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 […]

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 […]

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.

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 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

Health & Safety with Formwork Manager Cliff Davis

See our own Doka Formwork and Engineering Manager Cliff Davis talk about health and safety in the concrete construction industry and the systems that Doka offer to further enhance site safety on NZ high rise construction sites, including the use of Doka Protection Screens.

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 […]

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:

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:   […]

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:

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/  

Experienced Driver / Hiab Operator wanted – Christchurch!

We have an opportunity for an experienced Driver / Hiab Operator to join the team at Acrow. Based in Christchurch this is a role where you will have the opportunity to add your skill and initiative to varied loads and sites. Primarily focused on the construction industry, the successful applicant will be able to demonstrate […]

Acrow Doka Formwork at the Wero Artificial River Auckland

Doka formwork was used for the project at Wero in Auckland – an artificial river and water course – the first of its kind in New Zealand. Working with HEB Structures on this huge project, the end result is impressive. Check out the photos below    

Scaffold at the Justice Precinct – Job Update

Job update One of Acrow’s largest scaffolding projects is currently underway at the Justice Precinct based in Christchurch’s CBD. This large scale project has Acrow scaffold up to 30m high. Check out the photos below      

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 […]

Falsework Downloads Are Now Live

  Our new Falsework Downloads is live! Featured Downloads: Acrow Props – Brochure Acrow Prop Capacity Tables – Safe Load Capacity Check it out here »

Acrow Scaffold Downloads Are Here!

Our new Scaffold Downloads is live! Featured Downloads: MultiScaff Mobile Tower – Assembly Instructions Boss Aluminium Mobile – Specifications Check it out here »

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 […]