Celebrating a British (Rail!) Design Icon

Posted 21st July, 2021

Steel has underpinned much of the progress that we’ve enjoyed, whether it’s the frame of the modern city skyline or the infrastructure of the internet age. These days, it can feel like progress is going at breakneck speed; phones and computers are obsolete after only a few years and the drive for innovation means it’s difficult to imagine the lifespan of any product being more than a decade. [read more]

Steel is the key to the underwater world

Posted 7th July, 2021

Since the earliest days of the blacksmith’s forge, significant efforts have been made to protect ferrous metal from chemical attack by oxygen and moisture – or in plain terms, rust. While some people appreciate the patina of weathered steel, rusting is generally bad news for metal. [read more]