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Silver service: Paisley firm marks milestone

Craig Quirie speaks to JR Scaffold Services founder John Horne as the company marks 25 years in business by embarking on a poignant fundraising...

Keeping designs simple on complex structures

Priscila Escobar, design manager from HAKI, explains why it is important to utilise simple systems to create the most complex of scaffold designs IMPLEMENTING a...

Layher anniversary signals readiness and optimism for future

“A clear focus on working as closely as possible with every customer to achieve scaffolding, access and protection results that are both technically advanced...

Trad Group reveals plans to create six ‘super depots’

SCAFFOLDING specialist the TRAD Group has announced that it will be restructuring TRAD Safety Systems and TRAD Hire & Sales to become TRAD UK....

Scaffolding sector steps up mental health focus

WITH research from the Office of National Statistics showing construction workers to be 1.6 times more likely to take their own life than the...

‘Strategic partnerships’ aid growth in Scotland

THE opportunities created by the use of scaffolding, access and protection equipment throughout the building and construction industry have, arguably, never been more extensive,...

New initiative champions improved safety culture

A Glasgow-based scaffolding contractor has introduced a new health and safety initiative designed to raise awareness of risks and encourage employees to consider the...

Palmers flying high after airport work recognition

CHALLENGING work carried out by Palmers Scaffolding UK at Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 4 building received recognition at the National Access and Scaffolding Confederation’s (NASC)...

Acquisition offers Access to resources

SPAN Access, the Fife-based company behind specialist access works on landmark projects such as the build of the Queensferry Crossing and BP Magnus, has...

SMART Scaffolder adds new features to 2020 version

SMART Scaffolder has launched ‘SMART Estimator 2020', the latest version of its scaffold estimating software. Every year since its launch in 2009, SMART Scaffolder has...

Scaffolding specialist propelled to new heights

THE Lochside Hotel in New Cumnock was the venue for a construction event with a difference recently. Kilmarnock-based scaffolding specialist MJR Group invited guests to...

Innovation helps company to Span new heights

THE key point of a transport bridge is access for vehicles, which is why essential maintenance on the structures can become so problematic as...
F-35 WAMS design extract

Turner’s case for the defence

GLASGOW-based Turner Access is continuing to expand with projects in the defence sector. The scaffolding firm has divulged details of its recent involvement in the...
Castle Scaffolding's new safety netting

Scaffolding specialist nets safety system

A new scaffolding safety system described as a ‘game changer’ has train delays to thank for its development. Castle Scaffolding embarked on a Network Rail...
SMART Scaffolder’s SMART Inspector mobile app detects site defects

New tool tipped to help prevent work at height accidents

A new reporting system has been tipped to help employers prevent work at height incidents.    SMART Scaffolder’s SMART Inspector mobile app features a defects...
Lyndon SGB scaffolding at Motherwell station works

Scaffold structure keeps Motherwell task on rails

AN in-house designed scaffold structure was utilised on a recent project for Network Rail at Muir Street in the heart of Motherwell. Lyndon SGB’s team...
Layher scaffolding display

New Layher products tipped to wow Scottish customers

LAYHER has claimed its customers in Scotland are set to benefit from the firm’s latest access innovations. The company recently demonstrated its capabilities at the...
PERI Scaffolding at Learning and Teaching Hub at the University of Glasgow development

University project proves a study in accuracy

SCAFFOLDING and formwork specialist PERI has revealed details of its role in the delivery of the new Learning and Teaching Hub at the University...

Roofing contractor fined after fatal fall

AN Aberdeen-based roofing contractor has been fined after an employee fell to his death from a ladder while exiting scaffolding in the city. Aberdeen Sheriff...

PERI confirms changes to northern sales team

FORMWORK and scaffolding specialist PERI UK has announced a restructuring of its northern region following a number of sales employee retirals and departures. Martin Richardson,...