Mark Skinner takes up NASC Vice Chair role

Mark Skinner takes up NASC Vice Chair role

Scaffolding trade body the NASC now has a full complement of regional Vice Chairs through the appointment of Mark Skinner in Scotland & Northern Ireland. Mark, Technical Director and co-founder at City Access Scaffolding Ltd, brings more than 20 years of scaffolding industry experience to the role, having served his time as a scaffolding apprentice working on the iconic Forth...

Inspiring scaffolder with one leg overcomes adversity

Gordon Vandrill has overcome a major car crash and the loss of a leg in a long journey taking him back to work as a scaffolder on some major projects.

Gordon Vandrill has overcome a major car crash and the loss of a leg in a long journey taking him back to work as a scaffolder on some major projects. Scaffmag has been looking at his incredible story and how it can inspire others. Gordon Vandrill is proof positive all human beings can achieve things regardless of any physical setback....

Budding scaffolder Todd on road to become fully qualified

A wannabe scaffolder living with Down's Syndrome has been accepted onto an apprenticeship course to become fully qualified within the industry. 32-year-old Todd Scanlon from Swindon who works for Coles Scaffolding Ltd has been awarded a place on a scaffolding training scheme at Weston College in what is believed to be a UK first. His boss Martyn Coles has told the...

3t Energy Group strengthens leadership team with new appointment

Leading training and technology organisation, 3t Energy Group, has appointed a new director of strategic projects to support the business as it enters its next exciting growth period.

Paul Price joins Lyndon SGB as Mechanical Access Director

Taylor’s Hoists boss Paul Price has taken on an extra role as Lyndon SGB’s Mechanical Access Director.

Lyndon SGB has today announced that Paul Price, Taylor’s Hoists Managing Director is now the all-new Mechanical Access Director at Lyndon SGB.

Scaffolder turned author scores goals with new book

Scaffolder turned author scores goals with new book

Just like a football club making its way up the leagues Scaffolders can also work their way through the ranks winning a higher standing in the industry as Grahame Anderson found out when he spoke to Scaffolder and Author John McNicoll. Given the right formation of abilities, there’s every chance they can score a few precious victories along the way...

CISRS Bolsters Management Team with New Appointment

CISRS has strengthened its management team through the appointment of a hugely experienced scaffolding industry professional. 

CISRS has strengthened its management team through the appointment of a hugely experienced scaffolding industry professional. CISRS has today announced that Tony Barry, who has worked in the industry for 40 years – the most recent 20 of which have been with the CITB, takes up the position of CISRS Compliance Manager. In his new role, Tony will have the primary responsibility...

Altrad appoints decommissioning boss to support its growth agenda

Simon Davies has been appointed as Altrad's decommissioning manager.

Altrad has appointed Simon Davies as the companies decommissioning manager, to develop its decommissioning growth strategy. Simon joined Altrad from Veolia and brings with him a wealth of experience from the offshore and onshore decommissioning markets in both the UK and Norway. Upon joining Altrad, Simon said “I am delighted to be joining Altrad at such an exciting period in its...

New MD appointed as IDH starts 2021 on a high

IDH

Tim Burt steps up to CEO at IDH as the company eyes South West expansion. Independent Design House (IDH), the engineering design consultancy based in the UK and Poland, is consolidating a successful 2020 with the appointment of Ian Fernandes-Johnson as managing director, as Tim Burt moves into a new CEO position at the company. Now over 30 people-strong, the business has...

Technical Manager Leaves Transformational Legacy At Layher

Nick Geddes, Layher's UK Technical Manager

Nick Geddes, Layher UK Technical Manager is celebrating two decades of successful service with the company. When Nick Geddes joined the staff at Layher UK more than two decades ago he clearly had designs on a successful career move as a draftsperson/designer. Such was his vision and dexterity the Technical Manager to be was soon on the road to creating...