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Shear Progress for Hadley Group

Hadley Group has improved its UK production capabilities with the introduction of a new flying shear at the end of its rolling mill. The new high-speed 250-ton machine at Hadley’s Downing Street production site can accurately pierce and cut to length heavy profiles up to 8mm. The advancement is in the late stages of construction with a […]

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Mesh Manufacturer Appoints Operations Manager

Expanded Metal Co

A County Durham mesh manufacturer has strengthened its senior team with a new operations manager. Lee Fleetham has joined Hartlepool-based The Expanded Metal Company – a specialist in the manufacture of expanded metal products. He will oversee the operations of the company, develop and review strategies and manage process improvement.  His role includes overseeing lean […]

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Guide Will Aid Gate Safety

The Door and Hardware Federation has published a new ‘Best Practice Guide’, which has been deemed an industry ‘must-read’. Developed following detailed consultations with the Health & Safety Executive (HSE), and using simple terms, the document is entitled ‘management of maintenance, modification and repair of automated gates and traffic barriers, industrial doors, domestic garage doors’. […]

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