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STIG Open Meeting 2018


Established in 2000, the Shoring Technology Interest Group (STIG) are marking their 50th formal meeting with an invitation to lunch and participate in a discussion on the key issues facing the shoring hire industry in 2018. The aim of this event is to bring together the shoring technologies community to discuss the current and future issues affecting the sector, in addition to highlighting and sharing the STIG publications including, safety and good practice guidance and Technical Information Notes. This event also offers networking and partnering


The Group is extending an invitation to other shoring plant hire /manufacturing companies, contractors, sub-contractors and client organisations. The HSE and CITB will be present and the intent is to build on the excellent work already produced by the STIG Technical & Steering Committee and to get additional support and commitment from shoring companies, so group members encourage knowledgeable participants, who are willing and able to make a positive contribution, to commit in attending the event.


There will be three short presentations on:


  • The benefits of STIG membership;
  • Issues affecting Shoring Hire in particular BIM;
  • Part 3(Management of Shoring in Excavations) Selection of Proprietary Shoring Equipment.


The presentations will be followed by a discussion activity allowing delegates to identify issues and formulate actions that can be tackled by the group.


This event is scheduled for 12.30 to 3 pm on Wednesday 23rd May 2018 and will be held at the Nuthurst Grange Hotel, Hockley Heath, Warwickshire, B94 5NL – this is about 10 miles south/east of Birmingham, near the M42 and M40.


If you would like to attend, you can register at


If would like further information about the event, please contact Rob Squires at 



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