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LSFA Out in Force at Offsite Expo 2021!

12th October 2021
This years Offsite Expo was a huge success with over 3,000 in attendance across two days of networking, knowledge share, product launches, industry seminars and the Offsite Awards. Delegates were...
 

The Theatre Royal finally reopens its doors after a £60 million refurbishment!

11th October 2021
We were honoured back in 2019 to be asked to deliver the Tekla Modelling and Detailing of all structural aspects of this impressive and sympathetic refurbishment, of the West End’s oldest theatre! The restoration took place over 2 years...
 

FABSEC’S NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH BENTLEY SYSTEMS INC. HAS SYNCHRONISED FBEAM AND BENTLEY’S RAM STRUCTURAL SYSTEM

11th October 2021
It’s estimated that over 70% of all multi-storey buildings use steel framed structures as their preferred method of construction.  Cellular beams have long complimented this preference and are an established design...
 

A DIFFERENT WAY OF THINKING ABOUT OFFSITE CONSTRUCTION, GIVING THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY CHOICE

11th October 2021
British Offsite is the creator of UNI System, the most advanced light gauge steel panel system in the marketplace, suitable for house, mid-rise and high-rise developments. UNI System includes UNI Panel, UNI Wall, UNI Floor and UNI...
 

All Systems Go For EOS at Offsite Expo!

1st October 2021
Our new systems-approach was seen heads and shoulders above the rest in our two-storey feature build at Offsite Expo. The team at EOS would like to thank everyone who came along to meet us, and we were...
 

LSFA Out in Force at Offsite Expo

13th September 2021
Members of the Light Steel Frame Association (LSFA) will be out in force at OFFSITE EXPO – taking place at the Coventry Building Society Arena (Ricoh Arena) on 21 & 22 September 2021. This year’s event will bring the best in the industry...
 

5 WAYS LOAD BEARING ELIMINATES SITE CONSTRAINTS

31st August 2021
There often tends to be a lot of constraints in construction, as there are many different challenges that businesses face and there are a lot of rules and regulations along the way as well. Because of this, the most successful businesses are those...
 

TDS DISCUSS HOW IT’S FRONT-END APPROACH IS A GAME CHANGER FOR THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY, FOLLOWING CONTRACT WIN WITH HKIAA

31st August 2021
After securing a $5m project deal directly with the Hong Kong International Airport Authority (HKIAA), we are now able to demonstrate the value of collaboration and digital modelling at the front end of the design process. Explaining further how, if...
 

STEEL BRICKS SYSTEM PAVES THE WAY FORWARD FOR UK NUCLEAR POWER STATION CONSTRUCTION

31st August 2021
Caunton Engineering has constructed a blast box for warhead testing at The University of Illinois using the Steel Bricks™ modular system, which it developed in the UK with the Steel Construction Institute under license from Modular Walling...
 

LIGHT GAUGE STEEL STARS IN SUSTAINABLE HOUSE PROTOTYPE

31st August 2021
The benefits of offsite construction and the use of light gauge steel are being lauded by an Irish chartered building surveyor and sustainability advocate. An article published in the Irish Examiner in June 2021 is dedicated to Fergus...
 

LIGHT GAUGE STEEL FRAMING: THE IMPORTANCE OF TRAINING AND HOW IT CAN INCREASE WORKFORCE PRODUCTIVITY

31st August 2021
One thing that all businesses are looking to do is increase productivity levels. Below, we are going to look at the different ways that you can enhance the productivity of your workforce with light gauge steel frame training. And although Frameclad...
 

MODULAR HOUSING NEWBIE SETS UP DURHAM FACTORY

13th August 2021
Northeast house-builder Homes by Carlton has teamed up with procurement agency Fusion21 to enter the modular housing business. CoreHaus is a joint venture between Newton Aycliffe based Carlton & Co Group (parent company of Homes by Carlton)...
 

LDC EXITS SIGMAT TO EUROPEAN GROUP ETEX

13th August 2021
Leading mid-market private equity firm LDC has exited its investment in Sigmat, a UK market leader in light-gauge steel framing, to Etex, the international building products group. Headquartered in Leeds, Sigmat is a leading provider of...
 

Exciting Acquisition Positions Sigmat At the Forefront of Global Expansion of LGSF…

11th August 2021
Etex acquires UK light gauge steel framing market leader Sigmat, reiterating Etex’s ambition to become a global leader in offsite construction. Committed to its strategy to become a global leader in offsite construction, Etex...
 

BIM fundamental to delivery of the new Luton DART

6th August 2021
Designed to provide travellers with a speedier, greener and more efficient journey to the UK’s fifth busiest airport, the Luton DART marks a significant investment in the town’s civil infrastructure by Luton Council’s airport company London...
 

 
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