Finchley Street Closed After Woman Crashes Car Into Scaffolding

A PENSIONER had to be freed from her car last night after crashing into scaffolding surrounding a house in Finchley. Police sealed off the area...

Invest In Your Scaffolding Firm’s Future

THE sector skills council and industry training board for the construction industry, CITB-ConstructionSkills, is urging SMEs in the NorthEast to consider the business benefits...

Pyeroy Buys Teesside-Based Spectrum Access Ltd

INDUSTRIAL services group Pyeroy has made two acquisitions to expand its geographical base and its range of capabilities. The Gateshead-based business, which employs around 1,000 people,...

Scaffolder Diversifies With Kings Of Leon Gig Contract

A Co Armagh scaffolding firm has diversified into stadium rock to build the VIP stand for a Kings of Leon gig at Slane Castle. McCrory...

Harsco Lands New $9M Netherlands Refinery Contract

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Industrial services company Harsco Corp. said Friday it has two new orders worth $9 million to provide insulation services and...

Samurai Scaffolder Attacker Suspect In Court

A man who allegedly attacked and injured three people with a Samurai sword has appeared in court. Scaffolder Paul Qualey was arrested after an incident...

Fork-Lift Truck Crashes Down On Scaffolding In Wigan

THIS was the dramatic scene in Wigan town centre when a fork-lift truck toppled over and crashed into scaffolding. Miraculously, nobody was injured after a...

3 Workers Fall Through Skylights Companies Prosecuted

The HSE has prosecuted two companies after three workers fell through skylights on three separate occasions at an industrial unit in Warrington. The initial incident...

Kitten Killing Scaffolder Jailed

A Scaffolder who killed a 14-week-old kitten by drunkenly flinging it to the floor has been jailed for 24 weeks and banned from...

Government Cutbacks Hit The HSE

Budget pressures prompt HSE to close offices Faced with a 35-per-cent government-funding squeeze, the HSE has decided to close two of its offices in the...