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Industry News

LiftMaster® Celebrates National Safety Month with Garage and Automatic Gate Safety Tips
PRNewswire - Jun 1, 2016
For home and business owners, safety and accessibility are a main priority, particularly as it pertains to entry and exit points. Unfortunately, millions of homes and businesses are at risk, with 1 in 15 garages and 3 out of 4 gate systems lacking the latest safety features that ensure protection ..
Delta's Vehicle Access Equipment Demonstrations Draw Leading Vehicle Access Specialists
SourceSecurity - Jun 1, 2016
Delta Scientific, the leading manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, today announced that, between its May 5 DC area (Fredericksburg, Virginia) and May 18 Forth Worth, Texas events, over 100 security professionals,..
Wood Plastic Composite (WPC) Market Is Expected To Reach $9.77 Billion By 2024, Driven By Growth In Building And Construction Industry: Grand View Research, Inc
Press Release Rocket - Jun 7, 2016
The global Wood Plastic Composite market is expected to reach USD 9.77 billion by 2024, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing demand for wood plastic composites in construction industry particularly in decking, fencing, and molding ..

Fence Contractors

Fence company owner wanted for grand theft
news4jax  - Jun 1, 2016
ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. - A 48-year old St. Johns County man is being sought in connection with at least four counts of grand theft......
Fence company drills through sewage pipe, refuses to pay  - Jun 1, 2016
WSVN — He hired a company to install a fence. They did, but they also put a pole right through his sewage line. Then they said, “It’s not our fault, read the contract.” That’s when he called Help Me Howard with Patrick Fraser......
Residents Evacuated When Fence Builder Breaks Gas Line in Chollas View
Times of San Diego  - Jun 4, 2016
A natural gas leak in Chollas View this Saturday morning caused some residents to be evacuated for about an hour while crews worked to stop the leak, according to authorities......

Local Government Issues

Parks Department Plans to Purchase Dog Park Fence
The Missourian - Jun 4, 2016
A fence for the new dog park in Washington should be installed later this year. In a change of plans, the Washington Parks Department has agreed to purchase the fence material from Washington Fence Company. Parks and Recreation Director Darren Dunkle told the park board a...
ADOT to build Midgley fence
Sedona Red Rock News - May 31, 2016
The Arizona Department of Transportation has made clear its desire to try to find a solution to prevent suicides at Midgley Bridge....
Feds considering increasing zoo fencing requirements
10TV - Jan 3, 2016
The USDA, the federal agency responsible for wildlife animal safety and enclosures, tells 10 Investigates they are considering changes to their zoo enclosure height requirements. ...
Parks department installs protective fence
Herald Whig  - May 31, 2016
Andrew Gularsky, left, and Sean Klimkowski, of Penn Fencing, based in Home, installed security fences Tuesday at the sides of the dam at Blue Spruce Park, near Ernest. (Tom Peel/Gazette photo).....

Community Issues

Culver-Stockton College considering fence along Schwann Parkway
Herald Whig  - May 31, 2016
CANTON, Mo. -- Culver-Stockton College is exploring the possibility of installing a three-foot-high wrought iron fence along both sides of Schwann Parkway leading into campus.....
$700K Iron Fence Constructed Around UC Berkeley Chancellor’s Residence
CBS Local - San Francisco - May 31, 2016
BERKELEY (CBS SF) — On a small hill on the UC Berkeley campus is the University House, the official residence of the school’s Chancellor. But it’s what surrounds the house that has people talking, a brand new, iron fence that cost a whopping $700,000...
$700K Iron Fence Constructed Around UC Berkeley Chancellor’s Residence
CBS Local - San Francisco - May 31, 2016
BERKELEY (CBS SF) — On a small hill on the UC Berkeley campus is the University House, the official residence of the school’s Chancellor. But it’s what surrounds the house that has people talking, a brand new, iron fence that cost a whopping $700,000...



U.S. Airports Continue to Have a Problem With Security Fencing
Skift - Jun 2, 2016
While intruders routinely breach the security fences protecting runways and planes at U.S. airports, the federal Transportation Security Administration is not keeping up with the threat or doing enough to help airports identify their vulnerabilities, ...
Fence proposed for southern end of Groton-New London Airport
The Day - Jun 2, 2016
Groton — An 8-foot chain-link fence topped with barbed wire would be erected at the south end of the Groton-New London Airport property, along the Poquonnock River and Baker Cove....

AG Fences

Sheep fencing inclusion in next round of TAMS hinges on Commission approval
AgriLand  - Jun 3, 2016
The inclusion of a sheep fencing scheme in the current round of TAMS II hinges on approval from the European Commission, the Department of Agriculture has confirmed....

Animals and Fences - Wildlife

Highway 11 wildlife fencing proposed
The Mercury - Jun 2, 2016
FENCING could provide a non-lethal way of keeping dogs out of little penguin colonies. In 2012 Kingborough Council erected a head-high dog-proof fence around a little penguin colony at Boronia after 25 birds were killed in an attack by two dogs.....

International Border

India to Complete Fence Construction on Border With Bangladesh by Year-End
Sputnik News  - Jun 3, 2016
New Delhi hopes to finish construction of a fence on India's border with Bangladesh this year to tackle inflow of illegal migrants to the country.....
Part of Materials for Fence on Bulgaria-Turkey Border Stolen
Novinite  - Jun 6, 2016
Bulgarian authorities are looking into the theft of construction materials used to build the fence between Bulgaria and Turkey aimed at stopping the inflow of migrants, the local administration in the town of Haskovo says. ...

Weird News

Ukraine Border Guards Discover Bootleg Alcohol Pipeline
ABC News - Jun 7, 2016
Authorities in Ukraine say they have foiled plans to ship bootleg alcohol from Moldova to Ukraine via a pipeline.....

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