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‘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 Layher facility is Pick of the bunch

LAYHER has introduced a new facility to “optimise and simplify” the ordering and delivery of its range of scaffolding, access and protection systems to...

Tower product now for hire

GLASGOW-based Scaffolding Access & Supplies has added the Euro 500 Alegro Tower System to its rental fleet. The Euro 500 Alegro aluminium tower offers a...

Scaffold specialist to deliver first project for housebuilder in Midlothian

JR Scaffold Services has marked the start of a new partnership with housebuilder Dandara East Scotland on a Midlothian development. In its first job for...

Back to the future on Glasgow cladding works

LYNDON SGB is providing a comprehensive access package on a project to remove and replace ACM cladding panels from residential apartment blocks at Glasgow...

‘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...
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...

Spring arrival for NASC software expansion

THE NASC’s eGuide scaffolding compliance software update and expansion – TG20:21 – will go on sale from March.  The latest version builds on TG20:13, which...

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...

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...

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...

Hybrid access solutions prove their worth in Scotland

Stuart Dougall, Lyndon SGB regional manager for Scotland, tells Project Scotland about the progress of the firm’s one-stop shop access solution package, overcoming sector...

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...

Mackintosh stabilisation project remains “on schedule”

THE Glasgow School of Art (GSA) has revealed progress has been made towards "full stabilisation" of the east gable of the fire-hit Mackintosh Building...

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...

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...

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...

TRAD UK widens offer on scaffolding products

TRAD UK, the new brand for the combined TRAD Hire & Sales and TRAD Safety Systems companies, has announced the business is now able...

Birdcage scaffold build brings events flexibility

CHANGES were made last year to the seating at the London Stadium – home to West Ham United Football Club – designed to bring...

Sunshine Enterprises buys Turner’s OCTO system scaffolding production and sales arm

SUNSHINE Enterprises has bought the production and sales arm of OCTO system scaffolding from Turner Access and is now trading OCTO in the UK via StepUp...