Light Steel Frame News

How MMC can help drive capacity and efficiency

8th July 2019
Light steel frame specialist Metek has a significant market share in numerous sectors, including student accommodation and commercial development, not least because it operates its own factory and can guarantee supply. Recently,...
 

EOS Site Study Tour 2019!

25th June 2019
Following the great success of our 2018 event which featured the award-winning Ram Quarter, EOS are planning a combined technical CPD and Site Study Tour of Gardiner Place, Henley on Thames. Due for completion in early 2020, Gardiner...
 

Collaboration will drive the offsite steel frame industry forward

24th June 2019
With the recent 2019 - 2025 Global Light Gauge Steel Framing Market Report showing a continued rise in the price of steel over the next six years, the time is right for the industry to unite and join forces. Created to meet...
 

Fusion Building Systems win contract for Morley Street Mill development in Loughborough

31st May 2019
Fusion Building Systems, the offsite manufacturer of light gauge steel frames, has been awarded a contract by Solus Homes to provide a two-storey superstructure for the renovation of Morley Street Mill in Loughborough, Leicestershire. ...
 

Light steel frame manufacturers prepare to Focus on Framing

27th May 2019
A new conference has been launched to bring together light steel frame manufacturers and industry professionals. Sponsored and hosted by the Light Steel Frame Association (LSFA), the Focus on Framing conference and exhibition will take place...
 

The Challenge of Specifying Building Envelopes

16th May 2019
When disparate elements are brought together onsite, it is down to the specifier to assess whether the selected combination of materials deliver the required levels of performance. Steve Thompson, Managing Director for EOS, discusses those...
 

Celebrating Construction - More Success for EOS

13th May 2019
Following their success at the Offsite Awards, the prominent steel framing systems innovator EOS, picked up yet another trophy at the 2019 Celebrating Construction Awards for the East Midlands. The hugely successful Sarah Swift building was...
 

Identifying Industry Change

24th April 2019
Interest around offsite construction in UK housebuilding is growing rapidly and this 'surge' has been reflected in the NHBC Standards 2019. Richard Lankshear, Innovation Manager at NHBC, outlines a busy period ahead for the organisation. Last...
 

SFS technical guide aims to address quality concerns

15th April 2019
Installation concerns about steel framing systems (SFS) are addressed in a new technical guide produced by FIS, trade body for the finishes and interiors sector. The updated guidance on the design and installation of light steel external wall...
 

Best use of steel technology

5th April 2019
After Galliford Try were selected as preferred bidder by the developer Regents Godiva, Sigmat were the successful light gauge steel frame (LGSF) system chosen to provide a full structural solution at Coventry University. CATEGORY ...
 

LSFA launch at futurebuild

13th March 2019
The eagerly anticipated launch of the Light Steel Frame Association (LSFA) was held at futurebuild 2019. Speaking on behalf of the LSFA, Managing Director of Cogent Consulting Darren Richards, who has facilitated the formation at the request of the...
 

Adding value, expertise and service to cost-effective construction solutions

21st January 2019
With eight decades of experience behind it, voestalpine Metsec plc is pioneering offsite framing in the construction industry. Voestalpine Metsec plc is the UK's largest specialist cold roll-forming company, providing products for the...
 

 
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