Scaffolding International: Upping Standards
- Jun 07, 2018-
Peri Rosset gravity lock scaffolding is being used at 64-storey Kolkata 42, the highest residential tower in West Bengal Eastern India. They are also being used by Siemens for the construction of Yamuna Vihar metro station in Delhi, and for Megna Ghat Power station in Bangladesh by Doosan and Skoda.
Scaffolding towers have been supplied by Peri for construction of Shakurpur metro station at Delhi Metro Railway Corporation (DMRC) in West Delhi to support its 16 m main beam reinforced structure of 1.2 m width, weighing 30 tonnes for project contractor L&T. The reinforced structure, composed of eight tonnes of steel and 22 tonnes of concrete. Three scaffolding towers also supported 8m cross beam sections in the station project. The weight of some cross beam section was 50 tonnes in the stations in the DMRC phase-3 project.
Peri also supplied scaffolding towers of 12m, 13m and 22m during the construction of DMRC’s phase-2 project in the recent past. The highest scaffolding tower assembled was 26m for setting up piers.
“For producing tubes with appropriate quality, we source steel from primary producers, categorise them for producing the required scaffolding solutions from the contractors,” says Mr Mohammad Yusuf, director technical, EMD India, Indian scaffolding manufacturing company.
EMD has bagged a major order from South India based contractor to supply ring lock and cup lock scaffolding solutions. EMD India has a fully-owned subsidiary, EMD Project India limited. It provides erection and dismantling support services, safety checks, maintenance and training support services for scaffolding solutions. EMD has supplied its scaffolding solutions to National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), Bharat Forge, Ultra Tech Cement and Tata Steel for construction and mainte nance of their plants.