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Industry News

VEKA OUTDOOR LIVING WINS 4th BEST OF SHOW AT AFA FENCETECH
Press Release - Mar 16, 2015
VEKA debuted another award winning display this year at Fencetech in Orlando, Florida. Our display this year features the VEKA Fence, Rail and VEKAdeck products and introduces our premium Pinnacle Color Program. The American Fence Association (AFA) presented VEKA with the Best of Show Multiple Booth Award...
New 15w LED Round Bollard Lights Featuring Samsung LED Chips Introduced by Access Fixtures
Thomasnet -- Press Release - Mar 11, 2015
Featuring 15 W LED arrays with Samsung LED chips, LED Round Flat Top and Dome Top Bollards with Aluminum Cone produce 2,089 lumens with CRI of 83, suitable for illuminating walkways, streets, and driveways of residential and commercial areas...
Plastic markers help to get sports fields in competition shape faster
Plastic News (registration required)- Mar 16, 2015
When the snow from this particularly brutal winter finally melts, golfers, baseball players and the like may have Markers Inc. products to thank for helping their local course or field get into playing shape quickly....
Research and Markets: North America Perimeter Security Market 2015-2019 - Access Control, Alarms and Notifications & Surveillance Systems
Yahoo News - Mar 16, 2015
The report, Perimeter Security Market in North America 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Perimeter Security market landscape in North America and its growth prospects in the coming year quickly....
Global solar fence light product manufacturing industry 2014 explored in new market research report
Whatec.com - Mar 16, 2015
2014 Market Research Report on Global Solar fence light Industry was a professional and depth research report on Global Solar fence light industry that you would know the world's major regional market conditions of Solar fence light industry....

Deck Industry

TAMKO Introduces EverClip™ Hidden Fastner for EverGrain® Grooved Composite Decking
Virtual-Strategy - Mar 10, 2015
TAMKO Building Products introduces the EverClip™ hidden fastener for use with EverGrain® and EverGrain® Envision® Grooved Deck Boards. EverClip provides a fast, easy and secure way to install two of TAMKO’s popular composite decking offerings. ....
Redwood Is The New Black - In Terms of Decking Material, That Is
Green Building Elements - Mar 15, 2015
When it comes to adding value to your home one of the best things you can do is either add on, or upgrade your existing deck. In fact, according to Remodeling Magazine, the return on investment for adding a deck to your home is nearly 81% of the cost of the deck....

Fence Contractors

Latest Range of Residential Fences by QS Fencing Company Now Helps Increase Aesthetic Appeal Amidst Rising House Prices
PRweb - Mar 12, 2015
With the housing market booming in BC in 2015, Vancouver Sun reports that house prices and sales are on the rise. The latest range of residential fences by QS Fencing Company at http://www.qsfencing.ca/ now gives higher aesthetic appeal for buyers...

Local Government Issues

Southwark council erects huge spiked fence to 'protect' residents from protesters on south London estate
Standard - Mar 16, 2015
A council has sparked uproar by erecting a giant metal-spiked fence on an estate at the centre of a bitter housing row.....
Fencing code change debated by Syracuse council
Standard - Mar 14, 2015
SYRACUSE - The Syracuse City Council has tabled several amendments to its city code, pending further review and discussion because of possible impacts on businesses and residents. ...
UM Extension seeks to explain Missouri's fence laws to local property owners
Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News - Mar 14, 2015
The University of Missouri Extension is attempting to give local residents a better understanding of Missouri’s fence laws by hosting an in-depth discussion on the matter later this month. ...

Community Issues

Community Fights For Fencing To Keep Homeless, Sex Offenders From Living Under Bridges
CBS Local - Miami - Mar 10, 2015
FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) - For months residents in a Fort Lauderdale community say they dealt with two major issues a group of sex offenders and a group of homeless people living under bridges near their homes causing problems...
SW Idaho barbed-wire fence next to path must come down
KHQ - Mar 12, 2015
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A southwest Idaho home owners association in the city of Eagle that put up a barbed-wire fence next to a walking path has been ordered to take it down due to the danger it presents....
Lancaster Parking Authority erects fencing at Prince Street Garage to deter suicides, falls
Lancaster Online - Mar 11, 2015
The Lancaster Parking Authority has installed fencing atop the Prince Street Garage, which has been the site of four suicides in less than a year. ...

Stolen Fences

Hundreds of feet of fencing stolen from East Wynnewood demolition site
Main Line  - Mar 10, 2015
Lower Merion police reported a theft of hundreds of feet of fencing on two occasions surrounding sections of the major demolition site along East Wynnewood Road at Lancaster Avenue in Wynnewood....
Attalla man charged with theft of metal fence posts
Gadsden Times  - Mar 11, 2015
An Attalla man has been arrested and charged in connection with the theft of metal fence posts, according to a news release from Sheriff Todd Entrekin....

AG Fencing

Proposed beekeeping ordinance has Salisbury commissioners abuzz
Morning Call  - Mar 13, 2015
To Richard and Norma Cusick, a zoning change regarding where beekeepers can keep their colonies should be as sweet as honey and more appealing than vinegar....

Consumers/DIY

Cost to repair or alter a chain link fence
WXOW  - Mar 10, 2015
Chain link fence has received a lot of bad press in the past. True, in terms of looks and charm, this hardworking fence material may not be as attractive as decorative wrought iron or rustic wooden fencing....
A lesson in fence building
Star Herald  - Mar 15, 2015
Making a home your own is a true test of patience, skill and creativity, especially when building a fence. Last September, my wife and I purchased a now 100-year-old home that needed a little work. Aside from the home itself, we needed to complete the last 10 percent of the fencing around t....

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International Borders

Walling in: Israel wants a new fence at only barrier-free border
RT  - Mar 10, 2015
Israeli security officials are recommending that the country build a fence along the border with Jordan to protect a new airport, local media reported. The construction would completely encircle Israel with a wall...
Malaysia considers border fencing to deter human trafficking
Jakarta Post  - Mar 12, 2015
Erecting secu­rity fences totalling 2,666km along the nation’s borders is being considered as a measure to stop smuggling and people trafficking. The home ministry is conducting a feasibility study on the fencing which will also serve as a replacement for existing border fences that are in deplo­rable condition...

Weird News

Police: Suspect Spray-Paints Face to Avoid Identification
ABC News - Mar 10, 2015
A man suspected of stealing a car spray-painted his face black in an attempt to evade police in Central California....

Classified Ads

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