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Industry News

Automatic Gate Resource Center to Add HySecurity Class to Library
Press Release  - Nov 11, 2013
Automatic Gate Resource Center (AGRC) partners with Controlled Products Systems Group and HySecurity to record and archive live training, and make it available online to an international audience.....
Linear to Host Z-Wave Alliance Unplug Fest & Developer's Forum
Press Release  - Nov 7, 2013
Developers and OEM manufacturers will gather at Linear's Carlsbad headquarters for a first look at the new Z-Wave Next Gen 500 series chip platform as well as networking and training sessions geared at helping them get products to market faster and more efficiently.....
Business owner partners with Beehive Industries to improve fencing sales
Silicon Prairie News  - Nov 11, 2013
Whenever a sale falls though, it’s awkward for both the customer and the salesperson. That lost sale can be a waste of time and money. Matt Warner, owner of Empire Fence & Netting in Lincoln, had grown tired of losing out on possible sales...
Research and Markets: 2013 Report on the Worldwide Fencing Market - with Forecast to 2018
Business Wire  - Nov 6, 2013
The global fencing market is segmented based on product type into two major categories namely - agricultural wire fence and commercial wire fence. The market has also been segmented based on the material used for fencing into four major categories ....
Sentrel Vertical Cable Balustrade and pool fencing
Pool+Spa  - Nov 8, 2013
Sentrel Vertical Cable Balustrade and pool fencing incorporates a functional combination of marine-grade stainless steel and Australian hardwood. The strong, light-gauge cable maximises view and airflow, without compromising strength.....
Buckley Fence, LLC is Busier Than Ever After Six Years in the Horse Fencing Industry
PRWeb  - Nov 8, 2013
Buckley Fence, LLC has helped to revolutionize horse fencing systems over the last six years. Since the company’s founding in late 2007, it has extended its product line to include the Buckley Steel Board Fence, become a vocal proponent of green building, and been featured in numerous publications.....

Decking Industry News

CPG Building Products Partners with AFA Forest Products to Distribute the Full Line of TimberTech® and AZEK® Products to all Canadian Provinces
Newswire CA  - Nov 12, 2013
SCRANTON, Pa., Nov. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - CPG Building Products today announced that it has partnered with AFA Forest Products to distribute TimberTech products throughout Canada. Headquartered in Bolton, Ontario, Canada....
CAMO® Hidden Deck Fastening System Recommended for Use With DuraLife™ MVP Decking
PRWeb  - Nov 6, 2013
National Nail Corp. is proud to announce its CAMO® Hidden Deck Fastening System is now approved for use with DuraLife MVP (Maximum Value & Performance) composite decking....

Fence Contractors in the News

Golden pliers in tutor's hands
NZ Farmer  - Nov 12, 2013
After three podium finishes in the last four years, Smedley Station farming tutor Shane Bouskill, 43, has finally bagged a double. He walked away with both the singles and doubles titles at the New Zealand Fencing Championships at the 150th Hawke's Bay Show....
Count on Sonrise Fence Co. & Gate Automation Systems for a great ...
My Valley News  - Nov 10, 2013
We offer all types of fencing: vinyl, wood, chain link, wrought iron, aluminum, and ... All our fences come with a lifetime workmanship warranty so our customers ......
Labor of love - Carpenter's work recalls era when a fence was a work of art
Salem News  - Nov 8, 2013
Walking down Essex Street in Salem yesterday, holding an umbrella in the rain, Sara Massari stopped to admire a fence under construction in her neighborhood.....

Local Government Issues

Fence planned to cut out park noise
Herald Mail Media  - Nov 6, 2013
A POPULAR playground which was the subject of a court case due to noise levels could have a new gate fitted to help address the problem. Some neighbours took Winkfield Parish Council to court last year after they believed the children playing....
Councillors fear security fence will ruin scenic views
Herald Mail Media  - Nov 6, 2013
MOYLE councillors have expressed opposition to the erection of a security fence at Ballycastle Bowling Club because they fear it would destroy scenic views along the coast towards Fair Head, ....
Fence goes up around former Red Barron store property in Williamsport
Herald Mail Media  - Nov 6, 2013
WILLIAMSPORT — A fence has been erected around the former Red Barron furniture store property in Williamsport at the intersection of North Artizan and East Potomac streets, where a new Sheetz convenience store is expected to be built.....


