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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 […]

German Exhibition Majors on Drones

Last updated: Tuesday, December 12, 2017

An international exhibition for perimeter protection, fencing and building security has for the first time created a special area of drones, drone detection and defence. Perimeter Protection, which will be held at the Exhibition Centre in Nuremberg from 16-18 January 2018, will showcase a full range of active & passive security systems from over 130 exhibitors. The […]

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. […]

Crash Barriers Get New Metal Coat

Last updated: Wednesday, November 29, 2017

A range of crash barriers has been enhanced by the addition of a corrosion protection coating. Leading wholesaler FH Brundle has added the Magnelis metallic coating to its range of Armco crash barriers – a regular safety feature in factories, vehicle parks and industrial premises. Head of Marketing Paul Smith said: “We are always striving to […]

Plastic Range Launched

Last updated: Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Wood plastic specialists, Composite Prime, has developed and launched HD Fence aimed at the residential and commercial boundaries sectors. Developed using a composite material that combines FSC® 100% certified hardwood timber and recycled plastic, the composite material developers claim products are more durable and low-maintenance than traditional timber options. Designed so that each board slots […]

Pitches in at New £330m Campus

Last updated: Tuesday, November 21, 2017

A £330m state-of-the-art university is taking shape in Northampton, ready to open in 2018 with a floodlit all-weather pitch and three Multi-Use Games Areas for use by the community as well as students. Northamptonshire civil engineering firm Prestige Civil & Sports has begun construction of the sports pitches at Northampton University‘s Waterside Campus using Zaun sports fencing. […]

Special School Basketball Court

Last updated: Thursday, November 16, 2017

A basketball court at a Hampshire special school is up and running after a £4.4m project of remodelling and refurbishment. The main works were completed in August by W Stirland, a privately-owned construction company near Chichester. They involved the conversion and extension of the existing Victorian school building at Linden Education Centre in Aldershot, creating teaching […]

Heras Claim Latest SafeGlide2 is Safest Yet

Last updated: Monday, November 6, 2017

A year of development has led Heras to launch what it claims to be ‘its safest sliding gate on the market.’ The SafeGlide 2 is being offered into the UK market prior to it being offered to other European markets. ‘The UK has a mature and demanding market for automated sliding gates with some of […]