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NASC launches annual safety report
The NASC has launched its 2016 Safety Report at the Health & Safety Event being held this week. It shows another year of zero fatalities from falls from scaffold or platforms
Scaffolding apprenticeship open day announced
National Apprentice Week in the UK gets support from CISRS and NASC members with an open day to promote scaffolding apprenticeships
Murphy innovates with mobile tower system
UK engineering company J. Murphy & Sons (Murphy) created a mobile scaffold system to provide faster access to a railway tunnel as part of a reinforcing project
PASMA formalises HAE partnership
Mobile access tower association PASMA and Hire Association Europe (HAE) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop HAE’s SafeHire standard
DSL wins major marine contract
Scaffolding and access provider DSL has been awarded a £150m contract by Babcock International, making it the marine sector’s largest industrial services provider in the UK
ASIA focus for PASMA
PASMA signed a memorandum of understanding with the Access and Scaffolding Industry Association (ASIA) last week at its tenth anniversary dinner in Singapore
New beam and depot from Layher
The aluminium Universal Modular Beam is designed for the UK market and will be available during the fourth quarter of this year; the Birmingham depot opens next year.
Studious preperation from Silverstar Scaffolding
Silverstar Scaffolding is supplying Layher’s Allround scaffolding for new 14-storey student accommodation in Sheffield, UK.
Podium launch from Euro Towers
Providing a platform height of 2 m and a working height of 3 m, the Stepfold Podium 3 is designed for internal and external use.
Black Sea scaffolding
Layher Allround Scaffolding was used for modernisation work at the Danube Black Sea Canal locks in Romania. The waterway shortens the course of the Danube to the Black Sea by up to 450 km
SafeWorks acquires DualLift
The suspended access company has purchased the Germany-based traction hoist company for an undisclosed amount
Safway opens Houston hiring center
Due to increasing work in the Gulf Coast, the company looks to hire between 3,000 and 7,000 people
Spider supplies access in Seattle
A 10-story building in need of glass repair work was outfitted with Spider swingstages
Safway wins award for D.C. work
Safway Services has been awarded a 2015 Craftsmanship Award by the Washington Building Congress (WBC) for creative solutions to access challenges associated with repairs on the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.
Safway offering free scaffold safety training
In honor of Safety Week 2015, Safway Group is offering free online training
NASC publishes accident report
The NASC has announced its 2015 Safety Report documenting accident statistics. It shows zero fatalities but a rise in overall accidents
Layer provides solutions for Adolphe Bridge
Heavy traffic put a major strain on the more than 100 years old landmark - named after the Grand Duke Adolphe and the largest bridge in the world when it was built, with a span of 85 m
Evasive action to protect historic bridge
Xervon Palmers is providing access for evasive plant control and refurbishment of the historic Ovingham Bridge over the River Tyne, in the north east of England
Pilosio establishes Canadian presence
Joint venture between Italian scaffolding and formwork maker and Toronto-based dealer and rental company Certified Equipment will see Pilosio Canada exhibit at World of Concrete 2015
CISRS cards hit 50000 record
Carriers of Construction Industry Scaffolders Record Scheme (CISRS) cards have exceeded 50000, by far the highest number since the scheme started in the late 1960s
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