Technical

Technical

Scaffolding from the ground up

Ground conditions might not be the first concern for scaffold contractors, designers and temporary works managers – but they should be up there on the list. Paul Thompson reports. Ground conditions can play a fundamental role in determining the stability

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Features

Design of facade retention scaffolds

Facade retention scaffold design has many considerations. Ivik Masek BSc (Hons) IEng MICE, from design consultants 48.3, provides guidance on the design considerations associated with retention schemes while answering common questions. Raking, flying and dead shores are all types of

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An aerial view of the future

Drones have emerged as a highly viable commercial tool with applications in numerous sectors, most notably construction. This isn’t surprising, as their benefits range from enhancing on-site safety to achieving a level of project monitoring not previously possible. In the

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Embracing change in scaffold design?

In an extract from his book The Application of Limit State Design to Temporary Works, Ryan Berry from Creator considers what design philosophy contractors and their clients should follow when carrying out an engineering design role in scaffolding. Scaffolding is

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