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Gallagher Beefs up Access Control

Last updated: Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Gallagher Security (Europe) has appointed a new business development manager for access control. Richard Huison, who joins from Vanderbilt Industries, said: “Gallagher are a key player in the security world and I’m pleased to be able to work for such an innovative company. “The role is developing a new area of focus and I am […]

Awards Listing After Heald MBE

Last updated: Monday, March 5, 2018

Debbie Heald, managing director of the security manufacturer Heald Ltd, has been awarded an MBE for her services to STEM and Export. Over the years Debbie and the business, set up in 1987 in Hornseas,  have been recognised in a number of industry and business awards including the Institute of Director Awards where Debbie was […]

EasyGates Strengthens Technical Team Line-up

Last updated: Tuesday, February 20, 2018

EasyGates Direct, the nationwide electric gate and garage door automation, access control and safety supplier has recruited an assistant technical manager. Sav Xiourrouppas has worked for EasyGates Direct for five years as a sales and technical advisor in a team of six. The requirement for the new role is to ensure EasyGates Direct continues to […]

Cova Withdraws from DHF

Last updated: Wednesday, February 14, 2018

A major UK manufacturer of automated gate systmens has opted to leave one of the leading industry associations, the DHF, over its concerns about ‘mechanisms and publicised processes’. Cova Security Gates Ltd (CSG) has announced the withdrawal of its membership saying that it has not taken this decision  ‘lightly and have come to conclude that […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]