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Fire tests increase assurance

voestalpine Metsec has played a key role in supporting the Steel Construction Institute’s (SCI) most recent fire tests which have demonstrated the performance of cavity barriers in light steel construction situations. Fire tests for cavity barriers are typically tested with masonry elements on either side. Whilst they are widely used in light steel construction, limited … Read more

Weight, time and cost savings at stunning waterside development

Designated for high-quality, residential-led development by Chelmsford City Council, Chelmer Waterside is a large expanse of land situated alongside the River Chelmer to the south-east of the city centre and within walking distance of the city’s amenities. The Council’s vision is to create an area of high-quality homes in a sustainable city centre context, promoting … Read more

SFS delivers on Dutch courage

In a departure from the more common local habit of using timber, Dutch developers have used SFS steel framing systems from UK-based voestalpine Metsec to provide infill for the varied shapes, sizes and profiles of a major new development in Amsterdam. Rising from the flat landscape of Amsterdam’s Zuidas central business district is Amsterdam Valley, … Read more

SFS provides passport for success in city centre development

voestalpine Metsec SFS has been used in the construction of a major new city centre redevelopment project in Durham. Situated along the banks of the River Wear in the centre of Durham City, Milburngate is a 450,000 square-feet mixed-use redevelopment of a site previously occupied by HM Passport Office and National Savings & Investments. The … Read more

SFS sets records in Second City

voestalpine Metsec’s SFS steel framing system has been used extensively in the construction of two major landmark residential tower blocks in the heart of Birmingham. The Bank development features two striking high-rise structures of 22 and 31 storeys, named Left Bank 1 and Left Bank 2, situated within easy reach of the Second City’s major … Read more

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