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Second CISRS OSTS Centre Opens in South Korea

South Korea Training Center

CISRS have announced the accreditation and opening of a second Overseas Scaffolding Training Scheme (OSTS) centre in South Korea. The new centre in Ulsan, in the south of the country, is opened in partnership with OSTS approved training providers, Safety & Access and Applus Velosi: Oil and gas industry sector service providers, who focus on vendor inspection, third party inspection,...

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...

First Ever CISRS Scaffolding Training Commences in Nepal

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Safety & Access have announced the commencement this week of the very first CISRS scaffolding training ever to take place in Nepal. Nepalese scaffolders are renowned throughout the world for their hard work and commitment to learning. This week the first group of trainees attended our centre in the heart of Kathmandu to commence CISRS training and learn new skills...

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...

Safety and Access open CISRS Accredited Training Facility in Nepal

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Safety and Access have announced the opening of their new overseas CISRS Accredited Training facility in Nepal. Nottingham and Humberside based Safety and Access Ltd have today announced a strategic partnership with Aecor in Kathmandu and the opening of a highly commended CISRS Accredited Training facility in the capital.The training facility is already open for business and is offering scaffolder...

Cape wins 5 year contract in UAE

Cape wins 5 year contract in UAE

Cape UAE wins maintenance contract in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with Doosan Babcock at GASCO Habshan Bab Complex. Cape UAE has announced that they have secured 5 years long term contract for carrying out shutdown maintenance programme with Doosan Babcock at GASCO Habshan Bab Complex, providing integrated Access, Insulation, Coatings and Refractory services.Doosan Babcock are a specialist in the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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