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LSFA Launch Specification & Engineering Guide for Light Steel Frame

11th January 2021
Utilising light steel frame as the principle structural component in a building creates many design opportunities. Engaging the manufacturer's design team early ensures that their knowledge and expertise in the use of the system permeates...
 

JOHN DARLING APPOINTED MD OF NEW WAYS CONSTRUCTION

15th December 2020
Former CIOB Construction Manager of the Year, John Darling, is now MD of New Ways Construction Limited, an innovative new company determined to change the way the UK builds in the Residential Sector. Appointed...
 

First global companies achieve Kitemark certification for innovation

8th December 2020
BSI, the business improvement company, today launches a BSI Kitemark™ certification scheme for innovation. This new Kitemark programme has been designed to help organizations improve their innovation management performance, and demonstrate the...
 

CONTINUOUS TECHNICAL SUPPORT AND DEVELOPMENT

30th November 2020
ANDREW WAY, ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR AT SCI EXPLAINS THE IMPORTANCE OF THE SCI'S CONTINUED TECHNICAL SUPPORT TO THE LIGHT STEEL FRAMING SECTOR, AND HOW TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENT OF LIGHT STEEL FRAMING CONTINUES TO THRIVE. GUIDANCE AND...
 

BIM - STRUCTURAL STEEL DETAILING DELIVERED EARLY THANKS TO BIM

27th November 2020
ADVANCE STEEL AND BIM COLLABORATION HELPED STEEL FABRICATOR TSI STRUCTURES, DELIVER A NEW MATERNITY UNIT ON TIME. THE SOFTWARE'S EASE OF USE, SPEED OF MODELLING, CONNECTION DESIGN AND INTEGRATED DESIGN CHECKS - COMBINED WITH THE ABILITY TO...
 

THE TRANSITION FROM MINORITY TO MAINSTREAM

26th November 2020
WITH DECADES OF EXPERIENCE TO DRAW ON - COGENT CONSULTING IS ENGAGED ADVISING ON A WIDE RANGE OF OFFSITE DELIVERY ISSUES ACROSS THE UK AND OVERSEAS. HERE MANAGING DIRECTOR DARREN RICHARDS, SHARES HIS PERSPECTIVE ON THE PROGRESSION WITHIN THE...
 

THE MAGNIFICENT 7 REASONS WHY STEEL IS SUSTAINABLE

25th November 2020
SUSTAINABILITY MEGATRENDS ARE SHAPING OUR WORLD. IN PARTICULAR CLIMATE CHANGE, SCARCITY OF RESOURCES, AND DEMOGRAPHIC SHIFTS. THIS IS FEEDING INTO SOCIETAL EXPECTATIONS WHICH IN TURN DRIVES POLICY FRAMEWORKS AND LEGISLATION. So what...
 

MODERN ENGINEERED SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS - LIGHT GAUGE STEEL ADD IN FOR TEDDS

24th November 2020
LIGHT STEEL FRAME (LFS) LIKE MANY MODERN METHODS OF CONSTRUCTION IS BECOMING LESS OF A NICHE MARKET AND A REAL GROWTH AREA WITHIN THE CONSTRUCTION SECTOR. MODERN ENGINEERED SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS WAS STARTED TO FILL A VOID IN THE MARKETPLACE FOR...
 

New MMC Database Launch

24th November 2020
Embracing offsite manufacture and Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) is fast becoming a strategic priority for many businesses. As the largest regional builder in the UK, the supply chain partners that Kier works with are integral to the continued...
 

WINDMILL HILL - DELIVERING STRUCTURAL EFFICIENCY

23rd November 2020
AFTER GALLIFORD TRY WERE APPOINTED AS THE PREFERRED DEVELOPER FOR WINDMILL HILL, SIGMAT WERE SELECTED TO PROVIDE THE LIGHT GAUGE STRUCTURAL STEEL FRAMING SYSTEM FOR THE UPPER RESIDENTIAL LEVELS OF THE 22,735M2 BIRMINGHAM SCHEME. ...
 

10 Reasons to shift to steel for framing

20th November 2020
If you are leading a construction business that is framing up the way you’ve always done it - with timber – you may have been hearing a lot in the market about the benefits of cold formed steel (also known as light gauge steel). Those...
 

SCHOONER WHARF - ACHIEVING ENHANCED PERFORMANCE

20th November 2020
In response to affordable housing priority needs, Austin-Smith:Lord were commissioned by Cardiff Community Housing Association to design a newbuild mixed tenure housing development in a prominent waterside location in Cardiff Bay. ...
 

Moving towards a product-orientated approach

19th November 2020
HTA IS A PRACTICE OF AROUND 200 ARCHITECTS, PLANNERS, SUSTAINABILITY SPECIALISTS AND RESEARCHERS, WITH A FOCUS ON CREATING GREAT RESIDENTIAL PLACES AND A 50-YEAR TRACK RECORD IN THE DESIGN AND DELIVERY OF BETTER HOUSING. SUSTAINABLE FUTURES...
 

SANDGATE PAVILIONS PRESTIGIOUS RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT

17th November 2020
SANDGATE PAVILIONS IS AN EXCLUSIVE £10MILLION RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT IN KENT, FEATURING 36 HIGH-END CONTEMPORARY APARTMENTS ACROSS THREE MEDIUM-RISE UNITS SET WITHIN BEAUTIFUL SURROUNDINGS, OVERLOOKING THE ENGLISH CHANNEL. Private...
 

CELEBRATING THE BEST IN PRECISION LSF BUILDING DESIGN AND DELIVERY

16th November 2020
THE OFFSITE AWARDS IS A CELEBRATION OF OUTSTANDING EXAMPLES OF PREFABRICATION AND FACTORY-BASED METHODS THAT INCREASINGLY STRIVE TO DEVELOP A SUSTAINABLE, STREAMLINED AND COST-EFFECTIVE WAY TO DELIVER A BETTER BUILT ENVIRONMENT. The awards...
 

 
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