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Industry News

Poly Vinyl Creations opens High Point manufacturing / distribution facility -- OPEN HOUSE THIS FRIDAY
Press Release  - Jul 10, 2010
HIGH POINT, NC – Poly Vinyl Creations has opened a manufacturing / distribution facility at 921 Inlet Ave. in southern High Point. ...
Philadelphia judge files lawsuit against security firm for parking lot injuries
Philadelphia Inquirer  - Jul 7, 2010
Philadelphia, PA – A U.S. District Judge filed a lawsuit against several companies with ties to a parking garage security gate in Center City, after her car was struck by ...
Paxton Access announces distribution partnerships
SecurityInfoWatch -  - Jul 10, 2010
Paxton Access Inc. is a leading manufacturer of access control and security products targeted to the electronic access control market. ...

Decking Industry News

Trex Hideaway Gun Pail Provides Hidden Fastener Supplies in One Complete Package
BuildingOnline.com  - Jul 10, 2010
Each Trex Gun Pail includes 900 connector clips and collated screws, which will cover approximately 500 square feet of decking area...
GeoDeck Composite Decking Meets Building Department Code Requirements
MarketWire  - Jul 13, 2010
GeoDeck Composite Decking, manufactured by Green Bay Decking, LLC, received an evaluation report (ESR#1369) from ICC-ES, providing documentation that the ...
CertainTeed Makes a Statement with New Porch Posts and Columns, Offering More Design Options For Outdoor Living Spaces
Press Release  - Jul 13, 2010
CertainTeed Corporation is now offering porch posts and columns in new shapes and textures that make a statement in outdoor living spaces. ....
Demand for Fiberon's Horizon™ Decking With a Tropical Hardwood Appearance Drives Facility Expansion
PR NewsWire (press release)  - Jul 7, 2010
NEW LONDON, N.C., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- In spite of the most challenging economy in several decades, Fiberon®, a leading manufacturer of composite and PVC decking, railing and fencing products, is ramping up production of its game changer Horizon Decking product line...

Fence Contractors in the News

Business File: Country Fence changing name and joining brand
Steamboat Pilot  - Jul 10, 2010
Brouillette grew up in Steamboat Springs and said joining Guier Fence will allow him to expand customer service and fencing design opportunities...
Building more than fences
Blackfoot Morning News  - Jul 7, 2010
SHELLEY – The Jolley family may build fences for a living, but with every post set they are building something of much more value -- family....
Troubleshooter: Fence problem
abc11.com -  - Jul 9, 2010
Janelle said her husband is working to get the people their fences. When asked, "What's he working on as one is already done?" Janelle claims to not know ...

Local Government Issues

New Fencing Protects Oaks but Coordination At Site Questioned
The Mountain Enterprise -  - Jul 9, 2010
Frazier Park architect Max Williams has looked over the architects’ plans for the Frazier Park Branch Library, and sees good news and bad news ...
City scraps fence by South Beach boardwalk that touched a nerve
SILive.com -  - Jul 9, 2010
The city Parks Department had allowed The Vanderbilt catering hall management to install the fence, to ensure the coast was clear for its delivery trucks ...
Overpass fence tumbles onto I-70, blocking St. Louis traffic
Columbia Daily Tribune  - Jul 10, 2010
Both directions of Interstate 70 in St. Louis were closed for nearly two hours during morning rush hour yesterday when a decorative fence on an overpass toppled onto the interstate, hitting some cars but apparently injuring no ...

Community Issues

Banff developer may have to remove high security fencing
Jackson Security  - Jul 8, 2010
Residents in Banff may have forced a developer to remove sections of high security fencing and reinstate a public right of way - despite a series of ...
Fenced off from 'our backyard'
The Province  - Jul 10, 2010
Valerie Lai (left), Antoinette Sandoval and Erica Webb sit in front of the fence surrounding Vancouver's David ...

Community Fence Projects

Scout leads cemetery repair project
Bangor Daily News  - Jul 10, 2010
It took a team of nine volunteers about 23 hours to install the fence, a project paid for with about $200 raised by Spaulding and $2200 from the town's ...

Fence Disputes

Man bailed in Stockport fence dispute murder inquiry
BBC News  - Jul 10, 2010
A man held by detectives on suspicion of murdering his neighbour in a dispute over a fence has been released on bail. David Fantom, 63, was found collapsed ...

