It’s back to a new normal this week as Upright supports our customers with their scaffolding needs. It’s good to be back. We’ve found the following has helped with team morale during Covid-19 Levels 3 and 4: Keep talking. As Directors, we’ve kept an open door for all staff and been honest in our answers […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
Flashback to one of our favourite projects – installing hanging scaffold for repair work to New Brighton Pier. Not a bad spot for an office.