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|D&D Technologies changes gate hardware. Forever |
Press Release - Apr 5, 2013
HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA: D&D Technologies’ LokkLatch® Magnetic, is a gate hardware industry-first, magnetic latching system that fits any metal, wood & vinyl square post, offers coordinating trim covers, which match gate hinges. ....
|How to reduce noise around the home with a fence |
Press Release - Apr 3, 2013
If you’ve ever had your sleep interrupted by the constant barking of your neighbour’s dog or the clatter from a nearby construction site, you know how irritating such noise can be. Sure, you can dismiss it as an unavoidable part of suburban living, but you’re not really as helpless as you think. ....
|Electric fence products energise farm sector |
Scoop.co.nz (press release) - Apr 3, 2013
Electric fence products energise farm sector. Farmers will have enhanced control and protection of their livestock and crops following Massey industrial designer Tony Parker’s latest collaboration with technology company Gallagher,...
Decking Industry News
|Trex Products Secure Top Honors from ADEX Program |
AZOM - Apr 4, 2013
Trex Company, the world's largest manufacturer of wood-alternative decking and railing, has won four 2013 Platinum Awards for Design Excellence (ADEX) for two new additions to its revolutionary Trex Transcend® decking and railing system, as well as for the high performance Trex Elevations® Steel Deck Framing and the stylish and durable Trex Pergola ™....
|AZEK® Deck Named #1 in "Quality" in BUILDER Magazine's 2013 Brand Study |
MarketWatch - Apr 4, 2013
AZEK Deck has been named the number one brand in "Quality" in Builder Magazine's 2013 Brand Study in the Composite/PVC Decking category. This marks the second year in a row that AZEK Deck has received this recognition from Builder Magazine's annual reader survey that covers 70 different product categories....
Fence Contractors in the News
|Long® Fence Sponsors Maryland SPCA’s 2013 March for the Animals |
PR.com - Apr 8, 2013
Long® Fence is honored to help support the Maryland SPCA by sponsoring the organization’s annual March for the Animals fundraiser. The 2013 March for the Animals walk-a-thon and activities will be held Sunday, April 21, 2013 at Druid Hill Park, 3001 East Drive, Baltimore, MD....
|Woman Pays $2,000 For New Fence, After 2 Months Job Still Not Done |
Everything Lubbock - Apr 8, 2013
"I am left with a mess out here and no fence," Ransom said. All Mary Ransom wants is a safe place for her grandchildren to play. "Somebody could grab them across the fence out front and they climb across the fence," Ransom said. "So I wanted a fence out back where they could play and I wouldn't have to worry about them."....
|Offence taken over shutdown |
Mandurah Coastal Times - Apr 8, 2013
CONSUMER Protection is warning people about a “rogue” fencing contractor after at least six residents in the Peel region were allegedly left thousands of dollars out of pocket.....
Local Government Issues
|Grafton couple pleased with fence ruling |
Globe Gazette - Apr 6, 2013
GRAFTON — A Grafton woman said she and her husband are pleased with this week’s decision by a Worth County District Court jury stating they must pay $400 toward building a fence on their property that they didn’t want, but the neighbor requesting the fence is responsible for maintenance and repair......
Schools and Fences
|School fence buy questioned |
The Laurinburg Exchange - Apr 2, 2013
Several Scotland County commissioners wondered aloud at this week’s board meeting why the school system decided to spend a $109,000 windfall on perimeter fences for schools rather than offer the money back to the county...
|Public Eye: Fallen West Utica fence removed |
Utica Observer Dispatch - Apr 7, 2013
An Oneida County legislator recently contacted Public Eye concerned about a fence near the corner of Stark and Noyes streets in the city...
|Neighbors oppose 9-foot, wire deer fence in Solebury |
Phillyburbs - Apr 3, 2013
Carversville residents packed the Solebury supervisors meeting Tuesday night to protest a plan that calls for installing a mesh-wire deer fence on a private property within the historic district of the quaint village....
Fences and Animals
|Dangers of Invisible Fences for Dogs |
care2.com - Apr 8, 2013
She’s also a dog who requires, and is receiving, a great deal of exercise. The other day, my sister mentioned that they were considering installing an invisible fence for Stella so that she can get more exercise.....
|New wild dog fence planned for outback Qld |
ABC.net - Apr 3, 2013
Plans are being drawn up in central western Queensland for a new regional wild dog fence. Property owners, local government and industry representatives met yesterday in Barcaldine, east of Longreach....
DIY - Consumers
|Making Your Own Backyard Paradise |
New York Times - Apr 7, 2013
How much does it cost to have a beautiful yard? We asked Mark Word of Mark Word Design, a landscape and construction company in Austin, Tex., to look at photographs of a home in Dallas....
|Fences, pools cop big insurance excesses |
Stuff.co.nz - Apr 8, 2013
Insurers are imposing tough new $5000 excesses for some structures on residential properties which will save them millions of dollars in the next big natural disaster......
Fences and Neighbors
Community Fence Projects
|Volunteers dig in to fix fences |
Geelong Advertiser - Apr 8, 2013
HOMES destroyed in fire and floods are a common sight after a natural disaster but for farmers there's often an extra blow - losing critical fencing......
USA Mexico Border Fence
|Arizona’s Border Fence Still Faces Obstacles |
Pew Stateline - Apr 2, 2013
After nearly two years of preparation, an Arizona state senator says a plan will be unveiled in a few weeks to build a fence along the border with Mexico to keep out illegal immigrants......
Fencing and Railroads
|Northern Railway to fence Tilak Bridge |
Deccan Herald - Apr 2, 2013
The Northern Railway will erect high fences on both sides of Tilak Bridge – the rail bridge across Tilak Marg near ITO – so that trains heading towards it are not stopped simply because VIPs are travelling on the road beneath it. .....
|Flight diverted after family complains about movie |
Canoe - Apr 5, 2013
A United Airlines flight was diverted after a family argued with the crew that Alex Cross, a detective thriller, is too violent and sexually explicit to be shown as an in-flight movie....
Commercial/Industrial Estimator needed.
Kansas Fencing Inc. is now hiring an estimator/project manager for commercial and industrial projects in Eastern Kansas and Western Missouri. A qualified candidate must have extensive experience in commercial estimating and be familiar with with online plan rooms, blue prints, take offs, specifications, shop drawings, submittals, etc. and will also be required to manage their projects from start to finish. Pay will be based on previous experience. Relocation assistance available if needed. Kansas Fencing offers company paid health insurance, life insurance, vision plan, paid vacation, and many other benefits. Email resume to: email@example.com (no phone calls please).
LONG FENCE is currently seeking experienced Guardrail Installers at our Frederick, MD and Phoenixville, PA offices. Installers must be U.S citizen & have a minimum of 5 years experience installing guardrails. References required. Email Inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 301-874-2564. AA/EOE
Outside Sales person needed for a vinyl fabricating business in the Northeast Region. Send resume to email@example.com. or call 717-283-0688
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