Scaffolding Association CEO, discusses net-zero carbon emissions

In this article Robert Candy, Scaffolding Association CEO, discusses net-zero carbon emissions. The government has set out a target to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 and the construction sector will need to participate in every part of this effort, from insulating homes to building clean transport and energy infrastructure. …

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First PERI UP Easy system in the UK specified for Barbican structure

Blake Tower, part of the Grade II listed Barbican development, is the first PERI project in the UK to feature the company’s lightweight scaffolding system – PERI UP Easy. It’s also the first time PERI has collaborated with London-based scaffolding contractor Legion Scaffolding. Technical expertise from PERI’s scaffolding team was

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Green is no longer ‘just an option’

Construction is a major contributor to the UK’s carbon dioxide emissions and the government is determined to address this. Scaffolding businesses will be expected to take steps to help improve our environment. Lawrence Pearce, assisted by Chrissie Parkes, from Holmes & Hills Solicitors, suggests that reviewing your contracts is a

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Scaffolding Association members join forces to save embankment

Two members of the Scaffolding Association, TAD Scaffold Designs (TAD) and Cheltenham & Gloucester Scaffolding Limited (C&G), have been working together to provide access for a four and a half tonne piling machine to undertake work on an embankment with subsidence in Berlingham, Pershore. The structure was required to support

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The Scaffolding Association comment on London LEZ Report

The Scaffolding Association says that the increasing number of cleaner heavier vehicles on London’s streets does not suggest the transition has been easy on businesses. A new report published earlier this week by the Mayor of London shows that since stricter standards for the London-wide Low Emission Zone (LEZ) were

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CLC help launch Zero Avoidable Waste Routemap

The construction sector is the biggest producer of waste in England. The overall reduction of waste, significant reuse and the diversion of waste from landfill together form a significant part in the delivery of Government’s net zero carbon targets. The sector produces approximately two thirds of the country’s total waste

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British Safety Council launch International Safety Awards 2022

The British Safety Council’s International Safety Awards 2022 are now open for applications, with a new category to celebrate the achievements of individuals and organisations who go the extra mile to transform health, safety and wellbeing. The International Safety Awards are an internationally recognised accolade for safety excellence. Now in

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The Scaffolding Association comment on London LEZ Report

The Scaffolding Association says that the increasing number of cleaner heavier vehicles on London’s streets does not suggest the transition has been easy on businesses. A new report published earlier this week by the Mayor of London shows that since stricter standards for the London-wide Low Emission Zone (LEZ) were introduced in March last year,

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Scaffolding Association comments on new “green rules”

The Scaffolding Association suggests that new “green rules” for major government contracts will become more widespread placing additional pressures on businesses. The new measures announced on 30th September will require businesses bidding for major government contracts to commit to achieving net zero emissions. The government believes these “green rules” will help deliver their manifesto promise

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The Scaffolding Association comment on London LEZ Report

The Scaffolding Association says that the increasing number of cleaner heavier vehicles on London’s streets does not suggest the transition has been easy on businesses. A new report published earlier this week by the Mayor of London shows that since stricter standards for the London-wide Low Emission Zone (LEZ) were introduced in March last year,

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Scaffolding Association comments on new “green rules”

The Scaffolding Association suggests that new “green rules” for major government contracts will become more widespread placing additional pressures on businesses. The new measures announced on 30th September will require businesses bidding for major government contracts to commit to achieving net zero emissions. The government believes these “green rules” will help deliver their manifesto promise

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How has manufacturing scaffolding equipment changed in 2020 and 2021?

You would have to have been hiding under a rock lately, to have not experienced huge price increases and extraordinary demand on materials. Why is this the case and how has the market affected the day-to-day decision-making of scaffold manufacturers? In this Opinion piece, Steve Masters, Business Development Manager at Presco, provides us with his

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