EPD underlines voestalpine Metsec’s commitment to sustainability

voestalpine Metsec has recently published an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) covering its purlins and framing systems. Verified by independent EPD authority, EPD Hub, the declaration provides designers, specifiers and developers with comprehensive information to include in a project’s sustainability assessment. Assurance of a system’s environmental credentials comes from a manufacturer’s Environmental Product Declaration (EPD). Compiled … Read more

Top marks for voestalpine Metsec

voestalpine Metsec’s SFS, Purlins, Metframe, Cable Management, Dry Lining and Custom Roll Forming divisions has attained top marks across all categories of the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) following a recent inspection by scheme monitors. Supported by all areas of the building industry, including contractors, suppliers, local; authorities and the government, the CCS is a voluntary … Read more

The importance of through wall fire testing

Light gauge galvanised steel framing systems (SFS) are primarily used for wall constructions, such as infill walling, continuous walling, high bay walling and loadbearing structures in low to medium rise situations. Their light weight and versatility deliver benefits to the entire construction team, providing the designer, developer and end client with cost-efficient, sustainable design solutions … Read more

International Women in Engineering Day 2021

For International Women in Engineering Day #INEWED21, we’re celebrating with a case study on Joanne Gantley, voestalpine Metsec’s Transport Manager who has been with the company for 21 years. “My move into the engineering industry was a total change in career and direction for me, but it happened more by accident than design. “After four … Read more

Vibrant waterfront development

The £215 million waterfront development at Millbay in Plymouth is transforming what was once an unused docklands area into a vibrant waterside community, by bringing together some 140,000 square metres of housing, workspace, retail and leisure accommodation. Steeped in maritime history, the heritage of the wider Millbay area can be traced back to the 12th … Read more

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