Fencing News Blog

ECHO HEDGES BETS NEW RANGE

Echo has introduced a new range of three domestic and semi-professional use double-sided hedgetrimmers: the HC-2020, the HC-2020R and the HC-2320. An Echo spokesperson explained: “These hedgetrimmers, which replace existing models, are lighter in weight and feature a reduced emissions engine which has to be a major consideration in present and future times. The HC-2020 […]Read More

TIME TO SAY GOODBYE TO TIMBER?

PAUL SMITH OF F.H. BRUNDLE GIVES HIS VIEW For centuries, timber was the default construction material of choice – and even today, it’s still a hugely popular option for decking, fencing, and other home and garden products but is that beginning to change? There’s a reason we’ve been making things with timber for thousands of […]Read More

PERMALAWN AIMS FOR 100 STOCKISTS

Artificial grass specialists PermaLawn are encouraging UK merchants to consider diversifying their stock range by adding artificial grass to their offering. Adrian Buttress, Managing Director of PermaLawn, said: “Now is the perfect time for merchants to expand their choice of landscaping products as we head into the summer regardless of the effects of the coronavirus […]Read More

TARMAC SUPPORTS BAND OF BUILDERS LATEST PROJECT

Tarmac’s Cement and Lime business was proud to sponsor Band of Builders’ latest project, providing funds and Blue Circle products to build an extension for the family of a boy who is living with Mitochondrial Disease. Band of Builders, a charity which lends a helping hand to tradesmen during their time of need, developed a […]Read More

INDUSTRY CODE OF PRACTICE FOR ARBORICULTURE GETS UPDATED

Following a recently received endorsement from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the Arboricultural Association is pleased to announce the release of the second edition of the ‘Industry Code of Practice for Arboriculture: Tree Work at Height’ (ICoP). According to the association, feedback from the industry consultation for the second edition of the ICoP proved […]Read More

DOUBLING OF GRADUATES FOR TILHILL FORESTRY SCHEME

Forestry, timber harvesting and landscaping company Tilhill has seen a record number of entries into their yearly graduate programme. The scheme enables graduates to join the forestry team at one of their offices across the country as an Assistant Forest Manager. They then build up their knowledge through being trained, mentored and encouraged by the […]Read More

GEO-FIX NOW AVAILABLE FROM INSTARMAC

Instarmac has recently been named as the nominated supplier of the Geo-Fix range of all weather and original paving jointing compounds. Geo-Fix is a ready mixed jointing compound that is simply applied to joints with minimal effort. Available in 2 versions; original in 20kg buckets in buff and grey and all weather in 14kg buckets […]Read More

SITEMARK LAUNCHES COVID-19 HYGIENE PROGRAMME

Sitemark, the independent benchmarking service for the facilities management industry, recently launched a workplace hygiene programme in response to the coronavirus outbreak. The programme has been developed to enable businesses to maintain clean and hygienic buildings so that building users remain safe and healthy. Unlike traditional cleaning specifications, which focus almost entirely on visual standards […]Read More

FIRSTLIGHT LANDSCAPING SEES A BOOST IN ENQUIRIES DURING LOCKDOWN

Despite the fact that the country is facing economic uncertainty during lockdown, Leeds based business Firstlight Landscaping has seen a sharp increase in the number of new customers making enquiries. When the lockdown began, Directors Liam Pickering and Neal Baker were concerned that their business would suffer. Like many building firms across the country, they […]Read More