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 […]

Acrow Finalist at Health, Safety and Wellbeing Awards

Acrow is proud to be a finalist in this year’s SiteSafe Health, Safety and Wellbeing Awards being held on November 6th 2019. These annual awards were created to promote health, safety and wellbeing in construction by giving national recognition to those making a real difference. The annual awards acknowledge people, businesses, collaborations and sites that […]

Merger of Acrow New Zealand and Clyde Equipment/Acrow Fiji

New Zealand’s largest scaffolding, formwork, falsework and event infrastructure company, Acrow Ltd, is expanding into the Pacific through a merger with Clyde Equipment/Acrow Fiji Acrow NZ, SkyHigh Scaffolding and Clyde Equipment/Acrow Fiji are to merge, a move that represents a strategic step forward for the businesses both in terms of asset base optimisation opportunities and […]

Doka Formwork KS Column Promotion

Acrow formwork are offering our fair faced KS columns at a discounted rate, from now until the end of July 2020. KS columns are a top-quality, site-ready column formwork system. The formwork is easy to open and close, resulting in very short striking and set-up times. Another advantage is that there is no need for […]

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 & MIT Partnering up to Bring Scaffolders into Industry

Acrow Auckland are partnering with Manukau of Technology (MIT) to deliver pre-trade qualified scaffolders into the industry. The graduates of the MIT course come out with a NZQA qualification which leads them straight into the Elementary Scaffold ticket. Further to this, graduates leave the course with the basic ‘site-ready’ skills and qualifications which means there is […]

Acrow & Impac Prequal – Improving Site Safety

Good news for our Acrow customers. Acrow has been assessed by Impac PREQUAL. PREQUAL is backed by Impac Services Ltd, New Zealand’s leading provider of risk and safety management solutions. Having completed the prequalification with PREQUAL, Acrow has taken the vital first step in the overall process of PREQUAL’s selection, engagement and management of contractors. It […]

Find Your Career in Scaffolding with Acrow

Acrow’s vision is to become the preferred employer in our industry, to be recognised by employees and potential employees as a great place to work, and an industry leader in training and development. Acrow is the largest Scaffolding, Formwork, Falsework and Event Infrastructure company in New Zealand.  We employ over 300 people throughout our nationwide branch network, servicing the industrial, commercial, civil and residential […]

Acrow Finalist at the Champion Canterbury Business Awards 2016

Acrow Christchurch is pleased to be a finalist in the Infrastructure/Trades medium to large enterprise category at the Champion Canterbury Business Awards 2016. The Champion Canterbury Ltd is the company who runs the Champion Canterbury Business Awards, which are 100% owned by the Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce. The Champion Canterbury Business Awards began in 2003 […]

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:   […]

Formwork & Scaffold Gallery Updated

We have added some new photos of projects where our Acrow gear has been used to our Scaffold and Formwork Galleries. Click below to see what we have achieved: https://www.acrow.co.nz/scaffold/scaffold-gallery/ https://www.acrow.co.nz/formwork-gallery/   Our Falsework and Events Galleries also show projects we have completed. Check these out here: https://www.acrow.co.nz/falsework/falsework-gallery/ https://www.acrow.co.nz/events-gallery/  

Taking Health & Safety To New Heights With Acrow

It took a serious accident with several injuries for Troy Bayley to reconsider his career and how things should be, or more importantly, should not be done in the health and safety sector. Acrow’s Health & Safety advisor Troy began with Acrow in April 2014, assisting with health and safety in the company, before taking […]

Acrow Event Downloads Are Live

  Our new Event Downloads is live! Featured Downloads: Pakar Grandstand – Technical Information, Sections and Elevations, Stair Access, Front Platform Extension Options, and Ringlock Base Jack Options Plywood Decking Specs Check it out here »

Acrow Formwork Downloads Are Up and Running

Our new Formwork Downloads page is live! Featured Downloads: Framed Formwork Framax Xlife – Instructions for assembly and use Foundation Formwork Frami Xlife – Instructions for assembly and use Framed Formwork Alu-Framax Xlife – Brochure Column Formwork KS Xlife – User Information Climbing Formwork MF240 – Instructions for assembly and use Shaft Platform – Instructions for assembly and use Doka Dam Formwork […]

Papua New Guinea Event Seating

In mid-2015 Acrow Events was tasked with supplying the seating at Sir John Guise Stadium in Port Moresby. The seating was part of the stadium’s redevelopment for the hosting of the opening and closing ceremonies 2015 Pacific Games. Acrow Events are New Zealand’s leading supplier of temporary grandstands, stages and hospitality platforms. From 20 seats to 25,000 […]