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|Speeco Recalls Fence Wire Stretchers |
CBS-58 - Aug 12, 2016
Washington DC - infoZine - This recall involves (about 60,000 (in addition, 1,800 were sold in Canada)) SpeeCo’s fence wire stretchers, with or without a ratchet control, used for gripping and tightening any type of wire. The black stretcher has a rubber grip on the lever handle. It measures about 12 inches high, 1 inch wide and 32 inches long. ...
|Bullet Fence Systems offers Fence Bullet |
High Plains Journal - Aug 16, 2016
Bullet Fence Systems, Okmulgee, Oklahoma, has introduced Fence Bullet, a pipe connector providing ranchers an alternative to welded pipe fence braces.. ...
Decking Industry News
|Is Trex Company, Inc. Entering Its Biggest Growth Phase? |
PRNEWSwire - Aug 10, 2016
Global wooden decking market is dominated by pressure-treated wood as it can withstand moist and icy weather conditions, is durable, and long lasting while regionally, Asia-Pacific region is expected to witness a steady growth during the forecast period of 2016 - 2021 driven by rising construction activities in emerging economies and large-scale investments.....
|MoistureShield Expands Distribution Network, Adding 5 New Cedar Creek Locations |
PRWeb - Aug 11, 2016
MoistureShield is extending distribution to meet increasing demand by furthering its partnership with Cedar Creek, LLC. MoistureShield will now be available through the Cedar Creek locations in Nashville, Madison, Little Rock, Birmingham and Indianapolis, adding to their current offering in Denver. Through Cedar Creek, MoistureShield will provide its entire line of high performance decking....
|At 90, fence builder defies age, stays on the job |
Kent Reporter - Aug 10, 2016
Like a stout fence he put up with his bare, weathered hands, Walt Easter stands tall with time. Having overcome personal problems and serious health problems, the 90-year-old Kent man stays active today running a fence company out of his West Hill home.....
Local Government Issues
|Family from Rickmansworth told to remove illegal fence |
Watford Observer - Aug 12, 2016
A family have been ordered to remove a fence that they fitted without planning permission. The Majitha family, from Sandy Lodge Road, in Rickmansworth, were given two months to reduce the height of the fence or remove it, or Three Rivers District Council would demolish it....
|TIME TO FENCE CATTLE USING OPTIONS |
Agriculture.com - Aug 12, 2016
Cattle futures have experienced a strong bump in prices over the last two weeks, with October futures trading from under $106.00 per hundredweight to over $116.00, topping on August 4 at $116.35. Consolidation just under $116.00 and expectations that ample supplies will be available to meet consumer needs suggest that cattle prices are in a long-term downward trend and rallies should be sold. ...
|Use of sheep fencing grants in GLAS ruled out by Department |
AgriLand - Aug 11, 2016
The Department of Agriculture has prohibited the use of new sheep fencing grants for actions under the GLAS scheme. In a circular to GLAS advisors in recent days the Department said it had amended the terms and conditions to which farmers signed up to under the first two tranches of the scheme....
|Fences inspired by the boma |
MyAJC - Aug 13, 2016
Nomadic tribes in Africa raise livestock amid the most ferocious predatory mammals in the world. Keeping their families goats and cattle safe, particularly at night, is not easy. Long ago, the kraal was devised by cutting wickedly sharp thorny brush to stack into a dense...
|Landscape architect petitions OLG over changes to pool fencing laws |
Pool & Spa - Aug 10, 2016
Landscape architect Peter Glass has launched an online petition to have changes to the Building Code of Australia (BCA) repealed. In May 2013, the NSW State Government made changes to the code which related to pool fencing and barriers.b....
|Minden Taking Steps To Make The Community Safer With Fences |
Nebraska -TV - Aug 10, 2016
Minden, NE - Kids falling into a pool and drowning is a concern Minden City leaders say they want to stop before it happens. They are pushing for a new plan to make everyone with a pool get a fence. It’s not final yet; the city council has another meeting before they can make it official....
USA/Mexico Border Fence
|How Trump plans to build a wall, and have Mexico pay for it |
Houston Chronicle - Aug 9, 2016
The boldest promise of Donald Trump's presidential campaign was also one of his first. "I would build a great wall, and nobody builds walls better than me, believe me, and I'll build them very inexpensively,"....
Wallace+Wallace, is the largest manufacturer and distributor of fencing and overhead door
products in Manitoba. Wallace is proud to have developed a strong reputation in the
construction industry as the uncompromising choice, a premium product and installation with
industry leading reliability and service.
As a key member of the sales team, the Estimator will provide support to our sales
representatives, and clients with the evaluation of drawings and specs
· Prepare the cost of materials, labour, and equipment for construction projects, using contract
bids, quotations, drawings and specifications.
· Input inbound sales orders.
·Assist sales team in preparation of take-offs, ensuring that we know everything required to
successfully bid and win projects.
· Assist customers with product selection and layout.
·Support design-build preconstruction services both internally and in joint ventures to ensure
high quality, competitive estimates and schedules
· Must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience reading blueprints
· Take Off experience.
· Expert in reading specifications, plan designs and details.
· Sales experience considered an asset
Attn: K Buhler
Manager / Estimator / Sales – Kamloops
Manager / Estimator / Sales / required for Rite-Way Fencing Inc. in Kamloops. We are Western Canada’s largest fencing company, with 12 branches in AB, BC & SK. Experience with chain link fence & related materials and management of installations as well as previous experience in construction sales / estimating from Blueprints would be an asset. A valid drivers’ license and previous computer experience required. The ideal candidate will have previous hands on experience with fence installations. Please submit your resume and remuneration requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 403-243-8733. Please specify "Manager / Estimator / Sales – Kamloops" in your correspondence.
LMT Mercer Group, Inc, the largest manufacturer and distributor of fence, deck, and railing accessories
is seeking a West Coast Territory Manager.
Responsibilities include seeking out and developing additional business with existing customers, as well
as seeking out new customers with LMT’s extensive product lines, and new products.
Regional Sales experience a plus for this opportunity.
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