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Shoring Technology Interest Group (STIG)

Members of the Shoring Technology Interest Group (STIG) have produced a mission statement supporting their interest group's work.


The objective of the Shoring Technology Interest Group (STIG) are as follows:


1. To define, promote and encourage good practice in undertaking shoring and piling works in relation to the temporary support of excavations through the publication of guidance and technical notes;


2. To promote awareness of proprietary shoring solutions within the Construction Industry;


3. To support academia and training organisations in preparing and delivering first class and highly relevant practical teaching and training courses in modern methods of excavation support;


4. To develop industry consensus on technical issues relating to proprietary shoring and piling works;


5. To provide a UK mirror group for the review of standardisation documentation and representation on relevant BSI / CEN working groups;


6. To represent the interests of STIG, the CPA Members, and of the plant-hire industry to institute, promote, support or oppose legislative or other measures or proceedings which may affect the plant-hire industry;


7. To create conditions of contract for plant hire focusing on Shoring and Piling Technology for the use of CPA Members. Such conditions to be fair and reasonable to all parties involved.

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