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PERI breaks ground on £15m redevelopment

CONSTRUCTION is underway on the redevelopment of PERI's site in Brentwood, Essex. The scaffolding and formwork specialist is investing over £15 million in the project,...
Scaffolding

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...

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...

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...

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...

Lyndon SGB expresses pride at Operation Unicorn role

TEAMS from Lyndon SGB by Brandsafway in Scotland provided a large access platform outside the Scottish Parliament buildings at Holyrood for the BBC, Sky...

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...

Underdeck system offers a platform for success

ENGINEERING and maintenance contractor Bilfinger UK, in collaboration with Layher UK, announced this summer that it had designed the world’s first underdeck scaffolding system...

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...

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...

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 on great form at V&A Dundee

THE long-awaited £80.1 million V&A Dundee will open its doors to the public this September. The landmark design museum - the only V&A Museum in...

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...

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...

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 of Layher –...

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. Lyndon Scaffolding said its Lyndon...

Scotland remains ‘an absolute cornerstone’ for Lyndon SGB

Project Scotland recently spoke to Lyndon SGB and Taylor’s Hoists MD Stuart Robinson about his first year in the job, Scottish expansion plans, and...
Scaffolding

Accidents and injuries at “record low”

THE number of accidents and injuries recorded by NASC members fell to an all-time low in 2017, with 89 incidences occurring on-site throughout 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...

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...