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UK Scaffolding Company Seal Biggest Ever Scaffolding Contract

M R Scaffolding Services seals biggest ever scaffolding contract

Ground Breaking Scaffolding Contract Awarded To UK Company A UK scaffolding company is celebrating following the award of a huge £500 million contract for work on the new proposed wall between the United States and Mexico. It's thought President Trump targeted M R Scaffolding Services of London both because of their worldwide reputation for quality and safety, and a recommendation...

Three plunge into water after bridge scaffolding collapses

Bridge Scaffolding Collapse

A large scaffold under a bridge crossing in New Zealand has collapsed. According to local media three people have plunged into the water and one person was trapped after the scaffolding collapsed at a bridge over the Panmure lagoon in east Auckland. The local Fire services managed to extract the man, who was stuck on his back on a beam running...

Dutch scaffolders complete giant scaffolding staircase in Rotterdam city centre

Scaffolding Staircase

Dutch firm erects an impressive scaffolding staircase in Rotterdam city centre. Amsterdam based scaffolding firm Dutch Steigers have completed a huge Layher system staircase in the heart of Rotterdam city centre. The staircase forms one part of several new exciting projects within the city by contemporary architects MVRDV. MVRDV co-founder Winy Maas believes the project is the first step in creating a new network...

Scaffolder numbers need to double in New Zealand

The number of scaffolders in New Zealand needs to double to meet the escalating demand. That's the view published on a website recently by the organisation that represents the majority of the country's scaffolding firms, as the country deals with a huge surge in major construction activity in Auckland and Christchurch. Scaffolding, Access and Rigging New Zealand managing director, Nick Pfahlert...

35-storey scaffolding demolished by mother nature


This unbelievable video captured by a bystander, shows the actual moment strong winds brought down a huge 35-storey scaffolding structure. The video captured earlier this month shows tubes and boards falling away from the building as winds of 72kmp were reported across Tehran, the capital of Iran. The footage looks to show the entire scaffolding start to move in an upward motion before collapsing...

BREAKING: Three killed in scaffolding collapse in North Carolina, USA

Three workers are dead and one other is in hospital after a section of scaffolding has collapsed at a tall construction project in North Carolina. Emergency responders say the scaffold peeled away from the glass and steel building and collapsed into a car park in Raleigh. Authorities are working to identify the dead and the cause of the accident. Construction industry accidents...

CITB to close provision of services and products to international centres

The CITB is to close down its services and products at all international training centres to focus on key skills needs in Great Britain. The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) says on its website that it has been, “Supporting major contractors, training providers and individuals globally for over 45 years,” that global support looks like it is coming to an end, and...

HAKI provides a unique weather protection system in Sweden

HAKI's designers have produced new, effective, safe solutions to bridge an unusually wide span in Sweden. When the Municipality of Gotland commenced its second largest-ever construction project, the XERVON depot and assembly personnel from Örebro provided one of Sweden’s largest weather protection systems – a 4,000 square-metre weather protection system from HAKI, covering what will be the completely new Wisby...

Cape awarded two year Australian contract

Industrial services contractor Cape plc, has secured a two year contract with Woodside in Western Australia. The new contract has been awarded to a 50/50 joint venture between Cape and UGL for services on the Woodside operated Karratha Gas Plant Life Extension Program. Services to be provided include the detailed planning and execution of access, fire protection application, blasting and...

Cape wins five year contact with Qatar Petrochemical Company


Cape plc has announced its Qatar operations have been awarded a five-year framework contract for scaffolding, insulation, painting and refractory lining works by Qatar Petrochemical Company (QAPCO). QAPCO Q.S.C. is one of the most successful producers of low-density polyethylene - a basic plastic polymer that is derived from natural gas. QAPCO is the operator of the QATOFIN linear low-density polyethylene...


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