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SCA Group Secure Fuel Storage Build Project

SCA Group have been successful in securing the new build Fuel Storage project in Gosport working with Murphy Group. SCA Group are contracted to provide all the access Scaffold requirements for the duration of the build and will support Murphy for the duration of new tank development which is being constructed to support the new aircraft carriers in Portsmouth Naval Base where SCA Group are also main contractor to BAE in providing all access scaffold for the on going maintenance of the Fleet.  SCA Group are highly experienced in working in sensitive environments and industrial locations

SCA Group selected Partner for Viaduct refurbishment

SCA Group Project Scaffold Division were selected to deliver the access solution for South Harrow Viaduct for London Underground.
Having delivered previous projects to a high standard/on time and within budget we were extremely fortunate to be selected by the main contractor to partner on such a large refurbishment project within London.

Due to the sensitive nature of working around local business owners who where housed within the arches of the Viaduct SCA Group were required to work with them to ensure access could be maintained at all times.

As SCA Group have been delivering projects such as these for many years and again it demonstrates our competence and capability.

Scaffold Project wins for London Underground

SCA Group deliver again!

Having completed a number of minor projects for London Underground SCA Group Scaffold Projects Division deliver Alperton Bridge Refurbishment Scaffold on time and on budget!

Having to work around a number of sensitive environments such as the general public/Environmental Agency/LUL rail network the scaffold was erected to provide access to enable much needed refurbish work and structural strengthening.

SCA Group were commended on the Quality of the labour and scaffold standards enabling further wins for the division, this demonstrates the broad industry sectors and complex projects SCA Group are able to deliver.

By working collaboratively with both client and main contractor SCA Group were the selected contractor for the next contract moving straight onto another complex access requirement incorporating the SCA Rope Access Division.

Scaffolding Safety Award goes to…

As SCA Group expand into new industry sectors we rely on our staff to work with us and our clients to ensure we are seen as a true partner in the areas of which we work.

Our Staff positioned at our sites have embraced the need to protect our reputation and ensure our Quality of work is of the highest standard but more importantly protect their colleagues ensuring they go home safe!

In addition they protect our clients and ensure that any working practise can be improved and reported to allow every opportunity in improving site safety environments.

“Our SCA charge hand Allen Bone is a perfect example of a Safety champion” Jamie Lyons SCA Group HSE manager explains.

“I have now awarded with great pleasure Allen Bone our Safety Champion Award for his continued high safety standards he helps implement on sites, positive external site reports & feedback from site managers additionally, his continued input into Near Miss and Accident Reporting”

Health & Safety at SCA Group

SCA Group operate across the U.K. from 9 site based locations in addition to these SCA conduct works from a number of project based sites employing in excess of 160 staff across an extremely broad market sector!

Ensuring our staff and our clients are protected is not a small task however Jamie Lyons steps up to this responsibility everyday of the week as HSEQ Manager.

Jamie Lyons joining to SCA Group was necessary to ensure our on-going expansion could be managed safely ensuring that a managed approach and controlled implementation could take place and a consistent message to all our SCA locations was received.

Jamie provides valuable support to all of our operations/HSE managers providing them weekly updates and ensuring all toolbox talks are carried out correctly.

Jamie’s industrial background is hugely valuable having been embedded in industrial site management and being able to develop SCA Groups Industrial HSEQ environment across all disciplines of the business.

Jamie’s contribution is felt daily by the business and our clients who rely on SCA Group to maintain a safe working environment at their locations.

SCA Industrial Services Secure Roof Cleaning Project

SCA Group Industrial Services have successfully secured a project working at height utilising Rope Access Techniques to clean in excess of 52,000m2 of roof – SCA have resourced the project with the majority of the work conducted using Rope Access Techniques.

This offered technical challenges as by working on a coastal location and working on such vast roof sizes a safe method of working was crucial, a team were assigned the mammoth task and as you can see have made a huge impact.

This project demonstrates SCA Groups ability to remain diverse and able to provide a fully managed industrial Service.

