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Scaffolding

Scaffolding industry is embracing technological revolution

By Sam Richardson, marketing manager, SMART Scaffolder TECHNOLOGY is an ever-increasing factor in all our lives. Many of us check our phones and tablets before …

Major milestone reached for CISRS CPD courses

THE Construction Industry Scaffolders Record Scheme (CISRS) has announced that over 1000 scaffolders and advanced scaffolders have now attended the CISRS CPD …

All systems go for latest Layher innovations

LAYHER has said a commitment to innovation, much of which is a result of customer feedback, is one of the key factors behind the modular scaffolding and access …

‘Excellence without extravagance’

A fledgling Glasgow scaffolding supplier has opened a new training business and expanded its Glasgow base to facilitate growth. Kenneth Norris founded …

Scottish projects add to SGB success story

ALMOST 100 years ago, Scaffolding Great Britain – known today as SGB – was founded by industry innovator Daniel Palmer-Jones. He immediately launched …

Access all areas

EDINBURGH-based City Access Scaffolding has been involved in a project at the Capital’s prestigious St. Andrew’s House, the headquarters of the Scottish …

NASC unveils ‘enhanced’ scaffold eGuide

THE National Access and Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) recently launched version 1.2 of the TG20:13 eGuide after analysing industry feedback last year on the …

Towering triumph: PERI and AJ Morrisroe climb heights through collaboration

SITUATED amongst some of London’s iconic surroundings, such as the River Thames and the Millennium Dome, the Upper Riverside blocks will provide 1000 new …

First attendees deliver positive CPD feedback

EARLY feedback on the CISRS Continuing Professional Development (CPD) training has ben positive, with organisers hailing the courses a “huge success”. …

ECITB denies “breakaway” card scheme

THE Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) has denied claims it is introducing a “rogue” scaffolding card scheme. Unite, the UK’s …

Full steam ahead

PALMERS Scaffolding UK Ltd has been playing a leading role in the refurbishment works at the historic Carlisle Railway Station in Cumbria. The firm has been …

Consolidation: the benefits of integrated scaffolding and formwork solutions

Howard Ball, Product Manager – Scaffolding at PERI UK discusses the issue of integrated scaffolding and formwork solutions, and how these can be deployed to …

‘Fit’ for the future

AN Edinburgh-based scaffolding firm has warned that the lack of young scaffolders with a working knowledge of the tube & fitting method could lead to a …

No substitute for close working relationships

Equipment design and proven performance are key factors in almost all successful scaffolding installations. But, according to Sean Pike, UK Managing Director …

Site manager app vows to drive efficiency

A “ground-breaking” app for scaffold inspection management has been launched, which developers claim will improve efficiency and provide safety benefits. …

Scaffolding capability drives ahead bypass project

THE Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie-Tipperty (AWPR/B-T) project will significantly improve travel in and around the north east of Scotland. Linking …