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Industry News

New Modular Fencing System Evowall Released by Wallmark
Online PR News (press release) -  - Sep 5, 2011
Wallmark, Australia’s manufacturer of Modular Fencing Systems recently released the Evowall range of products. Let’s look at some of the features of Evowall that give this modular fencing the edge over competing products:.....
Elite Fence Buys Industrial in Chesterfield Twp
CoStar Group  - Sep 4, 2011
Elite Fencing acquired the property at 50925 Richard W Blvd. in Chesterfield Township, MI, for $1.55 million, or approximately $6 per square foot....
Specialist Perimeter Security Offers Design and Fabrication of Custom-Made Security Gates
Press Media Wire  - Aug 30, 2011
Sydney, NSW - Specialist Perimeter Security, a specialist in the design, fabrication and professional installation of security gates offers design and fabrication of custom-made security gates....

Decking Industry News

Manasquan Premium Fasteners Expands Product Line with Additions from Starborn Industries, Simpson Strong Tie® & 6 Lobe Star Drive Screws - Aug 31, 2011
Manasquan Premium Fasteners, a leading provider of stainless steel fasteners to the residential, commercial and marine construction industries,...
Local soldier recieves deck from unique charity
MyFoxBoston - Aug 31, 2011
The North American deck and railing association has joined forces with a organization called Deck for a Soldier. With help and generous donations of materials, time, and labor, the charity gifts veterans...

Fence Contractors in the News

Lawmakers Want Benefits For MS Companies
WJTV - Sep 1, 2011
Jackson--Some lawmakers want to give local contractors an advantage. The idea stems from a recent MDOT project. MDOT is currently replacing all highway signs in the Metro....

Local Government Issues

Water district officials to fence off utility yard as part of management plan for Olympia Watershed
Santa Cruz Sentinel - Sep 3, 2011
BOULDER CREEK -- San Lorenzo Valley Water District board members voted Thursday to clean up their act.....
$48,000 of fencing for city streets
Otago Daily Time - Sep 5, 2011
Fancy new barriers will provide a smart appearance to the lower Octagon around Rugby World Cup matches, and make it clear where the temporary liquor ban applies, says the Dunedin City Council...
City looks at alternative to Twin Oaks Valley Road fence removal
North County Times - Sep 3, 2011
City officials are considering ways to alter wooden fencing along Twin Oaks Valley Road after residents protested that removing it outright would threaten public safety and spoil the community's rural character.....
Security Fence to be built around the Pleasant Hill Police Department
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)  - Sep 3, 2011
The Pleasant Hill Police Department will soon be getting a security fence around their property. The City of Pleasant Hill provided us with the following information on the fence:...

Fences and Neighbors

Divided by a fence, Coquina Key waterfront neighbors take it to court  - Sep 3, 2011
ST. PETERSBURG — Joseph and Patricia Chiandusse have watched the dolphins and boaters in Big Bayou from their Coquina Key home for 32 years. ....

Stolen Fences

Fence panels are stolen at beauty spot  - Sep 3, 2011
Metal thieves have struck at a beauty spot on the Walsall-Sandwell border, stealing parts of a steel fence put up to stop yobs going on the rampage....

Fencing and Airports

Airport fence cost to city down to $25K
Journal Times  - Sep 2, 2011
McCOOK, Nebraska -- Bids have been received for construction of the wildlife fence project at McCook Ben Nelson Regional Airport....

Community Issues

Colorbond fences rob my senses
Sydney Morning Herald  - Sep 1, 2011
My new house is surrounded on all sides by a 1.8-metre high pale green Colorbond steel (CBS) fence....
Unwanted fence now landmark
Journal Times  - Sep 4, 2011
UNION GROVE — When Mickey Zibung learned the state was putting up a fence at her parent’s Union Grove house, she and her family weren’t happy about it.....
Storm Brews Over Georgica Beach Fence
Tulsa World  - Sep 3, 2011
Hurricane Irene has swirled up a storm between neighbors on Georgica Beach, where a fence was being built in front of the Zweig-Sullivan residence this week....
New fence-line proposal would divide Berryhill in half
The East Hampton Press - Sep 3, 2011
The City Council on Tuesday was presented with a new fence-line proposal that would encircle the westside of the Gilcrease Expressway dividing Berryhill in half....

DIY - Consumers

Weaving A Stick Fence
Hartford Courant - Sep 3, 2011
A stick fence can be sculptural, decorative and a great backdrop for a garden design. Of course, it also can block a busy road...


USA Mexico Border Fence

New border fence proving to be a big obstacle
Houston Chronicle - Sep 6, 2011
NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) — The higher the wall, the harder they will fall. That's what border crossers trying to scale the new border fence at Nogales are painfully finding out....
Ariz. lawmaker eyes 2011 start of border fence?
Houston Chronicle - Sep 3, 2011
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona legislator says a proposed additional border fence could start going up sooner rather than later....

Fences and Animals - Wildlife

Wildlife fencing system to be installed in BSG
The Georgian - Sep 1, 2011
A $1.4 million contract has been awarded to Harvey Gale and Son Ltd. to construct a test section of wildlife fencing in the Bay St. George area....
400 KM Aberdare Fence Protects U.S.$ 630 Million Worth of Ecosystem Services - New Report  - Sep 5, 2011
Nairobi — Aberdare Fence Has Improved Livelihoods, Land Values and Biodiversity, says New Study...
Kashmir border fence affecting wildlife
INewsOne  - Sep 1, 2011
Landmines have killed and maimed many wild animals straying into the barbed wire corridor marking India’s Line of Control (LoC) with Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir....

Weird News

Drunk man bites snake, sends it to hospital - Sep 3, 2011
Here's a new twist to that old man-bites-dog story. ....

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