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Industry News

DoorKing Introduces Multi-Purpose RF Receiver
Press Release - Nov 6, 2012
Inglewood, CA – DoorKing has added a new multi-purpose receiver to its line of RF access control products. The new receiver provides for longer range operation, easier programming and has a low power draw feature that makes it an ideal accessory for solar powered applications.....
Wheatland Tube hires Mr Devine as new GM for fence and galvanized mechanical products
Steel Guru  - Nov 5, 2012
Wheatland Tube Company, a division of JMC Steel Group, announced that Mr David Devine has joined the company as GM for fence and galvanized mechanical products......
Custom Ornamental Iron Works Unveils New Stair Railings Design Tool
PRLeap  - Oct 31, 2012
(PRLEAP.COM) Phoenix, AZ – Homeowners looking for one-of-a-kind, iron stair railings to make a statement in their home can now create their own styles through Custom Ornamental Iron Works' website......
Employees of Access-Control Manufacturer Linear Donate 6,000 Pounds of Non-Perishables to Community Food Banks
Professional Door Dealer  - Oct 31, 2012
Two month-long interoffice food drive competitions inspired employees at access-control manufacturer Linear LLC to donate more than three tons of non-perishables to help food bank facilities near the company’s offices in California, Michigan, Pennsylvania and South Carolina......
Modular Vehicle Barrier: Meridian Rapid Defense Group Delivers Portable Vehicle Barriers for Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan
PR Newswire  - Nov 2, 2012
PASADENA, CA, November 02, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Meridian Rapid Defense Group was awarded a contract and delivered their patented Archer 1200 rapid deployment vehicle barriers to Kandahar Airfield.....

Decking Industry News

Trex Company Launches Trex® Select™ Decking And Railing
PR Newswire  - Nov 1, 2012
Trex Company, the world's largest manufacturer of high-performance wood-alternative decking and railing, is introducing new Trex Select™ decking and railing system, which brings the superior durability and aesthetics of the Trex brand to a new category of DIY consumers.....
Trex Company Introduces New Trex® Reveal™ Aluminum Railing
PR Newswire  - Nov 1, 2012
WINCHESTER, VA., NOV. 1, 2012 — WINCHESTER, Va., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Trex Company, the world's largest manufacturer of high-performance wood-alternative decking and railing, is launching new Trex® Reveal™ Aluminum Railing. Designed to highlight the beauty of any view,.....
Use Samples to Sell Alternative Decking
Building-Products.com  - Nov 5, 2012
Traditionally, dealers have been the first stop for consumers looking to upgrade outdoor living areas. This was the place to view displays, consider various options, and get small decking samples to take home. .....

Fence Contractors in the News

Fence company robbed of generator, tools
The Daily Journal  - Oct 31, 2012
MILLVILLE – Police are investigating a burglary at John Pangburn Fence Co. on South 2nd Street, where multiple items were stolen. Company owner John Pangburn, 75, reported the incident to police Tuesday morning after noticing the items were gone from a shed in his shop.....
Reuben Borg Fence & Deck Contractors is Pleasanton's Premier Redwood Fence, Deck & Retaining Wall Company. Custom Gates, Trellises & Fence Repairs in Pleasanton, Ca.
PR Web  - Nov 1, 2012
Reuben Borg Fence and Decks in Pleasanton, Ca has over 15 years of experience installing and repairing Bay Area fences, decks and retaining walls. This Tri-Valley fencing company specializes in residential and commercial fencing needs using redwood, vinyl, chain link and ornamental iron. ..

Local Government Issues

Plan for security fence at Cumbrian church rejected
Times and Star  - Nov 1, 2012
The Mormons’ plans to put up a 6ft steel security fence around their church in Carlisle have been turned down for the second time......
Secret Service envisions more than 22 miles of perimeter fencing at upcoming presidential inauguration
Government Security News  - Nov 5, 2012
The U.S. Secret Service has issued a solicitation for a security vendor to manage the installation of all perimeter fencing at the presidential inauguration and surrounding festivities in Washington, DC, in January 2013....
EPA installs fencing on Strecker Forest site to protect residents
Newsmagazinenetwork  - Nov 5, 2012
After earlier statements that restricting access to the proposed Strecker Forest property was not warranted, the Environmental Protection Agency during the week of Oct. 22 .....
City considers erecting fence under expressway to keep out homeless
The Times-Picayune  - Oct 30, 2012
Rumors of "the fence" have spread like wildfire. Remy Jewell said she saw surveyors two weeks ago painting white marks on the curb under the Pontchartrain Expressway, where, she believes, the city plans to erect a fence to keep her out......

Community Issues

Alleged fence dispute causes Galveston residents to file suit
Southeast Texas Record  - Oct 31, 2012
GALVESTON – An apparent dispute between Galveston neighbors over a fence has resulted in a lawsuit, recent court records show. Local resident Ursula Burton and her companion Loy Coxsey claim John Smith built a fence that encroaches on their property....
Storm Destroys 100-Year-Old Fence Around Middletown Burying Ground
The Hartford Courant  - Nov 5, 2012
MIDDLETOWN –— The recent weather has been especially hard on Mortimer Cemetery – the city's old burying ground and final resting place for Gen. Comfort Sage, who served alongside George Washington at Valley Forge.....

Fences and Animals

Beekeeper hopes electric fence deters bear in Sequim
Peninsula Daily News  - Nov 1, 2012
SEQUIM — A Sequim-area beekeeper has installed an electric fence to keep a hungry bear from destroying any more of his hives off Hooker Road southwest of the city. Bob Pasco discovered that a black bear had demolished one hive as it rummaged for honey Friday....
Solar fencing mooted to check electrocution of elephants
Times of India  - Oct 31, 2012
BERHAMPUR: The forest department has submitted a proposal to the government to go for solar power fencing in some of the cultivable areas in Ganjam district to save the standing crops from depredation of wild animals, particularly elephants, and prevent their deaths due to electrocution.....

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Drug Smugglers' SUV Stuck Atop Border Fence
ABC News  - Nov 1, 2012
Maybe they should have gone under the fence instead of trying to go over. .....

International Borders

India, Bangladesh to conduct survey for border fencing
TwoCircles.net  - Nov 1, 2012
Sabroom (Tripura) : India and Bangladesh will jointly conduct a survey to fence their border, an official said......

Weird News

Driving around with a deer head on your vehicle? Not without a permit, please
Canoe.ca - Nov 2, 2012
BANFF, Alta. - Please don’t feed the animals. And please don’t remove their heads and drive around with them on your vehicle.....

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