Steel slitting

The photographs below show the progressive installation of our new slitting line, part of a £0.6 million investment programme.

  • December 2011

    Work begins on the excavations for the 6 metre deep looping pit.

    Picture of excavations
  • March 2012

    Reinforced concrete foundations go in.

    Picture of excavations lines with concrete
  • March 2012

    The new looping pit part way through construction.

    Looping pit under construction
  • April 2012

    The new 25 tonne capacity overhead crane is hoisted into place following extensive strengthening of the gantry system.

    Picture of 25 Tonne capacity crane
  • April 2012

    Major elements of the new slitting line in place..

    Picture of the major elements
  • June 2012

    The slitting line complete and operational.

    Picture of the completed assembly