Fencing News Blog

TRADE ASSOCIATIONS BACK CAMPAIGN TO GROW DEMAND FOR PRESERVATIVE TREATED

The Confederation of Forest Industries (Confor)and the Timber Decking & Cladding Association (TDCA) have joined forces with the Timber Trades Federation (TTF) and Wood Protection Association (WPA) in a communications campaign to educate buyers in choosing preservative treated wood for ground contact applications. TTF members have also committed to improving the description and traceability of […]Read More

FENCING COMPETITION POSTPONED UNTIL 2022

The Fencing & Landscaping News UK Fencing Championship, scheduled to take place at this year’s Driffield Show, has been postponed until 2022. Organiser Ben Walton explained: “With the 2021 Driffield Show adopting a two-day format we have agreed, after liaising with sponsors and exhibitors, to instead run the popular competition next year. “We think it […]Read More

ESTATE WIRE GROWTH CONTINUES

A global pandemic hasn’t stopped ArcelorMittal from moving forward with their growth plans as they add new fencing machinery into their mix. New generation machinery capable of producing two different types of fencing knots is the latest to be added to the ArcelorMittal portfolio. Able to produce both “fixed” and “x” type knots, ArcelorMittal’s machinery […]Read More

ENVIROBUILD SET FINE EXAMPLE WITH SUPPORT FOR RAINFOREST TRUST

Environmentally-friendly builders’ merchant EnviroBuild is celebrating five years of supporting the Rainforest Trust to help save the planet’s rapidly disappearing forests and wildlife. The firm is making its annual donation to the non-profit organisation, not only to fund crucial projects but also to offset the carbon footprint of its own production processes since the company […]Read More

MAELOR FOREST NURSERIES APPOINTS NEW MD

Maelor Forest Nurseries has announced the appointment of Mark Appleton as its new Managing Director. Mark takes over the day to day running of the nursery from long-standing Managing Director and founder, Mike Harvey. Mike will be taking retirement in 2021 having built the business to the success it is today. Mike was pivotal to […]Read More

BRIGHOUSE MESH MAKER REPORTS STRONG RESULTS

Brighouse-based welded steel mesh products manufacturer Siddall and Hilton Products put in a resilient performance in its first year since an MBO in August 2019, seeing turnover remain steady year-on-year, with rising profits and a healthy order book going forward. The company’s latest financial results for the year ending 31 March 2020, show that turnover […]Read More

MAKITA XGT MAKES AN IMPACT

Makita has expanded its XGT 40VMax line up with a new brushless impact wrench. The TW004G is an incredibly powerful machine that can deliver up to 4,000 impacts per minute, for optimum performance. Powered by Makita’s 40VMax XGT technology, the TW004G (which follows on from the TW001G) is an incredibly versatile machine that reliably delivers […]Read More

KNIGHTS DRAWN IN AS GROUND CONTROL MD

Ground Control, a UK supplier of landscaping and maintenance services, has announced the appointment of a new Managing Director, with Marcus Watson handing over to Jason Knights in January 2021. Marcus’ tenure has seen Ground Control win a range of awards including the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in 2016. He continues to be a significant […]Read More

STIHL LAUNCHES NEW-LOOK CONNECTED APP

Stihl has launched a new app that offers fleet managers more visibility and control over the usage of connected tools. With a new streamlined design, fleet managers can easily find the data they need from the Stihl Connected homepage, which provides an overview of the fleet of tools as well as model and ownership information. […]Read More

CREATIVE SOLUTIONS FOR AN UNEVEN GARDEN

With over ten years of experience in the industry, Leedsbased firm FirstLight Landscaping have seen their fair share of gardens. Directors Liam Pickering and Neal Baker maintain a strong focus on design, and they utilise a thorough consultation process to address a customer’s needs and wants equally. “We like being with the customer from start […]Read More