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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New advanced guardrail system from Harsco Infrastructure

15th June 2009

New advanced guardrail system from Harsco Infrastructure

Harsco Infrastructure (SGB), one of the UK’s leading suppliers of hired, sold and contracted scaffolding and access equipment, has launched a collective fall prevention system for use with its CUPLOK® system scaffold. PREGUARD™ comprises lightweight posts with telescopic guardrails – the advanced guardrail is installed during the erection process ensuring there are double guardrails already […]

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22nd May 2009

Keeping landmark clock tower in Folkestone ticking

Harsco Infrastructure (SGB) has provided a bespoke CUPLOK® staircase solution enabling safe and reliable internal access to clock mechanisms in Folkestone’s historic Christ Church clock tower. The clock tower is a well-known landmark situated in the middle of the town. It survived heavy bombings to Folkestone during the Second World War and is all that […]

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8th May 2009

Span-tastic access from Harsco Infrastructure

Harsco Infrastructure (SGB) has supplied a complex scaffold structure to the underside of the Jubilee Bridge at Inverbervie, near Montrose, enabling contractors to carry out vital repairs. Opened in 1935 and named to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of King George V, the Jubilee Bridge is an impressive seven-arched viaduct road bridge carrying the A92 trunk […]

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27th March 2009

Completing major Earl’s Court access contract

Following a program of more than two years, project service operatives from Lyndon SGB worked a series of night shifts to dismantle the extensive access deck supplied to London Underground during the refurbishment of Earl’s Court station roof. The improvements at the station are part of a major programme that will see improvements in trains, […]

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26th March 2009

Taking no chances over Mayfair casino

Harsco Infrastructure (SGB) has supplied six Mastclimbers™ mounted on a specially designed steel mezzanine to help refurbish a 16-storey block in London. The six single-masts, reaching 55m in height, are being used by Concrete Repairs Ltd (CRL), to install a new Insulated Render cladding system and new aluminium windows to Park Towers, a high-rise apartment […]

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13th March 2009

Recognised for Health and Safety at Specialist Awards

The UK’s most accomplished specialist contractors were recognised with a coveted Construction News Specialists Award at this year’s gala dinner at the London Hilton, Park Lane on March 5 2009. Recognising and rewarding the best specialist contractors in the business, the Specialists Awards is one of the construction industry’s most notable annual events. The awards […]

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6th March 2009

Balfour Beatty chooses Mastclimbers™ for super-pylon

Access specialist, Lyndon SGB has erected a 120m high mast climbing work platform (MCWP) through the centre of the tallest electricity pylon in the UK, enabling the Electricity Alliance East, an Alliance between National Grid and Balfour Beatty, to carry out essential electrical and structural maintenance work. Owned by the National Grid, the pylon carries […]

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19th February 2009

London Gatwick refurbishment covered

Scaffolding and access specialist Harsco Infrastructure (SGB) is providing crucial temporary weather protection to contractors carrying out roof repair work at London Gatwick Airport. Main contractor ROK have just renewed a £130 million, five-year framework agreement with BAA and are currently working on Phases 8 and 9 of a major refurbishment project at London Gatwick […]

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22nd January 2009

Distilling the essence of access expertise

Two Mastclimbers™ from scaffolding and access specialist Harsco Infrastructure (SGB) have been used by builders ROK in the cladding of the futuristic sloping façade of Diageo’s new distillery at Roseisle, Speyside. The £40 million building is the first new malt whisky distillery to be built in Scotland for 30 years. A marriage of age-old whisky-making […]

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