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Industry News

Announcing the Launch of Aquaview Glass Pool Fencing Company
PRWeb - Jun 3, 2014
Aquaview Fencing is pleased to announce the official launch of the company. Aquaview is the leader and trusted source in glass pool and fencing. The company is a US based manufacturer and supplier of frameless glass pool fencing and glass railings....
Content Marketing for Fence Industry Companies
Book Release - Jun 2, 2014
The fence industry has been around a long time, as you know. From old west cattle ranches to modern enclosures for private, underground pools, the need for fencing materials and installation just keeps growing.....
Major fence distributor seeks Easton relocation
WFMZ - Jun 4, 2014
EASTON, Pa. - SimTek Fence, a large fencing distributor that services over 2,100 Home Depot stores throughout the country, wants to create a shipping base in Easton. ..
Cartell Driveway Alarms is Pleased to Report Excellent Reviews from the Field
PRWeb - Jun 3, 2014
Salunga, PA (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Cartell makes a system that allows a hands-free exit from any property that has an automatic gate operator. The CP-3 (called GateMate) works with any gate operator and allows vehicles to exit a property without the use of a remote, keypad or key fob. ....
New fencing forum
Farmers Guardian - Jun 3, 2014
FOCUSING on agricultural fencing advice, a free online forum has been launched by fencing manufacturer, Tornado Wire. With practical tips from experts and the ability to post details of fencing jobs, has been designed to bring fencing contractors and customers closer together.....

Decking Industry News

Handyman Hints -- Trending in rails
Cornwall Standard Freeholder - Jun 8, 2014
We had a couple of good ol' boys in the office the other day, looking to add a railing to their newly constructed deck. Where most people look to aesthetics when choosing a perimeter railing system, these guys were somewhat bucking the trend and going purely for comfort....
New Pro Plug System from Starborn Industries for PVC Decking and Trim
AZoBuild - Jun 4, 2014
Starborn Industries, Inc., a leading fastener manufacturer and distributor, today announced the availability of its Pro Plug® System for PVC decking and trim.....
Demand for Wood-Plastic Composites to Reach $5.5 Billion in 2018
Wood Working Network - Jun 4, 2014
CLEVELAND - US demand for wood-plastic composite and plastic lumber is expected to rise 9.8 percent annually to $5.5 billion in 2018, creating a market for 2.6 billion pounds of plastic.....
AZEK Building Products Unveils New Light Color, Hazelwood
AZoBuild - Jun 4, 2014
CAZEK Building Products, a leader and pioneer in cellular PVC exterior products including AZEK Deck, has expanded its AZEK Deck Arbor Collection with a new light color called Hazelwood™. With its sleek, yet subtle variegation, Hazelwood offers a striking, natural shade with earthy richness.....

Local Government Issues

Ten years later, historic Wallingford fence still under repair
My Record Journal  - Jun 8, 2014
WALLINGFORD — A $50,000 state grant awarded in 2004 for a project to replace the wrought-iron fence in front of the Johnson Mansion is set to expire at the end of this year....
Vagrancy at War Memorial prompts $450K fence
Baltimore Sun  - Jun 3, 2014
The city and state are putting up a $450,000 black steel fence around the downtown War Memorial to stop homeless men and women — some of whom are veterans — from sleeping on the steps under the Greek-inspired columns of the landmark building across from City Hall.....
New fencing along Rillito ensures safety of dog walkers  - Jun 6, 2014
TUCSON - Pima County Waste Water installed fencing along a path on the Rillito River to ensure the safety of the dog-walking volunteers at the Humane Society of Arizona while out on their daily enrichment walks with the dogs at the shelter......

Community Issues

Allentown Fairgrounds closing gates for fence work
WFMZ - Jun 8, 2014
ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A project to install new ornamental fencing along the 17th, Liberty and Chew streets sides of the Allentown Fairgrounds will require temporary gate closings starting this Wednesday....
Fences for Fido host volunteer event at Gilgamesh
Statesman Journal - Jun 8, 2014
The all-volunteer nonprofit, Fences For Fido, will host a volunteer orientation at Gilgamesh Brewing 2 to 4 p.m. today. The group builds free fences and provides warm dog houses for dogs living tied up outside. Volunteers help improve the lives of dog by occasionally donating a few hours during weekend mornings....


