Steel Frame Construction News

Key developments, expert interviews, technical features and the latest steel frame construction industry news.

Also known as ‘skeleton frame’ construction, steel frame construction consists the use of vertical steel columns and horizontal I-beams, constructed in a rectangular grid to support the floors, roof and walls of a building which are all attached to the frame.

There are multiple reasons why steel frame construction makes an attractive building option from start to finish. From it’s sustainable approach to its affordability and durability.

A high strength, low weight construction process coupled with it’s ease of installation and ability to span large distances make this construction technique a clear choice for developers looking to harness the efficiencies of offsite and modular construction techniques.

We cover the latest news and insights from leading steel frame construction specialists highlighting the key benefits of this modern method of construction.

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G F Tomlinson complete works on £10m manufacturing facility in Mansfield

G F Tomlinson has completed works on a new £10m light manufacturing facility in Mansfield, on Oakham Business Park.
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Bellway selects ilke Homes to deliver first modular homes

ilke Homes has been selected by Bellway to deliver the company's first 40 modular homes in Milton Keynes.
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McCarthy Stone to build 40 new retirement community sites using MMC

McCarthy Stone has announced that it will develop 40 new retirement community sites that will be built using modern methods of construction (MMC).
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[VIDEO] Steelworks bridge installation underway at Brent Cross

The new station at Brent Cross has entered its next phase of construction, as VolkerFitzpatrick begins the installation of steelwork needed to build the station’s concourse.
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Tilbury Douglas tops out on new manufacturing innovation centre

Plans for a new Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre (MMIC) in Scotland are a step closer after the project officially ‘topped out’.
Offsite Construction,

Offsite Construction: Innovation Nation

This ebook examines the evolution of the modular and offsite sector, looking at the efforts underway to bring about lasting change.
Offsite Construction

Offsite Construction: MMC under the microscope

Offsite construction has been around for a long time but has been pushed firmly into the spotlight as the UK races to meet an ever-growing demand for housing. This ebook looks at the rise of offsite and modular construction in delivering better quality buildings.