Kewazo Scaffolding Robot

Makers of worlds first on-site Scaffolding Robot bags €1M in funding

Munich based start-up Kewazo has successfully raised over 1 million euros of seed funding for their scaffolding robot. The funding will enable Kewazo to bring...
Safety & Access deliver first overseas scaffolding CPD

First overseas scaffolding CPD courses get underway

Safety & Access in conjunction with their partners Special Technical Services (STS) in Oman has successfully delivered the first ever overseas scaffolding CPD courses. The...



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...


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...


George Roberts

Steel Price Fluctuations Hasn’t Dented Scaffolding Firm Sales

The price of steel has fluctuated over the past 12 months causing a bit of a headache for scaffolding firms and suppliers. The reason...

Viridor Leads The Way In Sustainable Hard Hats Recycling

Alongside Devon based plastic recycling specialist company, Polymer Industries, Viridor recently announced an innovative collaboration that will see thousands of hard hats destined for...


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...


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...