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‘Pioneering’ NASC resource aims to redefine safety standards in manual handling

THE National Access & Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) has announced the launch of its 'groundbreaking' SG6 manual handling training video. The digital resource has been designed...

Robotics tipped to give scaffolding sector a lift

KEWAZO has praised the desire of the Scottish scaffolding sector to protect its workforce after showcasing its LIFTBOT robotic hoist innovation to leading industry...

Embracing innovation is vital to I-Scaff success

EMBRACING the more tricky and technical jobs has been one of the keys to I-Scaff Access Solutions’ success, the Glenrothes-based firm’s MD has told Project Scotland. Speaking from the...

Positive energy: landmark aerial platform deal struck

THE first Hinowa Lightlift 33.17 aerial platform in Scotland has been sold to Aurora Energy Services. The machine, bought from Access Platform Sales (APS), will...

Education secretary acknowledges industry skills challenges

THE National Access and Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) welcomed its members to the UK Parliament this week for a reception focused on making sure politicians...

New UK commercial VP for Lyndon SGB by BrandSafway

BrandSafway has appointed a new regional vice president of the UK commercial business. Centin Baxter will be the figurehead of scaffolding, hoist & mastclimbers brand,...

NASC issues technical update for scaffold baseplates

NASC has announced the release of a technical update to TG20:21, updating the guidance in line with current practices with baseplates. The update confirms the...

Agility and transparency with temporary works

Charlie McKillop, northern regional engineering manager at Altrad RMD Kwikform, discusses why agility and transparency are essential for temporary works suppliers, and the importance...

Harbouring grand ambitions: Doka formwork aids delivery of Aberdeen project

DOKA supplied the specialist formwork and technical support to help facilitate the major expansion of South Harbour in Aberdeen, described as the largest marine...

National Federation of Builders formally endorses NASC membership standards

NASC has announced that the National Federation of Builders (NFB) has formally endorsed its membership standards. The move follows a review of the NASC membership...

Layher solutions make a splash in Peebles

THE refurbishment of a severely fire-damaged swimming pool roof in Peeblesshire called for a scaffolding access and weather protection system capable of spanning 28.7m...

Contractor makes multi-million pound investment in PERI systems

STATOM Group has purchased a further £5.4 million worth of equipment from formwork and scaffolding specialist PERI, bringing the total value of the PERI...

PERI UK appoints new finance director

GRAHAM Shaw has been appointed finance director at PERI UK. He brings a wealth of experience to the role, having previously spent over ten years...

Access Industry Forum renews call for ‘simplified’ system of reporting workplace accidents

THE Access Industry Forum (AIF) is calling for clearer reporting of workplace accidents following another year of 'little improvement' in falls from height. The organisation...

PERI marks 25 years since opening of UK headquarters

FORMWORK and scaffolding specialist PERI has celebrated 25 years since the opening of its Rugby HQ in 1998. The depot became home to a large...

PERI expands Construction Accessories team to meet ‘growing demand’ across UK

PERI has announced it is expanding its Construction Accessories team to cater for a 'growing demand' for these products across the UK. The expansion is...

NASC confirms changes designed to improve membership application process

NASC, the scaffolding and access industry body, has announced a new application process allowing prospective members who meet the standards of membership to join...

NASC hails success of training fund

NASC has revealed it is on target to have provided over £120,000 in 12 months to help scaffolding and access businesses train their staff. A...

‘Pranksy’ pays tribute to renowned street artist’s Glasgow visit

THE scaffolding firm behind a viral stunt that celebrated renowned street artist Banksy’s recent Glasgow exhibition has told Project Scotland of the importance of...

We need to celebrate scaffolding careers and drive recognition

CLIVE Dickin was appointed chief executive officer of the National Access and Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) earlier this year. The experienced trade association professional, whose past...