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Michael Van Tendeloo leads Xella team with an onsite Hololens demonstration

Michael Van Tendeloo leads Xella team with an onsite Hololens demonstration Xella and Eisfeld Ingenieure presented the use of Hololens technology live on the construction site for the first time in Germany on 7th November 2019. As one of the first companies in the construction industry, Xella uses this technology to support the digital planning and implementation [...]

By |2019-11-11T15:55:15+00:00November 8th, 2019|Construction Industry News, Featured News, MFS News|

MFS welcomes Xella’s Michael Van Tendeloo to the UK

MFS welcomes Xella's Michael Van Tendeloo to the UK MFS welcome the recent appoint of Michael Van Tendeloo as Xella GmbH’s Business Development Executive for the UK. His clear focus is on development throughout London and the South East of England. Michael comes with a wealth of experience in BIM and Digital Transformation, having previously been the Digital Transformation [...]

By |2019-11-07T16:05:17+00:00November 7th, 2019|Construction Industry News, Featured News, MFS News|

The Silka Challenge completed in just under six hours and our iPad winner

The Xella Silka Element Challenge was completed in just under six hours, and Lisa from Crawley Borough Council wins the iPad! A team of just three MFS heroes built the structural walls of a one bedroom apartment, using Xella's Silka large-format blocks and Lissmac mini-cranes LIVE at South East Construction Expo on Thursday 26th September 2019. The Challenge began at 8am [...]

Images from the day – The Xella Silka Element Challenge

The Xella Silka Element Challenge Image Gallery So much work went into making this challenge possible and this gallery shows how the event shaped up and took place. The MFS team totally smashed this challenge in just under six hours!

Building The Future with Xella Presentations at SE Construction Expo 26th Sept 2019

"Building the Future with Xella" Presentations at 10.30am and 2.30pm at SE Construction Expo 26th September 2019. Xella will be giving two presentations at SE Construction Expo entitled "Building the Future" in the Xella Lounge at 10.3am and again at 2.30pm. Xella is at the very forefront of construction industry technologies and will be demonstrating some of [...]

By |2019-10-07T14:05:05+00:00September 9th, 2019|Construction Industry News, Featured News, MFS News, SE Expo 2019|

Xella Silka Element Challenge – in the news

Our Xella Silka Element Challenge News Archive On Thursday 26th September 2019 MFS will undertake the Xella Silka Element Challenge, a LIVE construction demonstration, that will see the MFS team building the structural walls on a one bedroom apartment using the Xella Silka large-format blocks and Lissmac cranes. South East Construction Expo Leading lights in the construction [...]

Interview with Norman Hinckes with CIN Magazine

Construction Industry News Interview with Norman Hinckes Early in May 2019 Nigel Martin, Group Editor for Construction Industry News reported on the reasons why MFS are shortlisted for two Construction Excellence Awards in the 'Innovation' and 'Off Site' categories. Read the full CIN article on their website here MD Norman Hinckes started by saying “We started out as a [...]

SECBE Blog on our Awards 2019 shortlisting

SECBE Blog on our Innovation SECBE Awards 2019 shortlisting for the Rosewell House project in Tonbridge, Kent SECBE have published a blog featuring our project at Rosewell House, the Extra Care Housing complex in Tonbridge, Kent. The MFS DfMA approach for ‘medium to high’ rise construction of flats, apartments, care & retirement homes and student accommodation has been instrumental [...]

MFS are Construction Award Finalists

MFS are finalists for two Constructing Excellence SECBE Awards! We are delighted to announce that we have recently been selected as Finalists in Two Categories at the 2019 London and South East Construction Excellence SECBE Awards. The Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony will be held at the Royal Lancaster London, Lancaster Terrace, London W2 [...]

European Contech Summit 2019

European ConTech Summit 2019 Much has been heralded about the ‘need for change’ and how digitalisation can help transform our industry and it was with great pleasure that our MD Norman Hinckes accepted the invitation to take part in the European ConTech Summit in London last week. An inspiring event with illuminating and entertaining [...]

By |2019-03-25T12:36:17+00:00February 4th, 2019|Construction Industry News, MFS News|