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Industry News

BD Loops Purchases Larger Facility
Press Release  - Jul 21, 2016
BD Loops, the leading manufacturer of preformed direct burial and saw-cut inductance loops has purchased and moved into a new facility in Stanton, CA.....
Zaun posts land at Wrexham super-prison  - Jul 26, 2016
Zaun Group companies were appointed to the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) approved supplier and installer list of fencing materials at the end of 2015. Binns Fencing and Zaun, who became sister companies earlier in 2015, are working together on the Category C closed prison with a small remand function that will open next year and hold 2,106 adult male offenders. ....
Safeguard Properties with the Superior Fence from Superior Concrete Products
SBWire  - Jul 21, 2016
Euless, TX -- (SBWIRE) -- 07/21/2016 -- Superior Concrete Products, a renowned provider of a complete range of NPCA-Certified precast concrete building systems, now offers Superior Fence™. ....

Decking Industry News

MoistureShield enhances lineup with two innovative decking products
Plastics Today - Jul 19, 2016
Keeping a deck looking great throughout the summer months can be tough on homeowners. Now, Advanced Environmental Recycling Technologies Inc. (A.E.R.T.; Springdale, AR), an innovator in composite decking, is enhancing its product lineup with two new MoistureShield ....
Plastic Decking Market Worth 4.69 Billion USD by 2021
MarketWired - Press Release  - Jul 26, 2016
The report "Plastic Decking Market" by Resin Type (HDPE, LDPE, PVC, PP), Composite Type (Capped, Uncapped), Type of Construction (Repairs & Remodeling, New Decks (Existing Constructions, New Constructions)), End-Use (Residential, Non-Residential) - Global Forecast to 2021" published by MarketsandMarkets,.....

Fence Contractors

Vancouver Chain Link Fencing Company Discusses Dog Proofing
MarketWires (Press Release)  - Jul 21, 2016
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - July 21, 2016) - QS Fencing looks at how to use chain link fencing to create an environment where dogs can run, romp, and play safely....
Southland farmers take out national fencing competition
NZ Farmer  - Jul 21, 2016
Two Southland lads have proven their fencing agility at the New Zealand Young Farmer Fencing Competition. James Goodwin and Lyndon Wallace, who are both members of the Waitane Young Farmers Club, took the top prize at the competition in Timaru last weekend.....

Federal Government Issues

Billionaire brothers settle fence trespass with BLM
Billings Gazette  - Jul 20, 2016
A landowner’s fence that illegally encroached on public land in Fergus and Musselshell counties resulting in a lengthy federal investigation has been moved and altered, and remediation has been paid, according to a ranch representative......

Local Government Issues

State backs PI snow fencing
Newburyport News - Jul 26, 2016
NEWBURYPORT — The commissioner of the state Department of Conservation and Recreation has endorsed this community’s efforts to plant dune grass and install snow fencing “to ward off further erosion” on Plum Island....
Why a Denver couple has to get rid of their new fence - Jul 22, 2016
DENVER - A newlywed couple trying to spruce up their first home is running into problems with Denver Parks and Recreation over a fence. Justin Dunn and Tara Strazdas enjoy hanging out in the privacy of their own backyard but the security of the new fence they put in will be short-lived......
Vernon Hills wants sturdier wire for fencing
Chicago Daily Herald  - Jul 22, 2016
Rules regarding permitted materials for residential fencing in Vernon Hills could change after observations by village officials. Following discussion at an informal work session this past week, the village board directed staff to prepare a change in the zoning ordinance ......
Amarillo officials investigate fencing around lake after drowning  - Jul 23, 2016
An attorney has leveled allegations of misconduct by police during their interrogation of the mother of a missing girl who was found dead in a playa lake. Meanwhile, concerns about proper safety measures continue as the city looks into the matter...


