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NASC unveils Enhanced Member Charter

NASCAGM0023 1National Access and Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) is pleased to announce that it has updated its membership charter to reflect the latest developments and best practices in the scaffolding industry. The new charter aims to provide increased inspection on the quality of the scaffolding produced and is being presented to its membership at the AGM.

Central to the new charter is an unwavering commitment to quality scaffolding works that strictly adhere to NASC's published guidelines and best practices, extending this rigor to members' yards. The charter places a renewed emphasis on employment and personnel standards, ensuring that all operatives, regardless of their employment method, receive the same level of support and treatment as those directly employed. This approach promotes flexibility and quality employment for both contractors and operatives.

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Rain doesn’t stop play for golf fundraiser

171123 Phil Boyce Neve McPherson Colin Laird 002Arriving at Murcar Golf Club amidst blue skies and benign conditions, 17 golfers were welcomed to the 2023 XL Global Group charity golf day in high spirits.

Generously supported by a number of the Group’s supply chain partners; Siemens, Daniel instruments, JBD Tritec and FPS, participants from a wide range of industry sectors competed alongside XL Group staff for a number of prizes.

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Sortera announces the appointment of its UK Managing Director

Mr Mark McCleery 002Sortera is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark McCleery as its UK Managing Director.  A leader in waste management and the sale of residual products from the building and construction sector in Northern Europe, the Swedish company entered the UK sector in June 2022 with the acquisition of O’Donovan Waste Disposal, followed by the acquisition of GBN Services in June 2023. 

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New prize sets a supreme target for hands-on construction scholars

cnrFuture generations of construction leaders were today given a major incentive to accelerate their careers – by playing a firsthand part in transforming their chosen industry.

Thanks to a groundbreaking initiative formed between the steel certification authority CARES and Constructionarium, students about to embark on engineering and construction courses are eligible for a prestigious new award – ‘The CARES Supreme Scholar’ – plus funding to support their studies.

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ASFP to exhibit at London Build

London Build 002The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP), the UK’s leading trade association for passive fire protection, will be exhibiting on stand H63 at London Build in London’s Olympia on 15-16 November.

Our team will be showcasing the ASFP’s range of technical guidance documents, member services and passive fire protection (PFP) training courses. Our courses include classroom training and our revolutionary e-learning platform. We will provide full details of our Foundation courses, which are available as classroom or online training, and enable learners to study towards the Institution of Fire Engineers Level 2 and Level 3 Certificates in PFP. We will also highlight our new ASFP Firestopping for Installers course, which equips learners with the essential knowledge and skills to install different types of firestopping products.

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