Vegetation and Rail/Highways Contracts Delivery Manager – Justin Swain

SCA Group have been embedded in Rail & Highways for many years and a crucial member of the team who co-ordinates all of the day to day project activities is Justin Swain.

Justin is responsible for our Rail/Highway clients and ensures that service delivery is maintained, his commitment to his clients can be seen daily and as a result continues to expand his relationships, he operates specialist teams of individuals covering a vast area across the U.K. – With vehicles equipped to deal with most requirements his clients call on him and his teams for programmed or emergency works from the Isle Of Wight to the very North of Scotland.

From managing tasks such as minor vegetation works conducted from Rope Access to large scale Civil Drainage works Justin’s teams react and respond quickly and efficiently across the U.K. usually last minute to conduct emergency response call outs using the SCA 0800 emergency service.

His current teams responsibilities include,

Rope Access Tasks
Vegetation and brick work repairs upon rail structures working from Ropes
Surveying Delivery – Topo and Drainage
Tree climbing Teams
Geotechnical – Scaling/Vegetation/Embankment stabilisation works
Confined Space
Emergency Response

To contact us please email Tel: 01202 820820

SCA Group Appoint New Industrial Services Director

SCA Group experienced significant growth in 2016 and with further growing order books in Industrial Services in 2017 the Senior Leadership decided that further investment was necessary to support.

SCA have retained existing loyal client portfolio’s during competitive periods of contract renewals and demonstrated its commitment in delivering world class service provision from the top of it’s current management team, also welcoming new prospective clients agreeing to consolidate their works into SCA Group as a single source alternative to traditional multiple service providers.

Due to these successes SCA Group welcomes Mark McHale as newly appointed Industrial Services Operations Director.

Mark brings a wealth of experience to SCA with previous positions held as Operations Director of Cape Industrial Services managing over 110m of operation revenue stream and previous to that with Interserve Industrial managing the Industrial services Portfolio. With over 30 years of industrial experience Mark is well placed to develop the operational delivery of the business.

Mark assumes operation control and delivery of SCA Groups Industrial Services including the following,

Scaffold Access
Rope Access Services
Industrial Coatings
Insulation Services
Mechnical and Electrical Maintenance
Site Services

As SCA Group continue to deliver and expand its foot print this new appointment will provide clients the confidence that the business is committed in providing best in class individuals to ensure success and consistency is experienced for our clients.

Mark is fully supported by an already established leadership team who are excited with the addition.

Lee Bennett – Managing Director
“This is a critical period for SCA Group as we continue to expand our fixed site locations around the U.K, it is clear that our service delivery and project management has been key to the success of our growth to date and the addition of Mark will ensure that we are operationally stable and prepared during our on-going growth strategy, SCA Group have been operating within the Industrial sector for many years and this investment demonstrates our long term commitment and cements our position as a market leading provider”

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SCA Industrial Services Secure Refinery Loading Arm Coatings Project

As SCA Group Industrial Services position themselves for a turnkey client offering it is obvious that clients are identifying the benefits of using a service focused business, SCA Group concentrated in delivering a range of in house products aligning the access methods and industrial coating expertise to ensure delivering the full recoating of the loading arms could be achieved without disrupting equipment performance or use should unexpected works arise for the asset owner.

By implementing the Rope Access and Industrial Coating expertise falling under the Industrial Services Group Division the most efficient solution was offered helping SCA Group to secure the works and build upon its portfolio of Industrial Clients.

SCA Group delivering Survey solutions across the U.K. for Rail Infrastructure

SCA Group have been busy delivering survey services across the U.K.supporting the Rail infrastructure.
In most cases there are 3 core areas of work for us in delivering a successful Survey solution for the client

Access and Clearance
Topographical Survey
CCTV – Drainage

SCA Group have coupled all service offerings together and continue to deliver successfully a programmed completion of all 3 phases safely ensuring that there is only a single contractor for the principal contractors to work with and manage.

Managed via our Rope Access Services Division this delivers safe access and management of the combined service offering and ensures that all difficult to reach areas such as embankments can be managed using safe means of access also ensuring a thorough Survey can be carried out.

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