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Hymer Partnership with Sterk Systems Ltd | Ladders | Combination Steps | Scaffold Tower

Sterk Systems are delighted to announce a new development in their partnership with Hymer Leichtmetalbau GmbH & Co KG.Hymer, who are based in the picturesque Bavarian region of southern Germany, have built up a worldwide reputation for…

Reading's Tower: A lot of scaffold

Reading's Tower: A lot of scaffoldFor the past few months the Thames Tower in Reading has been hidden by a wall of scaffolding while redevelopment work is carried out. The scaffold will remain in place for some time to come, with the…

Builders' Liability: US v UK

Builders' Liability: US v UKIf an employee is injured when working at height, the liability faced by the builder can vary greatly depending on the jurisdiction in which the injury occurred. In the US there is currently great concern about…

Storm Gertrude hits Scottish Scaffolding

Storm Gertrude hits Scottish ScaffoldingLast month Storm Gertrude brought high winds and disruption, with winds reaching speeds of 80mph battering building developments across Scotland. In the Cairngorm mountains, winds peaked at a breezy…

Castle Drogo Unwrapped

Castle Drogo UnwrappedCastle Drogo, one of the West Country's most enigmatic historic buildings, is finally going to lose the distinctive scaffolding in which it has been wrapped for over a year.The imposing stately home, built in 1911…

Vicar Scales Scaffold in Money Raising Bid

Vicar Scales Scaffold in Money Raising BidWhen vicar Rev Bernadette Hegarty discovered that St Paul's, Bow Common, in London's East End needed over £100,000 worth of urgent repair work carried out, she decided to take matters into her own…

Keep off the grass

Builders in Plymouth came up with an ingenious way of avoiding walking on the grass while carrying out repairs to roof tiles on a block of flats; they constructed a scaffold walkway that is 30ft high and 60ft long.The towering walkway allows…

Titan News - Manufacturer set for new start

British Ladder Manufacturer set for new start continuing their 80 year history.Sterk Systems have just received the following update on Titan ladders and we are pleased to share the good news with you:An investor from the West Midlands…