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The President and CEO of the Alimak Group has announced he will step down this year. Tormod Gunleiksrud informed the Alimak Group's Board of Directors that he wished to leave his position as President and CEO during 2020. The Swedish company...
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Mental health First Aid Fund Set Up

NASC launches £30K mental health first aid training fund

The National Access and Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) has set up a £30,000 funding pot dedicated to mental health first aid training. The new fund gives its members the ability to claim up to £125 towards...
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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

Alimak CEO

Alimak President and CEO to step down

The President and CEO of the Alimak Group has announced he will step down this year. Tormod Gunleiksrud informed the Alimak Group's Board of Directors that he wished to leave his position as President and...
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Scaffolder Callum Jones

Scaffolder set to enter dating reality TV show

Scaffolder Callum Jones is due to appear on ITV's hit TV show Love Island. The 23-year-old scaffolder from Manchester is employed by Connolly Scaffolding Ltd....
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...
Frank Bruno

£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...
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TECHNOLOGY

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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Specialist printer’s ultra-realistic Somerset House scaffold wrap

Scaffold wrap on Somerset House London
Somerset House in London has been covered in an ultra-realistic scaffold wrap. The iconic Neoclassical façade of Somerset House is instantly recognizable overlooking the Southside...

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.
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