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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 [...]

Scaffold of the Year

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 […]

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