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XERVON Palmers system scaffolding in Aberthaw Power Station boiler

XERVON Palmers has converted to System Scaffolding for an efficient large-scale industrial access job – to facilitate the bi-annual overhaul of the interior of a huge boiler at Aberthaw Power Station, in South Wales.

Working closely with client Doosan Babcock and their customer RWE, up to 47 XERVON Palmers operatives have constructed a 25 x 13 metre, 19-lift Layher System Scaffold within the enormous coal-fired boiler at Aberthaw Power Station, located near Cardiff on the North bank of the Bristol channel.

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NAPIT provides further support to Cowboy Builders series

Following on from the successful appearance of NAPIT in Swindon earlier this year, the producers of the Channel Five programme, Cowboy Builders, approached NAPIT for expert advice during production of an episode based in Great Yarmouth.

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Preventing Legionella contamination through thermal insulation

Armacell insulation materials protect hot and cold water pipes against unacceptable temperature fluctuations which can occur during the summer when the risk of legionella also rises. During holiday periods water stagnates in pipework, making HVAC and plumbing systems an ideal breeding ground for hazardous bacteria.

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Workforce socks are perfect - as a stocking filler!

Christmas will soon be upon us once again and Workforce Socks have the perfect gift idea.

Their wide range of socks is great for anyone in the construction industry and designed to meet all the needs of anyone working hard on  their feet and with PPE workwear.

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NASC hosts UEG Delegation visit to United Kingdom

The NASC recently hosted a meeting of the Union of European Scaffolding Contractors (UEG) - the representative body for national scaffolding organisations in Europe - as part of its role as the UK access and scaffolding representative organisation in the UEG.

The NASC hosted 10 UEG delegates in London, including representatives from Germany, Switzerland, and Norway, at a meeting to discuss issues affecting the access and scaffolding industry across Europe. The NASC also hosted a visit by UEG delegates to the viewing platform of The Shard in the City of London, to showcase construction activity across the capital.

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