The environmental impact of steel

Steel is the world’s most popular construction and engineering material. Just over 50% of all steel produced is used in the construction and infrastructure industries. From houses to multi-storey buildings, street furniture to bridges, whether it be in the components used or the fabric of the structure itself, steel will almost certainly play an integral … Read more

Mezzanine Floors: Types, Uses and Benefits

Mezzanine Floors offer the optimum solution for businesses needing to expand their floor and office space, without having to consider the potential high costs of either a building extension or premature business relocation to larger premises. In addition to the cost saving benefits, it greatly reduces disruption to the business. This guide gives a brief … Read more

What is Metframe?

Metframe is a modern off-site pre-panelised framing solution with a traditional feel. Formed in panels fabricated off-site, the ability for Metframe to bring factory achievable tolerances to a site-based environment is a benefit that has been embraced across the country. Speed, sustainability, flexibility, quality and technical knowledge are just some of Metframe’s benefits which has … Read more

Framing stays ahead of the Residential Game

The construction industry has probably never been under greater scrutiny than it is today, with designers, contractors, materials suppliers and systems manufacturers under increasing pressure, particularly where residential buildings are concerned, to deliver buildings that are safe, comfortable and affordable. There is also a growing number of requirements and restrictions being placed on the construction … Read more

Fire testing delivers cost-effective, versatile solutions

Continuous investment in fire testing enables Metsec’s Dry Lining division to provide customers with a wide range of cost-effective solutions. Gary Dixon (National Technical Sales Manager) highlights the benefits: Fire safety has always been a key consideration in the construction of new buildings. Recent tragic events have, quite rightly, brought this critical area to the … Read more

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