Urgent Help Needed For Scaffolders Daughter

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A family is aiming to raise vital funds after the daughter of a scaffolder is diagnosed with a brain tumour A Kidney problem means scaffolder driver Keith Lloyd needs vital dialysis four times each day. Unable to work since before lockdown courageous Keith who works for Alltask is also fighting another huge battle with his daughter Ebony, who has a...

New Appointment at Connolly Scaffolding

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Manchester firm Connolly Scaffolding has appointed Dave Bowring as its Associate Director. Dave Bowring the ex-boss of Bowmac Access services based in Chester will be heading up Connolly Scaffolding's Estimating and Commercial department, the company said today. Bowring has been in the scaffolding industry for over 40 years, attaining senior positions with national scaffolding companies, and formally running Bowmac Access services...

Scaffolding supervisor saves life of Stanlow Refinery colleague

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Altrad Scaffolding supervisor Paul Thomas has been praised by the company for saving the life of a colleague at the Stanlow Refinery. Working on-site for Essar, he became concerned when a fellow worker seemed to be feeling unwell. He quickly suggested his colleague go to the medical facility to get checked out, though the operative explained he was fine and...

PERI’s scaffolding division set for growth following key appointment

PERI: Charles Stratford, Business Development Manager for PERI UP

System scaffolding manufactures PERI has appointed Charles Stratford as its Business Development Manager for PERI UP. The company says the appointment will enable it to develop its scaffolding proposition, so that it is more aligned to meet the growing demand for skilled workers, efficient solutions and digitalisation, now and in the future. Charles joins PERI with over 20 years’ experience in...

48.3 Gets Its Claws Into a TIGER

Mark Parkin New Business Development Manager at 48.3

Forward-thinking scaffolding and temporary works consultants 48.3 have announced the arrival of a new Business Development Manager – Mark Parkin Mark has over 32 years of experience in contract scaffolding. Working as a scaffolder and gaining his advanced ticket through the 1980's and 1990's before forming his own contracting business M&M in 1995. Most people within the industry however will...

New MD at Lyndon SGB

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Former Mace Operations Director joins Lyndon SGB as its new Managing Director. Stuart Robinson has joined Lyndon SGB as Managing Director with effect from 1st June. He takes over the role from Rob Lynch who is stepping down at the end of June after 20 years. Stuart joins the business after 15 years with construction firm Mace and before that Taylor...

Scaffolder Loses Battle With Brain Tumour

Wayne Evans

A well-liked scaffolder has died after a long battle with a brain tumour. Wayne Evans, 42 from Barnsley sadly died in a Neurology hospice in the town on Monday 11th May. Due to the Coronavirus lockdown, his family was not with him when he died. Evans had worked in the scaffolding industry since the age of 17. Beginning his career as...

Coronavirus claims life of former Scaffolder

Scaffolder dies Coronavirus

A popular former scaffolder from Gateshead who tested positive for Covid-19 has died in hospital on Friday John Borthwick, 78 of Low Fell, Gateshead had Alzheimer's disease and developed a chest infection. According to reports he was taken to the hospital where he tested positive for Covid-19, sadly he lost his life in the...

Enigma to undertake end to end charity motorbike ride

EIS charity motorbike ride

Enigma Industrial Services is set to take part in a charity motorbike ride spanning a massive 984 miles. The nationwide access service provider is asking for support for its employees and partners who are undertaking the ultimate endurance challenge. On the weekend of Saturday 27th June 2020, its fundraising team will ride motorbikes from Lands End, Cornwall to John O'...

Tragedy: Aussie scaffold business owner loses house, then his life

Scaffold business owner Michael Claxton with his family

An Australian scaffold business owner lost his family home in a devastating fire just before Christmas. Weeks later he died suddenly aged just 37. Father of three Michael Claxton, the owner of Apex Scaffolding based in Adelaide, South Australia, suffered a fatal heart attack whilst on a business trip. His family home was burnt to the ground in a freak accident...

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