of the sharpest minds in the bridge sector. The GSULR is a special short-nosed corner shear wrench designed specifically for use in narrow splice joints. Hot topics debated and discussed at Bridges 2018 included HS2 bridges; some attendees were

500,000 TCBs installed in UNESCO World Heritage Site

500,000 TCBs installed in UNESCO World Heritage Site

Construction of the Forth Bridge began in 1882 and was completed in 1890. Scottish Transport Minister Humza Yousaf unveiled a plaque to commemorate the awarding of UNESCO World Heritage Status to the Forth Bridge in July 2015. The award confirms this historic structure’s well-deserved iconic status and provides international recognition to a masterpiece of engineering. Scotland’s

Multilingual Colleagues Recruited

Multilingual Colleagues Recruited

As part of ongoing expansion Tension Control Bolts Ltd are delighted to welcome new colleagues Jaquelina ‘Jackie’ Vieira and Sarah Stephens to the team. As well as bringing a wealth of commercial experience, both Jackie and Sarah are multi-lingual. Jackie is fluent in Spanish, Portuguese and French, and Sarah speaks French, Spanish and Welsh. Welcome

BCSA – Republic Of Ireland

BCSA – Republic Of Ireland

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

TCBs for Temporary Works

TCBs for Temporary Works

Tension Control Bolts Ltd were pleased to attend, exhibit and deliver presentations to COSTAIN temporary works and design engineers at three separate COSTAIN supplier events across the UK. TCB are proud members of the Temporary Works forum which promotes best practice in the construction industry. Temporary Works are an important aspect of most projects and are usually