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US contractor fined US$1m for ‘ongoing disregard for safety laws’
New Jersey firm cited for failure to provide fall protection
Skanska reports record order backlog of US$22 billion
Construction backlog at “historically high level” as Skanska delivers year-end results.
‘Lego’ project wins innovation awards for first US build
Company’s modular build in Florida wins two global awards
World of Concrete attendance up 23%
Annual masonry show saw surge in attendees as it celebrated 50 years
US construction company fined after heat illness kills worker
An Alabama, US, contractor was cited for the heat illness death that claimed a 33-year-old worker.
Walter Paul Manning, Jr.: 1943-2024
Longtime construction and industrial hoist veteran passes away at the age of 80
Project report: BrandSafway’s work in NYC
BrandSafway’s innovative solution saw it take home the SAIA’s Mast Driven Platforms Project of the Year Award
Apprenticeships help OEMs with employee recruitment, retention
Manufacturers can make use of apprenticeship programs to foster loyalty in employees and gain a high-quality workforce.
Extinguishing EV fires poses unique challenges
When lithium ion batteries catch fire, they burn differently from internal combustion engines. Fighting those fires poses difficulties in vehicle fire suppression
JLG benefits from higher sales and acquisition
Higher fourth quarter sales and income cap successful year for access and telehandler OEM 
Scaffold Builders Challenge winners announced
Eight teams duked it out for one to be crowned chamption at the SAIA’s event during World of Concrete
Column: Protecting workers from falling objects
David Glabe provides ‘fun facts’ about falling object protection
OSHA switches from traditional hard hats to safety helmets
The US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is replacing the traditional hard hats used by its employees with safety helmets.
Direct Scaffold acquires Pyramid Scaffold assets
Combination of both companies in Atlanta to create ‘rock-solid branch’
GEDA hoists help renovate Frederiksborg Castle in Denmark
Two rack and pinion hoists useful in construction on 17th century monument
Registration open for SAIA Committee Week
Annual event focuses on advancing the scaffold and access industries
GEDA transport platform assists construction crews in Ireland
During a residential project outside of Dublin, the GEDA 1200 Z/ZP safely transported workers, materials on the jobsite
At least four dead in scaffolding collapse
Rescue and emergency crews continue to search for survivors at German construction site
Falsework and formwork: Is technology the competitive edge to winning new business?
Falsework and formwork specialists are focusing on digitialisation and sustainability, and tech is the competitive advantage to winning new business, reports Katherine Weir
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