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Teekay Offshore awards new contract to Bilfinger

Leading maintenance, modifications and operations specialist Bilfinger Salamis UK has been awarded a multi-million pound contract from Teekay Offshore, building on a positive first...

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Bamboo Scaffolding to be 'Upcycled' In China

Bamboo Scaffolding to be ‘Upcycled’ In China

Hong Kong is backing the innovative upcycling of bamboo previously used as scaffolding on construction sites in the region. As a forward-thinking initiative, the practice...
Scaffolding engulfed in flames in Sydney

Scaffolding catches fire after it was erected to remove fire risk...

Scaffolding dramatically caught fire in Sydney, Australia yesterday after the office block cladding was removed less than a week ago because of concerns sparked...

EDITOR'S PICKS

Do Scaffolders Have An Increased Risk of Premature Death?

Ever been told that too much exercise is bad for you?Well, in a way, they might have been right. Researchers have found new evidence...

50 Years Of Success – Lyndon Scaffolding CEO Rob Lynch Interview

Being the best scaffolding company they can possibly be is what continues to drive on one of the UK’s top family firms – now...
Scaffolders earn more

New report shows Scaffolders earn more than Architects

Revealing survey shows a changing UK skills base. A new report from The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) reveals staggering evidence the average salary of...

Plans unveiled for new scaffolder training scheme

The Scaffolding Association (SA) has unveiled plans to increase training and skills delivery capacity for access and scaffolding contractors by setting up the Access Industry...

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Video: Scaffolding works on the Silver Jubilee Bridge Runcorn

The Grade 2 listed Silver Jubilee Bridge in Runcorn is currently undergoing a major £3M restoration project. Originally opened in 1959 and then initially known simply...
layher allround system at Albion Tower Manchester

Layher brings key benefits to refurbishment in Manchester

The benefits arising from the use of Layher Ltd.’s scaffolding during the refurbishment of residential accommodation are being clearly demonstrated in Salford, Manchester, where...

IN THE COURTS

Scaffolder falls from scaffolding

Scaffolder suffers broken leg after falling from scaffolding

A scaffolder fell from scaffolding yesterday at a housing development in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire fracturing his leg in the accident. According to reports the scaffolder in...

THE BUSINESS

Generation UK Provide Altrad Futuro System Scaffold For The 16th International...

Generation UK are pleased to have provided all the scaffolding equipment for the British Councils 16th International Architecture Exhibition at the Venice Biennale. The Venice...
Rilmac Scaffolding wins major project at university of warwick

Rilmac Scaffolding Bags Major University Of Warwick Project

The redevelopment of Cryfields Student Village at the University of Warwick will see 828 new bedrooms provided across 12 buildings including townhouses and cluster...

TECH

Drug Testing

Fingerprint Drug Testing Set To Transform Drug Screening At Work

In the past, if a firm in the construction industry, wanted to screen their employees for drug use, they had to use saliva or...

Wood partners up to develop wearable camera tech for oil and gas operations

Wood has developed new camera technology that can stream video and store data from remote work locations including offshore, in partnership with Canadian technology...
Kewazo Scaffolding Robot

Engineers Develop The World’s First On-Site Scaffolding Robot

Boffins in Germany have developed a robot that climbs, carries and feeds scaffolding materials to scaffolders. Munich based start-up Kewazo in collaboration with robotics expert Infineon Technologies...

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