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Meet The Team: 5 Minutes with Todd Grimshaw, our Smart Hob Sales Consultant

Meet Todd Grimshaw. Todd has worked at SBS Group for over 5 years and recently took on the Smart Hob Consultant role. This involves all client related activity including responding to enquiries, processing orders, visiting sites and providing custom solutions where required. ‘If you’re after an easier, smarter and faster way of forming your hobs, […]

Welcome to the First Edition of The Smart Hob Bulletin!

The first edition of The Smart Hob Bulletin is now live! Through these new quarterly publications, we aim to share news, case studies and insights for the Australian Formwork Industry. What’s Inside: > A Message from the Directors: The story behind the Smart Hob system and an insight into the vision going forward. > Melbourne: Projects […]

7 Apps for Construction Project Managers That Will Save You Time and Keep You Organised On Site

When it comes to managing a large construction project, anything that saves you time and helps you stay organised on site is a bonus. That’s why a growing number of project managers are using mobile apps and software to simplify and streamline processes. From basic apps that help you improve safety and keep track of […]

[CASE STUDY] Buckley & Co Apartments

Project / Buckley & Co Apartments Location / 118 Buckley Street, Essendon Floor Count / 4 Install your hob formwork twice as fast and 100% accurately with the custom made, permanent steel Smart Hob system. Tried and tested with over a decade of installations and satisfied clients. Smart Hobs: Easier, Smarter and Faster DOWNLOAD PDF VERSION

5 Reasons You’ll Save Time and Effort with a Prefab Steel Hob Formwork System

Traditional hob formwork is time consuming and labour intensive – which is why many project managers are making the switch to pre-fabricated hob formwork systems. When you choose a permanent steel hob system in place of manually forming up timber hobs on site, every step of the process is faster and easier – which allows […]

How to Use Drones to Increase Efficiency on Your Work Site

Today, drones are being used more frequently on construction sites, and with good reason. Project managers, site engineers and design teams are discovering the many ways drones can make their jobs easier. From surveying and planning, to communication and safety, drones are helping to save time and reduce overall project costs. So, what do drones […]

[CASE STUDY] Knoxia Apartments

Project / Knoxia Apartments Location / 456 Burwood Hwy, Wantirna South Floor Count / 6 Install your hob formwork twice as fast and 100% accurately with the custom made, permanent steel Smart Hob system. Tried and tested with over a decade of installations and satisfied clients. Smart Hobs: Easier, Smarter and Faster DOWNLOAD PDF VERSION

A Message from the Directors: 15 Years of Smarter Building Solutions

15 years ago this month, ‘Specialised Building Systems’ was launched make a difference in the Victorian construction industry. Having seen an opportunity in the market for smarter pre-fabricated framing solutions, we set out to challenge the status quo of construction and stretch the possibilities of building smarter. We would like to take this opportunity to […]

[CASE STUDY] Derby Place Apartments

Project / Derby Place Apartments Location / 369 High Street, Kew Floor Count / 6 The SBS Hob Leg Support system has a patent pending.  Install your hob formwork twice as fast and 100% accurately with the custom made, permanent steel Smart Hob system. Tried and tested with over a decade of installations and satisfied […]

Meet Harry – A Successful Formwork Contractor using Innovative Solutions to Scale His Business

Meet Harry. He is running a formwork company, providing effective solutions to builders constructing large multi-level apartment and commercial projects. Due to his advanced solutions, he has successfully managed to scale his business. One of these innovative solutions has helped Harry cut costs by 50% and halve his labour for the construction of hob formwork. […]