Scaffmag Issue 10 Out Now

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Issue 10 the latest magazine from Scaffmag has been published online. The Scaffmag quarterly magazine features a mixture of the latest news, views, insights, interviews and new products from the industry. Scaffmag issue 10 the 68 paged magazine published today looks to focus on 'Life after Lockdown' and how our industry can bounce back better. Read the digital version now on...

Report Shows 90% of Firms Consider Scaffolding Software a Top Investment

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Scaffolding Digital Outlook 2020 report shows that 90% of businesses from around the world say scaffolding management software is a top investment priority. Scaffolding software company Avontus Software in collaboration with ScaffMag, today releases Scaffolding Digital Outlook 2020, a free report on technology trends and investment priorities in scaffolding businesses around the world. Based on a May 2020 survey of 167...

Site closes after scaffolder reports COVID symptoms

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A construction site in Dublin has been closed down temporarily after a worker showed symptoms for coronavirus. Workers on a block of luxury homes under construction in Rathgar Village, South Dublin were turned away after a scaffolder on-site complained of feeling unwell. The man who has been reported to work for Laois Scaffolding and is awaiting a COVID test while self-isolating. The...

Worker killed in Isle of Man Scaffolding Fall

Worker killed in Isle of Man Scaffolding Fall At king william's college

An investigation is underway after a man died falling from scaffolding at King William's College on the Isle of Man. A 56-year-old fell from scaffolding during refurbishment works at King William's College in Castletown at around 8:45 am yesterday (4th August). The man has been named as Gary Skelding who was an employee of construction/scaffolding company Stuart Clague Services. The firm is...

Dutch firm launches magnetic fall protection

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A first of its kind magnetic anchor for fall protection has been launched by Dutch firm McNetiq The new magnetic anchor for fall protection when working at height have been developed by Rotterdam-based company McNetiq. The development comes in response to a growing demand for certified anchoring systems across a number of industries. For workplaces constructed from steel in construction and...

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...

North East Safety Systems Firm Launch the MacHatch

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JMAC Safety Systems has launched a new safety product in a bid to protect workers between floors. Teesside based JMAC Safety Systems announced this month that they have launched a new product to add to their market-leading range of health & safety products. Their latest offering, the MacHatch, has been introduced to the market to solve the issue that there is...

Hydrajaws Launch New & Improved Digital Bluetooth System

British pull-test manufactures Hydrajaws has launched a new and improved version of its Digital Bluetooth System.

British pull-test manufactures Hydrajaws has launched a new and improved version of its Digital Bluetooth System. Like the previous version, the Hydrajaws App connects by Bluetooth to a gauge and records pull-test results digitally and stores them in a report complete with result graphs. The new system now goes a step further by including an online customer cloud-based dashboard that...

Scaffolder seriously injured after falling at Scottish factory

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A scaffolder has been rushed to hospital after falling at a factory in Scotland The 39-year-old worker reportedly fell through the roof of Norbord's MDF mill in Cowie, Scotland. Emergency services rushed to the scene shortly after 9.30 am yesterday (21 July). It is understood an air ambulance was also called to the chipboard factory. The worker was scrambled to Glasgow's...

NASC Update COVID-19 Guidance

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The NASC has updated its guidance for Scaffolding Operations During Coronavirus Pandemic The updated COVID-19 guidance published by the National Access and Scaffolding Confederation is now at version 3. The latest guidance from the NASC comes after the Construction Leadership Council updated its own Site Operating Procedures, and to ensure the NASC remains inline with the relaxing of Government guidance -...

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