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Effective prison security fence design needs to incorporate a range of features and a weakness in any one of these features can provide an entry point for determined attackers.
Here at Protective Fencing, we are excited to announce the launch of our brand-new company-wide Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.
With a wide range of pipe fabrication services available, Protective Fencing can create posts to any size or shape that you need.
As innovators in security fencing, Protective Fencing is pleased to announce that our PROMAX™ 358 mesh is now available in 3-metre-wide panels.
Planning the security fencing for your next transport project and not sure what’s the best security fencing for a project?
Protective Fencing has just expanded its Victorian operations base with a move to a larger warehouse in Dandenong. The move will allow Protective to maintain a more extensive inventory in stock to meet the growing demand for quality Australian-manufactured fencing products.
Although the steel industry currently produces around 7% of the world’s carbon emissions that’s about to change. And Protective Fencing is proud to be leading the way in that quest for a better future for the environment, our clients, and the generations to come.
We’re focused on delivering the highest quality products on-time, wherever you need them.
To help us ensure you can get your orders before Christmas, please consider the following:
A move towards on-shoring and long-term support of other local Australian manufacturers has stood Protective Fencing in good stead in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, and beyond.
Palisade fencing provides one of the best all-round security fencing solutions in Australia but you need to get the right security fence height for your needs.
As a property or business owner you pay a high price for these crimes so it makes sense to invest in a well-designed security fence.
Selecting and installing a safe fence for shared pedestrian walkway’s and Cycle paths is essential to divert people from potential risks and danger.
In June 2021 Protective Powdercoating began operation of our brand new, state of the art Australian made powdercoating system.
With increasing burglary rates, vandalism and property damage throughout Australia, adequate perimeter security fencing is necessary. Well-designed security fencing is the first (and primary) level of security for most homes and commercial properties.
The cost of crime against businesses (small and large) and organisations such as schools, universities, places of worship, local government buildings and hospitals is growing annually.
Protective Fencing is the name that most Australians trust for security fencing supply, proudly manufactured in Australia since 1975. We pride ourselves on using quality Australian raw materials, employing a skilled workforce, and using the best machinery
Designing with form and function is the age-old obstacle that Architects, Engineers and specifiers alike battle with daily, this is particularly challenging when working in the space of critical infrastructure.
Protective are Australia’s largest specialist welded mesh supplier. Our precision mesh machines produce high quality mesh in a range of sizes and wire diameters. Our mesh machines have a high cross wire output for large projects, while still being cost effective for smaller jobs.
Personal and property security is an increasing concern for most people both in residential and business/ industrial settings. You are entitled to protect your home and property with a fence, and security fence spikes, barbed wire, and razor tape can add significant security to your property. But you need to be aware of the legislation covering security fencing.
Security is one of the most important issues facing industrial and commercial operations in today’s challenging world.
Adequate industrial and commercial fencing is critical to protect your business and employees from a wide range of threats, including theft and vandalism.
The Australian farming community has been hit pretty hard in recent times; drought and now the recent devastating bushfires have meant that a lot of farmers are desperate for help.
At Protective, the health and safety of our employees and customers come first. Like all businesses we are taking specific precautions during the current outbreak of the novel coronavirus and we want to keep you informed of our current state of operations.
Protective’s Welded Mesh machines frequently produce mesh for strata control in mines which require weld penetration levels greater than 15%. Our mesh has been independently tested by a NATA certified laboratory and exceeds the requirements.
Think of a steel fence surrounding anything from an airport to a new infrastructure project, bridge, farm or railway line and chances are it was manufactured right here on the Central Coast by the Protective Group.
You may be surprised to learn that the sale and installation of many types of security fencing in NSW requires a security license.
Congratulations, you’ve decided where your snake fence will go and you’ve chosen the right snake mesh from Protective Fencing. But a good snake proof fence is not just about using the right materials; you also need to follow some sound fence design principles.
Cannabis farms are riding a growing high thanks to recent changes in legislation and the debate around the benefits of medicinal cannabis. Unfortunately, along with success comes unwanted attention from criminals.
Solar power seems an obvious part of the solution for Australia’s present and future energy needs. Unfortunately, solar panels are also worth a lot of money to thieves. Theft of solar panels and related equipment is costly for the solar farm owners.
A Gabion wall is an increasingly popular fencing solution in residential and commercial landscape settings as well as being effective in erosion control and major infrastructure projects such as railways, bridges and highways.
Ideally all buildings should be designed with people in mind; safety, functionality, and user friendliness should be key guiding principles.
Security can mean different things to different people. Sometimes security is about keeping people out or keeping them (and animals) safe from hazardous situations. Security can also be about protecting your privacy or keeping people in.
In the past, many pet birds lived solitary, miserable lives in tiny restricted cages. The growing awareness of better bird care requirements means that 36% of bird owners now house their birds in more appropriate outdoor aviaries.
Inadequate perimeter fencing may actually encourage crime. Research indicates that criminals may view a poorly designed security fence as a sign that the property’s overall security is inadequate.
Too often steel fence posts corrode at the base as a result of incorrect installation leading to expensive premature failure and repairs. Follow this guide and get it right the first time.
Most people don’t link road safety issues and good car park design together. But the reality is car park safety barriers play a vital role in protecting vehicles and more importantly their human cargo from harm.
Anti-climb fences are designed, as the name suggests, to prevent anyone climbing your fences and gaining access to potentially dangerous areas. The mesh apertures must be small enough to prevent people climbing over the fence.
The success of razor wire lies in the longer length of its spear-like barbs, difficulty of gaining a handhold, and the strength of the steel tape. Razor wire works to impede entry by either catching clothing or ripping through flesh.
Health and safety lapses can cost your business not only with staff downtime but also the risk of punitive costs and fines and increased insurance costs. And that doesn’t even include the cost of damage to equipment or property.
Protective’s specialised kangaroo exclusion fence system includes all the elements needed for long-lasting kangaroo proof fence that will last the distance, satisfy your budget, and protect both you and the ‘roos.
Protective supplied 450 sheets of 358 mesh for this 2.25 billion dollar project. Protective’s ability to manufacture the required panels with a very short lead-in time and fast turnaround was a key factor to our success in being awarded this contract.
Australia is privileged to have some very special and unique wildlife and they help to make Australia they very special place that we love. But roads and animals don’t always go well together.
We live in uncertain times; political events, rapid social and technological changes, and environmental upheavals threaten to undermine much that we once thought secure in our lives.
Galvanized steel mesh panels are some of the best fencing products available for Australia’s tough conditions; galvanizing has been protecting steel for 140 years with outstanding success.
Not all fencing products are equal and sports arenas provide a particularly punishing testing ground for a fence. You need a fence that will keep the ball in your court and keep players and spectators safe.
Recent global events have highlighted the overriding importance of maintaining high levels of security at airports. Airport site security is critical and all areas of the airport grounds represent a potential risk.
Yes, you may have an existing well designed security fence but it may be inadequate in particular situations.
Unfortunately, human nature remains the weak link in even the most well designed security system.
A school safety fence will add a valuable asset to your school, protect your students, and increase the pride students, staff, and the wider community feel for your school.
Tough pool fencing regulations are making waves throughout Australia and you need to know about the nation-wide tightening of existing pool fence laws.
Functional yet visually appealing safety screens supplied by Protective for new bridge at Woden ACT. Protective Fencing chosen to fabricate, powder coat and supply safety screen.
The Majura Parkway is an exciting new road development that will seamlessly connect the Federal Highway to the Monaro Highway.
Queensland’s Premier Anna Bligh opened the Second Gateway Bridge over the Brisbane River on 16 May 2010.