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|Commercial Metals Company Announces Closure Of Fence Post Operations In Magnolia, Arkansas |
PRNewsWire - Feb 9, 2016
Commercial Metals Company (NYSE: CMC) today announced the closure of its fence post operations in Magnolia, Arkansas. Production will be relocated to the San Marcos, Texas fence post production facility, as operations in Magnolia wind down and cease in their entirety by the end of the company's third fiscal quarter. Customers will not be impacted by this decision....
|Newly Installed Fencing Protects Hanover Substation against Future Outages |
PRNewsWire - Feb 9, 2016
Patented system prevents animal incursions — a common cause of power outages. New Freedom, Pennsylvania – Last May, a raccoon wandered into a Hanover-area substation and wound up shutting down power to more than 5,000 customers and businesses. Now, a midstate company has installed an innovative product designed to make sure that never happens again....
| ||Chain Link Fence Manufacturers Announce 2016 Design Award Applications Open |
Newswire - Feb 14, 2016
he Chain Link Fence Manufacturers Institute (CLFMI) has announced that it is now accepting applications for its 2016 Les Grube Memorial Design Award contest. The Award includes a uniquely-designed plaque and cash awards of $2,500 to the designing architect and $1,000 to the installing contractor and is given for the project which makes the best and most unique use of chain link fence materials....
Decking Industry News
|Trex Company Inc.: Trex Company Expands Its Midwest Footprint |
The Wall Street Transcript - Feb 11, 2016
WINCHESTER, Va., February 11, 2016 - Trex Company, the world's number one decking and railing brand, and leader in high-performance, low-maintenance outdoor living products, is broadening its industry-leading reach and brand footprint with the expansion of Amerhart Limited into eastern Missouri.....
|Chris Hayn Rejoins Fiberon as Vice President of Sales |
The Wall Street Transcript - Feb 12, 2016
Fiberon®, a leading US manufacturer of PVC and composite decking, railing and fencing, is pleased to announce that Chris Hayn has rejoined the company as Vice President of Sales. In this role, Hayn will manage all independent distribution and retail sales activities for both the US and international markets....
|Action Automatic Door & Gate restructures Gate Department |
Naples Daily News - Feb 11,, 2016
Action Automatic Door & Gate has restructured its Gate Department into a stand-alone division with a manager dedicated exclusively to gates in order to better meet the increase in demand for access systems, announced founder and CEO George F. Ebel IV. ..
Local Government Issues
|Norwalk to update fence ordinance |
Norwalk Reflector - Feb 12, 2016
Snyder said, according to the present ordinance, barbed or razor wire could be added to a fence in a residential neighborhood. “Things like barbed wire are not appropriate in a residential area, but those things have never been spelled out before,” he said. “We’ve also had some shabby fences in the past and this sets the groundwork for that area.”...
|Lengthy legal fight over Gretna man’s fence could be settled soon |
The New Orleans Advocate - Feb 12, 2016
A long-running and expensive legal dispute between Gretna and a homeowner over a fence the city said was 2 feet too tall could soon be at an end. John Litchfield, a private attorney representing the city, said both sides have ironed out an agreement to settle seven lawsuits in state and federal courts...
|Couple's suit against city of Topeka over fence survives attempt to dismiss it |
Topeka Capital Journal - Feb 12, 2016
A couple's lawsuit against the city of Topeka over a fence has survived an attempt to have it thrown out. Shawnee County District Judge Rebecca Crotty issued a ruling last month denying the city's motion to dismiss the suit filed last September on behalf of Westboro residents Patrick and Christina Habiger...
|Fences and paradox |
OUPblog (blog) - Feb 14, 2016
Imagine that you are an extremely talented, and extremely ambitious, shepherd, and an equally talented and equally ambitious carpenter. You decide that you want to explore what enclosures, or ‘fences‘, you can build, and which groups of objects, or ‘flocks‘,..
