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Ibstock Future Talks with Mark Farmer

In this Ibstock Futures podcast, Mark Farmer, the lead advocate for MMC in the UK joins Jeremie Rombaut, Matt Guy and Trevor Barnett for a frank discussion on the challenges facing the industry and the vital part MMC has to play in the recovery. This podcast is over an hour long, so we've [...]

By |2024-02-26T10:43:47+00:00February 18th, 2024|Construction Industry News, Featured News, MFS News, MMC and P-DfMA|

MFS Joins the Offsite Alliance

MFS is pleased to announce that we have joined the Offsite Alliance We are very excited to be rejoining the Offsite Alliance, to support offsite construction and MMC, core to the ethos of our MFS i-Form Solution®. Formed in 2019 in a bid to bring the sector together, they tried and tested the need for the [...]

Norman’s Blog: RC vs iForm

RC Frame VS the MFS i-Form Solution®, and the winner is….. View this MFS i-Form Project >> MFS MD Norman Hinckes comments on what might get those stalled construction projects moving again. With an ever-acute skills shortages and spiralling material cost increases, many construction projects are facing huge challenges in getting started, [...]

By |2023-12-08T12:19:11+00:00October 18th, 2023|Construction Industry News, Featured News, MFS News, MMC and P-DfMA|

Constructing Excellence Awards – National Finalist

MFS & The i-Form Solution® announced as 2023 Constructing Excellence National Awards Finalist. We were incredibly proud to win the SECBE award earlier this year for MMC and our MFS i-Form Solution®. Now we are finalists in the National Construction Excellence Awards. Each year the Constructing Excellence Awards celebrate the UK’s Built Environment. Winners are selected [...]

2023 SECBE Award Winners for MMC

MFS & The i-Form Solution® announced as 2023 SECBE Award winners in the Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) category We are incredibly proud to have won this prestigious award in the Modern Methods of Construction category for our MFS i-Form Solution®. Our PDfMA approach to MMC. The SECBE Awards are a celebration of innovation and achievement, [...]

2022 Offsite Award Winners

MFS & The i-Form Solution® announced as 2022 Offsite Award winners in the Best Use of Concrete Technology category We are very proud to be be awarded this prestigious award for our innovative use of concrete technology within our MFS i-Form Solution®. The Offsite Awards recognise excellence across every aspect of offsite construction and we are thrilled to [...]

2022 Offsite Awards Finalists in two Categories

MFS & The i-Form Solution® announced as 2022 Offsite Awards Finalists in two major categories: Contractor of the Year & Best Use of Concrete Technology. We are very proud to be recognised and shortlisted in these key categories, alongside major players in our field. The Offsite Awards recognise excellence across every aspect of offsite construction and we look forward [...]

MFS scoops Best Contractor of the Year at SE Construction Awards 2021

MFS are delighted to announce that they were awarded the Best Construction Contractor Award at the prestigious South East Construction Awards 2021. The MFS team receiving this award on 21st October 2021. Pictured here, left to right: Tom Hinckes, Will Curran (shortlisted for Apprentice of the Year), Norman Hinckes MD, Matt Richards & John Coughlan. [...]

Construction Industry News interviews Norman Hinckes

Construction Industry News spoke to MFS MD Norman Hinckes about meeting the challenges of the pandemic While Covid-19 has resulted in wide-ranging implications for every business, in some ways it has played into the hands of Kent-based Masonry Frame Systems, as its i-Form Solution® is ideally suited to the challenges the pandemic has placed on the construction [...]

By |2022-10-05T17:52:45+00:00October 20th, 2021|Awards & Achievements, Construction Industry News, Featured News, MFS News|

Does planting saplings really make that much difference?

Curb Climate Change the Easy Way: Don’t Cut Down Big Trees Trees capture and store massive amounts of carbon. And unlike some strategies for cooling the climate, they don’t require costly and complicated technology. However, does the timber frame construction industry argument of planting 3 saplings to replace every mature tree they fell, bear scrutiny? Or is [...]

By |2021-10-13T12:46:06+00:00October 13th, 2021|Construction Industry News, MFS News, MMC and P-DfMA|
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