Entries by Sophie Walker

Acrow wins at the 2020 SARNZ Jobs of the Year Awards

Acrow are very pleased to share that we were successful in winning the commercial category award at the recent 2020 SARNZ annual conference. Winner Commercial Category for the Crowne Plaza, Auckland In March 2019, Acrow was approached by Access NZ to provide safe access to allow reroofing of the Crowne Plaza hotel in central Auckland. […]

MATES in Construction – Flying the Flag

Acrow are proud to be a part of over 250 New Zealand Construction sites proudly Flying the Flag.   This is a landmark event for our construction whanau as we come together to collectively recognise World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10th and show the wider community we are dedicated to turning the tide on […]

Helping Out at Warbirds Over Wanaka

It feels like a lifetime ago, but earlier last month, Acrow Ltd started the build at Wanaka Airport for the now cancelled 2020 Warbirds Over Wanaka airshow.  Every two years the Airshow gets bigger and better and is a huge asset to the local community and to New Zealand. We should now be starting the […]

Victoria Bridge Waikato River Hamilton Scaffold

In late 2019, Acrow Hamilton completed the dismantle of the scaffolding for the maintenance of the Victoria Bridge across the Waikato River that had been up for much of the year. Check out our photos  

Custom Scaffolding on the Roof of the Crowne Plaza

On Sunday 9th Feb 2020 Acrow landed a bespoke scaffold structure via a helicopter on the roof of the Crowne Plaza, Albert Street, Auckland CBD The chopper did a series of trips lifting the A-frame which was in 2 pieces then bundles of tube The team did a great job and the whole lifting process […]

Scaffold at Awatapu College in Palmerston North

Our Palmerston North team have been working to help facilitate a roof replacement at Awatapu College. In total there are 10 parts to the project with 3 parts needing to be shrink wrapped. The shrink wrap covers over 3000sqm and was completed by our own in house experts. The team has been focused on getting […]

Acrow Winner at Site Safety and Wellbeing Awards in 2019

On November 7th 2019 Acrow attended the 2019 Site Safe Construction Health, Safety and Wellbeing Awards which were held in Auckland. Acrow won their category which was Safety Leadership Award (Small, medium or large business). There were a significant number of entries this year, so we are very proud of our achievement! This Award is […]

Scaffold Project at BUPA village in Te Rapa

For the last few months, Regan MacGregor and his team have been working on the new BUPA village in Te Rapa, Hamilton. The scaffold is primarily Ringscaff based and comes to a total of 3200 m2. The customer on this project is Livingstone NZ Ltd.

Acrow Events Feature – All Blacks vs Pumas

Acrow Ltd was contracted to erect 14,000 temporary seats for the All Blacks vs Argentina game at Trafalgar Park, Nelson, on 8 September 2018. Over the course of six weeks, six new grandstands were constructed with two extensions on either side of the current temporary east stand. As the largest scaffolding and event infrastructure company […]

Acrow Formwork at the Clarence Bridge in Kaikoura

Our Doka formwork was used onsite at the Clarence Bridge North of Kaikoura recently for pier thickening. Site conditions were precarious as the catchment area around the pier was prone to flooding. SCC concrete was used due to steel and poured to approximately 3.7m high by the Tremmie method. Single sided formwork was used with […]

Acrow Winner of the SARNZ Award 2018

Acrow are very pleased to share that we were successful in winning the Scaffold Training Company of the Year at this year’s SARNZ annual conference.

Acrow Formwork at the Christchurch Convention Centre

Acrow Formwork are proud to be involved with the construction of the Christchurch Convention Centre. Check out the video below showing the first pour using our Doka Formwork system: Click Here>> Christchurch Convention Centre First Pour Video

Temporary Roof Scaffold at the Gloucester Street Apartments

Working with Leighs Construction, Christchurch’s Acrow team have erected a temporary roof scaffold over Gloucester Street Apartments. The roof is designed for weatherproofing and access throughout the refurbishment of the Gloucester Street Apartments. Check out the photos below:

University of Canterbury Structural Engineering Laboratory 2016

Acrow Scaffold and Formwork were used for contractors Dominion to help make the construction of the new University of Canterbury Structural Engineering Laboratory. The building comprises a 2 metre deep strong floor and a 1.6 metre thick strong wall for earthquake testing of building prototypes. Check out the video demonstrating the construction of this amazing building:   […]

Enfield Apartments Auckland & Acrow Doka Formwork

Currently Doka formwork is being used on a new apartment block establishment in Auckland. Working with our partners Dominion Constructors, the Enfield Apartment Block is in the process of having the basement constructed using shear walls and incorporating column formwork. Check out the photos below.

Formwork Job Update – Queenstown WWTP

Acrow’s Doka formwork has been used to help pour the largest pour we have seen. Based in Queenstown for the Shotover waste water treatment plant, Doka formwork has been used for the pouring of walls. Check out our photos from the first pour and before the second pour: