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FenceTech 2012 - Blog         FenceTech 2012 Blog ...
Fencetech is coming to Miami Beach. Every year new products and promotions are introduced at the show. In this blog we will be looking at what will be happening at FenceTech. - Today we take a look at

Booth #1004 - Ridge Craft Capital Outdoor Accents are manufactured by: Ridge Craft. We manufacture Quality Handcrafted items such as: Cupolas, Lamp Posts, Mailbox Posts, Flower Planters, etc. All of our productsmore

Booth #1025 - Ameristar Fence Products Ameristar Fence Products, the leading provider of perimeter fence solutions; recently acquired distribution and manufacturing rights to ATG Access, the leading provider of entry control barriers and bollards more

Booth #134 - Park Shore Products Inc Park Shore Products Inc. is a supplier to mechanical & architectural aluminum fence and rail manufacturers. Our plastic post caps , end caps more

Booth #1115 – DoorKing and FenceTech 2012 in Miami Beach, FL Stop by the DoorKing booth (Booth #1115) at FenceTech 2012 in Miami Beach and let us show you some very exciting new products being introduced for 2012. Our revamped DC Operator swing gate product line. more

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Industry News

BD Loops Builds New Demo Boards & Portable Stand-In Loop Class Now Available!
Press Release - Jan 4, 2012
BD Loops’ acclaimed 90 minute educational seminar “Everything You Need to Know about Loops” is now available as a portable training package to our distributors.....
ASTM F567 - 11a Standard Practice for Installation of Chain-Link Fence - Jan 10, 2012
This practice establishes the standard installation procedures for chain-link fences. It includes site preparation, post location, post setting, and terminal post bracing measures....
Sure Guard Pool Fence Announces New Distributor for Phoenix Arizona
WebWire - Jan 7, 2012
Sure Guard Pool Fence (, a manufacturer of pool safety fences owned by Mitch and Susan Currie, announced today that Owen Moorhead, along with his son Cooper....
Longest-Range Wireless Outdoor Intercom Adds New Source of Revenue for Security, Access Control, and Gate Installers
MarketWatch - Jan 9, 2012 is now offering the longest-range outdoor wireless intercom system available for two-way communication and remote entrance unlocking...
Faztek Evolutions - Innovative Guarding & Safety Solutions - Jan 2, 2012
After 11 years of business, Faztek has evolved from the standard commodity T-Slotted Aluminum supplier into a Safety Guarding Services Company. We have expanded our products to offer something no else in this industry offers, 3 types of safety products. Steel Fencing, Electronic Safety Devices,...

Decking Industry News

Geolam(R) Brand Wood-Plastic Composites Now Available in the United States
MarketWatch - Jan 3, 2012
TORONTO, Jan 03, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Geolam, Inc., the exclusive distributor of Geolam(R) products in North America, today announced the expansion of its distribution network into the United States....
Massaranduba Decking, a Boon for Builders
AZoBuild - Jan 7, 2012
Advantage Trim & Lumber is delighted to declare the addition of Massaranduba decking to their product line. Massaranduba, commonly known as Brazilian Redwood is preferred by most of the European deck ....

Local Government Issues

Fencing in the overpass vandals
Kamloops This Week - Jan 5, 2012
It’s only about eight feet tall and weighs a couple of hundred pounds. However, a new steel enclosure in Dallas could eventually save the life of a driver on Highway 1....
N.H. DOT warns new sound barrier could fuel toll increases
Seacoast Online - Jan 5, 2012
PORTSMOUTH — Proposed legislation endorsed by local lawmakers calls for a 20-foot-high noise barrier in the Rockingham Avenue neighborhood, while the N.H. Department of Transportation....
City goofs on fence fines
Gilroy Dispatch - Jan 5, 2012
A former developer fined more than $45,000 by the City of Gilroy stemming from an out-of-code barbed wire fence he built after suffering a brutal beating at his home in 2008 will only pay a fraction of that ....
After demonstrations, city builds fence at home of council member opposed to Occupy Eugene
The Republic - Jan 5, 2012
EUGENE, Ore. — The city is building a fence at the home of a city council member who opposed the Occupy Eugene encampment after demonstrators on his lawn.....
Greenwood Council OKs Pet, Fence Measures
Times Record - Jan 6, 2012
The Greenwood City Council on Tuesday unanimously agreed to establish a penalty for failing to register a pet and to tighten the regulation of fence materials....
Animal rule calling for pet fencing raises hackles in Marble Falls
The River Cities Sunday Tribun - Jan 3, 2012
MARBLE FALLS — A new animal-services ordinance that requires dogs to be fenced in a yard is already getting howls from some pet owners....

Community Issues

Trails Group to Discuss Cobb Estate Gate Proposal at Tuesday Meeting
Altadena.Patch - Jan 9, 2012
A trails group will discuss a proposal to install a wrought iron gate and fencing at the Cobb Estate, the popular hiking area at the top of Lake Avenue at its regular meeting Tuesday.....
About a fence
Moose Jaw Times-Herald - Jan 5, 2012
While good fences might make good neighbours, occasionally they can also be headache-rendering subjects for all concerned.....
Wooster adds color to privacy fence
The Daily Reporter - Jan 6, 2012
Murals cover the 180 feet of privacy fence at the southwest corner of Vans and Cutter avenues. Those murals were painted by a legally blind, local man, James Wooster.....
CSX donation aids P.R.I.D.E. fencing project
Bowling Green Daily News - - Jan 6, 2012
CSX Transportation's foundation on Tuesday gave Operation P.R.I.D.E. a $5,000 boost for its fencing project along Old Louisville/Spur Road......


Planned Prison Fence Puts Up Wall Between Neighbors - Jan 3, 2012
A proposed fence around the woman's prison in Shakopee has put up a wall between neighbors.....

Fences and Airports

Oconee County to fence airport to keep out deer
Anderson Independent Mai - Jan 4, 2012
WALHALLA — Oconee County will use a fence to keep deer off the Oconee County Regional Airport’s runway....


Fences and Animals

Bucyrus cemetery fence is deadly to deer
Bucyrus Telegraph Forum - Jan 5, 2012
BUCYRUS -- About once or twice a year, an unusual event takes place at Oakwood Cemetery.....
Solar fencing wards off wild boars in Bhitarkanika
IBNlive - Jan 8, 2012
A solar fencing project of the forest department is successfully warding off wild boars from straying into villages close to Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary in Odisha.....
Remove solar fencing in Elephant Corridor
IBNlive - Jan 8, 2012
The Madras High Court has directed the government to immediately remove all illegally-erected solar energised electrical fencing,....
Remove solar fencing in Elephant Corridor
IBNlive - Jan 8, 2012
The Madras High Court has directed the government to immediately remove all illegally-erected solar energised electrical fencing,....

DIY - Consumers

Storm sense - fixing your fence
Kidderminster Shuttle - Jan 5, 2012
With winds all over the UK blowing at gale force, it is essential to ensure that fences are in tip top condition to avoid any large repair jobs....


Bangladesh-India border: "Wall of Death"
Global Post - Jan 4, 2012
Behind Rahim, a couple hundred meters into the Indian side of the border, is the world’s longest — and bloodiest — barbed wire fence.....


Weird News

More ridiculous 911 calls - Jan 7, 2012
Dissatisfied with a stripper's skin colour, furious because fast-food staff didn't put ice in a cup of cola, or wanting to know how long a 24-hour licence suspension lasts — these are some issues prompting folks to actually resort to dialing 911 for help. ....

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