Reidsteel News2017-01-06T14:31:40+00:00

Made in Dorset, built in Africa

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An aircraft hangar created in Dorset has been built 5,600 miles away in one of the remotest parts of Africa.

John Reid & Son (REIDsteel) Ltd designed, made and supplied the 140-tonne structure for a C130 Hercules aeroplane in Niger.

We worked on the project – including cladding and hangar doors – through main contractor CADG Engineering.

Niger, located on the edge of the Sahara in west Africa, was ranked bottom out of 189 countries in the United Nations’ 2018 Human Development Index and has a population of 22m.

We have exported to more than 140 countries to […]

By |January 28th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Made in Dorset, built in Africa

WATCH THE VIDEO: Kumasi International Airport, Ghana

Watch the time lapse video of the new Kumasi International Airport terminal in Ghana. We’ve been involved in the multi-million dollar project, including its new terminal complex.

The scheme also includes a runway extension and access roads. The project is part of transportation system being developed by the government in Ghana to boost tourism in the Ashanti region.

We’ve a long track record in designing, manufacturing and supplying aircraft hangars, terminals and associated buildings, including their cladding and glazing requirements, worldwide. This has included major projects in Africa.

Visit the special section on this website for information about our services. You can also email   or call 01202 483333 for more details.

(Video: You Tube and Contracta)

By |January 23rd, 2020|News|Comments Off on WATCH THE VIDEO: Kumasi International Airport, Ghana

Congratulations to Chartered Structural Engineer John

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REIDsteel design officer manager John Harrison has received his Chartership certificate from the Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE) in London.

John received the accolade from IStructE president Joe Kindregan after being elected as a member of the prestigious institution earlier this year.

Chartership recognises John’s professional and technical excellence, and means he is entitled to be referred to as a Chartered Structural Engineer.

REIDsteel managing director Simon Boyd said: “Congratulations to John on his richly deserved recognition.

“He has played a key role in the success of the company in recent years and will continue to do so moving forward.”

Simon added: “John’s achievement reflects the […]

By |January 17th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Congratulations to Chartered Structural Engineer John

Green light for new homes in Christchurch  

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Ambitious plans for the future of John Reid & Sons Ltd (REIDsteel) have received a major boost with the green light for development of its site in Christchurch.

The company obtained planning approval from BCP Council for up to 167 homes on its four-acre site off Fairmile Road in Christchurch.

It paves the way for our relocation to a state-of-the-art new facility proposed near Bournemouth Airport.

BCP Council’s planning committee gave the go-ahead for the residential scheme, which will also include parking and access.

Now we will market the site for a developer to build the homes […]

By |January 13th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Green light for new homes in Christchurch  

Happy new year from all at REIDsteel

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Happy new year from all at REIDsteel!

We’ve had a fantastic 2019 as we celebrated our centenary in style. Our thanks to everyone who has played a part in a superb year, including our valued customers, employees, suppliers, sub-contractors, business partners and associates.

Now we’re looking forward to an exiting 2020 as we enter a new decade – and a new century for REIDsteel.

Roll on 2020!

By |December 30th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Happy new year from all at REIDsteel

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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Merry Christmas from all at John Reid & Sons Ltd (REIDsteel)!

Many thanks to all of our customers, suppliers, sub-contractors, business partners and associates for a superb centenary year.

We’ll be closed between Christmas and new year but look forward to returning in January for a very exciting 2020!

 

By |December 20th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!