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Sleeve Claims to Keep Posts

Last updated: Friday, July 28, 2023

Postsaver, a wood life extension specialist company, has developed Postsaver +Plus, a new protective sleeve for wood fence posts and fruit supports. Postsaver +Plus, developed for the professional specifier market, is based on technology that is proven to protect critical utility infrastructure like power and telecom poles from rot under various environmental conditions around the […]

Investment Shapes Future for Smartply

Last updated: Friday, May 20, 2022

After over a year of transformative investment, the upgrade of MEDITE SMARTPLY’s OSB factory in County Waterford, Ireland has been completed. This new world class drying, energy and screening system will enhance resource efficiency and asset reliability for SMARTPLY OSB. For over 25 years, SMARTPLY has been supplying OSB (pictured) to the construction industry, steadily […]

Warranty Scheme Hope

Last updated: Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Findings of a fencing industry survey that aims to put an end to the protracted row over timber treatment have been submitted. The Association of Fencing Industries has handed details to executives the Wood Preservation Association hoping that it could lead to the introduction of some form of warranty scheme. Over 200 contractors from around […]

Lawsons Acquire AVS Fencing

Last updated: Monday, February 24, 2020

Major supplier AVS Fencing and Landscaping Supplies has been acquired by Lawsons Holdings Ltd – Lawsons Timber, Building & Fencing Supplies. Lawsons is a well-known family owned business operating from 17 branches throughout London and the South East. AVS will retain its brand identity and continue to operate separately under the direction of its managing […]


Last updated: Thursday, September 27, 2018

A producer of innovative timber panel products has won the best marketing campaign at the Timber Trades Journal (TTJ) Awards. MEDITE SMARTPLY‘s ‘Work Smarter, Not Harder’ campaign focused on raising awareness of SMARTPLY’s range of speciality OSB products in their specific markets: SMARTPLY SITEPROTECT for site-hoarding contractors; SMARTPLY DRYBACKER for drylining contractors installing a pattress; and […]

BeA Fuels Better Reliability

Last updated: Tuesday, February 27, 2018

BeA Fastening Systems is revamped its fuel cell technology to up in gas powered nailer reliability. The business, which ranks as one of Europe’s largest manufacturer of fastening technology, tools and consumables for construction and industrial-focused applications, has revamped and relaunched its existing range of fuel cells for first and second fix tools. Paul Shepherd, […]

Wetlands Project Provides ‘Lung’

Last updated: Tuesday, February 6, 2018

An £8.7m visitor centre to open up access to one of the East End’s ‘open-air lungs’ has been completed at a strategic 500-acre Thames Water site. The Walthamstow Wetlands project allows visitors to enjoy and learn about the Walthamstow Reservoirs’ distinctive built and natural heritage, which is unique in London. Because the area includes water […]

Plastic Range Launched

Last updated: Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Wood plastic specialists, Composite Prime, has developed and launched HD Fence aimed at the residential and commercial boundaries sectors. Developed using a composite material that combines FSC® 100% certified hardwood timber and recycled plastic, the composite material developers claim products are more durable and low-maintenance than traditional timber options. Designed so that each board slots […]

Jacksons Specified for Swansea Project

Last updated: Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Pedestrians have been segregated from a new distributor road in Swansea by Jacksons Fencing railings with timber panels. Swansea City Council specified their Tri-Guard railings for the Morfa Distributor Road in the River Tawe corridor, a major transport link benefiting both the local community and the economic welfare of the area. The new route is part […]

School cuts noise with acoustic barriers

Last updated: Thursday, June 23, 2016

An acoustic barrier from Jacksons Fencing has cut the impact on neighbouring properties of noise from sport and play at an historic Cambridge school. The Leys School, established in 1875 and now home to 560 pupils, commissioned an acoustic survey of the sports facilities by Cass Allen Associates after complaints from neighbours when they opened […]