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Industry News

Fence Armor
Lawn and Landscape - Dec 6, 2016
Fence Armor is a new product that protects vinyl, ornamental and wood fences, not to mention other landscape structures, from the ravages of power grass and weed trimmers. ...
ActiveYards(R) Donates Fencing Material for Home of Wounded Atlantic City, NJ Police Officer
Yahoo News - Dec 6, 2016
CLEVELAND, OH--(Marketwired - December 08, 2016) - Dennisville Fence, an ActiveYards® dealer based in Southern New Jersey, has donated ActiveYards fencing material for installation in the backyard of a home belonging to Joshlee Vadell,....
Trex Fencing Blog - Dec 2, 2016
Horizontal fences are in high demand and there are a lot of materials and options available. Perhaps you're contemplating a new fence for your yard and are considering if this style is right for you. Whether you are looking to do it yourself, ..
A regular home owner redefines fencing with futuristic aluminum framed TAHOE Slipfence
Digital Journal - Dec 6, 2016
Mississauga, Ontario, December 7, 2016: Fences are to ensure the security and privacy of your dream home and you definitely wish for the best protection here. Wooden fences are no doubt elegant but it’s the nasty rotting that spoil the sport end of the day. ...
Worldwide fencing market - Growing Acceptance of Synthetic Alternatives Encourages Growth in Demand for Fencing Products
OpenPR - Dec 9, 2016
The global fencing market is led by suppliers both large and small, operating at the domestic and global levels. Key players in the market include: National Fence Systems Inc..
Fencing Market to Exhibit 5% CAGR Till 2024 | Hexa Research
Digital Journal - Dec 9, 2016
The global Fencing Market was valued at around USD 24 billion in 2014. It is likely to grow at a CAGR of about 5% during the forecast period (2016 to 2024). Improvement & remodeling work, infrastructure development, and new housing constructions are anticipated to drive market growth in the coming years...

Decking Industry News

PrimeSource Expands Wolf Decking throughout Midwest
Building-Products - Dec 2, 2016
(Dec. 9, 2016) PrimeSource Building Products has added Wolf PVC decking to its product offerings at its Chicago DC, making the product now available in Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa and Indiana.....
Decking Market: Residential Sector to Remain Leading End User Through 2020 Owing to Increasing Housing Construction
Digital Journal - Dec 2, 2016
Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 12/08/2016 -- The report provides a detailed description of the various aspects of the global decking market. As per the findings of the report, the market is poised to exhibit a CAGR of more than 6% from 2016 to 2020......

Fence Contractors

American Fence Company Celebrates 18 Years of Corporate Excellence
Broadway World - Dec 6, 2016
For at least the eighteenth year in a row, American Fence Company received an Arizona Corporate Excellence award. This year American Fence was recognized as both a “Fastest Growing Company” and “Top Private Company” by Phoenix Business Journal,. ....


Local Government Issues

City of Topeka wins lawsuit over fence in front of home
Topeka Capital Journal - Dec 6, 2016
A Shawnee County District Court judge ruled in favor of the city of Topeka last month in a lawsuit over a fence. Judge Teresa L. Watson issued a decision Nov. 22 concluding the Topeka Board of Zoning Appeals ...
Editorial: If it saves just one life, suicide protection fence a good investment
Camp Verde Bugle - Dec 6, 2016
Social media pundits have weighed in heavily on the multi-agency project to add protective fencing to Sedona’s Midgley Bridge. The bridge last year became the focal point of mental health advocacy and suicide prevention after four people jumped to their death from it in 2015. ...
Anti-suicide fence goes up
Red Rock News - Dec 6, 2016
The Arizona Department of Transportation is making good on a promise to help prevent suicides off Midgley Bridge. On Friday, Dec. 2, ADOT announced that in partnership with Sedona, the U.S. Forest Service and Coconino County, ...
Parliament's 'pool fence' would be a $108 million waste of time
Canberra Times - Dec 10, 2016
A 2.6-metre glass wall surrounding about 1.5 kilometres of Parliament House, Canberra, is not much of a wall. Some are calling it a pool fence. A $108 million pool fence.....

Community Issues

Stonington seeks permits for dog park fences installed without approval
The Day - Dec 7, 2016
Stonington — The town has applied for a permit from the borough Planning and Zoning Commission for two fences it erected three years ago at the Town Dock dog park without approvals.. ...
A man and his fence cause a divide in Newtown
Delco Times - Dec 7, 2016
NEWTOWN >> About 60 feet of a 3-foot tall wooden rail and post fence standing on a property along 109 Ridgefield Road is at the heart of a tug of war between the property owner and township officials. ...
BLM, county and community come together to build Bouse fence
Parker Pioneer - Dec 8, 2016
The fence the Bureau of Land Management wanted to build to keep open range cattle out of Bouse has been completed. With help of volunteers from the community and La Paz County employees, the fence was completed Dec. 8 after two days of work the week before....


'Spite fence' allegations leads Nazareth to reconsider its zoning services contract
Allentown Morning Call - Dec 8, 2016
An allegation that a property owner was allowed to erect a "spite fence" is spurring Nazareth Borough Council to rewrite the job description for its contracted zoning and codes officer and seek bids for the work....

AG Fencing

Fencing out cattle improves herd health
Farm and Dairy - Dec 8, 2016
When building fences, we generally build them where it makes sense. We build them where we want our cattle to graze, and where the best forages are. We also build fences according to where there is an available water source. ...
Family-owned Wassam Farm and Fence is expanding
Sedalia Democrat - Dec 6, 2016
Opening a farm and fence store for Terry and Jacinda Wassam was actually due to a need for finding material all in one location. The couple opened Wassam Farm and Fence LLC, on Pony Path Road, a little more than a year ago and are already planning to expand next year. ...

Fencing and Animals -- Wildlife

The longest cat fence in the U.S. was just built on a Hawaiian volcano
rederick News Post (subscription) - Dec 10, 2016
Should you be lucky enough to find yourself on Hawaii’s Big Island, you are welcome to visit Mauna Loa, the largest volcano in the world.....

Pool Safety

Victoria's pool fencing regulations 'failing'
SAW(subscription) - Dec 6, 2016
Victorian pools are routinely failing safety checks, a pool inspector says. Brett Fitzmaurice from Pool Safe Inspections Victoria told 3AW Breakfast there were a number of reasons why they weren't complying with standards.....


USA/Mexico Fence

Recreating The U.S.–Mexico Border With “Border Cantos”
Texas Monthly - Dec 9, 2016
The miles of winding walls along the U.S.–Mexico border signify a complex history between the two countries. Following the wall, you’ll stumble across slashed water bottles, pocket bibles, pendants of Jesus Christ, and migrant graves marked by white rocks formed into a cross.....

International Borders

Bulgaria’s fence at Turkish border so far has cost close to 170M leva – deputy interior minister
Sofia Globe - Dec 9, 2016
A sum of 169 309 121 leva has been paid so for the fence at the border with Turkey, Bulgaria’s deputy interior minister Philip Gounev told reporters on December 9 2016, responding to opposition allegations that the bill was 250 million leva....

Weird News

Sheriff: Man Uses Front-End Loader to Drop Son's Mobile Home
ABC News - Dec 12, 2016
Authorities say a Maine man used a front-end loader to repeatedly pick up and drop his son's mobile home during a family dispute and only stopped when he learned his 7-year-old grandson was inside....

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