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Todays’ historic result must draw a line under years of crippling uncertainty that has been so toxic for UK construction, says the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) in response to the General Election result. Brian Berry, Chief Executive of the...
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Scaffolding Industry reaction to General Election Result

General Election Result 2019: Industry Reaction

The Conservatives have today achieved a historic victory in the UK General Election, but what's been the reaction within the scaffolding industry? As it stands so far today (13 December) the Conservatives have won the...
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WORLD NEWS

Australian scaffolding industry put on notice

Australian scaffolding industry put on notice

New data has revealed that nearly half of all construction sites in New South Wales (NSW) have non-compliant scaffolding. The NSW government has put the industry on 'notice' after a safety blitz on more than...

Sydney Scaffolding Collapse Kills Teen Apprentice

A large section of scaffolding has collapsed at a building site in Sydney killing an 18-year-old apprentice and seriously injuring another. Apprentice Christopher Cassantiti was reported to have fallen from a height of almost eight-storeys...
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PROJECT NEWS

Lyndon SGB duo provide a ‘total access’ package at London landmark...

Lyndon SGB and Taylor's Hoists are providing a ‘total access’ package for leading contractor Lendlease on the landmark new development at One Bishopsgate Plaza, in the heart of the city of London. ONE Bishopsgate Plaza...

Project 7 helps to create a Major League Baseball park at...

A British construction firm that specialises in complex and bespoke builds and uses scaffolding to create niche solutions was brought in to help transform West Ham’s London Stadium into a Major...
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IN THE COURTS

Police raid CITB training centres

CITB safety test cheats caught in police raids

Three safety test workers have been arrested after being caught giving answers to candidates for cash. According to reports, the cheating was exposed by counter-fraud raids on test centres in Cheshire, Essex and London by...

THE BUSINESS

BGB Scaffolding

Welsh scaffolding contractor enjoys “best-ever year”

A scaffolding company is reaping the awards after winning new contracts and achieving a 50% increase in turnover.  BGB Scaffolding has enjoyed its “best-ever year” by growing its workforce...
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Scaffolding Industry reaction to General Election Result

General Election Result 2019: Industry Reaction

The Conservatives have today achieved a historic victory in the UK General Election, but what's been the reaction within the scaffolding industry? As it stands...
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£250,000 Raised at Lighthouse Construction Industry’s Charity Lunch

A record-breaking quarter of a million pounds was raised at the Lighthouse Construction Industry's Charity lunch, held at the Westminster Park Plaza...
Lewis Everson Hero Scaffolder

Scaffolder Hailed A Hero After Saving Toddlers Life

A quick-thinking scaffolder has been hailed as a hero after saving the life of a toddler who was choking on a 2p...
NASC Annual Ball & Awards 2019

2019 NASC Awards: Winners Revealed

Some of the best, and most respected firms and members of the scaffolding and access community came together in Wales on Friday...
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TG20 Scaffold Design Software from the NASC tg20:13 eguide

New TG20 Scaffold Design Software In Development

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...
Scaffolding Robot Valkyrie

VIDEO: NASA’s Valkyrie Robot Can Erect Scaffolding

https://youtu.be/j1CgTzQSYyo NASA's Valkyrie robot is able to use human tools to erect scaffolding and plot itself a path across difficult terrain. Ok, I...
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JMAC Safety Systems introduces new MAC LadderGuard

The new MAC Ladderguard
Teesside based JMAC Safety Systems have launched another new product to add to their suite of Health and Safety solutions.

Avontus Introduces Enhanced 3D Capabilities in Scaffold Designer 2020 Release

Avontus Scaffold Designer 2020 3D PDF
Avontus announced 3D shading modes, export to 3D PDF, and a host of new features in Scaffold Designer 2020 update. Scaffolding software company Avontus has...
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