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Rolling Gear Makes Gates a Breeze

Last updated: Tuesday, July 3, 2018

A Hampshire foundry is claiming to have made sliding gate manufacture, installation and operation simpler. Sterling Foundry Ltd, a part of the Cardin group of companies, says its CAIS rolling gear has revolutionised sliding gates. Ken Hurford from Sterling’s sales and marketing said: “Many new customers are finding the CAIS hardware package a breeze to make and […]

North East Manufacturer Eyes Southern Sales

Last updated: Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Hartlepool-based expanded metal mesh manufacturer The Expanded Metal Company has appointed a new territory sales manager for the south of England. Russell Lobb, from Newbury, brings more than 12 years of experience in sales in the electronics and polymers sectors, most recently as general manager for vibration management system specialist Curotec Team Ltd.  He studied Marketing at […]

Zaun Devises High-Security Upgrade to Palisade

Last updated: Thursday, May 31, 2018

Steel mesh manufacturer Zaun has created a high-security weldless mesh panel upgrade to steel Palisade fencing. Research and development manager Adam Christie has devised a fastening method to allow installers to fix Zaun’s ArmaWeavefencing panels to existing Palisade posts and horizontal rails. So long as the existing palisade posts were installed to British Standard 1722, they […]

Coach Fuel Thieves Foiled by Pulse Fence

Last updated: Wednesday, May 2, 2018

A Shropshire coach company has beaten the fuel thieves who threatened to wreck their business after 100 years of operation by the same family. AT Brown (Coaches) Ltd of Telford installed monitored pulse fencing (MPF) to prevent break-ins, where burglars were syphoning off diesel from coaches. SPG Security Systems UK Ltd from Crewe installed an […]

Estimator Clocks up 20 Years

Last updated: Tuesday, April 17, 2018

A senior estimator has  celebrated his 20-year anniversary at Alpha Rail. Paul Johnson joined the Huthwaite-based metal railings and gates specialists in 1998, when the firm operated out of its old factory on Urban Road in Kirkby-in-Ashfield.   His duties have included pricing projects and liaison with architects and clients over initial enquiries.  During his tenure, he […]

Safeplay Helps Zaun Break Norwegian Turf

Last updated: Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Norwegian artificial turf experts have turned to a British steel fencing manufacturer to support their move into installing MUGAs (multi-use games areas). Safeplay of Torvastad in Rogaland county has become Zaun Limited’s reseller in Norway after it won the order to install a MUGA at a new upper secondary school in Bremnes. Bremnes is a small […]

Zaun Rocks on First Gibraltar Order

Last updated: Tuesday, April 3, 2018

British steel fencing manufacturer Zaun is celebrating a first order to Gibraltar – to surround a new play park for military families. Zaun supplied 350m of its Bow Top railings and five single gates – totalling about six tonnes – for the Four Corners play park, commissioned by the Government of Gibraltar and built by […]

PSSA Joins Fight against VAW

Last updated: Tuesday, March 27, 2018

A trade body has launched a new online source of help and information about hostile vehicle mitigation (HVM) in conjunction with a division of the Home Office. The Perimeter Security Suppliers Association (PSSA) has developed the HVMHub with the support of the Joint Security and Resilience Centre (JSaRC) in direct response to the dramatic increase in the terrorist use […]

Zaun Miles of Mesh in Desert

Last updated: Tuesday, March 27, 2018

This is the striking scene stretching miles across a Middle Eastern desert, captured by a fish eye lens exclusively for Perimeter Systems. We were the first to report a year ago on a new flat-panel mesh security fence created by Zaun Limited to fulfil the massive contract. Zaun is supplying and installing 80km of the […]

RDS Protects London Energy Works

Last updated: Thursday, March 15, 2018

A rapidly-deployable temporary fence line has helped a construction giant deliver a key installation for National Grid to help meet London’s increasing energy needs. A new 400kV Gas Insulated Switchgear electricity substation has been constructed as part of the EAN Framework and connected to a £1bn 32km electricity superhighway deep below the capital. Perimeter security […]