scaffold for datacentre fan motor swap

Datacentre scaffold – Speed & Precision

Mr Scaffold recently took part in a project to swap out the fan motor on one of the cooling systems for a Datacentre. According to Wikipedia: “IT operations are a crucial aspect of most organizational operations around the world. One of the main concerns is business continuity; companies rely on their information systems to run their operations.
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view of house to be scaffolded

Elevated verandah roof maintenance scaffold

Gaining unfettered views from a comfortable position has long been a great drawcard for many residences.   Often, additional height or extensions are added to the building to take advantage of the views, and provide a greater access to them. In our featured project this week, we have exactly that, a residence with a magnificent
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scaffold a dragon

How Scaffolding contributes to making kids happy

It’s not often that we get to brag about having been part of something involving children as part of the scaffolding world, but this is too good for us not to share. This started out as a normal enquiry to 1300 677 223, and before long, our Victorian team were heading out to a Primary
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covering scaffolding sydney west railway station

Railway station access maintenance requires perfect execution

The Bankstown Railway line was opened in 1895, as Sydney’s first solely suburban line.  The line was the second in Sydney to be electrified, however it was not until 1928 when the line was extended to Birrong that the Yagoona station was opened and utilised by commuters.  The rail line was updated in 1994 with
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scaffold 5 rung frame

What to look for when buying a scaffold – Frames

Frame   –              A rigid structure formed of relatively slender pieces, joined so as to surround sizable empty spaces or non-structural panels. In Scaffolding use, frames generally run perpendicular to the length of the scaffold run.  Frames define the width of the scaffold, and they are also used to provide the height.  Frames are used in
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5 metre tower with outriggers deployed

Outriggers on Aluminium Mobile Scaffolds – What do they do and when do I use them

I was watching one of our displays at the Mr Scaffold Head Office in Wetherill Park during a storm last month.  We had a single width easyscaf (light duty) tower with a platform at 5.4 metres.  That meant the top rail was at 6.3 metres, and the scaffold is only 0.85 metres wide.  With the
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coogee palace dome interior with mobile scaffolds on scaffolding floor

Coogee Palace Dome Renovation

The iconic dome on the Coogee Palace was in need of some TLC, the only issue for the owner was getting up close to the interior surface of the dome in an affordable and safe manner.  Enter Mr Scaffold, our experienced estimator provided a detailed plan and quote for the job, creating a full scaffold
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scaffolding platforms as steps follow the roof curve

Having trouble with the curve? Not with Mr Scaffold at your site

Mr Scaffold is capable of providing full service scaffolding hire and labour solutions.  We have some large jobs in the pipeline, most of which we cannot share on these pages, so until we have something more recent to show you, I thought I would share an interesting job from a short while ago. Our client
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drop scaffolding with bracing

Dropping in to solve a University Problem – April 2016

Scaffolding from the top Within the campus of the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) there is a building with a ramped driveway that leads to the loading dock area.  As with most buildings and organisations, blocking this driveway for an extended period of time would be extremely inconvenient and adversely impact the day to day
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scaffolding hire sydney lunar markets

Mr Scaffold builds a temporary kitchen for Sydney Lunar Markets – February 2016

Scaffold as a structure for Chinese New Year.  Lunar Markets in Pyrmont. Who are you going to call when you need a temporary structure for your outlet at the Lunar markets but you want to make sure it will stay there and not get blown away in one of the Summer Storms that have been
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Scaffold over pool Ovolo

Carefully working over the pool – Ovolo Hotel – January 2016

Scaffolding to exacting requirements is a specialty of Mr Scaffold.  When asked by the iconic Ovolo Hotel in Woolloomooloo to construct a scaffold over the indoor pool for some maintenance work, our estimator knew there would be some special requirements.  The pool, as pictured is fully tiled, and features a wet-edge, with grating surrounding the
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scaffolding to glass roof on level 10

Roofing repairs to the upper floors – September 2015

  The Strata Manager on a building in Potts Point had a need to access the exterior of the upper levels of the building.  They asked Mr Scaffold to quote on the task, and our experienced Estimator inspected the building and the surrounds to ascertain the best approach to reaching the 9th and 10th floors
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