The Art of Fences

Some fancy work hanging on a chain link fence
9NEWS.com  - Jul 13, 2010
DENVER - A fence near Union Station in downtown Denver has been covered in graffiti for the past month - and the city knows about it....
Mural 'jumps off fence' at Historic Ohio Theatre
Toledo Blade  - Jul 6, 2010
Thanks to the work of more than 50 young adults in the Young Artists at Work program, a mural adorned the fence in front of the 1921 vintage theater on ...
Living History: Good fences, good neighbors
Salt Lake Tribune  - Jul 10, 2010
Over an early-morning cup of joe in the backyard of my Sugar House home, I waited for Western Fence Co. to put up a stronger wooden replica of what had recently been torn down. ...

Fence & Animals

Wildlife fencing defended after fatal crash
CBC.ca  - Jul 13, 2010
The RCMP and the Department of Transportation are assuring people that the wildlife fencing along Highway 7 in southern New Brunswick is still effective despite a fatal vehicle collision on the weekend...
News Story High security fencing installed for horse fair
Jackson Security  - Jul 9, 2010
Scarborough Borough Council has installed £40000 worth of high security fencing ahead of this year's Seamer Horse Fair. The fencing has been erected around ...
Work could start on permanent protective fence for Middlewich swans at end of July
Middlewich Guardian  - Jul 9, 2010
British Waterways has agreed to pay £2500 for fencing along the Trent and Mersey Canal in Booth Lane. Work is now expected to start after July 27 when the ...

Pools and Fences

Failure to fence pools can lead to $25G fine
SILive.com  - Jul 9, 2010
STATEN ISLAND, NY -- Failure to install and maintain a fence around a swimming pool can lead to tragedy and a fine of as much as $25000...
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DIY Consumers

Metal fences: from chain link to wrought iron
NorthJersey.com  - Jul 9, 2010
Metal fences: from chain link to wrought ironThe poet Robert Frost said, "Good fences make good neighbors," and North Jersey homeowners frequently agree...
Post time for fence project
Standard Freeholder  - Jul 9, 2010
What about cedar, composite lumber, or vinyl panel fences? All terrific alternatives, but a 2-3 times the price of treated lumber, they're a little out of our budget. Plus, once we're done staining our treated wood, this baby's going to look like pure gold. ...
Tips for selecting window installers, fence builders, carpet cleaners ...
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog) -  - Jul 6, 2010
Fence builders: Checkbook rates local fencing firms to help consumers identify the companies that will do the best job for the best price. ...

Fence and Airports

Perimeter fence proposal at IV Airport continues to cause consternation
Illinois Valley News  - Jul 8, 2010
Concerns regarding proposed perimeter and interior fences at Illinois Valley Airport were aired during a 70-minute Thursday, July 1 meeting at Anne G. ... ...
Airport to receive funds for fencing
Mt. Vernon Register-News   Jul 13, 2010
The fencing appeared on the radar screen and became a red flag item to the FAA in December,” Collins said. “The FAA moved the fence project forward ...

Schools and Fences

School plans 9ft high fence
Hornsey and Crouch End Journal - Jul 6, 2010
TEENAGERS leaping over a primary school wall to use the playground as a short cut has prompted the school to install a 9ft high security fence. ...

Weird News

Man lucky to be alive after trying to ride crocodile
Canoe, CA  - Jul 13, 2010
An Australian man suffered only a bite to his right leg after he entered an enclosure to try to ride Fatso, a five metre long crocodile ...

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Model A Sterling on 4 wheel drive truck. Second Model A Free. Location is Syracuse, New York. assorted augers available. $5000.00 Call John at 315-374-0847
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EQUIPMENT FOR SALE

Post Vibe model 402

Post Vibe model 402 (extended height model) for sale. Gently used, properly maintained and in perfect working condition. Purchased New in April 2008 for $16,000. Will sell for $12,500 OBO. Shipping available continental US. Call Mark @ 307-272-6551 or email mark@olsonfencing.com

HELP WANTED

Construction Estimator/Project Manager
Responsibilities include performing all duties associated with the entire commercial fence estimating process and project management of commercial fence projects from pre construction thru close out. Requirements *A minimum of 3 years related experience in the construction fencing industry.. *Should be proficient using construction software for estimating and at utilizing online search tools and web based project retrieval. *Good understanding of principles, methods, and techniques of architectural, civil, mechanical blue prints. *Good oral and written communications skills *Excellent time management and organizational skills. *Ability to work well with clients, general contractors and other team members.
Benefits: *Health/Life Insurance *401K Retirement Plan *Paid Vacation *Unlimited income potential 45K -150K. (Salary plus commission) Send Resume to : bburns@centuryfence.net

 
 

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