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Mace Group Chairman and CEO chosen as new CLC Co-Chair

One of UK construction’s most recognised executives has been chosen to succeed Andy Mitchell as the new Co-Chair of the Construction Leadership Council. Following an...

Scaffolder hits back over ‘woke builders’ story

Hinkley Point C scaffolder Jamie Busby has launched a hard-hitting attack at the Daily Mail after the newspaper ran a story branding today's construction...

HAKI owners acquire French height safety company

Midway Holdings - owners of system scaffolding manufacturer HAKI have signed an agreement to acquire all of the shares in the French company Novakorp...

G&M Group launches next generation Safe Deck Hybrid system

The G&M Group has launched its G&M Safe Deck Hybrid system that's designed to dovetail with traditional scaffolding. The all-new working G&M platform hybrid connector...

WellMax Scaffolding reach for the sky to help restore millennium glory

WellMax Scaffolding reaches for the sky to help restore millennium glory. Grahame Anderson discovers that although working to very tight deadlines and various challenges,...

There’s always one more thing to learn…no matter how senior you are

Billy Jones, Managing Director of Millcroft Services, discusses the importance of lifelong learning at all levels within a scaffolding business Successful people are often asked...

Altrad Awarded Long-term Offshore Maintenance Contract for TotalEnergies

Altrad has secured a multi-million pound, five-year (with an option of two additional, two-year extensions) contract to support the fabric maintenance of TotalEnergies’ offshore...

G-Deck launch new DUAL bracket

G-Deck has released a new DUAL bracket for its scaffold hybrid DUAL safety platform system. The new bracket allows it to be fixed to a...

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Shining a Light on Men’s Health Week

It’s Men’s Health Week from 12th to 19th June and the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity are supporting the week by raising awareness of all...

NASC and CISRS attend European Scaffolding Trade body meeting In Sweden

NASC Managing Director Robin James and Dave Mosley NASC Training Director and CISRS MD, have recently returned from a UEG (Union Europaischer Gerustbaubetriebe) meeting...

CISRS launches new cards poster

CISRS has issued a brand new ‘Have you got the right card?’ information poster. The CISRS poster has been designed to be displayed in site...

PHD Wins Prestigious HMS Victory Scaffolding Contract

PHD Access has won the prestigious contract from the National Museum of the Royal Navy to provide the specialist access required for the latest...

Innovative Partnership Helps Prisoners Start Careers In Scaffolding

Fulcrum Scaffold Safety & Training Ltd are leading the way in training young prisoners awaiting release after HMP/YOI Thorn Cross and HMP Lancaster Farms have become...

Kent scaffolding firm fined £40K following collapse

Kent-based RPS Scaffolding Ltd has been fined following an incident where the scaffolding the company erected collapsed, injuring two workers. Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard that...

TRAD Wins Altrad Group ‘President’s Safety Award’ For Best HSE Campaign

A top award that recognises a highly successful Personal Engagement Programme among other HSE successes has been awarded to the TRAD Group. The UK scaffolding...

Scaffolding industry applications on the up after forces careers event

The NASC has continued its campaign to offer job opportunities to Armed Forces Personnel and veterans at the latest BFRS Careers Fair in Catterick. NASC...

// Opinion

There’s always one more thing to learn…no matter how senior you are

Billy Jones, Managing Director of Millcroft Services, discusses the importance of lifelong learning at all levels within a scaffolding business Successful people are often asked about the secret to their...

Mythbusting: a case against internal design teams

Andrew Kitley, scaffold design specialist and Managing Director of structural engineering consultancy KITALL, argues internal design teams are not the be-all and end-all. I’ve noticed something recently: the structural...

Scaffolding’s Road to Net Zero

GKR Scaffolding Strategy Director Helen Gawor explains how sustainability has gone from being a buzzword to a strategic target for the whole industry.

// Spotlight

Budding scaffolder Todd on road to become fully qualified

A wannabe scaffolder living with Down's Syndrome has been accepted onto an apprenticeship course to become fully qualified within the industry. 32-year-old Todd Scanlon from Swindon who works for Coles Scaffolding Ltd has been awarded...

// Projects

WellMax Scaffolding reach for the sky to help restore millennium glory

WellMax Scaffolding reaches for the sky to help restore millennium glory. Grahame Anderson discovers that although working to very tight deadlines and various challenges,...

Hands On Experience Wins The Day For Essex Based Scaffolding Company

Essex based Scaffolding Access Ltd has succeeded in creating a rolling system temporary roof...

Layher passes examination for new student accommodation in Edinburgh

The benefits of Layher scaffolding systems – particularly in terms of installation efficiency and...

PERI UP Easy scaffolding excels on recladding job in central London

The Link is one of the many residential buildings in central London undergoing remediation...

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New Era Scaffolding Ltd, are looking for Qualified Scaffolders & Labourers (tickets must be...

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Lyndon SGB by Brandsafway is the UK's largest provider of commercial scaffolding and access...

CISRS Scaffolders – Part 2

Lyndon SGB by Brandsafway is the UK's largest provider of commercial scaffolding and access...

