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RDS Protects London Energy Works

Last updated: Thursday, March 15, 2018

A rapidly-deployable temporary fence line has helped a construction giant deliver a key installation for National Grid to help meet London’s increasing energy needs. A new 400kV Gas Insulated Switchgear electricity substation has been constructed as part of the EAN Framework and connected to a £1bn 32km electricity superhighway deep below the capital. Perimeter security […]

CLD Joins National BIM Library

Last updated: Thursday, March 1, 2018

CLD Fencing Systems, one of the UK’s largest manufacturer and supplier of mesh systems and gates has partnered with RIBA to bring its range into the National BIM Library for the first time. With 23 different systems and 10 gate solutions, architects and clients are now able to bring models direct into their projects thanks […]

Cova Withdraws from DHF

Last updated: Wednesday, February 14, 2018

A major UK manufacturer of automated gate systmens has opted to leave one of the leading industry associations, the DHF, over its concerns about ‘mechanisms and publicised processes’. Cova Security Gates Ltd (CSG) has announced the withdrawal of its membership saying that it has not taken this decision  ‘lightly and have come to conclude that […]

Jacksons on Calais Security

Last updated: Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Security-rated fencing, gates and barriers are essential in Calais if the UK Government’s latest multi-million-pound investment isn’t to be wasted. That’s the view of  Jacksons Fencing, which offers LPS1175 certified fencing and gate systems from SR1 through to SR5 ratings. LPS1175 certification as tested by the Buildings Research Establishment (BRE) was introduced by the Loss […]

Wetlands Project Provides ‘Lung’

Last updated: Tuesday, February 6, 2018

An £8.7m visitor centre to open up access to one of the East End’s ‘open-air lungs’ has been completed at a strategic 500-acre Thames Water site. The Walthamstow Wetlands project allows visitors to enjoy and learn about the Walthamstow Reservoirs’ distinctive built and natural heritage, which is unique in London. Because the area includes water […]

Gallagher Adds Integration

Last updated: Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Gallagher Security has extended the range of video management systems (VMS) which can integrate into its ubiquitous access and control solution. EyeLynx Limited has developed a plugin to integrate its SharpView network video recorder with the Gallagher Command Centre. This integration allows security managers operating a Gallagher Command Centre for site control to view the […]

Hesco Offer New Terrablock

Last updated: Monday, September 4, 2017

The UK and USA manufacturer of defensive barriers and body armor is launching a new range of surface-mounted security barriers, Hesco Terrablock. Engineered and tested to deliver hostile vehicle mitigation and deter unauthorised access, the Terrablock range has been designed to be rapidly installed across diverse environments, enhancing existing security measures as well as enabling […]

Engineer in at Mesh Specialist

Last updated: Friday, September 1, 2017

A Hartlepool metal mesh manufacturer has strengthened its senior team with the appointment of a new engineering manager. Experienced mechanical engineer Michael Proud has joined The Expanded Metal Company to oversee production and maintenance at the firm’s 25,000+ sq m site. He holds an HNC in Mechanical Engineering and held engineering roles in Foster Wheeler Power Products, […]

New Manager for Mesh Maker

Last updated: Thursday, July 13, 2017

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 […]

Guide Will Aid Gate Safety

Last updated: Sunday, July 2, 2017

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’. […]