Light Steel Frame News

Just in time - thanks to Tekla and modular construction

16th August 2019
Intelligent Steel Solutions Ltd (formerly known as Icarus LSF) used modular methods during the construction of Vita Student Westgate, as well as Trimble's Tekla software to assist with the designing and manufacturing of the building. ...
 

Cladding: Expertise and engineering

16th August 2019
Andrew Way, Associate Director at the Steel Construction Institute (SCI), discusses issues surrounding light steel framing with continuous masonry cladding. Masonry cladding is commonly used on load-bearing light steel framed...
 

New rules to design by

15th August 2019
EOS recently hosted one of our regular roundtable events - at the heart of the discussion was design for manufacture and assembly (DfMA), the growth of digital design and how these new tools are playing a huge part in the growth of offsite...
 

Steel Construction Institute and third party assessment

14th August 2019
The Steel Construction Institute has been a trusted independent source of information and expertise in the steel construction industry for 30 years The Steel Construction Institute (SCI) was formed in 1986 as a non-profit...
 

MAGPLY BOARDS COVER SUPERFAST STEEL FRAMING SYSTEM

6th August 2019
A cutting edge residential project in Essex is making use of Magply boards for both the internal lining and exterior cladding treatment to an innovative lightweight steel framing system, demonstrating the widely specified fire resistant...
 

Steel, Sustainability and the Circular Economy

31st July 2019
When considering sustainability in construction, steel may not be the first building material that comes to mind. After water, steel is the most recycled product on our planet, with research showing that 99% of...
 

Mapping the Route Ahead

25th July 2019
As the Light Steel Frame Association (LSFA) continues to grow and gather momentum, we caught up with two founding members for a quick Q&A about the steel frame sector and the offsite market. With a remit to influence...
 

The tranquil face of framing

17th July 2019
Underlining its commitment to making the design process as efficient and collaborative as possible, voestalpine Metsec has created a new facility on its website that will allow design, construction and installation teams to easily understand and...
 

SCI Product Certification

17th July 2019
With over 30 years of expertise in the sector and with the SCI Assessed scheme already recognised, SCI Product Certification has been developed to serve the steel industry better than anything currently on offer. Increasingly,...
 

Manchester Airport Expansion Uses Light Steel Frame

17th July 2019
Manchester Airports Group (MAG) is undertaking a transformation programme that will position the airport as a 'Global Gateway', offering more routes and creating increased economic growth in line with aviation forecasts. As part of this...
 

Morley Street Mill Looks to Offsite

15th July 2019
Fusion Building Systems, the offsite manufacturer of light gauge steel frames has been awarded a contract by Solus Homes to provide a two-storey superstructure for the renovation of Morley Street Mill in Loughborough, Leicestershire. ...
 

Fusion receives Premier Approval

10th July 2019
As offsite methods of construction become increasingly popular with volume housebuilders, PRS developers and investors, light gauge steel superstructure manufacturer Fusion Building Systems has achieved approval of its patented panelised system...
 

How MMC can help drive capacity and efficiency

8th July 2019
Light steel frame specialist Metek has a significant market share in numerous sectors, including student accommodation and commercial development, not least because it operates its own factory and can guarantee supply. Recently,...
 

EOS Site Study Tour 2019!

25th June 2019
Following the great success of our 2018 event which featured the award-winning Ram Quarter, EOS are planning a combined technical CPD and Site Study Tour of Gardiner Place, Henley on Thames. Due for completion in early 2020, Gardiner...
 

Collaboration will drive the offsite steel frame industry forward

24th June 2019
With the recent 2019 - 2025 Global Light Gauge Steel Framing Market Report showing a continued rise in the price of steel over the next six years, the time is right for the industry to unite and join forces. Created to meet...
 

 
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