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Borg Launches Covid Beating Lock

Last updated: Monday, October 19, 2020

Locks and lock handles are a potential high-transmission surface for the coronavirus but an Essex lock manufacturer has come up with a solution specifically designed to limit the transmission of COVID-19. Borg Locks has patented a physical copper alloy shield for their digital push-button combination locks which they hope will ‘lock the door’ against COVID-19. […]

Naylor Promise Wider Range Following Procter Fencing Acquisition

Last updated: Monday, September 21, 2020

Naylor Concrete Products has acquired the business and certain assets of concrete fencing manufacturer Procter Fencing for an undisclosed sum. Procter Fencing is a manufacturer and supplier of concrete fence posts and ancillary products. The business has a turnover of £3.3m, is based in Garforth and employs 32 people; Procter director Keith Kirwin will be […]

Birkdale Locks in Patents

Last updated: Wednesday, September 16, 2020

In a move that reaffirms the company’s position as a leader in advanced gate and fencing hardware Birkdale, has been awarded full product patents for the single and double locking versions of its innovative GATEMATE® Euro Profile Long Throw Lock. Designed to provide avanced gate security across all types of applications, the GATEMATE® Euro Profile […]

DHF in CE Mark Transition Guidance

Last updated: Thursday, September 3, 2020

An update on thge demise of CE marking becauser of Brexit has been issued by the DHF. The Federation’s general secretary Michael Skelding (pictured) has given details of its replacement as set out by the UK government. “Many members will be aware of the fact that, following the end of the current transition period, manufacturers […]

Management Buyout at Procters

Last updated: Thursday, September 3, 2020

A management buyout has been completed by one of the UK’s oldest fencing companies, Welsh based Procter Brothers which can trace its family roots back to 1740. The Caerphilly-based manufacturer and service provider, has made the move that will ensure the future of Procter Machine Safety and Procter Contracts. Over the yerars Procter Brothers benefits […]

Fencex Postponed to October 2021

Last updated: Friday, June 12, 2020

FENCEX, the UK’s only dedicated perimeter protection, access control and fencing industries exhibit, is being postponed by 12 months. The show was due to be staged in October of this year but has now been moved to October 13th, 2021 because of the situation surrounding Covid-19. ‘Yes, we are disappointed because Fencex is such a […]

DHF Training Starts Again

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 […]