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FaCT Course Dates

Last updated: Friday, January 11, 2019

Fencing and Construction Training have released details of courses being staged during January and February. More than 100 separate training courses are being held by FaCT at centres around the UK. This comes in response to a growing demand for training with the industry facing a skill shortage. Full daetails are below and to enquire […]

Gallagher Aids University Security

Last updated: Thursday, January 10, 2019

Students and staff at a university in the heart of London are being kept safe by smart software that monitors and controls a million door movements a month. King’s College London (KCL) has evolved its security capabilities over the past decade since adopting the Gallagher Command Centre system across the entire college in place of […]

RDS Innovations Add Flexibility

Last updated: Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Two new innovations have made the premier rapid-deploy perimeter protection system even quicker to install. Steel fencing manufacturer Zaun Limited has designed a new QuickFit post system for its multi award-winning Rapid Deployment System (RDS), that was first created for political conferences and forms part of the National Barrier Asset. And they have pre-assembled a […]

Returner Adds to Sales Drive

Last updated: Friday, December 14, 2018

An expanded metal mesh specialist has appointed a new business developer and launched an e-commerce website to support its long term growth strategy. The Expanded Metal Company has re-appointed Paul Whitton to the post of business development manager. He is an experienced sales professional in the manufacturing industry not least at the Hartlepool business where he […]

Original Temporary Electric Fence now Deploys Faster

Last updated: Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The original anti-vehicle rapid-deploy temporary electric fence system – first used in tandem on the London 2012 Olympics – is now even quicker and easier to roll out with a pre-configured ‘ends’ to pulse-protected ‘zones’. Three leading names in perimeter security have collaborated to incorporate the new temporary electric fence technology into the established SecureGuard HVM […]

CLD Aids Greenwich Gateway

Last updated: Thursday, November 29, 2018

Security at a new £45 million all-through school on the Greenwich Peninsula has been aided by manufacturer CLD Fencing Systems. Catering for up to 1,646 children from Nursery to Sixth Form ages, work was completed by BAM Construction on Phase One in November 2018. The site spans approximately two hectares of land at the base […]

Remembrance Day Poppy Railings

Last updated: Monday, November 12, 2018

A Bedfordshire council has commissioned bespoke poppy railings to honour the dead in the refurbishment of its village war memorial. Langford Parish Council contacted Huthwaite-based Alpha Rail to supply its renowned poppy style railings for war memorials in time for its celebrations to mark the 100-year anniversary since the end of World War One. Alpha Rail supplied and installed […]

AFI Joins Up with Gate Safe

Last updated: Saturday, October 20, 2018

The Association of Fencing Industries (AFI), the industry’s trade association, is publicly backing the Gate Safe initiative by becoming an official Gate Safe supporter. AFI members currently number 200 and includes fencing contractors, manufacturers and installers, in addition to the specialist sub-groups the Electric Security Fencing Federation and the Electric Fence Association, all of whom […]

Fencex Helps Safety Message

Last updated: Thursday, October 11, 2018

DHF (Door & Hardware Federation) is preparing to focus on the issue of ‘gate safety’ at this year’s Fencex, where it will host a joint presentation with Easygates. DHF’s senior training and technical officer, Nick Perkins, will join Easygates’ Stuart Roddy on 17th October at 11:30, in the Seminar Theatre, to ‘dispel the myths’ associated […]

Hadley Completes Steel Framing Buy

Last updated: Wednesday, October 3, 2018

A manufacturer of cold rolled steel framing products has been fully brought into the steel solutions empire of Hadley Group. Hadley Group originally acquired a 50% stake in Hadley Steel Framing Ltd (HSF) ten years ago.  Now it has bought the other 50%. HSF will continue to operate as a stand-alone business but will enjoy the […]