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Station work earns Palmers award recognition

PALMERS Scaffolding UK has announced it has won a CSJV (Costain Skanska Joint Venture) subcontractor award for its role at St James’s Gardens, Euston...

Scaffolding stock becomes an Enigma

ENIGMA Industrial Services (formerly Interserve Industrial Services) has snapped up more than 2,500 tonnes of scaffolding equipment from Haki Scaffolding. The multi-million pound deal makes...

Working SMART: Turner’s expansion gathers pace

GLASGOW-based Turner Access says it has seen ‘significant’ investment and growth over the last 12 months. This has continued with a further £2 million...

Layher Beams with pride over latest innovation

LAYHER says the construction of suspended and cantilevered scaffold structures can now be ‘significantly simplified’ with its latest innovation, now available throughout Scotland from...

Metrix system catches on

INVESTMENT in the Plettac Metrix ringlock scaffolding system has paid off both in terms of safety and efficiency. That’s the view of Steve Hill, managing...

A platform for growth

DENHOLM Industrial Services (DIS) is targeting further growth in Scotland following the recent acquisition of Access Lifting Pulling & Safety (ALPS) by holding company...

Layher investment signals UK commitment

“OUR commitment to investment – in terms of manufacturing and worldwide support – has been at the heart of our success and growth in...

Firm turns to Fife in next stage of expansion plan

TURNER Access Contract Scaffolding has recently expanded with the opening of a new depot in Cowdenbeath, Fife. The development follows the opening of its Edinburgh...

SGB and Lyndon team up after acquisition

LYNDON Scaffolding is joining forces with SGB after being acquired by Brand Industrial Services, SGB’s parent company. The move will combine the assets of...

Former scaffolder looks to ‘change the mindset’

WHEN Gary Gallagher trained for a career in scaffolding in the early nineties he could scarcely have imagined the impact it would have on...
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New course to raise scaffolding awareness

A new one-day scaffolding awareness course is set to launch at a range of training centres across the UK later this year. The course, which...

Revised kit testing standard welcomed by manufacturer

SPECIALIST safety manufacturer MSA Safety has welcomed the tightening of fall protection testing standards to better reflect real-life usage. The global safety company, which acquired...

Special access solutions keep rail project on track

FOLLOWING months of design planning, Palmers Scaffolding has been providing special access solutions and scaffolding for HS2 enabling works at London’s Euston Station. An archaeology...

Stabilisation work complete on west gable of fire-ravaged Mackintosh Building

THE stabilisation of the Mackintosh Building west gable has been completed, The Glasgow School of Art has revealed. The team from Reigart Construction, SGB and...

Turner Access to invest in new Edinburgh depot

TURNER Access Contract Scaffolding is to invest £1 million in its recently opened contracting depot in Edinburgh. The firm said the base is ideally...

Mint condition: Palmers helping to deliver Edinburgh redevelopment

PALMERS Scaffolding has revealed details of its involvement in two ongoing high-profile Scottish projects. The access specialist is  currently providing scaffolding solutions for ISG on...

Shining a Light on driver safety

LYNDON Scaffolding has set its sights on improving driver safety and quality after implementing a new behavioural change tool called Lightfoot. Each van in the...

Improve payment process through schedule of rates

David Brown, managing surveyor at IBN Scaffold Access Ltd and chair of the NASC contracts committee, explains why the use of a schedule of...

Modular system dazzles on historic refurbishment

LAYHER’S modular scaffold system was installed to assist with the renovation of Lindisfarne Castle in the north east of England. The structure, in part, dates...

Shoring scaffolding helping to make Mackintosh Building “safe and stable”

THE east gable of the fire-ravaged Mackintosh Building is within two weeks of stabilisation, a statement from the Glasgow School of Art (GSA) has...