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  • Key considerations for selecting fencing for ports
    Zaun
    When running any company or operation, security and safety are paramount. However, when it comes to running a port, which is an environment that is full of valuable goods and a prime location for those who want to smuggle...
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  • Palisade security fencing vs mesh security fencing
    Barkers Fencing
    When it comes to specifying high-security fencing, there is a range of options to choose from. But the two main choices are palisade security fencing or mesh security fencing. Both in their own right have different benefits and...
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  • Choosing a channel - drainage selection for civils
    ACO Water Management
    Drainage and water management systems form a vital part of all construction projects. With so many options available, selecting the best drainage system can feel like an overwhelming task. With this in mind, Adam McKinnon,...
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  • Creating a safe and secure school environment
    Jacksons Fencing
    There is no single blueprint for the perfect school and each learning facility will have its own unique set of strengths and weaknesses. However, every school has a clear and direct responsibility to provide a safe and secure...
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  • The difference between pedestal and rail systems
    Alfresco Floors
    We often get asked about the differences between adjustable pedestals (such as the A-PED) and rail/joist systems (such as the AR-SYSTEMS & REIF DuraLink), since they seemingly fulfil the same function: supporting the application...
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  • Why is Aluminium Decking suited to balconies?
    Alfresco Floors
    Why is Aluminium Decking suited to balconies? Quite often, balconies can be a real selling feature of an apartment, hotel, restaurant and office space. The ability to catch some fresh air whilst in the confines of a tall building...
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  • What is a pocket park?
    Furnitubes International
    Cities and other busy urban areas are always looking at how to improve life for their residents and make the most of any space. Although there are a few different ways to go about this, one that is becoming very popular with many...
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  • LPS 1175 Security Rated Fencing and why it matters
    Jacksons Fencing
    Security Rated Fencing is integral to any well-planned and effective perimeter security strategy as it provides the reassurance of tested performance against a range of threats. LPS 1175 Certification was introduced by the Loss...
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  • Tree anchors: contractor guidelines and considerations
    Platipus Anchors Ltd
    Platipus Anchors suggests that, for contractors, the following considerations are the most important things to remember when it comes to tree anchors. How long does it take to install a rootball fixing system? Once the hole is...
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  • Are all self-watering planters the same?
    Amberol
    This summer's heatwave may have created a welcome continental feel on Britain’s high streets, but it can cause havoc for Britain in Bloom groups, gardeners and professional ground staff across the country, especially with Britain...
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  • What is CPNI-rated fencing?
    Barkers Fencing
    In certain situations, CPNI-approved fencing may be favoured, or required, to protect high-value assets – particularly if the facility is storing government property. In this post, we aim to explore what CPNI approval means for...
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  • Comparing Absorptive and Reflective Noise Barriers
    Jacksons Fencing
    Environmental noise is becoming an increasingly invasive part of every day life, fuelled by a growing population, housing and the infrastructure to support it all conspiring to bring people and noise sources in closer proximity.
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  • Five things to know about data centre security fencing
    Barkers Fencing
    Specifying Data Centre Security Fencing: 5 Things You Should Know Protecting data is arguably one of the most sensitive (and challenging) of areas when it comes to security fencing. A breach in data security could have...
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  • Surface water management crucial in preventing potholes
    ACO Water Management
    In response to the spiralling cost of fixing potholes across the UK road network, ACO Water Management has stressed the key role of effective surface water management in addressing the issue at source. A recent survey has found...
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  • The pentatonic scale for early years
    Percussion Play
    Music makes a unique contribution to playful learning with fun interactive music activities encouraging infants to develop new skills in language, motor abilities and cognitive skills. Approached in the right way, music time...
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