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Industry News

DoorKing Introduces DC Slide Gate Operator
Press Release  - Oct 21, 2014
Inglewood, CA – DoorKing is introducing a new, DC slide gate operator to its full line of vehicular gate operating products. The model 9024 will be available in two versions; ....
LiftMaster Launches Redesigned LiftMaster.com Website
Press Release  - Oct 21, 2014
Elmhurst, Ill., October 21, 2014 — LiftMaster, the number one brand of professionally installedgarage door openers today announced the launch of its new redesigned website, www.LiftMaster.com....
AFA -- Automated Gate Systems Designer School
Press Release  - Oct 21, 2014
Learn Valuable Insights to Selling and Specifying Automated Gate Operator Systems...
Secura Key Hires Ryan Hawkins as Director of Card Manufacturing and Adds New Line of High-Volume Card Production Equipment
Press Release  - Oct 21, 2014
Secura Key is proud to welcome Ryan Hawkins as the newest addition to their staff. Ryan will assume the duties of Director of Card Manufacturing, overseeing scheduling, production, printing, and encoding of Access Control, RFID, and high volume card products at Secura Key. .....
Fence Brokers, Inc. Hosts Gate Operator Training Session
PRWeb  - Oct 23, 2014
Bryant, AR (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Fence Brokers offers the latest in access control technology for the customer. To stay up to date, the company held a training session for LiftMaster’s latest line of DC gate operators. This training session was held Oct. 15-16......
Innovation Direct™ Designated as Official Marketing Representative for Creative Fencing Invention
PR.com  - Oct 24, 2014
South Miami, FL, October 26, 2014 --(PR.com)-- An innovative new product designed to be both aesthetically pleasing and highly functional, the Creative Fencing, has been developed by Lynnette S. Wilson of Salemburg, North Carolina.....
Security Wire Fencing Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld has Been Updated
PRWeb.com  - Oct 24, 2014
he price of security wire fencing has been increasing strongly over the past three years on the back of postrecession demand from nonresidential and residential building industries. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the procurement of Security Wire Fencing in its growing collection of procurement category market research reports....

Decking Industry News

Trex(R) Announces New Aluminum Gate and ADA-Compliant Handrails
MarketWatch  - Oct 22, 2014
Trex Company, the world's largest manufacturer of high-performance wood-alternative decking and railing, announced the expansion of its railing portfolio with the introduction of two new offerings. ....

Fence Contractors

Long Fence Provides Pedestrian Barricades to the 22nd Annual Komen Maryland Race for the Cure on October 26
PRWeb  - Oct 24, 2014
Long Fence's generous barricade contribution to the Komen Maryland Race for the Cure earns the fencing industry leader a diamond level sponsor position. As Brett Crouse, a member of the Long Fence Team states, "We're providing approximately 3,375 linear feet of barricades...

Local Government Issues

Council offers rebate for fun fences
Sunday Star Times  - Oct 22, 2014
Central city developers who give their construction site fences a wow factor now stand to gain financially. The city council has agreed to rebate up to 100 per cent of the temporary use of legal road fees it charges developers when their fences encroach on public footpaths and roads if they take steps to improve their appearance by adding art work or other features.....
Mt. View Cemetery’s wrought-iron fence removed, restored and installed
Olean Times Herald  - Oct 26, 2014
OLEAN — The final sections of the wrought iron fence outside Mt. View Cemetery along the South Union Street sidewalk were welded into place Friday. After nearly nine weeks of work, Tom Mohr of Haskell Road finished his welds in the sunny afternoon. There was still some touch-up work to be done.....
Fence will help protect sensitive areas along Trinity River in southern Dallas
Dallas Morning News  - Oct 24, 2014
A pile of old lumber, shingles and concrete stands out near the water and vegetation. It’s more proof of public abuse along the Trinity River. Whoever unloaded the waste will soon have to find another place to leave their mark on the world....
Trampled Ultra Security Guard Files $10 Million Lawsuit Against Fest, City of Miami
Billboard  - Oct 24, 2014
Mack's complaint hinges on an agreement between the City and Ultra that provided for weak spots in fencing around the event area to use "G8" fencing, a sturdier alternative to the typical chain-link fencing....

