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Health and safety

Guidance: scaffolding in saltwater environments

Scaffolding structures exposed to saltwater can lead to unexpected consequences when ‘galvanic corrosion’ raises its head. John Beck and Kevan Herbert from Apollo Scaffold Services haves dealt with these issues for more than 20 years. Galvanic corrosion is an electrochemical

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Commercial

Late-paying contractors suspended from Prompt Payment Code

The Chartered Institute of Credit Management has revealed that Balfour Beatty, Costain, Engie Services, Interserve Construction, Kellogg Brown & Root, Laing O’Rourke and Persimmon Homes are among 12 businesses to have been suspended from the Prompt Payment Code (PPC) for

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Products

New security gate system from UKSSH

UK System Scaffold Hire (UKSSH) has launched a new security gate system designed to control access to HAKI site stair towers and HAKI Public Access Staircases. UKSSH say the security gate system is quick, easy and safe to install on

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News

Audited Membership the way forward for TFL Scaffolding

“I’d describe the Scaffolding Association Audited Member process as arduous – but in a good way!”   These are the words of Robert Turner, owner of TFL Scaffolding, when describing the thorough audit his London-based business completed in April to become

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Featured

HAKI shortens temporary works programme at Waterloo Station

HAKI and CCS Scaffolding were engaged by Wessex Capacity Alliance – a collaboration between Skanska UK, Mott MacDonald, AECOM, Colas Rail – to provide safe, temporary access solutions at Waterloo Station, while around £400m worth of improvements are made. As

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Commercial

Ensuring consistency in contract documentation

Barrister Rudi Klein considers a recent court judgment on inconsistencies in the contract paperwork. The problem It is often the case that contract documentation is put together in haphazard fashion. Documents are thrown together without any care or thought as

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