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Complete the timber post failure questionnaire now!

Timber preservative treatment issues – Complete the timber post failure questionnaire now! Have you had problems with timber posts failing? The AFI get reports from a lot of contractors about this issue but to help us work on this more we need details from you to give us a clear picture.   The questionnaire will […]Read More

Heras to acquire Danish fencing and security specialist SER Hegn

Heras to acquire Danish fencing and security specialist SER Hegn to become leading player for perimeter protection in the Nordic Region.   Heras group has agreed to acquire privately owned Danish perimeter protection specialist SER Hegn. This move adds Denmark to its current Nordic operations of Sweden and Norway giving it substantial market share in […]Read More

DHF guides its members on CE marking changes from 1

DHF (Door & Hardware Federation) has hosted a series of webinars and produced briefing papers for its membership in relation to UKCA marking and what they need to consider from 1 January 2021. After 31 December 2021, CE marking will no longer be recognised in the UK and UKCA will be the only recognised conformity […]Read More

BAND OF BUILDERS LAUNCHES HARDSHIP FUND TO HELP TRADESPEOPLE AFFECTED

Brackley, UK (1 December 2020) – Countrywide Grounds Maintenance®, the UK’s leading professional grounds maintenance organisation, has appointed Paul McKeown as its new Managing Director to provide strategic leadership and growth for the UK-wide business. Paul has taken the helm at Countrywide and will build on the organisation’s position as grounds maintenance experts delivering a […]Read More

BAND OF BUILDERS LAUNCHES HARDSHIP FUND TO HELP TRADESPEOPLE AFFECTED

National charity Band of Builders has launched a brand new hardship fund to help tradesmen and women affected by the ongoing coronavirus crisis. The charity, which carries out projects and adaptations to help UK tradespeople and their families affected by illness or disability, has launched the fund to help UK tradespeople and their families left […]Read More

Clean Air Day: New report uncovers environmental impact of petrol

Clean Air Day: New report uncovers environmental impact of petrol tools Emissions tests uncover damning impact of UK’s most widely used outdoor power tools Leaf blower emissions proven to exceed permitted levels of cars More than 1,200 survey respondents shared views on climate change   The UK’s most widely used petrol-powered outdoor power tools have […]Read More

APF 2021 & The Fencing Village

As you will be aware APF 2020 had to be postponed until next year.   APF 2021 will now take place on the 23/24/25thSeptember 2021 and is very much Open For Business.   We will be using the same site and layout at Ragley Estate, Warwickshire as planned for APF 2020. The twelve month delay has given […]Read More

Wood vs MDF

Wood vs MDF : Why MDF Has Become So Popular Option for Cabinet Doors Homeowners have trouble deciding between solid wood and MDF, not only for their cabinet doors but also for most of their renovation projects. The popular belief is that wood is solid and durable, while MDF is less durable and flimsy. While […]Read More

SECURITY DELIVERED WITH BIRKDALE

In a move that reaffirms the company’s position as a leader in advanced gate and fencing hardware, the nation’s foremost gate and fencing accessory supplier, Birkdale, has been awarded full product patents for the single and double locking versions of its innovative GATEMATE® Euro Profile Long Throw Lock.   Designed to provide superior gate security […]Read More

ZAUN UPLIFTS SR RANGE TO LATEST BRE STANDARD

High security perimeter systems manufacturer Zaun has uplifted all of its Security Ratings (SR) range to the latest certifications from the Buildings Research Establishment (BRE). BRE has revised its SRs to Loss Prevention Standard (LPS) 1175 as certified by the Loss Prevention Certification Board (LPCB) and listed in their Red Book. The latest revision of LPS1175 to issue 8.0 sets out the […]Read More