Partnership brings first CISRS approved training centre to Saudi Arabia

A new CISRS approved scaffolding training facility in Saudi Arabia has been launched by TAFE Arabia (Technical and Further Education) in partnership with Simian Skill. At the new training facility, located in Dammam, operatives will be...
Altitude Scaffolding New Trucks

Altitude Scaffolding reaches new heights with two new Volvo trucks

Hull-based, Altitude Scaffolding has added two Volvo FE 26-tonne rigid trucks to its own account transport fleet. The trucks are the first brand-new heavy vehicles bought by the company, in addition to being the largest...

ScaffMag Issue 3 Out Now

Summer is officially here...The long-awaited summer issue of ScaffMag has now been published online. Spread over 66 pages our Summer issue features an array of fantastic articles...

Rilmac provide access solutions for new military rehabilitation centre

Rilmac Scaffolding announces their involvement with the DNRC (Defence & National Rehabilitation Centre) project near Loughborough. Northampton based Rilmac Scaffolding provided access solutions on site for...

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Foreign workers in New Zealand’s construction industry at all time high

The number of foreigners traveling to New Zealand to work in scaffolding and construction has reached a new record. According to figures obtained by Newshub show in...

Partnership brings first CISRS approved training centre to Saudi Arabia

A new CISRS approved scaffolding training facility in Saudi Arabia has been launched by TAFE Arabia (Technical and Further Education) in partnership with Simian...

CISRS Accreditation Renewals in Oman & Nepal for Safety & Access

Training specialists Safety & Access have announced that following recent stringent audits by CISRS their partner centres in Oman and Nepal have passed with flying...
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 cladding in Sydney

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

Cracking The SYSTEM

As tech powers on, we ask ourselves, where is it going to fit into the scaffold world? Of course, we understand the role it...

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...

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Layher Scaffolding Impressess During Historic Castle Refurbishment

As dramatic as it is innovative, the scaffolding access installed during the renovation of Lindisfarne Castle in the north east of England is impressive by any measure. It is also a demonstration of the...

Coventry Scaffolding collaborates with artist on major work in Hyde Park

Coventry Scaffolding, leading independent scaffold contractor and Royal Warrant Holder to Her Majesty The Queen, has revealed its partnership with world-renowned artist, Christo, in his first major work in Britain – the majestic ‘Mastaba’....

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HSE Issue Access Safety Alert

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has issued a new safety alert expanding on existing scaffold guidance. The move is aimed at enhancing current procedures to offer even greater protection to both construction workers...

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Altitude Scaffolding New Trucks

Altitude Scaffolding reaches new heights with two new Volvo trucks

Hull-based, Altitude Scaffolding has added two Volvo FE 26-tonne rigid trucks to its own account transport fleet. The trucks are the first brand-new heavy vehicles bought by the company, in addition to being the largest...

Rilmac provide access solutions for new military rehabilitation centre

Rilmac Scaffolding announces their involvement with the DNRC (Defence & National Rehabilitation Centre) project near Loughborough. Northampton based Rilmac Scaffolding provided access solutions on site for the duration of the build, a contract that saw an...

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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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