Community Issues

Laniakea fence permit gets rejected
KITV  - Oct 24, 2014
Officials say the permit request was incomplete. Applicants needed to submit a shoreline survey certified by the state Department of Land and Natural Resources to the the Department of Planning and Permitting....
Local Companies Sponsor Lift Me Up! Fencing
Virginia Connection Newspapers  - Oct 24, 2014
Richard Tucker gripped the reins of a prince-worthy white horse, steering it through a trail during a lesson at Lift Me Up! therapeutic horseback riding program.....
High school students help remove fence
Casper Star Tribune - Oct 15, 2014
Students from New Frontier High School in Kemmerer helped replace sections of fence recently in southwest Wyoming with George and Bill Sears, and the Natural Resource Conservation Service and others.,...

Fence and Animals - Wildlife

Anchorage Assembly bans high fences that can injure or kill moose
Alaska Dispatch - Oct 22, 2014
A proposal to outlaw metal palisade fences, singled out by biologists for goring moose, squeaked by the Anchorage Assembly Tuesday night.....
Feds to round up mustangs that are knocking down fences to get to mares near Nevada-Utah line
Greenfield Reporter - Oct 23, 2014
RENO, Nevada — Federal wranglers plan an unusual wild horse roundup near the Nevada-Utah line, where ranchers and rural residents say protected mustangs are knocking down fences and impregnating domesticated mares......
AZ Game and Fish, volunteers, Petrified Forest National Park remove fencing to benefit pronghorn
White Mountain Independent - Oct 24, 2014
PINETOP — The Arizona Game and Fish Department partnered with the Petrified Forest National Park and Friends of the Petrified Forest to remove 2.5 miles of unneeded fencing on Sept. 27 to coincide with National Public Lands Day......
The keeper of the dog fence
ABC Rural - Oct 24, 2014
The old adage that Australia rides on the sheep's back still has a ring of truth to it. Although primary industry has greatly diversified over the years,.....

Fortress

Railroads

Fence Being Built Near Corner
Newsplex - Oct 22, 2014
Construction is underway on a stretch of track near the UVa Corner that is a popular cut-through for students. The city of Charlottesville plans to build a fence around the railroad track that cuts through the Corner district as a deterrent to pedestrians.....
Amtrak, mayor at odds over fence in New Orleans
News Star - Oct 24, 2014
NEW ORLEANS – Amtrak is at odds with city officials in New Orleans over fencing that the railroad company says is intended to protect tracks along the city’s busy Earhart Boulevard.....

Consumers/DIY

How to add fancy touches to your fence
WPTZ - Oct 24, 2014
1. Marble-Embellished Fence Here’s a whimsically embellished fence courtesy of Creating Really Awesome Free Things (C.R.A.F.T.). Her mom created the shiny decorations by drilling holes in wooden fencing and wielding a mallet to pound in a jillion children’s marbles. Who else loves the sparkle? ...

International

Surreal Scene of Migrants Atop Spanish Border Fence
TIME Magazine  - Oct 23, 2014
Among the top issues this year for European countries along the Mediterranean has been how to handle the flow of migrants from Africa and the Middle East who seek a better life within their borders. Tens of thousands of refugees and migrants journeyed across perilous routes throughout the year....
Migrant flow to Morocco-Spain border fence 'doubles'
Expatica Spain-  - Oct 21, 2014
Migrants are scrambling to reach Spain's north African territory Melilla at double the rate of last year, an official said Tuesday, speaking days after evidence of abuse by border guards sparked outrage.....

Weird News

Policeman Who Asked to Smell Woman's Feet Arrested
ABC News - Oct 28, 2014
Houston-area authorities say they believe a school district police officer who pulled over a motorist and then asked to smell her feet may have made similar demands of others.....

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