New TG20 Scaffold Design Software In Development

TG20 Scaffold Design Software from the NASC tg20:13 eguide

A new version of the TG20 scaffold design software is currently being developed. A small team from the NASC is again working with scaffolding software experts CADS, who produced SMART Scaffolder and the original groundbreaking scaffold design software TG20:13 eGuide. The TG20:13 eGuide was one of the biggest changes within the UK scaffolding industry in recent times when it was officially...

VIDEO: NASA’s Valkyrie Robot Can Erect Scaffolding

Scaffolding Robot Valkyrie NASA's Valkyrie robot is able to use human tools to erect scaffolding and plot itself a path across difficult terrain. Ok, I know what you're thinking, so Valkyrie is a little slow at erecting a scaffold as seen in the NASA demonstration video above. But this semi-autonomous...

SMART Inspector’s New Defects Report Highlights Top Scaffold Fails

With slips, trips & falls still the number one cause of accidents & injuries on scaffolds, a new reporting system with SMART Scaffolder’s mobile inspection app has for the first time ever revealed the top trends for failures – helping employers to avoid work at height incidents. SMART Scaffolder’s award-winning SMART Inspector mobile...

An Avontus Cambridgeshire Coup

Avontus new office

Avontus Software has expanded into a new, larger UK office location. As a colourful Cathedral city in Cambridgeshire Ely is a wonderful place in which to both live and work. It's also the UK home of 'Avontus', a world-class provider of industrial scaffolding software. It's barely a year since...

Underscaffold App building a bridge to tourists

Underscaffold app

New app for frustrated tourists plots popular sites across the globe with scaffolding erected on them. For anyone frustrated on reaching an iconic building only to discover it shrouded in scaffolding, there's a simple solution to the problem. A revolutionary new app called 'Underscaffold' has come to the aid of anyone wishing to...

SMART Scaffolder adds the TG20:13 wind factor for the Channel Islands

SMART Scaffolder Wind Factor

CADS, the developers of the SMART Scaffolder range of software, wrote the TG20:13 guidance and created the eGuide for the NASC. SMART Scaffolder have taken that expertise and used it to extend the functionality of their estimating, design and checking software known as SMART Estimator. In addition to creating fast accurate price quotations for scaffolding projects SMART Estimator provides an...

New Technology To Revolutionise UK Construction

New Technology Revolutionise UK Construction

A whopping £18 million in funding from United Kingdom Research and Innovation is set to revolutionise the construction industry through new technology. With this in mind, four new research projects aiming to speed up assembly, save money, and improve the quality of UK building projects have been announced by the cutting edge group. They Include: Manufacturing integrated building components using...

SMART Scaffolder launches new update to Handover App

SMART Estimator 2019

Scaffolding software developers SMART Scaffolder have launched a mobile app to track variations. SMART Scaffolder Software has a full programme of product development in 2019, adding functionality to both their market leading design, estimating and TG20:13 compliance software ‘SMART Estimator’ and to their mobile apps: SMART Inspector and SMART Handovers! SMART Scaffolder Software launched their SMART Handovers mobile app to streamline...

Scaffolding on Big Ben ‘falls away’ with Snapchat App

Big Ben Snapchatvideo

Multimedia messaging app Snapchat has created a new lens that allows London sightseers to virtually remove the scaffolding surrounding Big Ben. In an aim to celebrate the festive season, users of the globally popular app can point their phone camera at the iconic clock tower to see the scaffold magically fall away. Big Ben is then encased in a snow globe...

Scaffolding Software Drawing On New Heights


The innovative Avontus software is now building on advanced technology to create a number of exceptional features and improvements. There's little doubt having a competitive edge in the scaffolding industry can be good for business. In fact, it can benefit everyone in terms of safety and efficiency. What's more, it keeps everyone else on their toes as they search for...


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