Fencing and Animals - Wildlife
|Animal keepers: We saw leopard jumping 25-foot-high fence |
Deccan Herald - Feb 16, 2016
Soon after news about the escape of the rescued leopard broke, Additional Chief Secretary, Environment, Forest and Ecology, Mahendra Jain and Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (Wildlife) Ravi Ralph rushed to the spot and took stock of the situation. ...
|How beehive fences help elephants and farmers |
Mother Nature Network (blog) - Feb 11, 2016
African elephants are the largest land animals on Earth. Growing as tall as a basketball goal and weighing more than three minivans, these beloved behemoths are famously social, intelligent, emotional — and hungry....
|2 lion cubs found dead, entangled in net fencing |
Times of India - Feb 14, 2016
RRAJKOT: Two lion cubs died after getting entangled in net fencing around a farm in Nageshri village of Rajula taluka in Amreli district. According to forest officials, the cubs were around three months old and had wandered into the village from the nearby forest area....
|New rabbit-proof fence built in Victoria |
Weekly Times Now - Feb 14, 2016
At only 3.9km long, it falls well short of the famous 330km “dog netting” fence built in the Mallee more than 160 years ago. But, costing more than $50,000, it is still an Australian first. Members of the Curlewis Golf Club on the Bellarine Peninsula were tired of the playing hazards caused by rabbit burrows....
|U of M to build fence surrounding railroad track |
Daily Helmsman - Feb 10, 2016
The days of students racing the train that runs along Southern Avenue are coming to an end. The University of Memphis will build a fence around the railroad tracks on Southern Avenue. Rumors have circulated among students for a while, but Campus Planning and Design has finally confirmed the project....
|Railroad fences will cost over $1 million |
Daily Helmsman - Feb 11, 2016
The new fences that will be built along the railroad tracks on Southern Avenue will cost more than $1 million. Funding for the project will come from the Tennessee Department of Transportation. Tony Poteet, assistant vice president of campus planning and design, said most of the funding will not come from the University of Memphis....
|Creative funding used for EJHS football fence |
TriValley Central - Feb 11, 2016
ELOY — Eloy Elementary School District Superintendent Ruby James has an idea for crowdfunding the junior high's new football field. It's what she calls the “62-Panel Project.”...
Fencing and History
|Need a fence? Start weaving. |
Washington Post - Feb 8, 2016
To build fences in timber country, logs were split into fence rails. There were other solutions, too, some almost lost to memory. Tree stumps could be dug up with roots intact and turned on their sides, the roots interlocking to form a barrier....
|Netanyahu calls for fence along all of Israel's borders |
JNS - Feb 9, 2016
(JNS.org) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his government is working towards erecting a full border fence around Israel in order to protect the country from the “wild beasts” that are terrorists.....
|Hungary wants to build a razor-wire fence at the border with Romania |
Romania-Insider - Feb 12, 2016
“Migration will restart in the spring, possibly putting pressure on our borders. We have to prepare for that and for the building of a fence on the border with Romania,” said Janos Lazar, head of the Hungarian prime minister's office, cited by The Wall Street Journal....
FENCE ESTIMATOR/SALESMAN NEEDED Experienced salesman needed for 1,000,000 fence company in Charleston SC. Triple figure income. Carolina Fence Company. 80% residential. Company truck, health insurance and to live in one of the most beautiful cities on the world. E mail firstname.lastname@example.org
FENCE COMPANY FOR SALE
This large Boston, MA area fence supplier and installer ($1.7MM in sales/revenue)
is currently in its 18th
year of business. An established C-Corp, the
Company has an established reputation for servicing
the Greater Boston Area.
This company provides materials and
labor for installing and repairing
fences for residential (33% of sales)
management (67%) customers. Their
customers are well diversified with
little customer concentration risk.
STATESIDE STEEL AND WIRE is Hiring An Outside Sales Rep.
Send resume to
SALES ASSOCIATE NEEDED IN NORTHERN NJ � Seeking self-motivated sales associate to build new client relationships by providing fence estimates through our application system. Computer skills a must! Benefits/unlimited earnings. Email resume to: email@example.com
SALES ASSOCIATE IN UPSTATE NY - Anvil Fence & Access Systems seeks a high energy,
self-motivated and goal oriented individual who will work aggressively to grow our sales through
increased market penetration for our traditional product line as well as the identification and
development of new markets, new products, and new services. In addition to being outgoing
and able to build sales relationships, this individual must also have an attention to detail to be
able to determine project specifications and accurately generate quotations. Associate degree
and sales experience required. Apply online at www.fmgroup.com/careers or e-mail resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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