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There will be no FenceWeek published next week due to vacation
Happy Fourth of July!!

Industry News

New From BD Loops – Sealant Saver
Press Release - Jun 27, 2015
Didn’t finish off that tube of loop sealant? Use the Sealant Saver to extend the life of your left over BD Loop Goop! Loop Sealant is expensive, and nothing is more frustrating than having to throw out perfectly good loop sealant because you didn’t use the full tube....
Grid security isn't all cyber
EnergyBiz - Jun 23, 2015
April marked the two-year anniversary of an industry-famous late-night shooting spree. An apparent lone rifleman situated in a thicket on a hillside in San Jose, attacked a large electrical power transmission substation by aiming at critical components as if playing an arcade game.....
Fieldays 'fantastic' for fencing tool inventor
Stuff.NZ - Jun 26, 2015
The National Fieldays were a "fantastic" success for Waikato fencing tool inventor Patrick Roskam, his mum Angela says. The Matamata youngster sold over 50 of their Gudgeon Pro 5-in-1 fencing tools from his site in the main pavilion, whilst also meeting with three potential distributors from England, America and Canada.....
No boundaries for fencing firm celebrating 50 years
Stuff.NZ - Jun 26, 2015
A HAMPSHIRE fencing firm is pushing the boundaries and creating new jobs. It comes as the firm celebrates its golden anniversary. Nursling-based New Forest Fencing is marking its 50th birthday by expanding its business......

Decking Industry News

MoistureShield Announces Rebate Promotion on Pro Composite Decking Lin
PRWeb - Jun 30, 2015
Summer is beginning to heat up, and MoistureShield composite decking is stepping up its game by offering a $2.00 per board rebate for all MoistureShield Pro capped boards purchased before September 30.....
Best deck ever: DIY show "Mega Decks" features Colorado outdoor havens
Denver Post - Jun 30, 2015
LITTLETON — Coloradans love their outdoor living spaces. This summer, a DIY Network show called "Mega Decks" is broadcasting this love to the whole nation.....

Fence Contractors

Fencing the yard: Expert offers a range of options
Magic Valley - Jun 26, 2015
ELKO — Good fences make for more than good neighbors. Whether it’s about safeguarding your stuff, ensuring pets don’t run loose through the streets, or even just to provide a little privacy, there’s plenty to choose from when it comes to your fencing needs....
Basin man builds legacy of service
Columbia Basin Herald. - Jun 29, 2015
In the meantime, between all his other service activities, Karas works as the owner of North Central Washington Fence. He opened the store, which sells and installs fencing, 16 years ago because he reached the retirement age in Oregon, where he was working for a fence company.....

Local Government Issues

Nailed for fence again
Manteca Bulletin - Jun 30, 2015
Three years ago Manteca city officials told John and Vivien Griffin their fence was no longer considered in violation after the Chadwick Square homeowners were able to prove it wasn’t a safety problem as a complaint made at that time contended.....
Vatican Embassy drops fence bid despite 'real' security concerns, pope's upcoming visit
Washington Business Journal - Jun 25, 2015
There will be no fenced perimeter surrounding the Embassy of the Vatican campus on Massachusetts Avenue NW when Pope Francis visits in September.....
Britain to erect high-security fence at Calais lorry terminal – Financial Times
News Informer - Jun 28, 2015
Financial TimesBritain to erect high-security fence at Calais lorry terminalFinancial TimesBritain is deploying high-security fencing used during the Olympic Game....
New fence goes up at State Building
KRBD - Jun 25, 2015
Ketchikan’s 40-year-old State Building has a new six-foot chain-link fence. In February, the building-wide security committee noticed the parking garage’s old guard rail was in disrepair and decided to use some building improvement funds for a new fence. Rural court assistant Clayton Jones works in the building and is on the committee.....
City Approves Permit For Man With 6ft Fence
MyFox Memphis - Jun 28, 2015
They say “good fences make good neighbors” and that's all too true for one East Memphis man who's fighting the city to be able to keep his boundary marker, because he says he doesn't feel safe in Memphis without it......

Community Issues

City officials want safety fence around old armory
Wahpeton Daily News - Jun 26, 2015
The Wahpeton Public Works committee sat down this week to discuss two primary concerns — reparations to the former National Guard armory and the long-standing issue of odor permeating from the city’s waste ponds. ....
Will six-foot chain-link fence deter Travellers using Prince Rock playing field?
Plymouth Herald - Jun 25, 2015
RESIDENTS near a Prince Rock playing field which is repeatedly invaded by Travellers have questioned the council’s solution of a six-foot chain-link fence.....

AG Fenceing

10 common electric fencing mistakes
Beef Central - Jun 26, 2015
With more than 30 years of electric fencing experience under his belt, NSW fencing demonstrator and cattle producer Mike Thomas has seen just about every fencing mistake there is to see. .....

Fences and Animals - Pets

26 Dogs Who Don't Think Your Fence Is Very Neighborly
Dodo - Jun 26, 2015
26 Dogs Who Don't Think Your Fence Is Very Neighborly ... Topics: cute dogs looking through fences neighbor dogs pure cute dogs behind fences dogs and .....

Fences and Animals - Wildlife

On the fence about wildlife fencing: new paper outlines research needed to resolve debate
Hawaii News Now - Jun 23, 2015
Fencing is used to protect wildlife against poaching and human encroachment, and also to protect people and livestock from wildlife. As a conservation strategy, it has proponents as well as detractors. A recent paper by a team of 45 international researchers in the Journal of Applied Ecology....
Deer fencing project for M6 near Cumbria 'hot spot'
BBC - Jun 23, 2015
Deer-proof fencing is to be installed beside a stretch of the M6 in Cumbria to improve driver safety. ighways England has identified a section between junction 35 at Carnforth and junction 36 at Kirkby Lonsdale as a "deer hot spot".....
Vandals damage miles of fencing at Big Island nature reserve
Hawaii News Now - Jun 29, 2015
MAUNA LOA, HAWAII (HawaiiNewsNow) - Taxpayers will have to cover more than $100,000 worth of damage to fencing at the Puu Makaala Natural Area Reserve on the Big Island, according to the state Department of Land and Natural Resources.....

Fortress

Consumer/DIY

Any evergreen vines to hide a chain-link fence? Gardening Q&A with George Weigel
PennLive - Jun 24, 2015
Q: I am looking for a plant that I can grow on a chain-link fence to provide screening. I like the look of Japanese hydrangea vine 'Moonlight.' Does this plant keep its leaves in the winter? Is it winter-hardy in Zone 6? Any other ideas?.....

International Border

Hungary Criticized for Border Fence Plan to Stop Refugees
VOA - Jun 29, 2015
Hungarian officials have announced a plan to build a fence on the border with Serbia to try to stop people from illegally entering the country. Tens of thousands of refugees and migrants have already entered Hungary, most of them from the Middle East and Africa...
Fencing along international border broken at many places
Time of India - Jun 26, 2015
JAISALMER: The fencing that was done by spending crores of rupees around 10 years ago at the international border adjoining Pakistan in shifting dunes area in Shahgarh Bulj area here has been a big failure....
Israel to be fully encircled with hi-tech fence
RT - Jun 29, 2015
The Security Cabinet of Israel has approved construction of new sections of the fortified fence on its border with Jordan. When finished, it will fence Israel off from the outside world completely...

Weird News

For Sale: Former Prison With Mountain View, Sleeps Hundreds
ABC News - Jun 30, 2015
For sale: A 325-acre New York property containing more than 100 structures atop a mountain offering spectacular views. Sleeps hundreds. And one more thing: It's a former prison....

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