What’s the True Cost of Rope Access Training?

In Rope Access we rarely talk about our training and educational system as a cost or commodity.   There is an approximate Industry standardization of cost for training in Rope Access globally (depending on which association you are certifying within) … Continued

The Petzl Progress Adjust and Progress Adjust 1

  Hey Ropers,   So, today we launched our YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6VP-2VB8FYw  with a gear review on one of Petzl’s new work positioning gear devices, the Progress Adjust and Progress Adjust 1, which became available to us in February of this … Continued

Are you putting your workers at risk?

  How one simple safety precaution can save lives. The story below is written by our owner, Tim Zagiel. This will be the first of many posts on the “Life of a Rope Tech.” Check it out!   A decade … Continued

Bloedel Roof Replacement Party

On Thursday, July 3rd, Pacific Ropes was invited to participate in a live demonstration event at The Bloedel Conservatory Roof Replacement Party. With the project almost near completion, Ken at Spectrum Skyworks along with Curve Communications hosted an open house … Continued

The Bloedel Conservatory

  One of the unique selling points of working in Rope Access is that you never know what kind of interesting location and spaces you will be asked to work in. Over the winter and spring, the team at Pacific … Continued

Case Study: Port Mann Bridge

In 2012, the ambitious Port Mann Bridge — the second widest cable-stayed bridge in the world — was finally completed. The process was lengthy and technical, and involved only the best vendors and tradespeople in the province. With a mandate … Continued