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Power tool manufacturer Makita UK has announced its October collection that includes a new powerful 18v Impact Wrench The new 18V LXT DTW302 Brushless Impact Wrench features a fresh design on its previous counterparts. Compact, with an overall length of 138mm...
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Makita adds new Impact Wrench to LXT line-up

Power tool manufacturer Makita UK has announced its October collection that includes a new powerful 18v Impact Wrench The new 18V LXT DTW302 Brushless Impact Wrench features a fresh design on its previous counterparts. Compact, with...
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One dead in Hong Kong scaffolding collapse

A large scaffold on a tower block in Hong Kong has collapsed onto a busy street killing a female worker and trapping others. The bamboo scaffold that surrounded the 30-storey residential tower block collapsed this...
BrandSafway takes over German scaffolding firm

BrandSafway takes over German scaffolding firm

BrandSafway has announced the acquisition of German scaffolding business Gerüstbau Muehlhan. Owners of Lyndon SGB and many others, BrandSafway has acquired the business in a bid to expand its scaffolding and access operations in the...
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Working on the Forth Road Bridge I-Scaff Access Solutions Ltd have installed the UK's largest suspended scaffold that uses Layher’s cutting edge 'FlexBeam'.

I-Scaff erects UK’s largest suspended scaffold using Layher’s FlexBeam

Working on the Forth Road Bridge I-Scaff Access Solutions Ltd have installed the UK's largest suspended scaffold that uses Layher’s cutting edge 'FlexBeam'. The most recent innovation from system scaffolding, access and weather protection specialist,...
Circular Scaffold by JR Scaffold Services

JR Scaffold Services provide circular access solutions on historic Mausoleum

One of Scotlands largest scaffolding providers has revealed how the firm erected a 24m-high circular scaffold around the Hamilton Mausoleum in preparation for major repairs. JR Scaffold Services, a division of the JR Group has...
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IN THE COURTS

A scaffolding company has been fined after a worker was fatally electrocuted whilst operating a lorry mounted crane

Scaffolding firm fined £200K over fatal electrocution

A scaffolding company has been fined nearly £200,000 after a worker was fatally electrocuted whilst operating a lorry mounted crane.

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he Altrad Group has agreed with Interserve on a deal to buy RMD Kwikform.

Altrad Group Acquires RMD Kwikform in £140M Deal

The Altrad Group has agreed with Interserve on a deal to buy RMD Kwikform. In a deal reportedly worth more than £140m, the French industrial services group has agreed to buy RMD Kwikform (RMDK) a...
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This year marks the 75th anniversary of one of the world's finest company exponents of scaffolding. Given all of their incredible achievements, ScaffMag takes...

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John Brocklehurst, Global Sales Director of Avontus Software

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Makita adds new Impact Wrench to LXT line-up

Power tool manufacturer Makita UK has announced its October collection that includes a new powerful 18v Impact Wrench The new 18V LXT DTW302 Brushless Impact...

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