Mr Scaffold trekking on the roof of the world

Mr Scaffold trekking on the roof of the world

Some of you will have seen our previous post about the treks of one of our inspirational leaders.  Scott has scaled Mount Kilimanjaro, and just recently completed a trek through Nepal to Everest Base Camp.  After days of trekking at increasingly higher altitudes, the final days walk to Everest Base Camp started at over 5000
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Scaffolding Melbourne new house build

Scaffolding Melbourne new house build

Mr Scaffold has been busy across the country, and recently in Melbourne we were tasked with providing a scaffold in support of a new house build.  The advantages of using aluminium scaffold in this situation is that it is easier to erect and dismantle, resulting in quicker build times and reduced interference with other time-sensitive
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Sydney Scaffold appears to hover over pool

Sydney Scaffold appears to hover over pool

Mr. Scaffold takes great pride in the quality of work that all of our staff produce, and we like to take the opportunity to display some of the more interesting projects on these pages. This week is no different, with a scaffold that would seem to be fairly simple, needing a 7 metre platform to
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Scaffolding Mosman apartment block

Scaffolding Mosman apartment block

The featured project this week is an apartment block in the Sydney suburb of Mosman. Originally inhabited by the Borogegal tribe, this well known suburb is adjacent to the harbour, and is also home to the main Zoo for Sydney, Taronga Park. Mosman boasts residences that date back to as early as the 1830’s, and
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What sort of heights does it take to scare a scaffolder?

What sort of heights does it take to scare a scaffolder?

              Most of you will remember the efforts of our own Scott Micallef in scaling Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. Scott graced us with some photos from the summit, and a few tales of the trek, despite his trials with altitude sickness. He has now announced that he will be undertaking
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Scaffold weight testing – Mr. Scaffold’s Brands SUPASCAF, LOCKSCAF, EASYSCAF & KWIKSCAF

Scaffold weight testing – Mr. Scaffold’s Brands SUPASCAF, LOCKSCAF, EASYSCAF & KWIKSCAF

Aluminium scaffold is an incredibly versatile product that can meet many of the access needs that arise across Commercial, Industrial and Residential properties.  It is favoured in applications where the weight of the scaffold becomes a consideration (Maritime, rooftops, balconies, warships etc.) The rating of scaffolding has been covered previously, however the methods and activities
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What does a scaffold estimator do?

What does a scaffold estimator do?

Mr. Scaffold provides Scaffold Hire from our depots, and adds labour to erect/dismantle scaffolds in Sydney, Melbourne & Perth. We specialise in aluminium scaffold, and we are the leading aluminium scaffold supplier in Australia. As an ISO 9001:2015 certified company, Mr. Scaffold has policies and procedures in place to ensure consistent quality performance in every
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Construction boom continues as large projects abound

Construction boom continues as large projects abound

There have been a wealth of articles about the unprecedented levels of growth and opportunity in Australia with leading economists predicting a steepening curve in capital spending and building approvals. Articles such as “It’s time to exploit the once-in-a-lifetime construction boom” and “Aerial photography: Australia’s 10 biggest construction projects” only help focus interest in the
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Scaffold leaping over garage for eave replacement – Cherrybrook

Scaffold leaping over garage for eave replacement – Cherrybrook

Mr. Scaffold works with many different customers, from large Multi-Nationals to home-owners and just about everyone in-between. Our systems and back-office procedures allow us to work seamlessly with large companies, public or private, and meet stringent qualification, induction & quality system requirements. All this is not apparent to most customers, however it does mean that
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Falls Prevention deserves your attention – Scaffold and heights safety blitz from NSW Government

Falls Prevention deserves your attention – Scaffold and heights safety blitz from NSW Government

Extract from SafeWork NSW Website: “GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES SAFETY BLITZ TO DRIVE DOWN CONSTRUCTION DEATHS Ministerial Media Release | 22/11/2017 Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean today launched a year-long blitz to crack down on dodgy construction businesses which put their workers at risk. Mr Kean said the number of falls from heights reported to SafeWork
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Congratulations from the entire Mr. Scaffold family

Congratulations from the entire Mr. Scaffold family

Many of you will remember the lengths to which our Defence Project Manager Scott Micallef went to in conquering the heights of Mount Kilimanjaro. Altitude sickness symptoms can include: Breathlessness, Heart palpitations, inability to walk in a straight line, Dizziness etc. We are not sure if Scott was feeling any of these symptoms again recently,
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Erecting a Mobile Scaffold

Erecting a Mobile Scaffold

Erecting a  Mobile Scaffold. – BEFORE YOU START – CHECK FOR HAZARDS – LOOK UP! Mr Scaffold has several instruction labels for erecting Mobile Scaffolds, one is pictured below.  The steps below are taken from the Triple and Quad width Safe Erection Procedure: Step 1 :  Fit castors into the base frames. Step 2 :  Attach
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