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Cape secures 3 year extension to SABIC Contract at Teeside sites

Cape plc, the international provider of essential, non-mechanical support services to the energy and mineral resources sectors, announces the award of an extension to the existing multi-disciplinary site services contract for SABIC Petrochemicals at its Teesside sites.

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Billy Gavin the singing scaffolder: [Video]

If you have been freezing your nuts off today maybe this little video will cheer you up. The video was uploaded to YouTube by a co-worker Matthew Oneill and shows  Billy Gavin singing his own scaffolder song he wrote himself wrote this himself

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Safway Group Purchases Assets of Swing Staging, Inc. & Related Companies

In a move to enhance its position in the New York metro area and expand its expertise and offerings in motorized access solutions, Safway Group is announcing the acquisition of the assets of Swing Staging, Inc.

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VIDEO: Horrific aftermath of helicopter clipping crane in London

You probably have already heard or read about the horrific accident that happened this morning in London our thoughts are with the families of the people that were killed and the people injured. I thought I would post this video showing the scene just seconds after the helicopter crashed to ground.. A scary scene to say the least.

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BTS Group acquires OBO Scaffolding firm

Suffolk-based overhead power line services contractor BTS Group has broadened its scope with the acquisition of OBO Scaffolding firm. BTS, which is based at Needham Market, provides engineering and tree management support to electricity distribution network operators, being responsible for about 24,000 miles of power lines around the country..

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Offshore Scaffolding Safety Alert Issued In Australia

The NOPSEMA (National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority) issued a safety alert after the investigation found a list of failures after a major scaffolding incident on-board an offshore platform in Australia.

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48.3 Scaffold Design launch new “Scaffolding Insights” project

48.3 Scaffold Design company have launched an interesting project called “Scaffolding Insights” that aims to provide a ‘real-time’ review of the scaffolding industry today. 48.3 have compiled a short list of questions and asked industry professionals from all sectors to answer them  – Scaffolders, Health & Safety Advisor’s, Design Engineers, Contracts Managers and Business Owners.

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