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  • One of Australia’s Largest Light Gauge Steel Framing Projects   THE PROJECT CHALLENGE / Facilitate engineering and logistical requirements of building on top of an operative shopping centre within a tight program.   In the builder’s own words: James K (Design Manager) THE SBS STEEL SOLUTION / > Due to the nature and complexity of the project, as well as the systems engineering benefits, a steel framed system was chosen in the initial design stages. > On site, and in comparison, to using conventional concrete structure or timber, SBS Group provided…

  • In the builder’s own words (Amir M. – Contract Administrator):   THE PROJECT CHALLENGE / Alleviate cost and program restraints by guaranteeing a seamless installation process for the top level framing structure.   THE SBS STEEL SOLUTION / > Through the tender process, SBS Group and Figurehead worked together to identify any areas of concern and ensured that they were correctly designed. > 3D modelling and consultant workshops with SBS Group’s engineering department assisted in identifying and mitigating any risks of interfacing lightweight steel with adjoining building components. > Over…

  • “I’d like to take the opportunity to thank SBS on your delivery sequences and the quality of the frames, it’s been great dealing with a company that delivers on its commitments.” Stephen C. – Liberty Builders   THE PROJECT CHALLENGE / Reduce the build time and deliver a three level townhouse development on a tight site   THE SBS STEEL SOLUTION / > The original plans were redesigned by SBS Group to substitute a significant amount of structural steel, saving an estimated 4-6 weeks on the structural element of the…

  • THE PROJECT CHALLENGE / Deliver an easy to install load-bearing structure including many smaller bathroom walls for the top level.   THE SBS STEEL SOLUTION / >  The lightweight steel framing package was fully designed, engineered and certified as a completed braced structure for quick and efficient erection. >  The original system was redesigned to replace significant structural steel, combining three separate timber, carpentry and structural steel trades into one smart value managed solution. >  Frames were manufactured using TRUECORE® light gauge steel for easy on site handling and installation.…

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