MMC and P-DfMA. The MFS i-Form Solution

SECBE Blog: Offsite Finalist

MFS are pleased to be an Offsite SECBE Awards 2020 finalist. The SECBE blog The MFS i-Form Solution is Masonry Frame Systems' structural and component-based build method, incorporating floors, walls, roofs that are manufactured offsite and assembled onsite to form the complete structural envelope of a building. A platform approach to DfMA & MMC. Read the full blog [...]

By |2020-06-18T16:20:33+00:00June 17th, 2020|Awards & Achievements, Featured News, MFS News, MMC and P-DfMA|

SECBE Blog: Health, Safety and Wellbeing SECBE Awards 2020 finalist

MFS are pleased to be a Health, Safety and Wellbeing SECBE Awards 2020 finalist. The SECBE blog At the centre of this submission is a new (to the UK) masonry block system called the Xella Silka Element system. Working in close partnership with Xella GmbH , Masonry Frame Systems (MFS) first looked at introducing this Modern Method [...]

By |2020-06-18T16:21:06+00:00June 10th, 2020|Awards & Achievements, Featured News, MFS News, MMC and P-DfMA|

MFS COVID-19 Secure working practices and RAMS

COVID-19 Secure Sites, MFS can still maintain 100% Productivity, 200% Quicker and 20% Cheaper - and here's how.. Several industry experts are currently questioning, ‘Does social distancing reduce productivity?’ – in many cases this will be so. Traditional methods will not be able to maintain ‘normal’ resource levels and unlikely to achieve 100% productivity whilst maintaining 2-metre [...]

By |2020-06-24T13:41:09+00:00May 6th, 2020|Construction Industry News, Featured News, MFS News, MMC and P-DfMA|

Platform DfMA first private sector project

Platform DfMA – a componentised approach to construction – is getting its first private sector run-out on a London office job. Read the full article >> Landsec, one of the UK’s largest commercial property developers, is working with integrated design practice Bryden Wood on a London office scheme which could transform how construction projects are [...]

By |2020-03-09T17:23:43+00:00March 9th, 2020|Construction Industry News, MFS News, MMC and P-DfMA|

P-DfMA, component based approach from Mace Tech

The P-DfMA construction method reshaping the London 2012 Athletes’ Village This article outlines how Mace Tech’s High Rise Solutions combines BIM, MMC and digital technology with an on-site, self-contained factory approach to reduce construction times while improving quality, to achieve some impressive results. The Jump Factory approach allowed Mace Tech to reduce design and construction programmes by 25%, [...]

By |2020-03-09T17:13:36+00:00March 9th, 2020|Construction Industry News, MFS News, MMC and P-DfMA|

Neil Thomas, Director of Housing at H+H considers the current drive to MMC

Neil Thomas, Director of Housing at H+H considers the current drive to MMC Recently Neil Thomas of H+H Celcon reviewed the drive towards MMC and the common confusion with a purely modular approach to construction. Neil write "So MMC is the solution for the housing crisis?  As a shorthand for the need to reinvigorate [...]

By |2020-03-06T13:14:57+00:00November 22nd, 2019|Construction Industry News, Featured News, MFS News, MMC and P-DfMA|

Thrilled to see Mark Farmer appointed by the Government as MMC Housebuilding Champion

Thrilled to see Mark Farmer appointed by the Government as MMC Housebuilding Champion Housing minister Esther McVey has named Mark Farmer, author of the influential Modernise or Die report and CEO of Cast Consultancy, as ‘champion of modern methods of construction (MMC) in housebuilding’. Mark Farmer is known for his 2016 report the Farmer [...]

By |2020-03-06T13:15:22+00:00November 7th, 2019|MMC and P-DfMA, Uncategorised|

Government responds to report on Modern Methods of Construction, P-DfMA

Government responds to report on Modern Methods of Construction and P-DfMA Following a recent report on Modern Methods of Construction from the Housing, Communities and Local Government Select Committee, the government responds. The government welcomed the report on MMC, understanding the importance to “build homes faster while upholding quality” as the pace of housebuilding over the recent years has been [...]

By |2020-03-06T13:15:52+00:00October 25th, 2019|Construction Industry News, MMC and P-DfMA, Uncategorised|

Thoughts from Mark Farmer, BBC Breakfast

Interesting thoughts on MMC & Modular Construction from Mark Farmer on BBC Breakfast Government Advisor, Mark Farmer, CEO of Cast Consultancy and Co-Chair of Constructing Excellence echoed our thoughts on MMC and modular forms construction last week on BBC Breakfast. He outlined how developers & manufacturers should be collaborating at scale, not procuring traditionally project by project, as [...]

By |2020-03-06T13:16:49+00:00June 11th, 2019|MMC and P-DfMA, Uncategorised|