TCB at the Natural History Museum

TCB at the Natural History Museum

Tension Control Bolts Ltd visited the Natural History Museum in London to deliver installation support to steel erectors on site. 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

New Shear Wrench at Ferrybridge Power Station

New Shear Wrench at Ferrybridge Power Station

Tension Control Bolts Ltd attended Ferrybridge Power Station to deliver the BCSA accredited Bolt Competency Course (Level 1 Practitioner) to the Severfield crew working on site. A well-received demonstration of our new GSULR300 shear wrench to Pat McLaughlin, the UK Construction Manager for Severfield, followed the installation training. The new GSULR300 is a highly specialised

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. Tension Control Bolts Ltd were pleased to support Cleveland Bridge UK with installation training for the M30 TCBs that are widely installed

Chancellor of the Exchequer visits TCB

Chancellor of the Exchequer visits TCB

Philip Hammond, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, today visited Tension Control Bolts Ltd 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

New Chinese Joint Venture – SHTCB

New Chinese 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 new joint venture, Shanghai Premier Tension Control Bolts Co. Ltd (SHTCB). With the aim to supply high strength fastener assemblies coated with the unique environmentally friendly

TCB Seminar on High Strength Bolting in Hong Kong

TCB Seminar on High Strength Bolting in Hong Kong

Managing Director of TCB Tim Stokes gave an interactive seminar on high strength bolting to the Hong Kong Clerk of Works Annual Forum at the Four Seasons Hotel in Central. To support TCB installation Tension Control Bolts Ltd provide a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) accredited seminar to introduce and demonstrate the advantages of Tension Control

Managing Director Reunites with Lieutenant-General Jonathon Riley

Managing Director Reunites with Lieutenant-General Jonathon Riley

Tension Control Bolts Ltd Managing Director Tim Stokes reunited with his Sandhurst Platoon Commander from 1985! Lieutenant-General Jonathon Riley CB DSO PhD MA in his capacity as Chairman of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers Museum Trust was visiting Caernarfon Castle and decided to spend a day at the Bodfuan Estate for some simulated game shooting. Tim

Prime Minister installs TCBs

Prime Minister installs TCBs

It is good to see Prime Minister David Cameron gainfully employed! We managed to pull a few strings and get him a job with a steel fabricator installing our TCBs. This link road bridge in Lancaster has over 50,000 of our M24 weathering steel tension control bolts installed by Cleveland Bridge UK with David Cameron

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre Expansion

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre Expansion

Tension Control Bolts Ltd Managing Director Tim Stokes and Chief Engineer PP Cheng from Gammon Construction were on site at the huge extension to the Hong Kong Convention Centre. M20 and M30 diameter Greenkote® TCBs have been used for the expansion to one of the major convention and exhibition venues in Hong Kong. Headquartered in