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Wolverhampton-based Scaffolding & Construction Products (SCP), the UK’s leading supplier of Acrow props and general construction products, has appointed Ron Johnson as Group Commercial...
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The August IHS Markit/CIPS UK Construction Purchasing Managers’ survey indicated that the UK construction sector continued to experience a slowdown this summer. Reduced levels...
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A new report about careers in construction has found that insufficient careers advice is putting £90bn of GDP at risk. Research by Kier Construction...
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Fast-growing Mercer Scaffolding has raised its fleet to the next level by investing in its first three Mercedes-Benz trucks. Two are 26-tonne Arocs 2530 models...
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The Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group – which represents SMEs in the construction engineering sector – has warned that current cashflow crisis in construction...
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It was positive news for house building across July, as construction contract values for the sector reached £2.5 billion.  However the same could not...

Spirafix Ground Anchors provide an alternative to kentledge for securing scaffold to the ground. Installed using a hand-held petrol post driver, or similar, on the...
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Hull-based JLP Scaffolding has been awarded the scaffolding contract on the high-profile renovation of the city’s Holy Trinity Minster, formerly Holy Trinity Church, following...
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It’s not every day you get to create something a little bit out of the ordinary when working on a scaffolding project. But, this...

Increased infrastructure spending is creating new opportunities and challenges for the access and scaffolding sector. Ivik Masek, from design consultants 48.3, offers guidance about...