Light Steel Frame News

BIM: BRINGING COLLABORATION AND CO-ORDINATION TO STEEL CONSTRUCTION

26th May 2020
Steve Insley, National Sales Manager at Trimble, explores the use of digital technology within steel construction, with a particular focus on the rise of BIM. When people think of BIM, they will likely be inadvertently thinking...
 

Barratt to Build One in Four Homes Using MMC by 2025

26th May 2020
Britain's biggest housebuilder aims to build a quarter of its homes using modern methods of construction by 2025. Barratt has rolled out a series of new housing types to allow a switch to greater use of offsite production...
 

Demonstrating Critical Value to Clients and Investors

22nd May 2020
The UK’s Build-to-Rent market is set to grow, with property agent Savills recently estimating that the sector will increase in value from £9.6 billion to £543.6 billion once it reaches maturity.  Steve Thompson from steel framing...
 

Sigmat Appointed to Provide LGSF Structure for state-of-the-art 4* 250 bed Marriott Hotel

21st May 2020
Sigmat are delighted to have been selected as the Light Gauge Steel Framing provider for the upcoming 4* Courtyard by Marriott Hotel at Exeter Chief’s Sandy Park Rugby Ground. The hotel, situated adjacent to Exeter Chief’s home ground, marks the...
 

Frameclad Investment in Equipment, Premises and People

21st May 2020
It is a huge understatement to say that we are navigating a difficult time in history at the moment, however, at Frameclad we have reacted in a positive and professional way. The actions we have taken will stand us in great stead to consolidate and...
 

INTELLIGENT APPROACH DELIVERS SUPPLY CHAIN SYNERGY

21st May 2020
For the next generation of housebuilders, steel frame construction is a cost effective and efficient way to build upwards. Built offsite in its modular lightweight steel factory, Intelligent Steel is  providing a modern construction solution...
 

PLATFORM DESIGN TEAM ANNOUNCED

20th May 2020
The Construction Innovation Hub has unveiled the industry ‘players’ who will take forward its  flagship Platform Design programme – a central plank of the Hub’s four-year Government-backed programme to transform UK construction. ...
 

New Student Accommodation for Coventry

19th May 2020
The Oaks is a 382 Bedroom Student Accommodation in Coventry built on the site of a former college building that was demolished to make way for this new development. The building has two wings of student accommodation over four to six storeys...
 

Overcoming the Challenges of a Restrictive Site and Social Distancing

18th May 2020
The restrictive access and tight confines of a site in a busy residential area of Bristol, made it ideal for offsite methods, with factory manufacturing and close collaboration key to the successful delivery of this challenging project....
 

Light Steel Framing Magazine Launches - Read Issue One Online Now!

14th May 2020
The launch issue of Light Steel Framing Magazine will be hitting desks shortly, and is available to read online now! Published in partnership with the Light Steel Frame Association, this dedicated steel industry publication...
 

Fusion system delivers during lockdown

7th May 2020
Fusion Building Systems has been able to complete the installation of its offsite light steel frame system for Jehu Group’s Orchard House social housing scheme in Swansea during the Coronavirus outbreak, thanks to it requiring only a handful of...
 

Tall Buildings Awards Success for EOS

6th May 2020
LSFA Members EOS are delighted to announce that they have reached the finals of the Tall Buildings Awards in the mixed-use /commercial category for the River Street Tower, project in Manchester. This £110 million development located next to the...
 

SST's Fastener Range Goes Premium

27th April 2020
Introducing the brand new Premium Fasteners range by leading construction manufacturer Simpson Strong-Tie; featuring superior strength nails and screws to cover almost every application and showcased in the newly released Premium...
 

The Opportunities and Challenges of Modular Housing

23rd April 2020
We are currently in an environment where we have reduced tradespeople, coupled with housing shortage, together with the need to reduce our wet trades on-site. Hadley Group believe the future for modular housing is a bright one and has...
 

Offsite Pioneers to Present Latest Advancements in Light Steel Framing

21st April 2020
Following the success of the Focus on Framing Seminar in January – the event will return on Thursday 12 November 2020 in Manchester to bring together light steel frame (LSF) manufacturers and industry professionals. Focus on...
 

 

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