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Dorset: REIDsteel adds new director to board

By Karolina Skinner
27 August 2021

Dorset-based REIDsteel, a global structural steel firm, has promoted Dario Di-Felice (pictured) from Head of Contracts to Contracts Director.

Simon Boyd, Managing Director, said: "Dario has played a critical role in helping REIDsteel successfully negotiate the challenges brought about by the pandemic and will be indispensable as the business follows ambitious growth plans in the future."

Di-Felice, a chartered construction manager, has 38 years of industry experience across multiple sectors - including roles at Vinci Construction, Morgan Sindall, Ballast Nedam, and his own company Building Options. He joined REIDsteel in August 2020 as Head of Contracts after formerly working for the business as an External Consultant.

Di-Felice's responsibilities include management of the contracts office, contract negotiations, and the contractual, financial and successful delivery of projects.

REIDsteel recently announced proposals for the redevelopment of its site in Christchurch, Dorset, with a new purpose-built manufacturing facilities and offices.

About John Reid & Sons

Founded in 1919 by Colonel John Reid, REIDsteel remains owned by the Reid family and is based on a four-acre site in Christchurch, Dorset. Itdesigns, manufactures and builds all types of steel structures in the UK, Europe and worldwide. They include aircraft hangars, bridges, stadia, car parks, hospitals, defensive structures, churches, schools and industrial buildings. It specialises in disaster resistant structures to withstand such threats as hurricanes and tsunamis.

REIDsteel structures from design, fabrication, and supply to erection – including cladding, glazing, and doors where required.