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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...

Latest innovation will offer ‘safety, speed and versatility’

LAYHER has revealed it is adding a new system to its range that will ‘simplify and enhance’ façade scaffold installation. The company’s AGS system features...

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,...

‘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,...

JR Scaffold’s winter ball raises £111,845 for charity

JR Scaffold Services has marked its 25th anniversary with a Winter Wonderland Ball in Glasgow, raising £111,845 for the Emmie Smillie Charity Foundation. The business...

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...

Haki offers CISRS course discount

HAKI has revealed the business is offering a 15% discount on the CISRS BASE course. The five-day course teaches participants how to erect, alter...

Full steam ahead for £116m Levenmouth rail project

A senior project manager on the £116 million Levenmouth rail project has told of the team’s ‘pleasant surprise’ at the condition of 19th century...
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...

Paisley contractor steps up mental health focus

THE JR Group has announced it is prioritising staff wellbeing by encouraging conversations around mental health. The Paisley-based firm recently held a presentation with staff...

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 Government. Main contractor...

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...

Standing still is not an option for City Access Scaffolding

MIDLOTHIAN-based City Access Scaffolding entered 2022 with a spring in its step after securing two prestigious NASC Awards at the end of last year. The...

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...

Lightweight characteristics aid Highland bridge work

LAYHER has revealed the ‘simplicity, versatility and lightweight characteristics’ of the firm’s scaffolding have been clearly demonstrated during a maintenance project on the A9...

New NASC membership category opens communications ‘pipeline’

THE National Access & Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) has announced it is offering free access to its specialist scaffolding expertise, guidance and support through a...
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...
Layher FlexBeam

Model solution: Layher tool brings project benefits

LAYHER has revealed that new build and refurbishment construction projects are enjoying benefits from one of the company’s latest design developments. The firm’s Scaffold Information...

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 course and...

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....