SCI has been the trusted technical advisor to the steel construction industry for more than thirty years


Become an SCI Member and join your industry peers.

Three membership levels (Corporate, Sole Trader and Affiliate) offer specific benefits tailored to different organisations, business types and their respective needs.

Benefits include free advisory support from our technical experts, plus a variety of options for accessing technical information and material as well as discounted publications and training.


SCI’s Advisory Desk provides fast, independent, authoritative advice on all aspects of the use of steel in construction. Questions are dealt with confidentially by a team of experts who include engineers, architects and building physicists.

Typically advisory questions are dealt with by phone or email, however in some cases clients commission SCI to provide more comprehensive support, site inspection, advanced analysis and design reviews.


SCI produces the latest technical information on steel in building and construction, which is disseminated through online libraries, including our own knowledge-based website Steelbiz, as well as through publications, training and events.

Strategic partnerships ensure the latest information reaches the widest relevant audiences throughout the industry.


Our engineering consultancy services cover much of the technical work associated with SCI such as product development, sustainability and research. It also encompasses a wide variety of specialist engineering areas including; vibrations, analysis and acoustics.

Assessment & specification

SCI’s assessment services address increasingly demanding industry regulations. Our technology services team combine software, engineering expertise and product-specific design tools to support the most cost-efficient and appropriate use of our clients’ products, this in turn helps new products get specified by design engineers.



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