Light Steel Frame News

Swan eyes steel alternative after CLT caught by post-Grenfell ban

21st January 2020
A housing association with its own offsite factory has revealed it will look to use a steel-framed system on buildings over 18m after cross-laminated timber (CLT) fell foul of a government ban. Essex-based Swan, which opened its factory in...
 

BBA Certification for RCM Products

17th January 2020
RCM are delighted to announce that three further products have successfully achieved the prestigious BBA accreditation. Through extensive testing RCM have secured BBA approval for its Supertech Weatherboard, Multipurpose sheathing board and...
 

Offsite Specialists to Present Latest Developments in Steel Framing

9th December 2019
Following its 2019 success, Focus on Framing is set to return next year as the event that is showcasing light steel framing solutions. The seminar will take place on 29th January at the Building Centre, London, taking an in-depth look at pioneering...
 

Steel, Sustainability and the Circular Economy

15th November 2019
Steel is one the world's most recycled products with research showing that 99% of structural steelwork is reused or recycled. The Light Steel Frame Association (LSFA) is on a mission to explain steel's sustainability benefits and its role in the...
 

LSFA raises awareness of the light steel framing sector

4th November 2019
Since its inauguration at Focus on Framing, the first conference held by the Light Steel Frame Association (LSFA) in June 2019, the industry body is gathering momentum. Established to influence legislation and to support the overall objectives...
 

Hadley Steel Framing, a division of the Hadley Group operating on the Oldbury site, achieves ISO 14001:2015 certification

31st October 2019
Hadley Group is pleased to announce that following the move of Hadley Steel Framing Ltd to its Oldbury site, an extension to scope of the existing ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System registration has been completed and successfully...
 

New Steel Association is Attending Modular Conference

15th October 2019
The Light Steel Frame Association will be attending Modular Matters this October to highlight the importance of steel frame technology in the modular sector as it continues to grow. Taking place at the National Conference...
 

GARDINER PLACE – ASPIRATIONAL DESTINATION COMBINING LUXURY LIVING AND BOUTIQUE SHOPPING

15th October 2019
A select group of construction professionals were invited to attend the EOS site study tour of Gardiner Place, Henley-onThames - a new multi-million-pound retail, leisure and living destination in the heart of the town centre. ...
 

ENABLING GREATER OFFSITE TECHNOLOGY UPTAKE

14th October 2019
On the eve of Offsite Expo 2019, Hadley Group hosted a Roundtable Event to discuss issues surrounding the ways offsite technology can be better promoted to the wider construction sector and what obstacles are still proving barriers to greater...
 

NEW STUDENT ACCOMMODATION FOR COVENTRY

10th October 2019
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...
 

Mythbusting guide to MMC seeks to solve affordable housing crisis

3rd October 2019
A new guide argues that modern methods of construction (MMC) are key to increasing the supply of affordable homes in the UK. Published by The Housing Forum, MMC for Affordable Housing Developers, aims to help public sector...
 

EOS – The Focal Point of Offsite Expo

3rd October 2019
Following a packed two days at Offsite Expo, the team at EOS has returned from the inaugural exhibition with a wealth of new prospects and partnership opportunities. As winners of numerous Offsite Awards, the experts from EOS used their steel...
 

New machine adds significant capacity to Hadley Group's capabilities in the steel framing market

1st October 2019
Following the acquisition of Hadley Steel Framing (HSF) in 2018, Hadley Group has further strengthened its position and improved its capabilities in the steel framing market by investing in a new purpose-built machine at its Oldbury production...
 

Global Light Gauge Steel Framing Market 2019-2028: Consumption Growth Rate, Market Drivers and Opportunities

1st October 2019
Light Gauge Steel Framing Market Insights 2019, is a skilled and in-depth study on the present state of the worldwide business with a focus on the Global market. The report provides key statistics on the market status of Light Gauge Steel Framing...
 

HADLEY GROUP’S STEEL FRAMING STRUCTURES OFFERS LIGHTWEIGHT AND EFFICIENT SOLUTION FOR COVENTRY MODULAR HOUSING PROJECT

30th August 2019
Hadley Group's rollformed light gauge structural framing systems have recently been incorporated in the design and build of two pre-fabricated homes. Constructed by Totally Modular in their Cradley Heath factory, the houses were then transported...
 

 

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