4th October 2010

Honoured at International Powered Access Awards

The winner of the 2010 “Mastclimbing Platform Achievement Award” at this year’s International Awards for Powered Access (IAPAs), has been awarded to Harsco Infrastructure (formerly SGB). The company beat off competition from other leading firms at the IPAF awards ceremony, held in London on 25 March. Praised by the judges for its extensive work in […]

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Harsco’s London double-decker

26th August 2010

Harsco’s London double-decker

Harsco Infrastructure have used a special ‘double-decker’ MASTCLIMBERS™ access system to enable specialist contractors to install large-format blast-proof cladding to the outside of Heron Tower – currently the UK’s tallest building. The record-breaking contract for cladding company Scheldebouw required a mast climbing access system capable of handling the large cladding panels that make up the […]

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16th July 2010

On schedule at MediaCityUK

Specialist mechanical access equipment from Harsco Infrastructure has been supplied to contractors working on Phase 1 of the £500 million MediaCityUK project, Manchester, to complete cladding and glazing contracts on site. Currently one of Europe’s biggest privately-funded developments, MediaCityUK will be the new home for BBC North from 2011 and will also be the base […]

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14th July 2010

Lyndon SGB makes safety a high priority at Fife hospital

Lyndon SGB has supplied scaffolding and access equipment services to contractors building the new 49,000 sq m wing to Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy, Fife. Due for completion towards the end of 2011, the new £170 million hospital wing will provide 528 new beds in 17 wards, 11 new operating theatres, an emergency care centre, surgical […]

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3rd March 2010

Rolling roof underlines a comprehensive solution

The ability of Harsco Infrastructure to provide a genuinely comprehensive combination of products and services for the construction industry has been highlighted by a recent project at Utrecht University’s new Faculty of Science building. In addition to a fully comprehensive formwork, shoring, encapsulation, mast-climbing, suspended and powered access, scaffolding, staircase & edge protection package, Harsco […]

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21st January 2010

Covent Garden cover up!

Scaffolding, formwork and site support group Harsco Infrastructure (formerly SGB) has supplied a temporary roof structure over a historic building in London’s Covent Garden to provide weather protection during major reconstruction work. Four separate roof sections are required to cover the Grade II listed building, which is having an additional storey built and a new […]

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SGB CHANGES ITS NAME TO HARSCO INFRASTRUCTURE

16th December 2009

SGB CHANGES ITS NAME TO HARSCO INFRASTRUCTURE

SGB, the UK’s leading supplier of access and formwork products and services has announced that it will be changing its name to Harsco Infrastructure. The change will take effect from January 2010 however; SGB begun advising customers of the planned change in October. The change forms part of a global re-branding being implemented by SGB’s […]

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25th September 2009

Grand design for historic National Trust Restoration

Harsco Infrastructure (SGB) has supplied access scaffolding and a temporary roof structure as part of the multi-million pound restoration of the National Trust’s Grade I listed house at Tyntesfield near Bristol. Somerset contractor CS Williams is leading the £4.5 million project, which involves re-roofing, re-servicing and extensive conservation of the building’s ornate Gothic Revival stonework. […]

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4th September 2009

Meeting the Libeskind scaffolding challenge

Harsco Infrastructure’s (SGB’s) scaffolding and access expertise has been drafted in to help with the cladding and glazing installation on one of Dublin’s most complex new developments. The Grand Canal Square Theatre and Commercial Centre is at the heart of the city’s Grand Canal Harbour redevelopment project. It will comprise a 2000-seat theatre and concert […]

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28th August 2009

Capturing the castle

Harsco Infrastructure (SGB), leading providers of scaffolding, access and formwork services in the UK, played an important role during essential maintenance work at one of Scotland’s most beautiful and romantic landmarks. Eilean Donan Castle, a spectacular 13th Century structure situated on an island at the head of three sea lochs near Kintail on the West […]

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Harsco Infrastructure improves cladding productivity by 300%

Harsco Infrastructure have equipped their mastclimbing work platforms with a unique custom-designed monorail system, which is helping contractors speed up construction of a new Grade A commercial development in the heart of Glasgow. 2 West Regent Street is a high-specification 10-storey mixed-use development comprising nine floors of office accommodation above a ground floor comprising retail […]

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22nd June 2009

Harsco Infrastructure gives power project a lift

Harsco Infrastructure (SGB) have supplied a uniquely comprehensive portfolio of access equipment to contractors installing external cladding to a new £400 million combined-cycle power plant near Plymouth. The 847MW Langage Energy Centre is the first gas fired power station to be constructed in the South East of England for several years. The facility is being […]

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