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Industry News

American Fence Association Launches Newly Redesigned Website
Press Release - Jul 28, 2014
The American Fence Association is proud to announce their newly redesigned website that better represents the face of the fence industry in America...
Remote Gate Access using RFID, Cellular Devices, and Solar Power
Press Release - Jul 29, 2014
TagMaster North America, Inc., the leading provider of long-range and high-performance Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) systems for Automatic Vehicle Identification (AVI), was installed at a remote oil field entrance near Fort Stockton, Texas....

Decking Industry News

Fiberon Announces Deck Day $20,000 Winner
PRWeb - Jul 29, 2014
Fiberon announces Martin Weiss and his family as the winners of the first Deck Day Giveaway video contest. The Weiss family will take home a $20,000 composite decking outdoor living space.....

Fence Contractors

Passerby pulls trapped driver away from fiery I-35W crash
Star Tribune - Jul 25, 2014
Caley Emerson has gotten help in the past when he’s broken down on the road, so he’s always made a point out of helping stranded motorists he encounters....
Young competitors make mark at Golden Pliers
VOXY - Jul 25, 2014
There has been a flood of first time competitors in both regional and national championship competitions this year with many showing or quickly picking up a high level of workmanship which will keep the more experienced competitors on their toes....

Local Government Issues

Leawood gives homeowner a break on placement of fence
Kansas City Star - Jul 22, 2014
Leawood’s City Council on Monday night rejected advice from its city administrator and instead directed the staff to draw up an agreement that would allow a homeowner to replace a wooden fence erected more than 20 years ago within the city’s right of way along Mission Road near 119th Street....
Council failure to fix Barking security fence ‘puts residents at risk’
Barking and Dagenham Post - Jul 22, 2014
A victim of an alleged burglary attempt is calling on the council to replace a missing fence panel and restore security – five months after it was removed......
Clock ticking for owners to remove Kildare Mansion fence, city not backing down
WHNT - Jul 24, 2014
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The owners of one of Huntsville’s most iconic historic buildings continue to plead with city council members to restart negotiations over their fence that must be moved by September 8th....
Lincoln fencing dispute settled
Ruidoso News  - Jul 24, 2014
A couple who lives in the Lincoln Historic Preservation District were given three months to disguise with a Southwestern facade a panel material used for fencing around the property they are leasing......
Prep work begins for fence installation at Van Eps Park
Ruidoso News  - Jul 24, 2014
Van Eps park has seen a lot of activity the past few weeks. Many have complained about people hanging out and drinking in the park. Thursday, the park was busy with construction equipment. Just two days ago, KSFY News spoke with a Minnehaha County commissioner who said the county wants to build a fence at Van Eps Park....

Community Issues

Free to a good home: One dog park; new fences; well-groomed; unwanted by owners
Richmond News  - Jul 24, 2014
Like the K-9 star of the ’60s and ’70s kids’ TV show The Littlest Hobo, a City of Richmond dog park is finding it difficult to settle down and call some place home. ...

Fencing and Animal - Domestic

State fixes Sidney fence to keep goats off highway
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel - Jul 23, 2014
SIDNEY — Crews from the Maine Department of Transportation repaired a section of fence along Interstate 95 Wednesday that goats from a nearby farm were escaping through a hole in the barbed wire......
Who let the goats out? Fencing in S.E. Boise sabotaged two days in row, owner says
Idaho Statesman - Jul 23, 2014
A group of about 500 goats have been grazing near the Oregon Trail neighborhood in Southeast Boise for about three weeks. The goal is to reduce the fire hazard on a steep hillside below houses....

Fencing and Animal - Wildlife

City mulls fence regs to protect moose
Juneau Empire - Jul 22, 2014
ANCHORAGE — After five moose were gored to death trying to jump over some decorative fences, officials in Alaska’s largest city are considering regulations to make the gothic-style fences safer......
Barbed-wire fence along Highway 103 is removed
Clear Creek Courant - Jul 22, 2014
Employees of the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forest recently removed nearly a mile of barbed-wire fencing from along Highway 103 to improve the area’s wildlife habitat and reduce animal fatalities.....
Dingo fence necessary: Save Fraser Island Dingoes
WZZM-13 - Jul 27, 2014
READER'S STORY: The I.8 km fence at Cathedrals Campground on Fraser Island has recently been completed. The fence was a recommendation made by the Ecosure review of the Fraser Island Dingo Management Strategy in 2012.....

Airports

New fence at the Brisbane Airport will be ‘a lot stronger’ than the old one, and topped with razor wire
Courier Mail  - Jul 27, 2014
BRISBANE Airport Corporation is building a higher security fence at a cost of $4 million to be ready in time for the G20 summit, after a car smashed through the current one this month.....

Liftmaster

Fences and Neighbors

Fence dispute divides neighbors
Palladium-Item  - Jul 27, 2014
LIBERTY, IND. — Old-fashioned fence wars don’t happen often now, but a Union County resident complained this week to county commissioners about the lack of fence law enforcement.....

USA/Mexico Border Fence

Rainstorm runoff topples border fence, floods Western Avenue
Nogales International  - Jul 27, 2014
Need a new fence for your yard or patio? Whether you crave more privacy in your outdoor space; need to block chilly wind, mask a street view or secure your pool; or keep your dogs in (or deer out), we’ve got you covered.....
VIRTUAL BORDER FENCE PROJECT HALTED AFTER RAYTHEON PROTEST
NextGov  - Jul 25, 2014
A major border security project involving the deployment of 50 surveillance towers across southern Arizona is temporarily on hold, following a protest by Raytheon that the government improperly awarded the work to a rival.....

Consumer/DIY

Installing fences and railings on your porch or patio
WDRB  - Jul 29, 2014
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Adding a fence or railing to your patio or porch doesn't have to be difficult. The Home Depot's Joe Autry and Samantha Bowman show a do-it-yourself option that can provide many looks. ....
How To Choose The Right Fence
Forbes  - Jul 26, 2014
Need a new fence for your yard or patio? Whether you crave more privacy in your outdoor space; need to block chilly wind, mask a street view or secure your pool; or keep your dogs in (or deer out), we’ve got you covered.....

Art and Fences

Painted fences unite community in Austin neighborhood
PBS.org - NewsHour  - Jul 15, 2014
I mean, just look at the thing. There, along the part of East Koenig Lane that runs between Link Avenue and Avenue F: giant tentacles of all colors and sizes, caught in twisted mid-writhe on a tall wooden fence stretching from one end of the block and halfway to the other....
What the Hell Is that Tentacle Fence on Koenig Lane?
Austin Chronicle  - Jul 15, 2014
I mean, just look at the thing. There, along the part of East Koenig Lane that runs between Link Avenue and Avenue F: giant tentacles of all colors and sizes, caught in twisted mid-writhe on a tall wooden fence stretching from one end of the block and halfway to the other....

Weird News

Chile Releases Official Study on UFO Photos
Huffington Post - Jul 6, 2014
The government office investigating UFOs in Chile has released an analysis of two high quality photos showing what appear be genuine unidentified flying objects above a remote copper mine. The office, known as the CEFAA (Committee for the Studies of Anomalous Aerial Phenomena).....

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