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Construction Today Magazine features Superior Scaffold at Swarthmore College

The GBCA featured articles about how companies are adapting to the new COVID-19 world. Inside the magazine Superior Scaffold detailed how they worked with GC - Skanska, and all of the subs to accommodate the new and ever changing COVID-19 regulations. Click on either image to be taken to a large, readable, special pdf.  Thanks again to the GBCA and Construction Today Magazine for featuring Superior Scaffold and fellow member companies. And with all of the political craziness at full force this week I thought this song most appropriate.  Enjoy. https://youtu.be/D7xOZVBAWtw   #scaffold #scaffolding #rental #rent #superiorscaffold #restoration #inspection #construction #facade #masonry #canopy #protection #howto #erection...

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Reading Terminal Swing Solutions

When Premier Building Restoration needed access the to the side of the Reading Terminal Market building for restoration, they realized they had a big challenge on their hands.  There wasn’t much room and the lower roofs didn’t have the structural steel to support a big scaffold, or any scaffold for that matter. To top it off, the dome-like curved roof and jutting cornice wouldn’t allow traditional roof rigging. So how could they get their crew to the facade of the Reading Terminal Market to restore windows, masonry, pointing, caulking, you name it? They called Superior Scaffold. And as Bob, “King of Swing”, Sarkisian was...

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Scaffold Artists at Bryn Mawr College

Years of designing, imagining and building has literally created a concrete playground of unlimited potential - and it’s taken the minds of our scaffold erectors to see it. Where stands architectural grandeur to the public eye – lies a concrete jungle to the guerrillas of the steel and stone.  Super heroes and artists do in fact inhabit the earth – maybe not in the forms you are used to seeing but in the sheer ability to see unique challenges and opportunities to scale buildings everyday. Staring through the stone arches at a maze of metal and brawn climbing the rock, once inhabiting...

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Superior is on the cover of SA Magazine for Sphinx Move!

  This was such a unique job!  I'm glad that the Scaffold & Access Magazine put it on the cover for all to see. Click on any of the photos to read the full article. Thanks to Cathee and the SAIA for all of the great work.  And thanks to Mr. Patrick, the Geetar Man, McAndrew for all of his help on this job. And if you need to move the immovable - call Superior Scaffold at (215) 743-2200 today or visit www.superiorscaffold.com.   Today's musical selection is for the boss and comes from the boys in Alice in Chains.  Enjoy. https://youtu.be/zTuD8k3JvxQ     #scaffold #scaffolding #rental #rent #superiorscaffold...

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Superior Scaffold in the latest issue of ALH Magazine

Access, Lift and Handler's, Lindsey Anderson investigates the affect COVID-19 is having on the MCWP (mast climbing work platform) and hoist markets.  Superior's very own, estimator extraordinaire, Tony P, lays it out in simple terms, "adapt and keep moving." Read what else he has to say by clicking on any of the photos for a high resolution version. Thanks to Lindsey and her crew at ALH for putting together such a great article. Let's rock! [embed]https://youtu.be/-tJYN-eG1zk[/embed]       #scaffold #scaffolding #rental #rent #superiorscaffold #restoration #inspection #construction #facade #masonry #canopy #protection #howto #erection #install #emergencyservices #masonry #suspendedscaffold #mastclimber #canopy #philly #philadelphia #pa #electrical #pa #de #nj #ny #md...

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Superior Scaffold wins AGC National Safety Award!

Congratulations to our crew!   We are thrilled and proud to be one of only 7 companies in the region (and the only scaffold company) to win the National AGC Safety Award! The award from the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) program recognizes the quality safety records of AGC member contractors and construction industry partners for the past three years.   The program compares members’ safety records against national averages and other members of similar size and type. Awards were given out to program participants who achieved a zero-incident rate or an incident rate of 25% below their division’s average.   We are in good...

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Gonna’ Carry That Weight – Shoring Pennovation Works – Lab

Just the word Pennovation is inspiring. Maybe that’s why our crew took something as utilitarian as shoring and made it exceptional. Truthfully, they amaze me all the time. They might want to rent space at the new Lab. I’ll ask the boss. It might just be the place to be.  Let’s invent a new scaffolding system, shall we! You see, this is the home of future innovations that could shape the next decade. “The 23-acre property adjacent to Penn's campus (3401 Grays Ferry Ave) accommodates state-of-the-art facilities, researchers, entrepreneurs, and industry partners solving real world problems and translating inventiveness into viable...

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Market Street Men of Steel – Cantilever Scaffold

The new owners of 1101 Market St. wanted to make some changes to the entryway and needed to give crews access to a hard to reach area. This section is literally cut into the entrance to the Aramark Tower (now the Jefferson Center) four stories up. Superior Scaffold was called in by GC, Clemens Construction, to create a cantilever scaffold where the base would sit inside the lobby of the building but would allow crews to work out under the section extruding from the building. Our cantilevered work deck had to support everyone from iron workers putting in the new steel,...

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Transport Platform at University of Delaware Stadium – “Super Responder”

I heard the term “Super Responder” today. It was in the context of being an Empath. They say that some empathic people have nervous systems that react more quickly and strongly to certain stimuli than others. I personally absorb other people’s emotions whether they are good, bad, anxious or stressed. There are times when I literally have to excuse myself and let them run off of me and get re-centered again. Growing up, my friends and family called me shy, overly sensitive, antisocial and even eccentric, when in truth, I just felt things more heavily than my cohorts. Psychologists use the term...

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Scaffolding St. Agatha – St. James Church, 38th and Chestnut

Working on St. Agatha - St. James Church at 38th and Chestnut is one of those rare opportunities where we get to help renovate an historic landmark. St. James was the first Catholic Church on the west side of the Schuylkill River, founded 1850. St. Agatha, 3813 Spring Garden Street, was founded shortly thereafter in 1865. In 1976 after St. Agatha suffered a second fire the two churches were incorporated into St. Agatha-St. James.  So what does it take to be able to work on an historic structure like this? It takes skill, patience, customer service, more skill, and the ability to adapt...

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