Light Steel Frame News

The Technical Design Services Group joins Stellar, Maximising MMC Impacts for SMEs & Social Housing

29th July 2020
TDSG has joined Stellar, a consortium of academic, technical, industry and end user stakeholders, that will work together is supporting SMEs and Social Housing Providers to embrace MMC (Modern Methods of Construction). Created and lead by Totally...
 

Focus on Framing Seminar - Call for Speakers

20th July 2020
We are pleased to advise that the LSFA hosted Focus on Framing Manchester seminar is still set to go ahead later on this year and we are carefully following guidelines to ensure the event can be run as safely as possible. Taking place on 12...
 

Sigmat strengthens leadership team with appointment of new Sales Director

13th July 2020
Sigmat are pleased to announce that Ryan Simmonds has been appointed as the new Sales Director. Ryan will be responsible for developing Sigmat's sales strategies and operations nationally. In charge of all sales activity, new market opportunities...
 

LSFA Member Release Their Leading Fabrication Management System - STRUMIS V10.4

22nd June 2020
New Light Steel Frame Association supply chain members, STRUMIS are delighted to announce the release of their most comprehensive and feature rich version of STRUMIS V10.4 - the world leading steel fabrication Management Information System for steel...
 

EOS Launch New Case Study Videos

18th June 2020
The team at EOS are proud of their award-winning achievements and to showcase the outstanding projects they have been involved with – have launched a series of case study videos featuring: Advanced Manufacturing Building The pioneering...
 

Steel and the Practical Impact of Changes to Part L1A & Part F

12th June 2020
The impending changes to Part L1A and Part F of the Building Regulations for new dwellings will increase energy efficiency requirements for new homes. Trevor Richards, Operations Director of offsite experts Cogent, discusses the potential...
 

Efficiently Engineered for Safety and Performance

5th June 2020
As we wait for the outcome of the recent Government consultation on the ban of the use of combustible materials in and on external walls of buildings, members of the Light Steel Frame Association (LSFA) are experiencing unprecedented demand. The...
 

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...
 

 
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