Small but Mi-T

Jacksons Fencing launches brand new T-shaped steel posts for timber fence panels. Fencing and security solutions manufacturer Jacksons Fencing has responded to industry demand and expanded its range of premium quality products by launching a brand new metal post product, Mi-T. These new posts reflect emerging market trends and offer a sustainable alternative to tackle […]Read More


As the company approaches its 40th anniversary in 2022, Birkdale has announced a branding refresh across its product ranges. By identifying its series of sub-brands as ‘By Birkdale,’ it will enable the company to clearly present its comprehensive suite of fencing solutions to the market.  Founded as a family-run fencing contractor in 1982, Birkdale has […]Read More

Plant and machinery theft continues to rise – a year

With SMEs most at risk according to industry experts While the UK construction sector has been one of lesser impacted industries in the pandemic, it is being hit by another ever-growing malaise – theft of plant machinery is at an all-time high according to new research. Since shocking statistics revealed that plant and tool theft […]Read More

Supporting social inclusion through timber recycling

When it was time to remove 400 metres of timber hoarding from around the perimeter of a construction site in the centre of Bristol, Safesite Facilities wanted to find a local and sustainable solution. It came in the shape of Bristol Wood Recycling Project (BWRP), an innovative social enterprise, which is working to benefit the […]Read More

Barkers Fencing Appoint Marketing and Sales Director

Leading fencing and gate manufacturer Barkers Fencing, are pleased to announce the appointment of Adam Savage as Marketing and Sales Director. Adam joined Barkers in August 2000 as a sales estimator. He rose through the ranks to become the UK sales manager in 2007 and more recently took on responsibility for exports. His extensive knowledge […]Read More

Why businesses in the forestry sector are potentially missing out

Experts provide insight for how companies in the forestry sector can use R&D tax credits to begin taking advantage of their innovation  Are forestry businesses in the UK missing out on R&D tax credits?  With HMRC data revealing that the UK agriculture, forestry and fishing  sectors made up just over 1% of UK R&D tax credit claims, […]Read More

Wanting a long term career in the fence installation industry

Wanting a long term career in the fence installation industry with Suddenstrike Fencing. Suddenstrike is a forward thinking, family owned and run company, established for over thirty years. We have an opportunity for the right candidate wanting a long term career in the fence installation industry with Suddenstrike Fencing. Are you a self motivated problem […]Read More


The home of a Solihull dad-of-four left paralysed after a fall at home is set to be transformed thanks to a national construction charity. Rob Lamb, 58, suffered a severe spinal cord injury when he fainted due to low blood pressure at home in October, leaving him paralysed from the chest down. The quantity surveyor […]Read More

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