Community Issues

Is it a fence or an eyesore? In Summerfield, opinions vary
News-Record  - Nov 10, 2013
SUMMERFIELD — Richard Lipinski flipped through a stack of pictures. A chicken coop, some dogs, a boombox, a pile of logs next to his property — all are reasons, he says, why a wall of woven wire and brown tarps now separates him from his neighbor.....
Ahwatukee Lakes owner claims responsibility for barb-wire fence
AZCentral  - Nov 6, 2013
Ahwatukee Lakes Golf Club owner Wilson Gee took responsibility for the controversial barbed-wire-topped chain-link fence that surrounds most of the property and has forced students to walk in South 44th Street .....

Fencing and Airports

New fence with barbed wire being erected at airport
Albany Democrat-Herald  - Nov 8, 2013
A seven-foot-tall chain-link fence topped with barbed wire is being installed at the Albany Municipal Airport due to Federal Aviation Administration security requirements....

Fences and Animals

Fence faults allow cows to wander state park
Champion Newspapers  - Nov 9, 2013
Cattle wandering around the Chino Hills State Park for decades have been under the media spotlight for the past few weeks. “The cows suddenly got a whole bunch of attention, but we’ve been dealing with this for years,” said parks superintendent Kelly Elliott....
No fence is really cattle proof
The Rural  - Nov 11, 2013
THE disappointing thing about black cattle is that if they’re out on the road at night, you hit them in the car before you see them.....
Non-League side put up electric security fence after wild BOAR wrecks pitch
The Mirror  - Nov 11, 2013
Non-League side Soudley FC have had their pitch decimated by a wild boar who stormed around the turf wreaking havoc...
Electric fence plan for bowling green
Champion Newspapers  - Nov 9, 2013
AN ELECTRIC fence could be installed to stop foxes wrecking a public sports site in Bognor Regis. The low-voltage deterrent is being considered for the bowling green of six rinks at Swansea Gardens....
Boost for predator deterrent fence
Marlborough Express  - Nov 9, 2013
A predator deterrent fence that will help protect Marlborough Sounds conservation sanctuary Tui Nature Reserve from unwanted visitors has been given an extra boost....

DIY - Consumers

Lots of use, Mother Nature take toll on gate, fence
Las Vegas Review Journal  - Nov 9, 2013
Q: I have a wooden fence that has seen better days. Its vertical posts are not so vertical anymore and they wobble. Although the posts are in concrete, they move with the wind. To make matters worse, the gate is starting to sag more than the bags under my eyes....

Schools and Fences

Officials weigh median fence as possible solution to Pittsfield HS traffic woes
Berkshire Eagle  - Nov 9, 2013
PITTSFIELD -- City and school officials are exploring possible solutions -- including a median fence on East Street -- to chronic traffic and pedestrian issues near Pittsfield High School....

USA Mexico Minuteman Fence

Arizona border fence plan stalled after 3 year
USA Today  - Nov 6, 2013
PHOENIX (AP) — A plan by Republican Arizona lawmakers to build a mile of fencing along the border with Mexico using private money has stalled nearly three years after it was sanctioned by the Legislature.....
Lawmakers hope to keep stalled border fence plan alive
AZStarnet  - Nov 7, 2013
PHOENIX — A legislative panel may be ready to jettison plans to ?build a border fence, having gathered less than $265,000 in donations over three years....


Fences and Neighbors

Judge tosses out fence fight
North Shore News  - Nov 7, 2013
Two North Vancouver homeowners both walked away from court emptyhanded recently after taking their dispute over a fence before a B.C. Supreme Court justice. - See more at:

Stolen Fences

Thieves steal war veteran's six-foot fence to use as firewood for Bonfire Night
USA Today  - Nov 6, 2013
Cruel thieves stole a war veteran's six-foot garden fence to use as firewood for Bonfire Night. The crooks casually lifted out two six-by-six wooden panels and walked off down the street with them on Bonfire Night.....


EU warns Bulgaria against fence on Turkey border
World Bulletin  - Nov 6, 2013
The Council of Europe's Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muizniesk warned Bulgaria against closing its borders with fences, saying it would not be a "good idea.".....

Weird News

Lion cub and dogs are best friends
Canoe - Nov 11, 2013
A rare, white new born lion cub playing with dogs at the Marakele Predator Center in Thabazimbi, South Africa. Navaro, the white lion is 3 weeks old. Nola the brown lion is 8 weeks old......

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