Fence Styles: 10 Popular Designs to Consider - Jun 4, 2014
With so many fence styles available today, it can be hard for homeowners to choose the one that best fits their property and needs. Fences generally fall into three categories: privacy, functional, and decorative...

Schools and Fences

6ABC - Jun 5, 2014
WAYNE, Pa. (WPVI) -- Some parents in Chester County are upset about a plan to place fences around several elementary schools there. The Orskulaks walk the perimeter of their hilly property, which sits adjacent to Hillside Elementary School, where they have children in attendance....

Fence Disputes

Dispute over fence in church yard ongoing
Kidderminster Shuttle - Jun 7, 2014
A DISPUTE between a mother and her local church about a fence around her daughter’s grave, is currently ongoing. Karen Hoszko, 48, of Stourport, put up the fence at St Michael and All Angels Church to stop people walking on the grave of her daughter, Kelly Cartwright, which is situated next to a footpath....


Fences and Animals

Anchorage's gothic fences still impaling moose
Anchorage Daily News - Jun 7, 2014
Another mysterious incident -- Alaska's version of cattle mutilation -- has prompted a resolution from a municipal advisory commission. Instead of cattle, the victims are moose. Instead of surgical incisions and organ removal, the moose are impaled on metal palisade fences...
Electric fences keep bears out of trouble
The Western News - Jun 8, 2014
A sure sign of spring’s arrival in western Montana is the onset of news stories on bears emerging from their dens. Grizzly bears hibernate in their winter dens for four to six months, and by spring, they are hungry. Following their highly sensitive noses, they make their way down into valleys looking for all sorts of tasty and nutritious early-spring greens and the occasional winter-killed deer and elk....
Road scholars at E-470 nearly end deer crashes with fence designs
Aurora Sentinel - Jun 8, 2014
AURORA | A deer in the highway has long been the road to disaster. When cars hit large animals on a highway, car damage is the least of worries. Often, the crashes cause human injuries and even deaths. As urban communities continue to reach into the wilds, the confrontations become increasingly common and never less dangerous, wildlife officials say...

Fences and Railroads

Metro puts millions into fencing off Melbourne's rail suicide 'hot spots'
The Age - Jun 6, 2014
Millions of dollars is being spent fencing off open sections of Melbourne's railways where people are regularly taking their own lives. Suicide by train has become so common Metro plans to build a dedicated train wash,...
Railway fence hems in Mongolia’s migratory wild asses
Horse Talk - Jun 6, 2014
A railway fence now marks the de facto eastern border of the range for the Asiatic wild ass, say conservationists, who warn that migratory habits are under threat from burgeoning human development.Conservations are warning of the dangers posed by rapid infrastructure growth in Mongolia on the migratory habits of ungulates in the region....


$1 million security upgrade for South Nowra jail
Southcoast Register - Jun 10, 2014
A $1 million upgrade of security at the South Coast Correctional Centre at South Nowra will allow the prison to hold more medium security offenders. The significant security upgrades will see the prison, which currently houses minimum, medium and maximum security prisoners, change from a minimum to a medium security facility...

International Borders

Israel to build security fence along Jordanian border
Ammon News - Jun 10, 2014
AMMONNEWS - The Israeli army is preparing to build a 500 kilometre long security fence along the eastern border with Jordan similar to the security barrier it had built along the Egyptian border to counter "infiltration dangers",..

Weird News

Teen Jailed After Renting $240K Car With Stolen Credit Card
ABC News - Jun 9, 2014
A Sonoma County teenager remained jailed Sunday after he was arrested on suspicion of using stolen credit cards to rent a $240,000 sports car and a $12 million vacation home.....

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