Fencing News Blog

LET THE FENCE TELL YOU IF THERE IS A PROBLEM

Making full use of the technologies now available to monitor electric fence operation can make for more effective and less stressful fencing according to Mark Oliver, UK Sales Manager with Gallagher. Renowned for producing innovative and high-quality energisers, Gallagher is the biggest brand in electric fencing and provides cost-effective solutions for cattle, sheep and deer farming […]Read More

PROTECT THE HEDGEHOG POPULATION WITH SUPREME CONCRETE

With the UK’s hedgehog population declining by a third since the millennium, and hedgehogs now officially listed as vulnerable to extinction, contractors and landscapers are being encouraged to incorporate wildlife friendly considerations into their residential garden projects. To support professionals in achieving these aims, without compromising on quality, longevity or aesthetics, Supreme has designed a […]Read More

WRAGTRACK OPUS DELIVERS FOR RIDGEWAY RURAL SERVICES

The recent purchase of a WRAGTRACK OPUS postknocker by Oxfordshire-based Ridgeway Rural Services is already paying dividends. Established by farming cousins George and Jake Stevens around 7 years ago, the business has gradually developed from focusing on grounds maintenance to fencing across the Home Counties. George explained: “We’ve invested in the WRAG machine because it […]Read More

HAMPTON’S STRAINERLOK AND VERSALOK METAL POST SYSTEMS PASS THE TEST

Graham Harber, fencing contractor, tests the versatility of Hampton’s metal post systems on some tough terrain. Tasked with the safe exclusion of roaming muntjac and rabbits from a large Estate in Norfolk, Graham opted for Hampton NET™ deer fencing teamed with hexagonal wire rabbit netting, erected and strained using Hampton’s Versalok® intermediate metal posts and […]Read More

A FENCE YOU CAN RELY ON

For almost 40 years, Birkdale has been one of the leading industry experts – originating as a fencing contractor and developing into a nationwide wholesale supplier of gate and fencing accessories. Over this extensive period, the company has built its name on its unmatched ability to deliver both the products and expertise required bytradespeople across […]Read More

ZOO LIFE FOR BOBCAT

A new Bobcat compact loader is keeping things tidy at the Essehof Zoo in Lower Saxony in Germany. The Bobcat machine was chosen by the zoo owner, Gregor Wilhelm, for its compact dimensions, the high hydraulic performance and the excellent lifting forces, as well as the large portfolio of available attachments, that make Bobcat compact […]Read More

SHETLAND TERRAIN THROWS DOWN THE GAUNTLET

“If it’s not rock it’s bog” says Kelvin Williamson. Fencing contracts awarded to Kelvin Williamson on Shetland present a real challenge to both men and machine. Kelvin says “ ground conditions are challenging to say the least and when I get asked to do this fencing it has to be done to a high standard […]Read More

TURNING DOWN THE NOISE WITH WOODFAB

Woodfab Structures Ltd, previously called Buffalo Structures, commenced trading in Ireland in 2001 to manufacture Noise Reducing Devices for use in acoustic barriers. A Woodfab spokesperson commented: “We also manufacture the Buan fencing system used as a visual screen fence. “Woodfab Structures Ltd is a subsidiary of Woodfab Timber Ltd, a leading timber processor specialising […]Read More