SMART Scaffolder Modelling For The Future

SMART Scaffolder BIM Toolbox

Dorset based SMART Scaffolder has announced a host of new 3D modelling features to boost their impressive BIM Toolbox module for the market-leading SMART Estimator package.  3D BIM modelling has been of huge assistance to those in structural engineering, architecture and building services for several years. Accepted as the new way of doing...

Avontus to Offer Free Access to Scaffold Designer During COVID-19 Disruption

Avontus Scaffold Designer

Scaffolding software company Avontus is helping scaffolding businesses to upskill employees, build new technology capabilities, and come back stronger  As part of its ongoing commitment to the scaffolding industry, Avontus Software is providing free access to the company’s industry-leading Scaffold Designer software, along with comprehensive training and support. The firm has said the initiative...

Kewazo scaffolding robot raises €2.5M funding strengthens management

Liftbot KEWAZO

Munich based Kewazo has raised a further €2.5 million in funding for its scaffolding robot and added 'high-calibre' industry experts to its management team. The Kewazo scaffolding robot has now raised a total of €3.6 million in funding, the firm now aims to obtain certification of the product and to release the first batch of the series systems “Liftbot” to...

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...


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