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Transition Training Funding for Oil & Gas workers

Morna McKnight, May 25, 2017

Eligibility Criteria: You must be resident in Scotland You have been made redundant or currently at risk of redundancy from the Oil and Gas Sector or its’ supply chain You have worked in the Oil and Gas sector or the supply chain as an employee or contractor You must be able to show that the […]

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Pesticides training – dates near Penrith in May

Morna McKnight, May 16, 2017

1) Pesticides PA1 course on Tuesday 30 May 2017 near Penrith 2) Pesticides PA6A course on Wednesday 31 May 2017 near Penrith

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Coming Soon How To Guides

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Local Accommodation

Morna McKnight, November 8, 2016

Southpark House Quarry Road Locharbriggs Dumfries, DG1 1FA SCOTLAND www.southparkhouse.co.uk Tel: 01387 711188   Lockerbie Lorry Park JohnstoneBridge Dumfriesshire DG11 2SL www.lockerbielorrypark.co.uk Tel: 01576 470882   Glenure Bed & Breakfast 43 Moffat Road, Dumfries DG1 1NN Scotland www.glenurebnb.co.uk Tel: 01387 252373   The Crown Hotel Bruce Street, Lochmaben Lockerbie DG11 1PD crownhotel-lochmaben.co.uk Tel: 01387 811750 […]

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Great Video showing the live of a Arborist

Stephen Hailes, November 13, 2013

Life of a Arborist

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Heat resistance patches on new Krieger trousers gain attention

Stephen Hailes,

Burnt chainsaw trousers are a fairly common occurrence in tree work, especially up around the hip where the exhaust comes into contact with the fabric. The 4-way stretch material found on most of the latest trousers appears to be partiularly prone to burning. To get around this issue the new Krieger chainsaw protective trousers from […]

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Sneak preview of 2014 Zig Zag

Stephen Hailes,

Beefed up top connection It appears Petzl have beefed up the problematic top connection point and added a thicker, hard rubber packing between the side plates on the latest model, apparently designed to keep the carabiner captive. Fairleads are added to the plates beneath the pulley sheave, presumably to give it more strength and guide […]

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Rope Wrench

Stephen Hailes, March 4, 2012

Reviewing the new Rope Wrench – we put it through its paces.

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Climb Everything Promo Video

Stephen Hailes,

Great video from about two climbers who talk about the career and the hunt for the tallest tree in New Zealand

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Arb Climber Issue 1

Stephen Hailes,

New Mag published by TR Midia Available Every three month  ArbClimber combines 20 years of equipment testing, reviews and rope rescue/access/rigging techniques as presented in Technical Rescue magazine (www.trescue.com) with our strong ties to the arb world as regular grunts and adds in some current legends of the industry from the likes of Jeff Jepson, Sherril […]

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