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Industry News

Benzinga - Sep 3, 2015
St. Augustine, Florida. — GrowFL announced today that Ideal Aluminum Products, headquartered in St. Augustine, is a winner of its Florida “Companies to Watch” award for 2015, a statewide program managed by economic development group GrowFL, in association with the Edward Lowe Foundation...
UltraLox to Demonstrate the UltraLox Interlocking Technology at the 2015 DeckExpo/Remodeling Show in Chicago
PRWeb - Sep 8, 2015
UltraLox will be demonstrating its UltraLox Interlocking machine which produces high-quality powder coated aluminum railings within minutes. Large-volume deck builders, building product distributors, and fence companies will be able to see for themselves the key advantages the UltraLox technology offers....
Inventor and InventHelp Client Develops Improved Latch for Fence Gates (OCC-923)
Benzinga - Sep 3, 2015
PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) September 03, 2015 "I have repaired a lot of fence gates, and I always find it frustrating to repair the latch," said an inventor from Garden Grove, Calif. "In order to make gate latches more efficient, convenient and easy to use, I devised this improved version."...

Decking Industry News

MoistureShield Pro Composite Decking Honored as a Top 100 Building Product of 2015
PRWeb - Sep 8, 2015
Springdale, Ark. (PRWEB) September 08, 2015 MoistureShield® Pro composite decking from Advanced Environmental Recycling Technologies (A.E.R.T.), Inc. continues to turn heads for its exceptional performance and beauty....

Fence Contractors

Memorial Field playground is almost ready for full opening
Star Beacon - Sep 5, 2015
GENEVA — The customized Leathers and Associates Playground that Geneva's City Recreation Department and volunteers brought from North Kingsville Elementary School last year and reassembled at Memorial (Field) Park should be completely ready for kids soon....

Local Government Issues

Electric fences approved in Medford
Mail Tribune- - Sep 4, 2015
Non-lethal electric fencing will be allowed in heavy commercial and industrial zones in Medford and could help protect pot processing facilities in the future, the City Council decided Thursday...
Fence Along Fifth Avenue Being Considered As Security Measure For Papal Visit
CBS Local - New York- - Sep 2, 2015
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A fence along Fifth Avenue is one of the security measures under consideration for Pope Francis’ visit to New York City later this month, 1010 WINS has learned....

Community Issues

High walls around your house attract criminals – criminologist
MyBroadband - Sep 8, 2015
High walls around your house attract criminals. This was the basic message from leading criminologist Monique Marks, who was asked for comment after News24 compared the height of walls around some houses in Durban, Cape Town ...
Good Fences Make Good Ballfields: Claremont Goes Green (Monster) on a Baseball Diamond
VNews - Sep 8, 2015
Claremont — No matter how many trips you make to Fenway Park, it’s always a journey until you walk up the ramp and gaze upon the sight. The grass so green. The groomed, brown infield dirt. The bullpens in right field...
Steel fence to surround former Westwood Country Club
Buffalo News - Sep 6, 2015
A 9,000-square-foot fence will be erected around the former Westwood Country Club in Amherst – site of a proposed large-scale development – to secure the property in preparation for remediation work, developers said....


Sky Harbor Airport Receives $111,285 Grant For New Fence
Fox21online - Sep 2, 2015
Wednesday, leaders with the Sky Harbor Airport in Duluth received a grant for a maintenance project that has been on their to–do list for the past five years.....

AG Fencing

Amid Fires, Downed Fences Make Good Neighbors
NWNewsnetwork - Sep 7, 2015
In the poem “Mending Wall,” Robert Frost lays down the well-worn quote, “Good fences make good neighbors.” In this year’s dramatic Northwest wildfires, ranchers and neighbors are cutting down “good fences” of all kinds.....
Livestock fencing project along U.S. 50 nearing finish
Reno Gazzette-Journal - Sep 2, 2015
The U.S. 50 livestock fence project is proceeding well in Stagecoach and Silver Springs, with the project nearing completion....
Bartow beekeeper must install fence
The Ledger - Sep 3, 2015
BARTOW — A state inspector determined Wednesday that three bee boxes owned by Herman Stephens Jr., a West Bartow beekeeper whose hives have drawn complaints from neighbors, aren't in compliance with state regulations....

Fences and Animals - Wildlife

Hungry deer avoid barbed-wire fence, chow down on Oregon hemp crop
New York Daily News  - Sep 7, 2015
MURPHY, Ore. — Deer got the munchies at an industrial hemp crop in southern Oregon. The deer got by barbed-wire fencing a couple weeks ago and went through the hemp plants like high-powered mowers, the Grants Pass Daily Courier reported.....

Stolen Fences

Manchester police investigate attempted theft of valuable fencing
WMUR - Sep 2, 2015
Police were called to Wagner Park on Maple Street for a report of suspicious activity. When police arrived, three men ran from the area. Police said they found a section of bronze fence and some fence posts on the ground....



Caltrain preps corridor for new fencing
Progressive Railroading - Sep 7, 2015
(Caltrain crews earlier this week began removing vegetation along the rail corridor in Palo Alto, Calif., as part of the railroad's suicide reduction efforts. ....


DHS: Just 36 miles of U.S.-Mexico border has effective double fencing
Washington Examiner - Sep 4, 2015
(Despite repeated congressional demands that the administration build a fence along the U.S.-Mexico border, some 66 percent, or 1,300 miles, have no fencing and only 36 miles of effective double-layer fencing has been erected, a fraction of the 700 miles sought...

International Border

Netanyahu: Israel starts building fence along border with Jordan - Sep 7, 2015
(CNN)Israel began construction of a fence along its border with Jordan on Sunday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced at a weekly cabinet meeting....
Walls of the world aim to keep unwanted foreigners out, hold prosperity in
Al Jazeera America - Sep 4, 2015
More than 25 years after the Berlin Wall came tumbling down, even bigger barriers today separate countries from one another. Walls in 2015 snake through many thousands of miles in efforts to monitor and control the movement of people with fences, watchtowers and border patrols....

Weird News

Cops: Trucker Choking on Soft Drink Crashes Into 23 New Cars
ABC News - Sep 8, 2015
Police say the driver of a milk tanker truck was choking on a soft drink when he drove off a Pennsylvania highway and crashed into 23 new cars on a dealership lot....

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