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voestalpine Metsec Purlins deliver efficient solution at major port

voestalpine Metsec light gauge steel purlins, side rails and eaves beams have been used extensively in the construction of new transit storage facilities at Grangemouth, Scotland’s largest individual port. Operated by Forth Ports, Grangemouth handles some nine million tonnes of cargo every year through liquid, specialist container and general cargo terminals. The new storage facilities … Read more

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

voestalpine Metsec positioned front & centre at Offsite Expo

Occupying a prime space directly in front of one of the show’s main entrances, voestalpine Metsec’s 12m x 6m stand at Offsite Expo will not only be easy to find but promises to provide visitors with an immersive experience of the company’s pre-panelised framing solution, Metframe. The stand is organised neatly into two distinct areas: … Read more