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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 |2021-10-25T13:22:16+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|

MFS receives a visit from Damian Green MP

Damian Green MP for Ashford visited MFS on 8th October to find out more about our i-Form Solution™ Every month, Ashford MP Damian Green and his researcher visit a leading business in the constituency to find out more about their industry, business model, views, current challenges and ambitions. On Friday 8th October 2021, Damian's team and [...]

By |2021-10-13T10:47:46+00:00October 10th, 2021|Construction Industry News, Featured News, MFS News, MMC and P-DfMA|

2021 Offsite Awards Finalists in 3 Categories

MFS & The i-Form Solution™ announced as 2021 Offsite Awards Finalists in three major categories: Contractor of the Year, Best Use of Concrete Technology & Product Innovation. 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 [...]

2021 – looking better already!

MFS are very pleased to be working on three exciting projects in early 2021 2020 was an interesting year and we definitely felt the impact of Covid-19. However, we trademarked our MFS i-Form Solution™ our P-DfMA approach to MMC, promoted and took on new staff, and were pleased to be appointed for three new projects for 2021. [...]

New i-Form Solution™ Video

Video: The MFS i-Form Solution™ in Action at our Ampersand Apartments Project Norman Hinckes, MFS MD "The MFS i-Form Solution™ is our P-DfMA approach to MMC and we were really pleased by the way it performed a recent study and construction awards, especially as it excels and delivers really tangible benefits in our new post-covid environment. This approach is ideal for ‘medium to [...]

What a Difference a Crane Makes!

Remote Controlled Mini Cranes requiring only Two Operatives TWO workers + ONE mini-crane = at least twice the traditional output per day A typical MFS gang consists of two operatives and one mini-crane. Whilst this is a small team, we would expect them to consistently deliver twice the output of a traditional brickwork gang (two bricklayers and [...]

By |2021-01-28T13:04:00+00:00January 28th, 2021|Construction Industry News, Featured News, MFS News, MMC and P-DfMA|

Norman Hinckes’ talk at the virtual SE Construction Expo

Norman Hinckes presentation at the virtual SE Expo on 18th November 2020 'Tomorrow's Construction Today' MFS MD, Norman Hinckes shared the main stage with Mark Beard, Chairman of Beard Construction and President of the CIOB. Despite a technical hitch to start with, Norman went on to explain the MFS P-DfMA approach to MMC, recently trademarked as The MFS [...]

MFS i-Form Solution™ Trademarked

The MFS i-Form Solution™ recognised and trademarked Download Cert No: 3469688 Norman Hinckes, MFS MD "The MFS i-Form Solution™ is our P-DfMA approach to MMC and we were really pleased by the way it performed in the study below and recent awards, especially as it excels and delivers really tangible benefits on covid-secure sites. This approach is ideal for ‘medium [...]

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