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New Web Site Sterk Systems Ltd

Announcing the launch of the all-new, helpful and advice-filled Sterk Systems website.

For your convenience and ease-of use, Sterk Systems launched its brand new customer-friendly e-commerce website on Friday 23 March 2018.The site is loaded with more than 100 videos to help you find the right products for your needs and to…

Ladders Through the Air with Amazon Prime

Amazon Prime Air to deliver parcels quicker than ever! Drones may use lamp posts, "church steeples, office buildings, and radio towers" as perches.Utilising this ground-breaking new technology, Amazon Prime could one day be able to deliver…

London's Getting Taller

London's Getting Taller!The number of people working at height in London is set to change dramatically in the next few years, due to the fact that double the number of skyscrapers and tall buildings are in the planning stages compared to two…

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…

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…

Ecobuild 2016: What To Expect

As it enters its 11th year the UK's leading event for the construction industry, Ecobuild, has teamed up with the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) to bring the biggest and best conference yet.Ecobuild have surveyed 2,500 visitors and exhibitors,…

New Year on High

If you are still trying to figure out the best way to celebrate the coming New Year, why not take some inspiration from last year's celebrations, featuring the highest building in the world.World Record BreakerThe Burj Khalifa, the world's…

Christmas at Height

Does putting up your Christmas decorations sometimes seem like a bit of a chore?Well, spare a thought for the poor soul that had the task of putting lights and tinsel on these spectacular Christmas trees from around the world...The World's…

Winter Storms Batter UK Scaffolding

Winter Storms Batter UK ScaffoldingNovember and December have seen a series of powerful winter storms which have battered the UK. Winds have reached over 80mph in some cases, bringing down scaffolding and causing chaos across the country.Storm…