MFS News

Latest news from MFS, including general Masonry Frame System news, team up dates and partnerships.

Videos from the Silka Element Challenge

The Xella Silka Element Challenge Video 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! Many thanks to SWL Security for the timelapse footage below. Timelapse video of the construction [...]

By |2019-10-25T12:35:43+00:00September 30th, 2019|Awards & Achievements, MFS News, SE Expo 2019|

Two MFS Apprentices shortlisted for SE Construction Awards

Two of our MFS Apprentices shortlisted for SE Construction Awards 2019. MFS were thrilled to see two of our young apprentices shortlisted as finalists for the 2019 South East Construction Awards. Alex Martin and Morgan Regardsoe have shown plenty of promise and bags of enthusiasm for their training and MFS projects. Best Apprentice Award Criteria Recognising those [...]

By |2019-10-25T13:11:28+00:00September 10th, 2019|Awards & Achievements, MFS News, SE Expo 2019|

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 Competition to win an iPad

Someone will win 32GB iPad* with our Xella Silka Challenge Competition! Silka Element Challenge Competition - NOW CLOSED This competition closed at 1.30pm on Thursday 26th September. The winner will be announced later today For more details about what's involved in this exciting Challenge, scroll down the page. CLOSED, any [...]

By |2019-10-07T14:05:21+00:00August 14th, 2019|Awards & Achievements, 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 [...]

Business Bunker Interview: Norman Hinckes and Paul Andrews

Business Bunker Interview: Norman Hinckes and Paul Andrews On 30th July 2019 MFS's MD Norman Hinckes chatted to Paul Andrews on the Business Bunker Radio Show about Masonry Frame Systems and how the MFS approach to DfMA addresses some of the challenges facing the construction industry today. Paul astutely described the MFS construction system as 'Lego for adults' [...]

By |2019-10-07T14:06:33+00:00July 30th, 2019|Awards & Achievements, MFS News, SE Expo 2019, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

Full video for our Ampersand project

Full video of our completed Ampersand project using the Xella Silka Element System MFS were appointed to work with PDR Construction Ltd to deliver the full structural envelope of a 118 apartment build over 5 blocks for Haxted Estates, our largest project to date using the Xella Silka Element building system. This video utilises the drone footage we shot throughout the 155 [...]

By |2019-06-04T12:22:15+00:00June 4th, 2019|Awards & Achievements, Featured News, MFS News, Project News|

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 is 15 years old this month!

May 2019 MFS Celebrates 15 years in business this month It is testament to Masonry Frame Systems’ progressive approach that the past 15 years have seen the company evolve from relatively small beginnings into a thriving business, in the process attracting industry recognition in the form of two Construction Excellence Award nominations. “We started out as a [...]

By |2019-05-17T11:18:04+00:00May 17th, 2019|Awards & Achievements, MFS News|