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Industry News

BD Loops Latest Seminar a Great Success
Press Release  - Jul 29, 2011
On July 21st the Nation’s largest distributor of door and gate automation products, Controlled Products Systems Group in Corona, CA hosted BD Loops popular “Everything You Need to Know about Loops” educational seminar...
Linear Introduces New TRANS PROX Credentials NOW Suitable for Operation with HID®-Compatible Proximity Readers
Press Release  - Jul 29, 2011
Linear LLC, an innovator in commercial and residential access control, telephone entry, garage door and gate operator product lines, today introduces its new ACT-31DH and ACT-34DH TRANS PROX credentials...
Niles Expanded Metals & Plastics Announces Opening Of Another State-Of-The-Art Expanded Metal Facility
Press Release  - Aug 2, 2011
Niles Expanded Metals & Plastics announces the opening of Niles Expanded Technologies (NExT), a state-of-the-art research and development and expanded mesh manufacturing facility..
Fence Formations Introduces New Protective Pool Fences for Young Children
PRWeb.com  - Jul 29, 2011
Fence Formations recently expanded their product line to include installation of pool fence enclosures designed specifically for families with babies and toddlers..

Decking Industry News

Trex 2Q net income falls, hurt by bad weather
BusinessWeek  - Aug 2, 2011
Trex Co., which makes fencing and decking products, said Monday that its second-quarter profit tumbled 56 percent, hurt by bad weather and difficult ...
Richard Burbridge's Decking Sales Stay Strong
Build.co.uk  - Jul 29, 2011
Despite recent press stories to the contrary, large numbers of homeowners are still investing in decking and it remains one of Richard Burbidge's best selling range of products ...
Wood Joins Plastics for Injection Molded Composites
Design News  - Aug 2, 2011
A Michigan inventor says the future is in plastics and wood as injection molded composites. Wood-plastic composites are not new. They are widely used in decking and other construction projects to replace natural wood ...

Fence Contractors in the News

Airport fence project under construction
Vernal Express  - Jul 28, 2011
The Murray-based Western Chain Link Fence Company wasted no time constructing a 11-foot-tall wildlife fence surrounding the Vernal Regional Airport...
Fencing contest a true trial of skill
Yorkshire Post  - Jul 31, 2011
SWEATIEST event at the Driffield Show was the third UK Fencing Contractors Championship. Seven two-man teams, from as far afield as Devon and Warwickshire, competed for a £750 prize and a title worth painting on the van....
Depot joins forces with Makeover crew
Apex Herald  - Jul 27, 2011
The Backyard Depot crew worked through the night to complete the project. They only had 11 hours to build the fence that would encompass the home...
B&Q Ireland fined after fence kills customer
Belfast Telegraph  - Jul 29, 2011
FDIY chain B&Q has been fined €250,000 in the Republic after fencing weighing half a tonne fell and killed a customer...

Military Fences

U.S. Navy Seeks Contractors for Multi-Year Fencing Contract for Guam and the CNMI
Guam Buildup News  - Jul 31, 2011
Guam – Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Marianas has issued a presolicitation notice for fencing work at all federal facilities on Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands ...

Local Government Issues

Homeowner snared in fence debate
Northwest Herald -  - Aug 1, 2011
CARY – For 25 years there has been a fence behind the house at 5 Montana Court, the home where Molly Cordero has lived with her family for four years ...
Route 9 in Newton getting new guardrails, fencing
Boston Globe  - Jul 28, 2011
Route 9 in Newton is getting a facelift and safety upgrades as construction crews resurface the roadway, improve median guardrails and fencing, and make sidewalks more handicap accessible ...
Tycoon fences off city cemetry
New Vision  - Jul 28, 2011
A city tycoon has embarked on fencing off part of the Muslim city cemetery, next to the Lugogo Indoor Stadium, citing desecration of the facility...

Pool Safety

Fencing required around private pools
Newton Kansan  - Jul 28, 2011
“The intent is to control access by children from off the property to prevent drowning,” Myers said. Drowning in backyard pools is the No. 1 cause of death in the United States for children younger than 5. Violators can be ticketed and fined....