Community Issues

Love Locks fence to be removed, portion to go on display
US News  - Jul 20, 2016
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A landmark in Maine where thousands of people have pledged their everlasting love to another with padlocks has been deemed a public safety risk and will be removed......
Residents Complain About Beachfront Fence
Newport This Week  - Jul 21, 2016
A newly constructed fence that stands over six-feet tall and spans the parking lot at Newport Beach House in Middletown has residents up in arms that it blocks the ocean view and disconnects Purgatory Road from the beach....
Lowe's funds, completes fence at Sikeston school
Standard-Democrat  - Jul 20, 2016
SIKESTON -- When school begins next month, students who attend Southeast Elementary in Sikeston will have increased security following this week's installation of a chain-link fence around the building....


FAA grant to improve airport fencing
Journal Advocate  - Jul 25, 2016
A federal grant will improve security at the Sterling Municipal Airport with improvements to perimeter fencing. The Federal Aviation Administration grant for $118,755 will be used to upgrade existing fence and add more fencing. .....
Airport board member objects to 'prison' look
Commercial Appeal  - Jul 21, 2016
A lone airport board member objected Thursday to razor wire topping a taller fence that's going up along the airport's Airways and Shelby Drive frontage. Board member Darrell K. Thomas suggested it creates a negative image of Memphis and the neighborhood to have razor wire, rather than barbed wire, on top of a 10-foot fence.....

AG Fencing

Deer farmer faces high fencing cost from proposed water rule NZ  - Jul 21, 2016
A Marlborough deer farmer expects he will have to spend up to $200,000 on new fencing and a new bridge if proposed council regulations are introduced prohibiting stock access across rivers and streams.....

Animals and Fences - Wildlife

Trump’s Wall? Also Terrible for Animals, Conservation, and Scientific Collaboration.
Slate Magazine  - Jul 22, 2016
Bears and humans have been in conflict in Texas since, well, pretty much as long as we’ve kept track. By the time the U.S. Department of Agriculture conducted the first organized survey of Texas mammals in the 1890s, black bears were in decline after having been persecuted for more than half a century. ......
To save caribou, Alberta wants to fence them in
Science Magazine  - Jul 22, 2016
An imperiled caribou herd in western Alberta province in Canada could become a high-profile test case for a controversial plan to save some of Canada's woodland caribou from extinction: herding them into pens enclosing 100 square kilometers or more and ringed with electric fences, and killing or removing every predator inside......
The real arithmetic of wildlife fencing
Jackson Hole News & Guide OpEd  - Jul 22, 2016
Those who argue against the proposed Teton County wildlife- friendlier fencing standards cite some compelling numbers: Since 2012 Wyoming Game and Fish Department officials have responded to between two and five wildlife-fence entanglements each year......
Fencing to help reduce crocodile attacks
Times of India  - Jul 21, 2016
Vadodara: Women washing clothes on banks of Vishwamitri river and lakes won't have to worry for their lives any more. In a bid to reduce man-reptile conflict along the water bodies, the forest department has begun building fenced enclosures near rivers and lakes that are infested with crocodiles....
Editorial: Devil-proof fence not foolproof
The Mercury  - Jul 21, 2016
WHAT could possibly motivate a person to steal or wreck a roadside virtual fence that is designed and installed to help save the Tasmanian devil from extinction?....


Finding the right fencing fit
Stanly News & Press  - Jul 22, 2016
Homeowners choose to erect fences on their properties for various reasons. Parents may find fences provide peace of mind during those times when their youngsters are playing in the yard, while other homeowners prefer fences for the privacy they can provide.....


International Border

Newsweek  - Jul 21, 2016
Austria says it has concluded its preparations for a 100-km long fence it plans to build across its border with Hungary, according to Die Welt...

Weird News

Man, 62, Playing 'Pokemon Go' at Night Gets Stuck in Mud Pit
ABC News - Jul 26, 2016
Authorities say a 62-year-old man playing "Pokemon Go" at night in the woods behind his New York home became stuck in waist-deep mud and had to be rescued....

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