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SGB – Building It Back Up

After a tumultuous few years, legendary scaffolding and access company SGB are well and truly back in business as part of the BrandSafway group. We spoke to Kevin Fitzpatrick, head of commercial and mechanical businesses for the UK, about the company’s decision to return to their original name and the prospects for the future.What’s in a name? Quite a...

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 into its 50th profitable year. No job is too big for Lyndon Scaffolding as it celebrates half a century of success. Grahame Anderson caught up with CEO Robert Lynch to discover the secret behind its...

Thinking of a career in Scaffold Design?

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I am writing this article as a response to the many enquiries received by 48.3 from people asking “how do I become a scaffold designer?”. Over the course of the past 12 months alone, 48.3 have received well over 100 enquires of this nature, from many different people in many different positions, generally all wanting the same thing; a...

What made you want to be a scaffolder then?

Female Scaffolders

 I must have been asked this about 1000 times over the 8 years I’ve been in the industry, and over 1000 times I’ve roiled my eyes and sighed. It’s one of the most complicated questions to answer without either going into a long-winded story or sounding like a total bitch with a serious attitude problem. The question can come...

Scaffs Sit Com Set To Take Centre Stage

The BBC are working on a situation comedy aimed at the scaffolding industry in the hope of taking over from where Only Fools and Horses left off. John Sullivan’s much-loved sitcom about Del Boy, Rodders and co is now firmly ensconced in British Television history.The basis and message of the show is often discussed in universities these days, and...

Mohed Altrad: The Interview

ScaffMag was given an interview with one of the world's biggest movers and shakers, In order to find out more about this most enigmatic of business leaders. Grahame Anderson takes up the story. If ever there was proof people can succeed whatever their background in life, Mohed Altrad is the perfect example. Born into a Syrian tribe he moved to...

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