Community Issues

HEMET: Troublesome fence finds new boundary
Press-Enterprise  - Jul 28, 2011
That pesky fence in downtown Hemet that has frustrated property owners and businesses for the past two months is finally getting moved ...
Neighbors Say Fence is No Protection
KEZI TV  - Jul 28, 2011
CORVALLIS, Ore. -- They say good fences make good neighbors, but in the case of one Corvallis neighborhood that might not be true....
Newport News, coal terminals looking into wind fence
Daily Press  - Aug 1, 2011
NEWPORT NEWS — The wind might provide answers to limiting the coal dust released into the air in the Southeast Community...
Grantville Council debates fencing at Clements/Malcolm center
Newnan Times-Herald  - Jul 28, 2011
To fence or not to fence? In Grantville, that seems to be the question. Proposed fencing at the Clements/Malcolm Recreation Center and Griffin Street park ...
Violation notice pending over White Marsh beach 'fence'
Daily Press  - Jul 28, 2011
The new fence prompted a complaint to Hampton's codes compliance department from Grand View resident Peter O'Shaughnessy. Codes Compliance Director Steve ...

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Fences and Animals - Domestic

Farm fencing furore as driver narrowly misses bull
Warrnambool Standard  - Jul 28, 2011
DANLEE Hollard doesn’t believe she is cursed but a brush with calamity on a country road has strengthened her resolve to improve farm fences....
The Goat Fence Debate
KTUL  - Jul 28, 2011
They may look like regular goats, but these guys are actually educators. "Goats are very curious animal, very smart," said Dr. Tilahun Sahlu. And at Langston University's American Institute for Goat Research, they've also become political lighting rods....
City may add fencing, bison at zoo
TribLocal  - Jul 28, 2011
City councilmen on Wednesday gave preliminary approval to solicit bids for the improved fencing that zoo advocates have been pushing for, though they have ...

DIY - Consumers

Do your research before installing fence
phillyBurbs.com  - Jul 28, 2011
Looking for a fence? A reputable dealer, a municipal permit, and a conference with your next-door neighbor could offset potential problems...

Community Fence Projects

Lincoln Park mayor's donation puts borough's first dog park closer to reality
NorthJersey.com  - Jul 28, 2011
Residents might have a new dog park in the borough in the near future thanks to a generous donation from the mayor, and if all goes well, the project could be done by Labor Day...
Girl Scouts complete fence at Oxford Township homeless shelter
The Express Times - LehighValleyLive.com  - Jul 28, 2011
No one said earning the Girl Scout silver award would be easy....
Fences for Fido seeks volunteers for fence build tomorrow
OregonLive.com  - Jul 28, 2011
Fences for Fido celebrates its two-year anniversary with a fence build this weekend in Damascus. ....
Local businesses donate money, labor for skate park fence?
phillyBurbs.com  - Jul 28, 2011
?Newtown Township will install a fence around the municipal skate park after two donors announced they will fork out the cash for the project...

Home Owner Associations

All fences in Terwillegar Towne must be white! Blogging on residents’ associations
Edmonton Journal  - Jul 28, 2011
FI finally got the chance to see Terwillegar Towne for myself Tuesday night, and I’m impressed. You really get the feeling of life around. Couples stroll past with small children....
Readers weigh in on white fences and residents’ associations

Schools and Fences

Inquiry into controversial Rossendale school fence
Lancashire Telegraph  - Jul 28, 2011
A ROSSENDALE primary school has become the subject of a public inquiry five years after blocking off its playing fields which were used as a village green....

USA Mexico Border Fence

Border security contract signed
Arizona Daily Star  - Jul 29, 2011
Border fences, roads and lighting are not only expensive to build, they are costly to repair and maintain. U.S. Customs and Border Protection has signed a $24.4 million contract with a private firm to repair and maintain border barriers,..
Arizona seeks donations for border fence
OC Register  - Jul 29, 2011
A good portion of that fencing is in Arizona — a gateway for people seeking to cross illegally and drug traffickers, according to news reports. The fence...
Fences Threaten Extinction at the U.S.–Mexico Border
Audubon Magazine  - Jul 29, 2011
Mexico border were constructed as obstacles to human travel. But these fences also threaten the animals whose homes happen to fall on arbitrary state lines....

Weird News

Kitten that looks like Hitler a U.K. hit
Canoe.ca - Jul 29, 2011
An animal shelter in England has been inundated with phone calls from cat-lovers interested in adopting a kitten that many claim resembles Adolf Hitler and Charlie Chaplin...

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