It’s a tough job but somebody’s got to do it. One of our teams spent time out on Wharf 7, Lyttelton Port earlier this week, building out scaffolding to help with eq repairs to the wharf. The sun shone, the water was clear and the view great. Who wouldn’t want to be working outside? Location […]
There was great view from the ‘office’ for the Upright crew at Lyttelton Port last week. They erected a tank scaffold for Fulton Hogan at their Bitumen Plant. Tank scaffolding requires specialist equipment – tanks are round and scaffolds are usually square! There are also plenty of hazards, from pipes and valves to bad weather. […]
We’ve made some changes over the past 18 months, all designed to improve the service we provide to customers throughout the South Island. NEW DIRECTORS On 1 April, my brother Chris and I became sole directors of Upright Scaffolding, a company that’s operated in Christchurch since 1949 and that our father, Warwick bought into in […]
A leaning scaffold isn’t typically something you want to shout about but in the case of this job for Lyttelton Engineering the arrangement bought the client valuable maintenance time. The scaffolds in the image above were built to provide maintenance access to the ship’s two masts. They were erected while the vessel was on the […]
It was no mean feat to provide safe, under-pier access to repair to support columns for New Brighton Pier. Weather, sea conditions and maintaining full public access only added to the challenge! Location: New Brighton, Christchurch Main Contractor: Fulton Hogan Scaffold Purpose: enable strengthening work to pier columns post-earthquake The project that earned Upright SARNZ […]
Flashback to one of our favourite projects – installing hanging scaffold for repair work to New Brighton Pier. Not a bad spot for an office.