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Another impressive year of trading for the Altrad Group

According to recently published Full-Year Results for the fiscal period ending 31st August 2019, it's been another momentous year for the ever-expanding Altrad Group. Altrad the global leader in industrial...

Construction contract awards hold steady in 2019

Data from Barbour ABI shows the value of all construction contracts awarded in 2019 was just 0.2% higher than in 2018. The value of all...

Altrad bags £350m contract from EDF

Altrad Services has been awarded a £350m contract to supply maintenance services for eight EDF nuclear sites across the UK. Altrad has been chosen as...

New Zealand scaffold fall leads to $230K fine

A construction company and scaffolding firm will have to pay a combined $230,000 as part of a settlement agreement with New Zealand's Health &...

Alimak President and CEO to step down

The President and CEO of the Alimak Group has announced he will step down this year. Tormod Gunleiksrud informed the Alimak Group's Board of Directors...

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Altrad

Another impressive year of trading for the Altrad Group

According to recently published Full-Year Results for the fiscal period ending 31st August 2019, it's been another momentous year for the ever-expanding Altrad Group. Altrad the global leader in industrial maintenance services across multiple sectors...
Altrad Services

Altrad bags £350m contract from EDF

Altrad Services has been awarded a £350m contract to supply maintenance services for eight EDF nuclear sites across the UK. Altrad has been chosen as the maintenance partner for a £350m contract by EDF to...
Mental health First Aid Fund Set Up

NASC launches £30K mental health first aid training fund

The National Access and Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) has set up a £30,000 funding pot dedicated to mental health first aid training. The new fund gives its members the ability to claim up to £125 towards...
scaffold collapse at Orpington tower block

Storm Brendan brings down tower block scaffolding

A number of cars have been damaged and roads closed after a large scaffold fell from a tower block in Orpington, London. High winds brought in by Storm Brendan ripped down the reported 10 lift...

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General Election Result 2019: Industry Reaction

The Conservatives have today achieved a historic victory in the UK General Election, but what's been the reaction within the scaffolding industry? As it stands so far today (13 December) the Conservatives have won the...
Altrad

Another impressive year of trading for the Altrad Group

According to recently published Full-Year Results for the fiscal period ending 31st August 2019, it's been another momentous year for the ever-expanding Altrad Group. Altrad the global leader in industrial maintenance services across multiple sectors...
construction contracts

Construction contract awards hold steady in 2019

Data from Barbour ABI shows the value of all construction contracts awarded in 2019 was just 0.2% higher than in 2018. The value of all construction contracts awarded in 2019 was £59.9 billion. This represents...

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Construction contract awards hold steady in 2019

Data from Barbour ABI shows the value of all construction contracts awarded in 2019 was just 0.2% higher than in 2018. The value of all construction contracts awarded in 2019 was £59.9 billion. This represents an increase of 0.2% on 2018 which in turn was...

Lighthouse charity sees huge increase in demand for help

The Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity has provided £1.13M of charitable services in 2019 and seen a 56% increase in demand for its 24/7 helpline, it has revealed. The charity saw a rise in the number...
Sheffield

Sheffield’s £500m plans to improve buildings & council housing

Sheffield City Council has laid out plans to spend £500m on building and improving council housing over the next five years. The spending plan has been laid out in the council's housing revenue account (HRA)...

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Tomorrow’s Scaffolding Solutions, Today

48.3 is driving the evolution of scaffolding by integrating all aspects of temporary and permanent works design, which results in a much more time-effective, cost-effective and safe solution. 48.3...

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ScaffMag Issue 7

In this our seventh issue we have looked to base our main features on the offshore oil and gas sector of our industry. For many experienced scaffolders the idea of living and working in an offshore environment with the benefit of up to six months off every year seems an attractive career option. However, how do you actually get to work offshore, and what training is required? Plus much more…

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