NASC appoints new Health & Safety Manager

Scaffolding trade body the NASC has bolstered its in-house scaffolding expertise through the appointment of Steve Kearney as its H&S Manager. According to the national trade body, Kearney will be working closely with its Health and Safety Committee to further improve scaffolding safety standards across the sector. He will also be on hand to answer any H&S questions its members...

Mace Group Chairman and CEO chosen as new CLC Co-Chair

One of UK construction’s most recognised executives has been chosen to succeed Andy Mitchell as the new Co-Chair of the Construction Leadership Council. Following an open recruitment process, an independent panel comprising industry, members of the CLC’s Senior Advisors Group and Government officials have recommended Mark Reynolds (Mace Group Chairman and CEO) to lead the CLC in partnership with Lee...

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...

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