Author Archives: Drew Shiel

UK CISRS Introduces Second Round of Subsidised CPD Courses

The UK Construction Industry Scaffolders Record Scheme (CISRS) is funding a second set of subsidised CPD (Continuing Professional Development) courses across the UK, including Northern Ireland, in the summer and autumn of 2021. The subsidy enables a number of training …

Scaffolding To Be Removed From Big Ben After Three Years

In London, the roof of the Elizabeth Tower (more commonly known as Big Ben) will become visible again from the 28th of September 2020, as the scaffolding begins to be removed. It’s been concealed behind this scaffolding for three years, …

New X400 low-level platform added to Instant UpRight range

Instant UpRight, a global provider of Instant Aluminium Tower Systems and aerial work platforms, has expanded its low-level platform range with the addition of the X400 and X400S adjustable work platforms. The X400 is simple to operate, is extremely compact …

HP Sauce Adds Scaffolding To Label

Heinz, the makers of HP Sauce, have announced a change to the labelling of that particular favourite: they’re putting scaffolding on it. Since Big Ben is going to be covered in scaffolding for a few years while various restorations are …