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Open for entries: 2024 Working at Height Awards
Submissions are now being accepted for brand-new access and rental awards event from ALH and IPAF
‘Go for Stack’: Bragg Companies hauls iconic space shuttle to California Science Center
D.Ann Shiffler chronicles a dream job expertly performed by Bragg Companies.

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Raising the bar
ScaffSource sets the standard in one-source scaffolding solutions
Baltimore bridge collapse: Can engineers prevent similar disasters?
Deadly catastrophe leads to opportunity for engineers to do more to protect the world’s aging bridges
All Choice Rentals acquires in Canada
“Major move” to expand Canadian coverage
JCB continues commitment to access equipment with new telescopic boom for NA rental market
UK-based OEM plans to expand line, manufacture locally to serve market
Ashtead reports moderate growth
Revenues in line with gudiance, but one market downgraded
Thousands of construction workers ‘falsely’ certified by safety school
DA’s office alleges a company gave safety certificates without training, leading to the death of one worker
Mike Disser joins US rental consultancy
Joins Michael Crouch at RMC Consults LLC
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
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.
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.
SAIA holds Board of Directors elections for half its regions
New Directors in even-numbered regions now have three-year terms
Direct Scaffold acquires Pyramid Scaffold assets
Combination of both companies in Atlanta to create ‘rock-solid branch’
APi to supply scaffolding to shipyard on Lake Superior
Fraser Shipyards has been in continuous operation since 1888
In Memoriam: John Michael Robert Rosenthal, 1941-2023
After 50-plus years in scaffolding, shoring and forming, Rosenthal passed away at age 82
Riding the Penstock roller coaster: SAIA Innovation Project of the Year Award
To apply corrosion-resistant coating at a British Columbia hydroelectric power plant, BrandSafway came up with a unique and mobile solution
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