Light Steel Frame News

BIM & OFFSITE - THE PERFECT PARTNERSHIP

23rd July 2021
Both BIM and offsite are two areas of construction frequently dubbed as holding the key to the industry’s more efficient and digital future. But what happens when the two come together? Chris Gatehouse, Regional Account Manager at...
 

New Trimble Publication Demystifies DfMA

15th July 2021
Recognising the industry shift towards offsite construction, Trimble (UK) has released an e-book that aims to raise awareness of Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DfMA), the benefits such an approach can offer and how DfMA and...
 

NHBC ACCEPTS FOR ROLLALONG’S MODULAR HOMES

13th July 2021
Rollalong has been approved by NHBC Accepts, the industry standard accreditation scheme for the residential housing sector provided by NHBC. Rollalong is the largest permanent offsite manufacturer in the south of England and is now one of only two...
 

David Ellison appointed to the pivotal role of Head of Sales & Business Development at Fusion Building Systems

28th June 2021
David Ellison is the new Head of Sales & Business Development at Fusion Building Systems, the leading manufacturer of offsite light steel frame panelised superstructures in the UK. With over 20 years’ experience in the modular/volumetric and...
 

INTELLIGENT STEEL SOLUTIONS APPOINTS NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR TO DRIVE NEXT PHASE OF GROWTH

23rd June 2021
Intelligent Steel Solutions has appointed Gus Houliston as its new Managing Director to drive strategic development of the business as it seeks to increase its prominence within the load bearing and SFS markets.  Driving...
 

Sigmat Delivers Nine Storey LGSF & HRS Structure in Devon

1st June 2021
Sigmat, who are the UK market leader for LGSF construction, are at the finishing stages of the construction of a new nine-storey Marriot International Hotel close to the city of Exeter in Devon. The new ‘Courtyard By Marriot’ Hotel will be...
 

Raising the Sustainability Stakes

21st May 2021
Environmental discussions used to focus on lifecycle analysis including recycling at the end of a building’s practical life. More recently the focus has been on embodied carbon probably because it is a less complex calculation and easier to...
 

Build Lighter, Build Stronger

18th May 2021
GIVEN EJOT GROUP’S GLOBAL CROSS-SECTOR EXPERIENCE, MOST NOTABLY IN AUTOMOTIVE ASSEMBLY AND CONSTRUCTION ARENAS – IT IS ANTICIPATED THAT EJOT UK’S DECISION TO JOIN THE LIGHT STEEL FRAME ASSOCIATION (LSFA) WILL HELP UNLOCK LATENT...
 

Sigmat Partner With RED Jam to Launch Major Continuous Improvement Project

13th May 2021
Light Gauge Steel Frame giants Sigmat have signed a deal with continuous improvement experts RED Jam to launch a bespoke version of Field View across the business. Leeds based Sigmat, who are the UK market leaders in the design, manufacture...
 

Intelligent Solution for Apartment Scheme

13th May 2021
NEWLANDS ROAD IS A LIVE RESIDENTIAL SCHEME SPLIT OVER MULTIPLE PHASES UTILISING LIGHTWEIGHT STEEL FRAME TECHNOLOGY FROM INTELLIGENT STEEL SOLUTIONS. THE COMPLETED DEVELOPMENT WILL COMPRISE 11 BUILDINGS RANGING FROM THREE TO SEVEN...
 

LSF Keeping the Engine Yard on Track

13th May 2021
ESTABLISHED IN 1917 THE VEITCHI GROUP IS ONE OF SCOTLAND’S LARGEST AND MOST RESPECTED CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES. It comprises five trading companies, each of which are leaders in their own right and provide a wide variety...
 

POSITIVE FORCES AT PLAY DESPITE THE PANDEMIC

11th May 2021
Light Steel Frame Association (LSFA) members have reported healthy pipelines which cannot just be attributed to the impact of the pandemic as the construction industry turns to offsite factory technology to mitigate on site...
 

TORSION REVEALS INNOVATIVE SUSTAINABILITY MEASURES

10th May 2021
Construction has begun on a new purposebuilt student accommodation scheme which will provide rooms for University of Lincoln students. Pine Mill is being delivered by Torsion Developments in a joint venture with Harrison Street Real Estate Capital...
 

UNPRECEDENTED TIMES CALLED FOR UNPRECEDENTED MEASURES

9th May 2021
As a fourth-generation family owned and managed company, JJ Smith leading supplier of construction machinery, take a long-term view. Here Managing Director Martin Smith shares his perspective on the March 2021 budget. We...
 

PAIN RELIEF FOR INTERIOR CONTRACTORS? INTRODUCING INTERIOR INFILL FRAMING THAT ALWAYS MEASURES UP

8th May 2021
ANYONE WORKING IN THE RETROFIT FRAMING SPACE KNOWS THAT INTERNAL STRUCTURES ON EXISTING PREMISES ARE ALMOST NEVER SQUARE. This makes traditional framing approaches a constant trial. It requires highly accurate measurements of every length and the...
 

 
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