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Snake bite kills Scaffolder

A 46-year-old scaffolder has been killed by an eastern brown snake in Queensland, Australia. Mr Aaron Bryant died after a 1.5m long juvenile eastern brown...

430 people evacuated from Hong Kong hospital after scaffolding catches fire

Investigations are underway to determine the cause of a blaze on a bamboo scaffold surrounding a hospital in Hong Kong. More than 400 people had to...

Scaffold Training and Certification to be introduced in Sri Lanka

Reports suggest Sri Lanka is about to introduce proper scaffolding training for the first time. The methods and techniques for erecting scaffolding in Sri Lanka...
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...
Altrad Group

Record growth reported by Altrad

The Altrad group has reported strong growth in revenue and earnings from the Group’s expanded and diversified platform for the last fiscal half year. Up...

First female completes Overseas Scaffolder Training

Female Safety Officer becomes the first woman to attend and complete CISRS Overseas Scaffolder Training. CISRS have announced that Miss Hien Pham, a Safety Officer...
Scaffold Collapse

U.S. Scaffold collapse caught on video

Workers had to run for their lives as strong winds cause a scaffold collapse in Rockford, Illinois USA. The terrifying video below caught by onlooker Nicholas...
Simian International E-learning Website

Simian International launch online training website

Scaffolding training experts, Simian International, have launched their next venture in the world of health and safety training, with a brand new online training...
Maggie Myocevich, New Zealand's first female apprentice

First female apprentice scaffolder in New Zealand

Mother of two becomes the first ever female apprentice scaffolder in New Zealand. Maggie Myocevich, a 28-year-old mother of two, has become the first woman...

Estimating software firm Avontus teams up with Trimble

Concrete contractors face unique challenges when estimating, planning, and managing their formwork operations. In addition to needing an accurate and understandable design, inadequate planning...

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