Scaffolding Association CEO talks about digitisation in the scaffolding sector

In this Comment piece, Robert Candy, CEO of the Scaffolding Association, talks about digitisation in the scaffolding sector. Scaffolding, and indeed the whole of construction, has often lagged behind other industries when it comes to searching for digital solutions and implementing new technologies. It’s well known that the scaffolding industry …

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Principal contractor fined after scaffolder suffered electrical burns

An investigation by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has resulted in a vertical farming, glasshouses and energy company being sentenced after a scaffolder came into contact with an 11kV overhead power line. Beverley Magistrates’ Court heard that on 3 December 2018, a subcontractor scaffolding worker was unloading some scaffolding

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CLC publishes guidance on Covid impact for NEC4

The Construction Leadership Council in collaboration with NEC has today published joint guidance to industry and clients on dealing with and accommodating the impact of Covid-19 on work under NEC4 contracts. The guidance adds to the suite of outputs from the CLC’s Business Models: Contractual Best Practice group which has

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Everyone is family at South Molton Scaffolding Limited

Devon based, South Molton Scaffolding Limited (SMS) has always been a family business, and it has now gone full circle with the next generation starting to take up the reins. In this edition of our Families in Scaffolding feature we are focusing on SMS, where the whole team is like

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Scaffolding Association CEO talks about digitisation in the scaffolding sector

In this Comment piece, Robert Candy, CEO of the Scaffolding Association, talks about digitisation in the scaffolding sector. Scaffolding, and indeed the whole of construction, has often lagged behind other industries when it comes to searching for digital solutions and implementing new technologies. It’s well known that the scaffolding industry has a worrying reputation for

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Scaffolding Association CEO talks about digitisation in the scaffolding sector

In this Comment piece, Robert Candy, CEO of the Scaffolding Association, talks about digitisation in the scaffolding sector. Scaffolding, and indeed the whole of construction, has often lagged behind other industries when it comes to searching for digital solutions and implementing new technologies. It’s well known that the scaffolding industry has a worrying reputation for

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No cause for alarm says Builders’ Conference

There was slight dip in the level of construction contract awards in the month of April 2021 verified research by Scaffolding Association partners, Builders’ Conference, showed. However, in this article CEO Neil Edwards explains why he remains confident and believes the sector still has much to look forward to in the year ahead. It is

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