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|Atkore International Inc. Acquires Razor Wire International |
PR News Wire - Oct 4, 2011
Atkore International Inc. ("Atkore"), today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire the assets of Razor Wire International, a manufacturing company specializing in razor wire ranging from 18 inches to 60 inches in diameter....
|Boundary Fence is setting up shop in Gates |
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - Oct 18, 2011
Boundary Fence & Railing Systems Inc., which has six plastics extrusion lines in Queens for the manufacture of vinyl fencing, plans to start four more at 595 Trabold in Gates.....
Decking Industry News
|Steel-framed decking grows in popularity |
Out And About Live - Lodge & Holiday Homes - Oct 11, 2011
Liniar, one of the market leaders in PVCu decking and fencing, says it is now supplying more and more of its galvanised steel sub-frame decking due to growing popular demand....
Fence Contractors in the News
Local Government Issues
|Parks Department to build fence itself, save $21,000 |
Post-Tribune - Oct 13, 2011
HOBART — The Park Department will save the city about $21,000 by installing new fencing south of the Wisconsin Street bridge with its own staff and community service workers, Park Supt. John Mitchell said Monday...
|Fence ordered moved from street right-of-way |
Princeton Union Eagle - Oct 13, 2011
Angela and Jeremy Uhrich, of 219 14th Ave. S., and the Princeton City Council sparred last Thursday over who is responsible for the Uhrich couple’s new fence getting installed in a street right of way this past spring....
|Barbed wire causes West Texas war |
Hays Free Press - Oct 16, 2011
Gov. John Ireland did a political about-face on Oct. 10, 1883, and called the state legislature back into special session to deal with the fence-cutting crisis that had turned western Texas into a war zone...
|New fence gets the thumbs up |
Tenterfield Star - Oct 13, 2011
WORK to upgrade sporting facilities in Tenterfield has started with the completion of a new fence around Shirley Park....
|City installing fence on York Street |
Stratford Gazette - Oct 13, 2011
York Street business owners are getting the decorative fence along the commercial block’s green space they had petitioned for.....
|Voll Ponders Fence for Old Golf Course Site |
Cape May County Herald - Oct 11, 2011
VILLAS — Don’t call it Ponderlodge or Villas Wildlife Management Area any longer, it’s officially Cox Hall Creek Wildlife Management Area....
|Wildlife deaths spark barbed wire debate |
ABC Rural - Oct 13, 2011
The decision by a large, commercial landholder to remove the top strand from some barbed-wire fences to protect endangered mahogany gliders has been lauded by conservationists....
Schools and Fences
|Salisbury School Board Approves Fence, Repairs to Buildings |
Salisbury Patch - Oct 13, 2011
The Salisbury School board voted Wednesday at their October regular meeting to accept quotes for fencing around the high school parking lot and repairs to the exterior of the district's administration building...
|Man dies in freak fence accident |
Sydney Morning Herald - Oct 13, 2011
A man died when his neck was caught between two steel bars when he slipped trying to climb a school fence in Melbourne's outer south-east....
|Four-metre plunge: man's face caught in fence |
Sydney Morning Herald - Oct 13, 2011
A man in his 80s suffered serious facial injuries when he fell from scaffolding and became snagged on a fence in Melbourne’s north yesterday...
Fencing and Airports
USA Canada Border Fence
|US Weighs Fencing Parts of Shared Canadian Border |
Voice of America - Oct 18, 2011
The United States and Canada share the longest unfortified border in the world. In the border town of Blaine, Washington, a shallow ditch and some warning signs are all that separate U.S. territory from Canada...
|The Great Wall of Foolishness |
Toronto Star - Oct 14, 2011
So our neighbour has designs to build a fence. On the one hand, a “fence along the northern border is not being considered at this time,” said a statement issued recently by the United States Customs and Border Protection agency...
Fences and Volunteers
|San Diego ranked luckiest town in U.S. |
Canoe.ca - Oct 13, 2011
NEW YORK - San Diego, which has been touted as having one of the best climates in the United States, is also the luckiest, according to a new ranking...
Project Manager/Operations Manager
Large Philadelphia and surrounding area commercial fence contractor seeks an experienced Project Manager/Operations Manager. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Communicates with customer contacts prior to and during the installation process, creates job specific folders for use during the installation process, reads and understands blueprints and specifications, provides material breakdowns, orders material, field verifies site conditions, schedules field crews and assures all material and equipment are accurately prepared for each job, assists with estimating when needed and generally manages all aspects of the operations process.
Requirements: 7+ years fence estimating, project management and or installation experience, excellent organization and communication skills, must be detail oriented and able to work independently, must have experience supervising others, experience with shop drawing and submittal process helpful
All inquiries to remain confidential. Compensation commensurate to experience.
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