Kewazo’s scaffolding robot raises $10M in extra funding

Munich-based start-up Kewazo has eyes on a North American expansion after raising a further $10 million in funding for its scaffolding robot LIFTBOT. US Venture capital firm Fifth Wall has become KEWAZO’s newest partner following the company’s first significant round of venture capital financing. The Series A funding round raised $10 million, bringing the total funds raised to-date to approximately...

LIFTBOT opens access to the digital world

Since receiving CE certification in December 2020, KEWAZO has delivered its robotic material hoist LIFTBOT to its customers throughout Europe. While the German market leader Bilfinger arnholdt already relies on LIFTBOT since April 2021, now, and among others, Bilfinger UK as well as Altrad Services, with its facilities in the UK and Belgium, have followed suit. In addition to LIFTBOT, the...

Thousands download CSCS Smart Check App

CSCS set to roll out new Smart Check app

Over 15,000 people have downloaded CSCS Smart Check app since its launch in April. It is already improving site safety and card checking procedures on UK construction sites. Developed by the 38 schemes displaying the CSCS logo, CSCS Smart Check allows those responsible for checking cards to verify all 2.1 million cards using one app on their smartphone or tablet. Alan...

Alimak Group launches new Scaffolding Transportation System

Alimak Group launches new Scaffolding Transportation System in partnership with PERI

The Alimak Group has launched a new scaffolding product for the construction industry, making the scaffolding process as efficient and safe as possible.

Avontus Software launches BeatMyScaffold Contest 2021

Scaffolding software company Avontus is bringing the popular scaffold design contest back for 2021.

Scaffolding software company Avontus is bringing the popular scaffold design contest back for 2021. Avontus Software is launching #BeatMyScaffold 2021, an industry-wide contest that showcases the best of 3D designs using Avontus Designer. The competition was last held in 2019, and they are bringing it back this year with more exciting prizes. This year, participants will have a four-week period to...

Avontus Appoints New Global Sales Director

John Brocklehurst, Global Sales Director of Avontus Software

John Brocklehurst brings his extensive experience in scaffolding business and practices to spearhead Avontus's global sales efforts. Scaffolding software firm Avontus that's headquartered in the USA, has appointed John Brocklehurst as the company’s new Global Sales Director. John, who is based in the United Kingdom, has expertise in scaffolding business around the world, with a specialty in sales, engineering, and...

TG20:21 Users Download Over 10,000 Compliance Sheets

100,000 TG20:21 compliance sheets downloaded

The National Access and Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) has revealed that more than 10,000 TG20:21 compliance sheets have been produced since the new software went live seven weeks ago. The UK scaffolding trade body shared the TG20:21 download data on its website yesterday showing that 10,109 compliance sheets were generated by users since its launch on Monday 12 April. Furthermore, the NASC...

Scaffolding ‘Liftbot’ continues to raise the bar

Scaffmag speaks with Artem Kuchukov, Co-Founder of Kewazo the makers behind Liftbot - the robotic digital worker for scaffolding. One of the men behind what has the potential to be one of the most revolutionary inventions in scaffolding is clear on the major problems facing the sector right now. They are three problems that directly informed the research and development behind...

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 things, this universal system facilitates lean construction...

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 aims to help scaffolding businesses upskill...