Featured Articles


Archive for 'Featured' Category

FaCT Offers Apprenticeship Aid

Last updated: Monday, January 15, 2018

FaCT – the leading fencing industry training body, is urging companies to take up the option of funding backed apprenticeships to boost output. Last year FaCT helped enrol 100 apprentices accessing more than £400,000 of government cash. ‘We can access anything from 75% to 100% funding for the apprenticeship scheme,’ said Tim Drew, the managing […]

New Gate & Fence Hardware

Last updated: Tuesday, January 9, 2018

A new range of gate and fence hardware has been launched to the market. The TAURUS range from multi-accessory supplier TIMco is its first foray into the fence and gate sector and includes hinges, gate catches, bolts, hasps, staples, chains and fence accessories. Both bulk and bag packs are available, each carrying clear fitting instructions and product information such as the […]

Corries Joins ArmaWeave Four

Last updated: Tuesday, January 2, 2018

A fourth company has been accredited to install ArmaWeave, an approved high-security perimeter fencing system manufactured by Zaun. Specialist fencing installers JB Corrie has committed to training its site operatives in the installation methods for ArmaWeave developed by Zaun over time to make best use of its unique high-security woven fabric. Impressed with the versatility […]

British Prison Leads Drone War

Last updated: Tuesday, December 12, 2017

A Channel Island prison has become the first in the world to use a new system designed to stop drones smuggling drugs, weapons and other contraband over perimeter walls. A group of British companies has collaborated to install a comprehensive perimeter protection package at Les Nicolles Prison on Guernsey, including the new “Sky Fence” technology. […]

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’. […]

Gallaghers Brings Up 25 Years

Last updated: Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Gallagher Security (Europe) Ltd has celebrated its 25th anniversary at The Deck in London. Gallagher’s approved channel partner network, customers and industry representatives attended the exclusive event were . Gallagher Security Europe regional manager Dave Bentley said: “The event was a great way to thank our team and customer base for their business and celebrate with […]