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 Weekly stories, facts, trends and other information from around the globe August 13, 2013  
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Industry News

LMT Mercer Group selects Moldex3D as a solution partner for product development process optimization
Press Release - Aug 12, 2013
LMT Mercer Group Inc, an injection molding manufacturer of fence, deck and handrail products for the building trade is pleased to announce the selection of CoreTech System (Moldex3D) Co., Ltd., the “True 3D” injection molding CAE simulation solution innovator...
PSS Store Expands Their Online Inventory to Include HySecurity’s Two New Models of StrongArmPark DC Arm Barriers
PRWeb - Aug 8, 2013
Ventura, CA (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 PSS Store announced last week that they will be adding a new line of arm barrier models from HySecurity to their site called StrongArmPark DC. Since the announcement, Perimeter Security Systems .....
Vehicle Loop Detector supports standard DIN rail mounting.
ThomasNet - Aug 9, 2013
August 9, 2013 - With staggered terminal connections, ULT-DIN™ Loop Detector creates flexibility in how connected electrical wires are routed in operator housing. Unit includes Ultrameter™ sensitivity display, 2 output relays, and 10 sensitivity settings.....
InventHelp Client Patents “4 in 1 Fence & Yard Guard” - Invention Could Prevent Weeds and Pet Destruction
PR WEb - Aug 9, 2013
Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 InventHelp, America’s largest inventor service company, announces that one of its clients, an inventor from Florida, has designed a guard kit that could prevent grass, weeds, trees, crab-grass and vines from growing along the bottom of the fence. This invention is patented......
A gateway to disaster: Unfair dismissal case lost by fencing company after a breakdown in communications
Smart Company - Aug 8, 2013
A small fencing business has lost an unfair dismissal case, with the commissioner indicating the employer’s lack of human resources expertise and procedures led to the inappropriate termination.....

Decking Industry News

Fiberon Hires Shellie Sellards as Vice President of Marketing
Business Wire - Aug 13, 2013
NEW LONDON, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fiberon®, a leading manufacturer of PVC and composite decking, announces the hiring of Shellie Sellards as the vice president of marketing. Shellie will officially join Fiberon by month’s end and report directly to the company’s president, Doug Mancosh.....

Local Government Issues

Supervisor told to install pool fence
The Leader Herald - Aug 9, 2013
BROADALBIN - The town supervisor has been given 30 days to install a fence around the in-ground swimming pool at his home. Town Code Enforcement Officer David Edwards informed Supervisor Joe DiGiacomo of the state code violation this week after receiving a complaint....
U.S. Post Office erects fence at Berkeley’s Elmwood site
Berkeley Side - Aug 9, 2013
With a group of 15 to 20 people camped out on the steps of the main Berkeley post office on Allston Way, the U.S. Postal Service is taking action to defend its post office in the Elmwood....
Cash-strapped North Las Vegas fences soccer field
MyNews3 Las Vegas KSNV - Aug 8, 2013
NORTH LAS VEGAS (KSNV & MyNews3) -- Budget problems are leading to tough choices in North Las Vegas. A popular soccer park is now fenced off and available for rent only....
Villagers vow to oppose security fence across quay
Irish News - Aug 6, 2013
PEOPLE living in Strangford, Co Down, have vowed to oppose the construction of 1.8m-high security fencing across the village's picturesque quay.....

Community Issues

MURRIETA: Residents unhappy with ‘prison type’ solar array fence
Press-Enterprise - Aug 9, 2013
Residents who live in a rural area of Murrieta that features horse ranches and estate homes are trying to get the Rancho California Water District to make a planned solar array more visually appealing......
Company builds fence around Baraboo prison home - Aug 13, 2013
The owners of a Baraboo facility that houses a mentally disabled man with violent tendencies are constructing a fence around the property’s backyard.....
Friends of Fort Knox Vote "No" on Fences
WABI - Aug 9, 2013
The "Friends of Fort Knox" took an extra step in their attempt to block a proposal to build safety fences along the historic site. ....
Knather fencing still raising hackles
Press-Enterprise - Aug 9, 2013
The ESB is replacing old fencing between the Knather road and Assaroe Lake. Seamus Langan, a member of the Knather and Surrounding Areas Residents Assocation (Kasra) committee, ....
CRA Fences Off Plaza to Curb ‘Loitering’
Berkeley Side - Aug 9, 2013
DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES - For the first week of August, a plaza and a hillside park at Fourth and Hill streets collected a blanket of trash and devolved into a rodent playground. It occurred after the site was fenced off from public use by the property’s absentee government landlord.....

Schools and Fences

LAUSD back to school Tuesday with increased security after Newtown
Los Angeles Times - Aug 12, 2013
When students in the Los Angeles Unified School District return to school on Tuesday, they'll be met with beefed-up security in the wake of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn......


Fences and Animals

Wild dog fence falling down along SA border
ABC Rural - Aug 9, 2013
A grazier in far west New South Wales, whose sheep were mauled by wild dogs over the last month, says the dog fence is letting him down.....

DIY - Consumers

Genius Chain Link Fence Solution - Aug 11, 2013
So many homes come with chain link fence. It’s not the most exciting thing, design-wise, but it’s unoffensive enough that it’s often the last thing updated. Or, perhaps, like Rachel and Brett from Smile and Wave, ...
Fencing those foes out!
Deccan Herald - Aug 8, 2013
ntruders! neighbours’ pets, pests and strays... Phew! Keeping these uninvited guests out of your precious property can prove to be quite a task! That’s where the fence steps in! ....
101 Ideas: Fixing sinking fence posts
San Angelo Standard Times - Aug 11, 2013
Q: My fence posts are sinking. Can I repair them? A: Chip says: Hire a pro. The best way is to pull out the posts and create new holes for them. This requires pouring concrete, so call a handyman....

Stolen Fences

Thieves steal fence from Gelligaer Cemetery
Caerphilly Observer - Aug 12, 2013
Thieves have stolen a newly installed fence from Gelligaer Cemetery. The timber fence had been installed by Caerphilly County Borough Council following a public consultation enclose a waste disposal area.....

USA Mexico Border Fence

How Environmentalists Lost Their Battle Against the Border Fence
PBS Newshour - Aug 8, 2013
Congress is considering building hundreds of miles of new fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border as part of immigration reform. During the last big fence-building push, the fight that centered on the fence's potential effects on San Diego's fragile border ecosystems.....
Border fence donations sitting idle
Mohave Daily News - Aug 12, 2013
Door Engineering has added a trackless folding gate system to their product line offering! Just like their original Four-Fold Door System, the Four-Fold GT™ has the high speed, high cycle operation with low maintenance.....


Are you hemmed in by separation walls, security fences or border controls?
The Guardian - Aug 9, 2013
A growing number of barrier walls and fences are being erected around the world to keep people in – or out. If there's one near you, we'd like to hear from you. Share your stories, pictures and videos via GuardianWitness....

Weird News

Diver gets hand stuck in massive monkfish
Canoe - Aug 12, 2013
A Russian diver found himself in an interesting situation after a massive monkfish decided to take hold of his arm!.....

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