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Why Upright Scaffolding choose Layher scaffolding products?

Upright Scaffolding is a company that has been in the scaffolding business since 1949. Many scaffolding products come and go, but one brand always rises to the top: Layher. Why do we choose to use Layher scaffold products? Here are just a few reasons: Productivity One of the main reasons Upright Scaffolding choose Layher systems […]

Upright to trial pioneering muscle recovery technology!

Upright to trial pioneering new worker comfort technology! We all know that construction workers (and particularly scaffolders) are some of the most hardworking individuals on Earth. We often put their bodies through a lot of stress and strain, which can lead to muscle soreness and fatigue. Employee wellbeing In a New Zealand first, Upright Scaffolding […]

Upright available for Essential Services during Covid-19 Lockdown

Covid-19: Wellbeing precautions

The safety and wellbeing of staff and customers has always been a priority for Upright. We are taking our Covid-19 response very seriously. From Thursday 26 March until the end of the Level 4 Lockdown, Upright staff will operate remotely from their homes. When required to support customers who are operating essential services, we’ll pull […]

Covid-19 Level 4: Open for essential services

Upright Scaffolding is available to essential services providers during the Level 4 Lockdown Period. We are currently working to ensure continuity of number of major infrastructure projects in transport, oil and gas, and shipping. We’re also supporting crucial repair and maintenance activity for food production facilities throughout the South Island. Social distancing, hygiene and other […]

Scaffold of the Week

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. […]

Upright Aiming High in 2019

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 […]

Access All Areas

Simon Construction needed all-weather protection, full exterior access and an efficient means to transport materials at height during this central Christchurch apartment repair. Located in the heart of Christchurch, the Cambridge Apartments is a residential complex made up of four blocks. Main contractor, Simon Construction, was tasked with completing extensive earthquake repairs to the entire [...]
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