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Industry News

Newly Designed Insulator Invented for Electric Fences - Designed by InventHelp Client (KSC-1107)
PRWeb - Oct 9, 2016
Installing and maintaining insulators for electric fencing is an extremely labor-intensive job in the already busy schedule of farmers and others involved in animal ownership and care. Fortunately, an inventor from Higginsville, Mo., has found a way to help....
Delta Scientific’s New HD200 Fast-Close Vehicle Access Control Barrier Gains Enormous Interest In Its First Month
SourceSecurity - Oct 7, 2016
Delta Scientific, the leading manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, announced that the threat of vehicles used as weapons has created unprecedented interest in its newest vehicle access control barrier, the HD200, which features a 0.63 second emergency fast operation (EFO). Also highlighting a very fast open/close cycle of 2-5 seconds....
Global Fence Market Market 2016-2021 Market Research Report, Product Price, demand, Market growth, Forecasts
OpenPR - Oct 7, 2016
Market Research Report on "Global Fence Market 2016 Industry Growth, Size, Trends, Share, Opportunities and Forecast to 2021" to their research database. Global Fence Market 2016 Market Research Report was a professional and depth research report....
Plastic Fencing Market Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2022: Research Corridor
The Republic of East Vancouver - Oct 5, 2016
Research Corridor has published a new research study titled “Plastic Fencing Market – Growth, Share, Opportunities, Competitive Analysis and Forecast, 2015 – 2022”. The Plastic Fencingmarket report studies current as well as future aspects of the Plastic FencingMarket based upon factors such as market dynamics,...

Decking Industry News

Trex Makes It Easy to Plan and Build Your Dream Deck
MarketWired - Oct 7, 2016
WINCHESTER, VA--(Marketwired - October 07, 2016) - Outdoor living has never been this easy. Through a wealth of easy-to-use online tools and resources, Trex Company, the world's largest manufacturer of wood-alternative decking and railing, and leader in high-performance outdoor living products,...
TAMKO Announces Expanded Line of Envision Composite Lumber Offering
PRNewswire - Oct 6, 2016
TAMKO is expanding its Envision line of capped decking boards by introducing a line of solid color boards– "Envision Expression" –and renaming the current Envision bold, variegated board "Envision Distinction." Envision Expression complements the Envision Distinction multi-colored board by offering four solid colors including three hues ,...

Fence Contractors

Firm disputes lost bid
Denton Record Chronicle - Oct 8, 2016
A-1 Fence, a Beaumont company, offered the lowest price on a $6 million contract to build miles of concrete fencing around Denton Municipal Electric substations. But A-1 didn’t get the job. ...
AVO Fence & Supply Launches Revamped Website to Ensure that Customers Get the Same Top-Notch Service Online as In-Store
PRWeb - Oct 10, 2016
Making Beautiful Borders with AVO Fence & Supply just got even better. Today, the largest fence manufacturer serving Southeastern Massachusetts unveiled their new website: ....

Local Government Issues

Tampa approves fence around new JCC despite opposition
JTA - Oct 10, 2016
(JTA) — The Tampa City Council in Florida approved a 6-foot-high fence around the new branch of the Jewish Community Centers despite opposition by council members and community members. ....
School district building a fence against thieves
The Star of Grand Coulee - Oct 5, 2016
The Grand Coulee Dam School District board approved construction of a heavy-gauge chain link fence at the district's bus complex to protect its fleet from fuel thieves. At a meeting Thursday, board members received a rundown on incidents when thieves have emptied fuel tanks, stolen tires and batteries, and even taken extension cords. ....

Fencing and Animal -- Wildlife

ABC-7  - Oct 4, 2016
IRVINE, Calif. (KABC) -- Southern California has plenty of freeways, but not that many mountain lions. The concentration of one means a lot fewer of the other. On the 241 toll road in Orange County, for example, 10 mountain lions have been killed since it opened in 1998.....
Photos: Bull moose tangle on opposite sides of a fence
Colorado Springs Gazette  - Oct 4, 2016
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Don't try to fence in Alaska moose battling for female attention. They'll bust right through it. Bryan M. Anderson said he and his daughter went looking for moose early Sunday, stumbling upon an unusual sighting in Anchorage's largest park.....
UDOT installs fencing to reduce collisions with wildlife in Parleys Canyon
Colorado Springs Gazette  - Oct 7, 2016
PARLEYS CANYON — Driving up Parleys Canyon will soon be a little safer. The Utah Department of Transportation on Friday started putting up wildlife fencing on westbound I-80 near Jeremy Ranch Golf and Country Club.....

Fencing and Neighbors

How to Build a Fence Without Ending Up in a Feud With Your Neighbors  - Oct 4, 2016
Good fences make good neighbors, but how do you make a good fence, exactly? After all, it’s not just a question of marking the division between two pieces of property. Do you and your neighbor both have a say on the height, style, and color—and should you split the costs evenly?....
Ten-foot cinder block ‘fence’ rankles neighbour
The Record  - Oct 6, 2016
KITCHENER — They say good fences make good neighbours, but a cement-block wall built between two homes on Westwood Crescent is causing friction. Laurine LaPierre has been fighting for more than a year to get the city to regulate the cinder-block wall her next-door neighbour has put up between their two properties....


Finding the right fencing fit
My Valley News  - Oct 7, 2016
TEMECULA – 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 Borders

Norwegians laugh at new fence on Russian border
BBC  - Oct 7, 2016
"We don't want this fence," says taxi driver Syvonne Tucker. "We want to have this relationship with Russia in the same way we've been having for all these years." Heading on the E105 highway towards the Norwegian border, she says she and many other residents in her town of Kirkenes in the far north of Norway feel the same....
New single-layer fence along India-B’desh border
Chandigarh Tribune  - Oct 4, 2016
India and Bangladesh have decided to raise a new fence to secure over 250 villages ahead of the present barbed-wire fence along the International Border (IB) to curb cross-border crimes and instill a sense of security among the people living in the area.....

Weird News

Pumpkin Weighing 1,910 Pounds Wins Contest
ABC News - Oct 10, 2016
An annual pumpkin-weighing contest in Northern California has a new winner: a third-grade teacher in Washington state who raised a giant one weighing 1,910 pounds.....

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