As 2018 edges ever closer to an end, we take a look back at what most attracted your attention during the year.

This year has been another busy news-filled year for the scaffolding industry as ScaffMag continues to keep you updated with what’s going on. Either on desktop, mobile, tablet or in our quarterly magazine available in digital and print, we have you covered.

During the year we saw several big stories that stood out and received a lot of attention. One of which was the news of a Manchester scaffolder in court after not being clipped while working at 60ft. The shocking image showing his actions captured by a retired Health & Safety inspector literally went viral.

In addition also in our list of the biggest stories of 2018 were; Scaffolders earn more than Architects, apparently. News of the completion of the magnificent scaffold on London’s Big Ben, engineers develop an on-site scaffolding robot and scaffolders run for their lives after Stanlow refinery explosion to name a few.

For a full rundown of ScaffMag’s top 10 biggest stories including page views and social shares see below.

Pageviews: 19,375 | Social Shares: 1367

Scaffolder who was not clipped on is sentenced

2. Pageviews: 12,914 | Social Shares: 1754

Scaffolders run for their lives after explosion at Stanlow oil refinery

3. Pageviews: 10,735 | Social Shares: 1062

Scaffolding on Big Ben now complete after ‘topping out’

4. Pageviews: 8,447 | Social Shares: 2,114

New report shows Scaffolders earn more than Architects

5. Pageviews: 8,209 | Social Shares: 426

Scaffold firm refuses to take down job over pay dispute

6. Pageviews: 7,384 | Social Shares: 614

Engineers Develop The World’s First On-Site Scaffolding Robot

6. Pageviews: 6,786 | Social Shares: 2,044

Hero Scaffolders chase off London moped robbers targeting mum and child

7. Pageviews: 6,789 | Social Shares: 224

Four Workers Dead After Scaffolding Collapses At Multi Storey Building

8. Pageviews: 3,780 | Social Shares: 449

Layher Creates Cutting Edge Aluminium FlexBeam

9. Pageviews: 2,752 | Social Shares: 172

Video: Scaffolding works on the Silver Jubilee Bridge Runcorn

10. Pageviews: 2,281 | Social Shares: 100

GTS Scaffolding Set For CITB Levy Hearing