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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Wigan Arena ‘World Class’ under Warriors

Last updated: Thursday, September 21, 2017

A state-of-the-art multi-sports pitch in Wigan installed only three years ago could receive further investment and upgrade under plans proposed by the town’s legendary rugby league side. Wigan Warriors have entered negotiations with Wigan Council to look at the feasibility of moving the club’s Central Park operations to Robin Park Arena, in the shadow of […]

Royal Visit to Wallasey’s Transformed ‘Old Cage’

Last updated: Tuesday, September 12, 2017

A rundown concrete court that was transformed into two state-of-the-art all-weather sports pitches on The Wirral will receive a Royal visit on Thursday. HRH Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, will visit Guinea Gap Leisure Centre in Wallasey, which boasts a 25m competition swimming pool, fitness studios and a sauna as well as the 5-a-side multi […]

Engineer in at Mesh Specialist

Last updated: Friday, September 1, 2017

A Hartlepool metal mesh manufacturer has strengthened its senior team with the appointment of a new engineering manager. Experienced mechanical engineer Michael Proud has joined The Expanded Metal Company to oversee production and maintenance at the firm’s 25,000+ sq m site. He holds an HNC in Mechanical Engineering and held engineering roles in Foster Wheeler Power Products, […]

Shear Progress for Hadley Group

Last updated: Friday, August 18, 2017

Hadley Group has improved its UK production capabilities with the introduction of a new flying shear at the end of its rolling mill. The new high-speed 250-ton machine at Hadley’s Downing Street production site can accurately pierce and cut to length heavy profiles up to 8mm. The advancement is in the late stages of construction with a […]