A new technical guide on metal web joists is being issued to housebuilders in the UK to showcase the flexibility and benefits of the product.
Metal web joists are made from strength graded softwood chords joined with high strength engineered steel webs. They are structural components which can create floors, roofs and walls. Their open structure makes them lighter to handle and allows for services to pass through easily. Joists can be assembled onsite or a fully assembled floor or roof cassette can be manufactured offsite, helping to support the industry's move towards modern methods of construction (MMC).
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-laying a record breaking 52,000 tonnes on a smart motorway in one month-
Through a number of evening and weekend closures and successful collaborative arrangements, leading construction and infrastructure player, Aggregate Industries completed the surfacing works ahead of schedule on the M23 smart motorway project, laying 52,000 tonnes of asphalt in one month.
The project is a great example of collaboration, engaging with external stakeholders across the supply chain to ensure the tight deadlines were met, resulting in breaking industry records to not only complete on time but ahead of schedule.
The works included widening of the carriageway to achieve the all lane [...]