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Industry News

Linear awards $10K in products for its 50th anniversary
SecurityInfoWatch  - Aug 12, 2011
It’s not every day someone wins $10,000 in free products. But Maranda Wright did. She entered Linear’s giveaway commemorating the company’s 50th Anniversary, and came out on top. ...
AMERISTAR FORTIFIES PERIMETER PROTECTION SYSTEMS WITH ATG ACCESS
Press Release  - Aug 12, 2011
Ameristar Fence Products recently acquired the assets of ATG Access Inc (Lillington, NC) a subsidiary of ATG Access Ltd based in Merseyside, England...
How can I boost sales of my new product, Fence Protector?
Mirror.co.uk  - Aug 10, 2011
I’VE launched my own business selling Fence Protector, a new product I have devised which takes the hassle out of the process of painting, spraying and preserving fences....
New Digital Architect Binder Provides Easy Access to CertainTeed® Product Information
Press Release  - Aug 11, 2011
In order to provide easy online access to product information, CertainTeed Corporation has developed a new digital architect binder — a one-stop destination created to simplify the specification process for select exterior products. ...

Decking Industry News

Revolutionary Natures Composites Sustainable Exterior Building Products Receive ICC-ES Verification
MarketWire  - Aug 15, 2011
Natures Composites, a sustainable decking and fencing company that has revolutionized the industry by manufacturing decking and fencing products made from wheat straw and recycled plastics, announced it has received ICC-ES verification....
AERT Announces 2nd Quarter 2011 Results
MarketWire  - Aug 15, 2011
Advanced Environmental Recycling Technologies, Inc. /quotes/zigman/216469 AERT 0.00% , a leading plastic recycler and manufacturer of green building products....

Fence Contractors in the News

Contract to fortify LAX security fence awarded to Riverside firm
Daily Breeze  - Aug 16, 2011
A construction company on Monday was awarded a $4.7 million contract to fortify a security fence surrounding Los Angeles International Airport.....
Hearing damage leads to settlement
The Register-Guard -  - Aug 12, 2011
A rural Cottage Grove man has obtained a $37,000 judgment against a local pest control company he sued last year, alleging that its “Caddyshack” approach to gopher eradication permanently damaged his hearing....
Deer fence tender awarded
Fort Frances Times  - Aug 9, 2011
The tender was awarded to Wilco Contractors Superior Inc. at an estimated cost of $381,743.38, which includes HST, a contingency allowance of $20,000, and with provisional items of 20 poles set in bedrock...
Atlanta Fence Company Offers Back-to-School Incentives
PRWeb  - Aug 15, 2011
Atlanta fence company, FenceWorks of Georgia, is offering customers in the metro area incentives to purchase new residential fencing...

Local Government Issues

Village Board to Tackle Pet Care Facility Fencing, Local Adjudication Ordinances
Oswego Patch  - Aug 15, 2011
A proposed fence regulation would require any fence that encloses an exterior area used to contain animals at an animal care business, such as a veterinary clinic or pet stores, to be eight feet in height...
Bid to keep Carlisle railway viaduct fences in place for three more years
News & Star  - Aug 10, 2011
Temporary steel security fences to keep walkers off Carlisle’s disused Waverley railway viaduct may be left in place until 2014...

Community Issues

Security Gate Turns Deadly In Southeast DC
WUSA9.com  - Aug 15, 2011
Robyn called 911 but says a security fence around the Wheeler Terrace apartments in the 3900 block of 13th street SE became a deadly barrier to paramedics when they responded. The gate delayed them for crucial minutes....
Electric fence alteration for Sidmouth beauty spot
Sidmouth Herald  - Aug 15, 2011
Electric fences help keep in cows tasked with trampling and chomping invasive vegetation that threatens to overwhelm the site....

Fences and Neighbors

Fence disputes rise
Star News Group  - Aug 16, 2011
WYNDHAM is filled with neighbours at war, according to new statistics from the Dispute Settlement Centre of Victoria. ...
Dallas fence puts neighbours at odds
BCLocalNews  - Aug 15, 2011
If you live in Dallas, your perspective on how much access people should have to get to the river depends on what side of the fence you sit. ...

Homeland Security

US ports spend big on post-9/11 security
Business Week  - Aug 15, 2011
The marshlands around the nation's fourth-busiest container port used to be considered enough of a barrier that Port of Savannah officials didn't bother to build a full fence around the bustling main terminal....

Community Fence Projects

Teens build fence at Riverfront Park
Hermiston Herald  - Aug 10, 2011
Despite the August heat, a Hermiston teen, his family and friends spent every morning last week outside, building a fence at Riverfront Park....

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Fences and Animals

Electric fence alteration for Sidmouth beauty spot
Salt Lake Tribune  - Aug 15, 2011
Far fewer cars are crashing into deer, elk and moose along Interstate 80 in Parleys Canyon after federal stimulus money paid for a high fence to reduce roadkill along a deadly three-mile segment...
Bedminster moves to allow deer fencing
Montgomery Newspapers  - Aug 15, 2011
Weeds and deer may like Bedminster, but the feeling’s not mutual. After reading a letter from a resident outlining damage by deer to plants on the resident’s property over a period of years,...

Atlanta Bridge Fence

Workers removing Atlanta bridge fence debris
The Associated Press  - Aug 15, 2011
ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia Department of Transportation says road crews are continuing to work to remove metal fencing that fell from Atlanta's 17th Street bridge and crashed onto six northbound lanes of the city's Downtown Connector...
Workers removing Atlanta bridge fence debris
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution  - Aug 16, 2011
The Georgia Department of Transportation worked Monday to determine why a one-ton section of the decorative fence on the 17th Street bridge fell onto the Downtown Connector ...

Fences and Weather

Rain washes away 40 feet of US-Mexico border fence
Arizona Daily Star  - Aug 10, 2011
A 40-foot stretch of mesh border fence east of Lukeville in Southwestern Arizona was knocked over Sunday by rainwater rushing through a wash....

Weird News

Australian minister fights back at phone scam
Canoe.ca - Aug 16, 2011
A state minister in Australia phoned an illegitimate telephone-scam call centre and wasted 15 minutes of a worker's time - and he wants citizens to do the same....

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