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DHF Face-to-Face Training Starts Again at Staffordshire HQ

Last updated: Monday, June 1, 2020

Face-to-face training is beginning again at the DHF Academy headquarters in Staffortdshire The trade organisation started class operations on June 2nd. This is the first time it has offered the facility since the lockdown measures were put in place in March and places are being restricted to six each day. “From the start of lockdown, […]

DHF’s Guide to On-Site Working

Last updated: Thursday, May 28, 2020

Detailed consultations has led DHF to publish a comprehensive 11-page guidance document detailing working from distance. This follows the interim version which was sent out at the end of April and DHF is urging members to pass it on to customers. “We have continued to gather information from a number of sources and produce a […]

Gate Safe Distance Learning Wins Sign Ups

Last updated: Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Gate Safe reports a strong response to its Aware Distance Learning module, launched in April, following the need to cancel all face-to-face training because of coronavirus regulations. Enquiries are on a par with the traditional training offering. The online course is now fully digital, allowing the training pack and follow-up test all to be issued […]

Fencing Community Aids Capt Tom

Last updated: Tuesday, May 26, 2020

When the call goes out from  Nick Knowles that he need a fence in double quick time, you sort of think it’s the norm for the presenter of DIY SOS to get flooded with offers but this was during the Pandemic and with Covid 19 it was not for a TV show. This did not […]

Lochrin Bain Score Palisade First

Last updated: Friday, May 1, 2020

Glasgow based Lochrin Bain are developing a raft of new products as the company looks to maintain its place in the security sector. The company, part of the Martin Group of companies, has seen major engineering investment over the past three years at its Cumbernauld plant, providing the foundation to move ahead with new products. […]

Frontier Pitts Techno Investment Pays Off

Last updated: Thursday, April 30, 2020

An on-going investment in technology has given manufacturer Frontier Pitts with the foundation to continue working during the COVID-19 shutdown. The Crawley based company has maintained its production facilities throughout the industry lockdown, as well as offering support and maintenance services. “We’ve not cutback at all,’ said Sally Osmond of Frontier Pitts. ‘While working strictly […]

First Fence Steps in to Aid PPE

Last updated: Monday, April 20, 2020

First Fence is playing its part in the manufacture and distribution of much needed COVID-19 PPE equipment for NHS staff. The Derbyshire based company, with depots around the UK, has stepped in to fund materials for the production of the essential PPE masks which are at the centre of a major shortage crisis. Combined with […]

Safetyflex Says Thanks to DIT for Decade of Growth

Last updated: Monday, April 20, 2020

A Coventry company whose anti-terrorism products protect high-profile sites around the world from vehicle attacks is celebrating a decade of government help with expanding into international markets. Safetyflex Barriers has been assisted by the Department for International Trade (DIT) at the Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce since 2009, and has seen exports grow to […]

Birkdale Launches Durapost Installer Scheme

Last updated: Saturday, April 18, 2020

Gate and fencing accessories supplier Birkdale, has launced its DuraPost® Trained Installer Scheme. Based on the company’s innovative steel fence post system, installers can receive product and installation training, as well as a range of other business benefits and rewards. Currently free to join for a limited time, the DuraPost Trained Installer Scheme provides installers […]

ExMesh Takes Step Forward

Last updated: Thursday, April 9, 2020

The Expanded Metal Company has strengthened its offering to the security and construction sector after achieving new certification for its ExMesh™ Securilath™ product range. Securilath™ is now the only security mesh range to be certified by the Loss Prevention Certification Board (LPCB) when applied to metal stud, timber stud and block walls. The enhancements were […]