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SMART Scaffolder launches its latest update 2017

SMART Scaffolder

SMART Scaffolder are constantly adding new functionality to their design, estimating and TG20:13 compliance software. In their latest release, they have added some exciting and innovative features. For example, to allow scaffolding to be modelled against photographs of buildings and to enable scaffolds to be traced onto a ‘Google Maps’ satellite image! Ian Chambers, Sales and Marketing Director at SMART...

NASC Release TG20:13 eGuide Version 1.2

The NASC has announced the availability of version 1.2 of the TG20:13 eGuide, released in July 2017. The National Access & Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) say the update incorporates a number of enhancements and is supplied as a free upgrade to registered users of the TG20:13 eGuide on Windows, Mac and Android computers and devices. The upgrade is available as a download...

Avontus Releases HoloLens App at HAKI Open House

Avontus MR

Continuing its innovative drive for scaffolding visualization, Avontus Software announced a new app for Microsoft HoloLens at HAKI’s open house last week in Milton Keynes. HAKI’s customers were able to see the new equipment that HAKI is offering in all virtual reality platforms. Viewing scaffolding in HoloLens is what Microsoft and Virtual Reality (VR) experts have coined MR, for Mixed...

Avontus Software Launches Global Web Presence

Avontus new website

Avontus Software has launched two new websites to manage their ever-growing global footprint. Customers can now securely place credit card orders in GBP, Euro, and USD, as well as manage their subscriptions. “Our customers want to buy our software and instantly use it. A good portion of our business is Pay-As-You-Go, which is a subscription that has an affordable startup...

SMART Scaffolder launches an inspection app

SMART Scaffolder Inspection app

Industry software company launches new mobile scaffold inspection app. Dorset based software company, SMART Scaffolder has launched an app called SMART Inspector. The app which went live on the app store last week, is said to make scheduling, conducting and reporting on scaffold inspections simple and efficient, and can now be done on an Apple or Android phone or tablet. SMART Scaffolder say...

SMART Scaffolder launches a new website

SMART Scaffolder Website

CADS SMART Scaffolder launches a new responsive website. SMART Scaffolder, the scaffolding software for scaffolders, has just launched an entirely new website. The Dorset based software firm say, the new website was designed right from the outset with mobile telephones in mind. "Knowing that most scaffolders spend much of their day on the road or on site it was important...

Alltask Selects Avontus Quantify for Stock Control Solution

When Doug Shearer and Daniel Fincham founded scaffolding contractor Alltask in 1992, they aimed to outpace competitors with better customer service. Since then, the firm has grown to 300 employees and £25 million ($33 million) in annual turnover. Focused on London and South East England, Alltask offers scaffolding services for construction and industrial projects, along with thermal insulation services...

Beaver 84 Selects Avontus’ Scaffold Designer Software to Visualize and Design Scaffolding Projects

The leading scaffold supplier Beaver 84 will use Scaffold Designer to plan projects that require Plettac Contur system scaffolding. Following an extensive search of available scaffolding design tools, Beaver 84 has selected Avontus’ Scaffold Designer as its recommended software. With its 3D visualization, drag-and-drop design capabilities, and automatic materials calculation, Scaffold Designer takes the guesswork out of system scaffolding design....

Avontus Announces Plettac Metrix System Scaffold Support

In its continued commitment to the UK scaffolding market, Avontus has announced that its Scaffold Designer software can design and estimate TRAD Hire & Sales' Plettac Metrix System Scaffolding. The Plettac Metrix suite of components is available today for all Scaffold Designer end-users. No software upgrade or additional purchase is required. "We finished full Plettac Metrix support in a few weeks",...

Guest Post: Scaffolding in Power Plant Boilers

Power Plant

Nearly 40% of the world's electricity is generated by coal-fired power plants. With over 2,300 of these power plants worldwide, the impact of maintenance on these plants is great. This article provides a primer on the special needs of scaffolding for coal-fired power plant maintenance. ELECTRICITY FROM COAL Coal is used as fuel to produce superheated steam. This steam is run...


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