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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 […]

System Secures EDF Chambers

Last updated: Saturday, March 10, 2018

Demountable fencing to secure huge underground gas storage chambers has been created for an EDF Energy site in Cheshire. Perimeter systems manufacturer Zaun Limited has supplied more than 500 metres of 2.4m-high Duo8 steel mesh fencing panels to the energy giant. Each panel incorporates a 600mm crank above and sits on fencing posts slotted into sockets, allowing the […]

Prison Drone Pioneers Perimeter Savings

Last updated: Friday, March 2, 2018

The integrated security team behind a British prison’s pioneering war against drones is to share its innovative and cost-saving approach with the UK Government. Les Nicolles Prison on Guernsey became 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 […]

Bomb Expert Appointed

Last updated: Wednesday, February 21, 2018

A bomb disposal expert has taken the latest step in his varied career at a metal railings and gates manufacturer. Billy Mayes, a former bomb disposal engineer in the British Army, has joined Alpha Rail as a site operative. Billy left the Army in 2006, then retrained to work in the charity sector supporting the homeless […]

ExMesh Adds SR2 Gate

Last updated: Thursday, February 15, 2018

A Hartlepool metal mesh manufacturer has bolstered its offering to the physical and perimeter security sector with the introduction of a new high security gate solution. The Expanded Metal Company has added a new SR2 gate system to its ExMesh range of security products. The new gate has been certified to Loss Prevention Standard (LPS) Security Rating (SR) […]