Band of Builders unveils new clothing range

National construction charity Band of Builders' collection of branded workwear and fashion clothing has just got bigger. It unveiled a range of new workwear developed by Regatta Professional to help tradespeople wear their charity support...

G-DECK celebrates 10 years of business

Safety decking company, G-DECK has reached a significant milestone of ten successful years in business. G-DECK, a Leicester-based firm that...

StepUp expands with Columbian factory

A new manufacturing facility has been opened by StepUp Scaffold in Columbia. According to reports, the factory boasts a state-of-the-art...

NASC to visit more prisons

As part of a campaign to turn former inmates into scaffolders, the National Access and Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) is...

Kewazo’s scaffolding robot raises $10M in extra funding

Munich-based start-up Kewazo has eyes on a North American expansion after raising a further $10 million in funding for...

60,000 CSCS skills cards set to be banned

More than 60,000 CSCS industry skills cards issued under Industry Accreditation (IA) aka ‘Grandfather Rights’ are set to be...

Turnover booms at major scaffolding suppliers

West Midlands-based Scaffolding and building equipment supplier Generation (UK) recently achieved a turnover exceeding £130m according to new documents. Owned...

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Turnover booms at major scaffolding suppliers

West Midlands-based Scaffolding and building equipment supplier Generation (UK) recently achieved a turnover exceeding £130m according to new documents. Owned by the Altrad Group, Generation...

225,000 Extra Workers Needed in Construction

Construction workers are still in high demand despite economic uncertainty, according to new data. New figures in a report from the Construction Industry Training Board...

PERI acquires German formwork firm

In a bid to expand its business, PERI has acquired German formwork specialist Implenia Schalungsbau, the formwork division of Implenia. Located in Bobenheim-Roxheim, the company...

Bookings open for Build UK Open Doors 2023 event

The booking process for Open Doors 2023 is now open. Young people and those seeking a career change will have the opportunity to visit construction...

Slowdown in housing drags on construction output

Construction output in November 2022 showed zero growth, according to official statistics. In November, the number of new construction projects completed declined by 0.4% as...

Scaffolding contractor announces ambitious plans for 2023

North West scaffolding specialist Teal Scaffold has announced ambitious plans to grow the business in 2023. The award-winning commercial scaffolding firm is entering its fifth...

Scaffolders strike over bonus dispute

Scaffolders and other trades working on a GSK Pharmaceutical Plant in Scotland have downed tools over their employer's refusal to pay bonus payments. Around 40...

New Suspended Platform for Structures Over Water Launched

UK-based start-up ScaffFloat and Richter, the UK’s largest firm of temporary work designers have partnered to offer a new and innovative access option for...

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Government plans to scrap Working at Height Regs

The Government is planning to scrap the UK’s Work at Height Regulations at the end of 2023 unless ministers in Westminster can be convinced to rescue them. The Government is poised to scrap the Working...

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A Yorkshire scaffolding company is playing a leading role in the restoration of a 155- year-old Grade II listed church tower. Elite Scaffolding, based at...

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I-Scaff becomes first UK company to use Layher’s new TwixBeam

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G-DECK celebrates 10 years of business

Safety decking company, G-DECK has reached a significant milestone of ten successful years in business. G-DECK, a Leicester-based firm that manufactures and supplies safety deck...

Scaffolding contractor announces ambitious plans for 2023

North West scaffolding specialist Teal Scaffold has announced ambitious plans to grow the business in 2023. The award-winning commercial scaffolding firm is entering its fifth...

Top scaffolding training provider turns 17

SIMIAN - One of the UK's leading scaffolding and construction training specialists is celebrating 17 years in business this month. Since opening in 2005 by...

Millcroft bags second phase of scaffolding works at London Euston

Specialist scaffolding contractor, Millcroft, has successfully won the second phase of a £multi-million contract at HS2 Euston Station. The scaffolding contractor will be providing temporary...

Band of Builders unveils new clothing range

National construction charity Band of Builders' collection of branded workwear and fashion clothing has just got bigger. It unveiled a range of new workwear developed...

Kewazo’s scaffolding robot raises $10M in extra funding

Munich-based start-up Kewazo has eyes on a North American expansion after raising a further $10 million in funding for its scaffolding robot LIFTBOT. US Venture capital firm Fifth Wall has...

New Suspended Platform for Structures Over Water Launched

UK-based start-up ScaffFloat and Richter, the UK’s largest firm of temporary work designers have partnered to offer a new and innovative access option for bridges, piers and other structures...

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60,000 CSCS skills cards set to be banned

More than 60,000 CSCS industry skills cards issued under Industry Accreditation (IA) aka ‘Grandfather Rights’ are set to be banned on 31st December 2024...

New North East scaffolding training centre opens

Scaffolders in the North East are set to benefit from a new scaffolding training centre following a brand new partnership between Fulcrum Safety Training...

CITB Instructor Commission to Boost Scaffolding Instructor Numbers

In a bid to boost capacity and increase the number of new scaffolders, CISRS has been awarded a CITB commission to help fund the...

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Band of Builders unveils new clothing range

National construction charity Band of Builders' collection of branded workwear and fashion clothing has just got bigger. It unveiled a range of new workwear developed by Regatta Professional to help tradespeople wear their charity support...
Safety decking company, G-DECK has reached a significant milestone of ten successful years in business.

G-DECK celebrates 10 years of business

Safety decking company, G-DECK has reached a significant milestone of ten successful years in business. G-DECK, a Leicester-based firm that manufactures and supplies safety deck systems for the UK construction industry, is celebrating after an...

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60,000 CSCS skills cards set to be banned

More than 60,000 CSCS industry skills cards issued under Industry Accreditation (IA) aka ‘Grandfather Rights’ are set to be banned on 31st December 2024 and cannot be renewed. CSCS stopped...

Bookings open for Build UK Open Doors 2023 event

The booking process for Open Doors 2023 is now open. Young people and those seeking a career change will have the opportunity to visit construction...

Slowdown in housing drags on construction output

Construction output in November 2022 showed zero growth, according to official statistics. In November, the number of new construction projects completed declined by 0.4% as...

Construction Apprenticeship changes in Wales

Changes to some of the key construction apprenticeship qualifications in Wales come into force on 1stAugust in time for the autumn college term. They are...

Construction impacted by cost of living crisis, inflation, and supply chain issues

The UK construction industry is being adversely affected by the cost of living crisis, inflation, and continued disruption caused to supply chains, says leading...

Hadrian’s Wall Charity Walk Raises £20k for BoB

A group of 13 volunteers have taken on and completed the iconic Hadrian’s Wall Walk to raise money for UK construction charity Band of...

Site workers to get 5% pay increase

The Construction Industry Joint Council (CIJC) have agreed on a below-inflation pay rise for site workers covered by the working rule agreement. The deal follows...