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One of UK construction’s most recognised executives has been chosen to succeed Andy Mitchell as the new Co-Chair of the Construction Leadership Council. Following an open recruitment process, an independent panel comprising industry, members of the CLC’s Senior Advisors Group...
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Hinkley Point C scaffolder Jamie Busby has launched a hard-hitting attack at the Daily Mail

Scaffolder hits back over ‘woke builders’ story

Hinkley Point C scaffolder Jamie Busby has launched a hard-hitting attack at the Daily Mail after the newspaper ran a story branding today's construction workers as ‘woke'. The article posted by the Daily Mail online...
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A scaffolder who suffered a severe electric shock on-site in West Auckland, New Zealand has come off life support despite suffering horrific injuries. 

Scaffolder suffers horrific injures after massive electric shock

A scaffolder who suffered a severe electric shock on-site in West Auckland, New Zealand has come off life support despite suffering horrific injuries.  Jahden Nelson, 28, remains in ICU at the Middlemore Hospital having suffered...
A spate of scaffolding accidents in Italy shows no signs of abating following the death of a 53-year-old worker near Lecce.

Scaffolding Accidents in Italy Still Huge Worry for Government

A spate of scaffolding accidents in Italy shows no signs of abating following the death of a 53-year-old worker near Lecce. Oronzo Pisano, a self-employed builder, was working on a flat in Salve when he...
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WellMax Scaffolding reach for the sky to help restore millennium glory at O2

WellMax Scaffolding reach for the sky to help restore millennium glory

WellMax Scaffolding reaches for the sky to help restore millennium glory. Grahame Anderson discovers that although working to very tight deadlines and various challenges, this iconic London structure was able to open its doors...

Hands On Experience Wins The Day For Essex Based Scaffolding Company

Essex based Scaffolding Access Ltd has succeeded in creating a rolling system temporary roof structure to help re-roof a major store in Newhaven. The company utilised more than 25-years-experience in order to meet the challenge...
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IN THE COURTS

Millcroft achieves top health and safety award from RoSPA

London based scaffolding firm Millcroft has achieved a RoSPA President’s Award for outstanding and consistent health and safety performance across all areas of the company’s operations. The RoSPA President’s Award is given exclusively to companies...

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Training

There’s always one more thing to learn…no matter how senior you...

Billy Jones, Managing Director of Millcroft Services, discusses the importance of lifelong learning at all levels within a scaffolding business Successful people are often asked about the secret to their success and there are many...
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EDITOR'S PICKS

Shining a Light on Men’s Health Week

It’s Men’s Health Week from 12th to 19th June and the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity are supporting the week by raising awareness of all...
Scaffolding Championships

International Scaffolding Championship to get underway tomorrow

After two long years of postponements due to the Covid pandemic and travel restrictions organisers in Lithuania are ready to welcome eight teams of scaffolders from around Europe to compete
Scaffolding’s Road to Net Zero

Scaffolding’s Road to Net Zero

GKR Scaffolding Strategy Director Helen Gawor explains how sustainability has gone from being a buzzword to a strategic target for the whole industry.
21% of construction employees have experienced bullying in the last year with almost 3 in 10 saying the bullying was just labelled as ‘banter’.

Banter or just Bullying?

21% of construction employees have experienced bullying in the last year with almost 3 in 10 saying the bullying was just labelled as ‘banter’. Industry workers have reported high levels of stress, anxiety and depression as a result.

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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,...
CSCS set to roll out new Smart Check app

Thousands download CSCS 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...

PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

G&M Group launches next generation Safe Deck Hybrid system

G&M Group launches next generation Safe Deck Hybrid system
The G&M Group has launched its G&M Safe Deck Hybrid system that's designed to dovetail with traditional scaffolding. The all-new working G&M platform hybrid connector...

G-Deck launch new DUAL bracket

G-Deck has released a new DUAL bracket for its scaffold hybrid DUAL safety platform system. The new bracket allows it to be fixed to a...
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