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One Day Safety Course Introduced

Last updated: Tuesday, September 4, 2018

DHF (Door and Hardware Federation) is launching a new one-day Automated Gate Safety Certificate Course, aimed at automated gate and traffic barrier installation and maintenance operatives. The course will also be open to sales people, who may wish to expand their knowledge. Available to both members and non-members, the course will launch on 3rd October. […]

Zaun Sells Palisade

Last updated: Monday, September 3, 2018

Pioneering perimeter systems manufacturer Zaun has entered into a previously-untapped market for the Wolverhampton-based business by introducing Palisade fencing to its extensive product portfolio. The facility in Wolverhampton now boasts the most modern Palisade rolling line in the UK, which runs 24 hours a day. Zaun sales and marketing director Chris Plimley said: “This is […]

Alpha Role in Latest Film

Last updated: Thursday, August 30, 2018

What’s the connection between Spider-Man, Batman, an ITV drama, a home restoration show and a supermarket Christmas ad? Answer: they have all found a role for products from Huthwaite-based metal railings and gates manufacturer Alpha Rail. A backstage role in the super hero’s newest adventure movie, Spider-Man: Far From Home, is the latest accolade for Alpha Rail. […]

Tennis Top Priority at London Park Revamp

Last updated: Thursday, August 30, 2018

The redevelopment of tennis courts in a London borough park are the first priority in a 15-year masterplan. The London Borough of Hounslow’s planning committee approved Gunnersbury 2026 in January 2016 to unlock the potential of sports facilities at Gunnersbury Park – with tennis courts the first priority and a new indoor community sports hub. Essex-based ETC […]

ArmaWeave Achieves Steepest Raking Yet

Last updated: Tuesday, August 7, 2018

This photo shows the incredible raking ability of Zaun’s ArmaWeave fencing system. Accredited ArmaWeave installer Crime and Fire Defence Systems carried out the installation at a high security site, where the fence climbed a 50m-long 25°slope using full width panels. Zaun owner and co-founder Alastair Henman said: “The raking powers are such a big benefit over 358 […]

Alpha Help Transform York Racecourse

Last updated: Thursday, July 26, 2018

York Racecourse has poured £4m into a redevelopment of the course enclosure to overhaul many of the historic buildings on site. Main contractor Lindum Construction appointed Alpha Rail to help restore many of the original aesthetics of the enclosure area by manufacturing and installing metal railings and gates in designs typical of the era as part of phase 2 of the […]

Hove Gets Upgraded 3G Football Pitch

Last updated: Thursday, July 26, 2018

A haven for dog walkers, runners, playing kids and sports players in Hove has had its football pitch upgraded. Brighton & Hove City Council appointed Essex-based ETC Sports Surfaces to the 70x31m pitch reconstruction at Hove Park, East Sussex. The project consisted of the resurfacing of an existing Artificial Grass Pitch (AGP) with a modern […]

Zaun Fastline Link-Up

Last updated: Monday, July 23, 2018

Two major Midland manufacturers, Fastline Steel Services UK and Zaun, have cemented a new collaboration which has been described as creating ‘a new powerhouse’ in the industry. Owners Mike Fellows of Fastline and Alastair Henman of Zaun have been in extensive negotiations. Fastline are now a shareholder of Zaun with Fellows taking up a directorship […]

Gate Safe Extend Training Team

Last updated: Sunday, July 8, 2018

Gate Safe, the charity set up to improve awareness of the safety requirements for automated gates, has expanded its team and appointed Rob Williams as technical and training advisor. He has worked in the gate automation sector for 15 years and brings extensive industry knowledge to the role. His last position as an automation workshop […]

Zedlock Locks into Market

Last updated: Sunday, July 8, 2018

Zedlock has launched an all-new gate lock designed for the industrial sector. The stainless steel bolt has a 70mm throw claimed by the West Sussex company as “ideal for large gates.” The Zedlock is manually operated and is designed as an alternative to the sliding bar and padlock system commonly used on industrial gates. The […]