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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 […]

Prison for Installer

Last updated: Monday, November 6, 2017

Gate safety industry bodies have described the decision of a court to sentence an installer to prison and fine his company following a gate related accident as both a ‘landmark’ and ‘a stark warning.’ Norwich Crown Court handed out a jail term to Robert Churchyard and fined his company, Automated Garage Doors and Gates Ltd […]

Generators ‘Always Ready’

Last updated: Tuesday, October 31, 2017

On-site emergency back-up generators at the UK’s largest water and waste company have been protected with state-of-the-art remote monitoring kits. Thames Water Utilities has asked a leader in CCTV and video analytics to devise a temporary light-touch remote monitoring solution to protect its ‘Always Ready Hubs’ in portable cabins at strategic sites. EyeLynx Limited, part […]

UltraSteel Maker Enters Top Track 250

Last updated: Monday, October 23, 2017

A Midlands steel manufacturer that boasts perimeter systems among its portfolio has entered a league table for mid-market growth companies for the first time. Hadley Group has entered The Grant Thornton Top Track 250 for the first time at number 225 after growing turnover to £127.7 million, with profits rising 22% to £11.3 million. The Midlands-based manufacturer produces […]

Vineyards get Steel Trellis Supports

Last updated: Monday, October 23, 2017

A Sussex vineyard near Bodiam is the latest to use steel trellis supports from Hadley Group via a company providing a comprehensive service for the UK’s wine producers and fruit farmers. Four Boys Vineyard in East Sussex has bought Vinepost steel trellis supports from Vine Care, a business founded by Paul Woodrow-Hill. Vine Care offers growers a complete […]

Integrated Perimeters CPD at London Expo

Last updated: Monday, October 23, 2017

Perimeter protection group Zaun will be educating main contractors, architects and specifiers on integrated perimeter systems later this month. Zaun will be running its RIBA-approved CPD seminar Perimeter and Integrated Systems, The Trusted Advisor at the London Build Expo at London Olympia on 25 and 26 October. Steel fencing manufacturer Zaun Limited will be exhibiting […]