Fencing News Blog

TIMBMET ENHANCES DECKING RANGE

Since the start of their relationship in 2018, Timbmet has developed a successful composite decking partnership with manufacturer Composite Prime. HD Deck DUAL and HD Deck XS have helped build Timbmet a successful composite decking customer base and they’re now adding a third decking collection to their UK stock range. HD Deck PRO is a […]Read More

MONTANA POST DRIVER’S LAUNCHED IN UK

With its genesis in the mountains and plains around the Rocky Mountains, Montana’s range of post drivers is hoping to make an impact in the UK. A spokesperson for Montana commented: “We know that driving fence posts can be a wearisome task but it does not have to be, even in challenging terrain and soil […]Read More

SITEMATE® AN INSTALLER’S BEST FRIEND

Created by fencing experts, specifically with fencing contractors in mind, Birkdale’s comprehensive SITEMATE® range of tools and fixings is designed to help make the installation process quicker and more secure. From engineered fencer’s grafts to mini post hole diggers, the extensive tool and fixings range includes the right product for every job. As an installer, […]Read More

STIHL ANNOUNCES NEW BAR AND CHAIN UPGRADES

Stihl is continuing to offer professional forestry and agriculture chainsaw users enhanced performance with the introduction of a newly designed guide bar and saw chains for 20% faster cutting performance, with lighter weight. Standard fitment on the MS 261 C-M forestry and MS 271 agriculture chainsaws, the Light 04 chainsaw bar features a new innovative […]Read More

UP THE GARDEN PATH

Louise Tomlin takes a look at garden related topics. This time she’s been getting involved with lockdown gardening and doing her best to be resourceful… It’s been a strange time over the last couple of months to say the least. I know I’m not alone in wondering where this is all heading and what the […]Read More

IN THE HOTSEAT

GORDON EWBANK Married/Children? Married. So are our two children now! Position/Company: CEO of the Wood Protection Association. Previous Employment: I started in the timber industry in the late 70s with Mallinson Denny group, then switched to the wood protection sector – first with Rentokil, then with Protim (later acquired by Osmose) and finally as an […]Read More

HOW TO AVOID PROBLEMS CAUSED BY STALE PETROL?

The people at Easy Petrol Post Driver have written a handy Q&A based on their experience with Honda engines. Stale fuel can be a bugbear for many engines, but these handy tips should help you get the most out of any engine. 1. What makes petrol stale? Petrol deteriorates quicker than you might realise. Within […]Read More

JUST TO BE CLEAR, WE KNOW WHAT WE ARE TALKING

When it comes to timber treatment, it’s important to ensure that your wood is protected from all forms of insects, wood-destroying fungi and other biological decay. In order to do this, the timber industry use a ‘Use Class’ system, determining the level of treatment required in relation to the environment the timber is likely to […]Read More

FACT GO ONLINE TO DELIVER TRAINING DURING AND AFTER LOCKDOWN

COVID-19 has changed the world we live in and has challenged us all. Fencing & Construction Training Ltd (FaCT) like many companies has had to change the way they do things. FaCT, like all training providers ceased face-to-face delivery from Monday 23 March. But, determined to continue to be able to support businesses and individuals […]Read More

GATE SAFE DISTANCE LEARNING PROVES POPULAR

Gate Safe has reported a strong response to its Gate Safe Aware Distance Learning module, launched in April, following the need to cancel all face-to-face training in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Enquiries are on a par with the traditional training offering and the feedback from delegates who have taken the course has been excellent. […]Read More