CISRS Scaffolders – Part 2

Lyndon SGB by Brandsafway is the UK's largest provider of commercial scaffolding and access...

Scaffolding Labourers

Lyndon SGB by Brandsafway is the UK's largest provider of commercial scaffolding and access...

COMMENT

Mythbusting: a case against internal design teams

Andrew Kitley, scaffold design specialist and Managing Director of structural engineering consultancy KITALL, argues internal design teams are not the be-all and end-all. I’ve noticed something recently: the structural...

Scaffolding’s Road to Net Zero

GKR Scaffolding Strategy Director Helen Gawor explains how sustainability has gone from being a buzzword to a strategic target for the whole industry.

Adding value for clients with a responsive service

Billy Jones, Managing Director of scaffolding specialist, Millcroft, explains how an agile response to projects, partnership approach and in-house training adds value to clients and leads to repeat business. 

There’s always one more thing to learn…no matter how senior you are

Billy Jones, Managing Director of Millcroft Services, discusses the importance of lifelong learning at all levels within a scaffolding business Successful people are often asked about the secret to their...

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There’s always one more thing to learn…no matter how senior you are

Billy Jones, Managing Director of Millcroft Services, discusses the importance of lifelong learning at all levels within a scaffolding business Successful people are often asked...

Altrad Awarded Long-term Offshore Maintenance Contract for TotalEnergies

Altrad has secured a multi-million pound, five-year (with an option of two additional, two-year extensions) contract to support the fabric maintenance of TotalEnergies’ offshore...

Altrad Raises a New €2.4 Billion Financing Package

Altrad has successfully raised a new €2.4 billion financing package to refinance existing facilities and strengthen its liquidity. Industrial services giant Altrad has raised the...

Twin brothers launch platform for better mental health in business

Duncan and Guy Robertson have constructed an integrated platform with the goal of mitigating the impact of poor mental health in the workplace.

G&M Group launches next generation Safe Deck Hybrid system

The G&M Group has launched its G&M Safe Deck Hybrid system that's designed to dovetail with traditional scaffolding. The all-new working G&M platform hybrid connector...

G-Deck launch new DUAL bracket

G-Deck has released a new DUAL bracket for its scaffold hybrid DUAL safety platform system. The new bracket allows it to be fixed to a standard scaffold tube either using...

New innovative product for roof edge protection launched

TRAD UK has launched a new product that offers complete flexibility for both temporary and permanent roof edge protection.

TRAINING

AIS Survivex and British Forces Resettlement Service forge partnership

Leading training provider, AIS Survivex, has sealed a deal with the British Forces Resettlement Service (BFRS) to support those looking to work in the...

CISRS OSTS scaffolding training continues to develop

Safety & Access Ltd have announced further development in its international partnerships for CISRS OSTS Scaffolding Training. The Company have recently opened a new CISRS...

Innovative Partnership Helps Prisoners Start Careers In Scaffolding

Fulcrum Scaffold Safety & Training Ltd are leading the way in training young prisoners awaiting release after HMP/YOI Thorn Cross and HMP Lancaster Farms have become...

CONSTRUCTION

Mace Group Chairman and CEO chosen as new CLC Co-Chair

One of UK construction’s most recognised executives has been chosen to succeed Andy Mitchell as the new Co-Chair of the Construction Leadership Council. Following an open recruitment process, an independent panel comprising industry, members of...
Hinkley Point C scaffolder Jamie Busby has launched a hard-hitting attack at the Daily Mail

Scaffolder hits back over ‘woke builders’ story

Hinkley Point C scaffolder Jamie Busby has launched a hard-hitting attack at the Daily Mail after the newspaper ran a story branding today's construction workers as ‘woke'. The article posted by the Daily Mail online...

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Mace Group Chairman and CEO chosen as new CLC Co-Chair

One of UK construction’s most recognised executives has been chosen to succeed Andy Mitchell as the new Co-Chair of the Construction Leadership Council. Following an open recruitment process, an independent...

Band of Builders charity appoints first CEO

Band of Builders has appointed its first Chief Executive Officer as part of ambitious plans to significantly increase the registered charity’s ability to help members...

Construction workers protest over ‘derisory’ pay offer

The construction industry’s unprecedented skills shortage will worsen without a better deal, says GMB Union  Yesterday, construction workers were protesting a ‘derisory’ pay offer made...

CITB to invest over £233m in British construction

With a strong focus on three core challenges for construction, CITB has published its Business Plan today (18 May), announcing it will be investing...

CITB Grants supports businesses bringing new entrants into industry

CITB data reveals that almost 14,000 businesses have been supported in the form of grants, with over £77m paid out in the last year,...

Revealed: the UK’s biggest van theft hotspots

New research has revealed the UK’s biggest hotspots for van theft, with some regions seeing the number of offences more than double..

CITB boss joins Skills for a Sustainable Skyline Taskforce

CITB Chief Executive Tim Balcon is one of 15 construction industry leaders on a new Skills for a Sustainable Skyline Taskforce. The aim of the...