Working Groups

These are open to any BCSA member to attend.

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Cold Formed – Light Gauge Working Group

Discussions focus around light gauge steelwork; the design and fabrication of cold formed sections.

Frequency: Twice a year
Chairman: Mark Davies, Tata Steel

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Connections

This group looks at everything to do with the design and fabrication of steel connections in constructional steelwork.

Frequency: Twice a year
Chairman: Alan Rathbone, Trimble

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Digital Technology Working Group

Looking at best digital working practices outside of the industry to adapt and adopt, areas important as introspective analysis, which includes robotics, 3D modelling and printing to assist in design and fabrication.

Frequency: Once a year
Chairman: Kevin Campbell, Billington

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Fabrication and Welding Working Group

Everything related to 1090 part 2; welding issues, standards, training and apprenticeships and painting.

Frequency: Twice a year
Chairman: Dr David Moore, BCSA

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Sustainability Working Group

Sustainability has become a big talking point through out the built environment, so this group looks at sustainability aspects of constructional steelwork like steel re-use. It was also instrumental in producing the Decarbonisation Roadmap.

Frequency: Twice a year
Chairman: Roy Fishwick, Cleveland Steel Tubes

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Fasteners Working Group

Discussions focuses around bolts and the model purchase specification for bolts, ensuring fastener standards are met and adhered to.

Frequency: Twice a year
Chairman: Dave Briggs, Cooper and Turner

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Metal Decking Working Group

This working group looks at the installation of metal decking and training required to ensure competent and safe installers.

Frequency: Twice a year
Chairman: Pete Walker, BCSA

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Steel Stockholders Working Group

This group discusses issues relevant to the supply of steel products through stockholders, NHSS 3B, and the model specification for the purchase of structural steel sections, plates and bars, ensuring quality and certification standards are met and adhered to.

Frequency: Once a year
Chairman: Dr David Moore, BCSA

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Structural steel reuse working group

This Group represents all organisations active in the UK structural steel reuse supply chain. The aim is to share experience of steel reuse and to identify new guidance requirements relating to the safe reuse of structural steelwork.

Frequency: Three times a year
Chairman: Jonathan Davis, William Hare

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Young Members Working Group

A working group for Younger employees of member companies to join, to help shape the future of the constructional steelwork industry and BCSA

Frequency: Three times a year
Chairman: Michael Burt, WIG Engineering Ltd

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