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IN THE HOTSEAT

STEPHEN RUSSELL Married/Children? Married with cats! Position/Company: Commercial Manager at Lochrin Bain Ltd 2014-Present. Previous Employment: Industrial Fencing Sales Rep at McArthur Group Ltd 2002-2014 What do you consider the main issues affecting the fencing industry? Working in the security fencing industry for over 18 years, it still amazes me that between both contractors and […]Read More

FOCUS ON FENCING AT APF2021

APF 2021 has been scheduled to take place on the 23rd to the 25th September 2021 at Ragley Estate, Warwickshire. The twelve month delay has given organisers extra time to plan for the event and ensure that APF 2021 is even bigger and better than before. Exhibition Secretary Ian Millward commented: “As part of this […]Read More

LANDGUARD POINTS TO NEW LOOK FOR 2021

Timber importer Landguard Point is adopting a bright, new look for 2021 after unveiling a new logo design. Jonathan Israel of Landguard Point explained: “2020 has been a very unpredictable year. Although it has been successful for Landguard Point, we too have experienced challenges and have changed how we operate and work. “We would like […]Read More

THE MOST POWERFUL CHAINSAW IN THE WORLD

STIHL has launched the new MS 881, the world’s most powerful seriesproducedchainsaw, ideal for professional heavy-duty felling, logging and mobile sawmills. With 121.6cc of displacement and 8.6hp/6.4kW output, the MS 881 is not only 19% more powerful than the heavy duty MS 661 but also the only saw in the STIHL line-up to drive a […]Read More

USING ELECTRIC FENCING TO OUT WINTER LIVESTOCK ON GRASS AND

Grazed grass is the cheapest and sometimes most underutilised feed on UK farms. Understanding the supply of grass growth and matching demand throughout the season is seeing huge improvements in grazing strategies in the drive to reduce input costs in livestock operations. Electric fencing is playing a major part in the containment and allocation aspect […]Read More

INCREASED DEMAND FOR ELECTRIC FENCING CONTRACTOR CAPACITY

With more people turning to electric fencing as a cost-effective and flexible option for a range of fencing applications, Gallagher are predicting continued growth in demand for the installation of systems which will create opportunities for fencing contractors. “Electric fencing is widely recognised as a practical system for livestock farmers, either for temporary or permanent […]Read More

MST INTENT ON MAKING THEIR MARK

It all began with a feather edge fencing panel, a Facebook advert and a stormfront! Just one year on and MST Fencing & Timber is literally pulling up trees as sales skyrocket across the south of England for their high quality, hand-made fencing panels. Based at Overton in Hampshire, MST was founded by Mark Stuart […]Read More

MCVEIGH PARKER’S TRIPLE X, THE FUTURE OF FENCING

BALCASKIE, FENCING A MODERN SUSTAINABLE WORKING ESTATE ‘’We believe Triple X is the future of fencing, the speed of erection is outstanding and is the main advantage on such big scale farming. Only two fencers on the estate, if we used timber, we would need more staff to have the same output’’. Jim Mclure, Balcaskie, […]Read More

ROGERS FENCING DRAFTS IN LOCHRIN BAIN FOR GUINNESS PROJECT

Keeping the Guinness safe and secure has proved to be the first successful project for security fencing firm Lochrin Bain’s newest stockist on the island of Ireland. Rogers Fencing Supplies, based at Draperstown in Northern Ireland, recently became an official distributor of Lochrin Bain’s LPS 1175 Issue 8: A1 (SR1) Combi™ Palisade and, soon after, […]Read More