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|Simple and Secure with CINCH systems, SIA (Learn More – Video) |
American Security Today - Mar 12, 2017
CINCH systems, an unusual company name that developed out of the dictionary definition of CINCH, meaning simple and secure. With that meaning in mind, the founders set off to develop encrypted, high-level security systems that are just that—simple and secure.. ..
|Recycled Plastic Fencing can be an Easy, Ecologically-Friendly Option for your Home |
Green Building Elements - Mar 7, 2017
Taking used plastic articles and turning them into new plastic articles is an important part of a sustainable future for the world’s environment. Exact data is hard to come by, but a recent study published in Science and quoted by National Geographic finds that over 8 million tons of plastic is dumped into the oceans of the world every year. ..
Decking Industry News
|Composite vs. wood: like trading in Trigger for that Mustang -- Handyman Hints |
Standard-Freeholder - Mar 12, 2017
Purchasing a new automobile can be expensive, as can be the purchase of composite decking. Further to that big expense, driving your new car off the showroom floor will have you suffer an immediate investment loss of about nine per cent— and by year end, this once-shiny beauty will have declined a full 19 per cent in value... ..
|Local fence and tree trimming crews are working overtime |
13-ABC - Mar 10, 2017
TOLEDO (13abc Action News) - As you know the power of mother nature was on full display as high winds tore through the region on Wednesday. A day after the wicked wind storm, there are still a lot of people without power and with a lot of damage to clean up.. ..
Local Government Issues
|Lawmaker considers suicide prevention fence on bridge |
WCSH-6 - Mar 11, 2017
PROSPECT, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The Penobscot Narrows Bridge which connects Verona Island to Prospect, has become a place where some people in crisis have chosen to jump to their death. One local Lawmakers is considering a plan to fix that... ..
|Decorative fence at Saskatoon school could deter jaywalking |
The Star Phoenix - Mar 9, 2017
Students at Aden Bowman Collegiate Institute may soon have to find an alternative route to the Churchill Shopping Centre across the street. It’s common for students at the Clarence Avenue high school to exit its front doors and illegally cut across the busy street to nearby shops.. ..
|Get A First Look At The Fence That Will Soon Surround The Eiffel Tower In Paris |
Konbini - Mar 11, 2017
We broke the news just a month ago: the Eiffel Tower, the most visited paying monument in the world, the very symbol of the city of Paris, will soon be surrounded by a glass fence. Tightening safety measures and reassuring the public are the main concerns of the prefecture of police and the mayor of Pari.. ..
|Markham residents balk at paying $30K each to fix Highway 407 fence |
CBC.ca - Mar 10, 2017
Markham residents who live along Highway 407 are crying foul after the corporation that runs the highway said homeowners are responsible for fixing a fence along the highway that's buckled into their backyards, and it will cost them $30,000 each to do the job......
|Surely Transnet must fence railway line? |
Southcoast Sun - Mar 8, 2017
I am concerned for the safety of children and animals in the Warner Beach and Winkelspruit area as the railway has no proper fencing to keep them away from the tracks. These children and animals have no regard to safety, after all they are just innocent children. ..
|Networx: What is the best front fencing for your home? |
Inside Halton - Mar 9, 2017
Thinking of adding a front fence to your home? Or maybe you need replacement of your old fence after winter storms battered the life out of it. Whatever the case, now is the time to start planning for the best-looking, most practical fence for you and your property. ..
|The Right Fence for Your Backyard Makeover |
Cape May County Herald - Mar 9, 2017
As the calendar brings us further into the month of March, it’s becoming easier to see the light at the end of the chilly tunnel – springtime! Spring will officially arrive on March 20, and with it comes warmer temperatures, longer days and more time spent in your home’s outdoor living space. ..
|Governors Ask USDA for Wildfire Relief Action |
Cattle Network - Mar 13, 2017
The governors from four states affected by wildifres are seeking temporary suspension of grazing restrictions in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) for farmers and ranchers because of wildfires. ..
|Feed, fences are top priority |
High Plains Journal - Mar 10, 2017
Feed and fencing supplies are the most pressing needs of ranchers affected by the Starbuck Fire, which has straddled the Kansas/Oklahoma border and consumed much of Clark County, Kansas. ..
Fencing and Animals -- Wildlife
|Mole rats don’t dig Hungary’s migrant fence |
POLITICO.eu - Mar 11, 2017
The razor-wire fence on Hungary’s border with Serbia built in 2015 to keep thousands of refugees from crossing into Western Europe is claiming unintended victims — the animals that live and move through the region. ..
Fences in History
|Fallon collector has fence history wired |
Nevada Appeal - Mar 9, 2017
It can only mean one thing if Mike Call slams on the brakes while driving down the highway — barbed wire. Call's been known to spot a new type of barbed wire while driving 50 mph down the road, said his wife Patty.. ..
|Stone fences an ode to early Irish immigrants |
Sheboygan Press - Mar 9, 2017
Stone fences once crisscrossed the hilly landscape of western Sheboygan County, dividing farm fields into manageable sizes and ridding the arable land of its limestone litter left by the last glacier... ..
|Pakistan begins fencing of Afghan border |
The Nation - Mar 13, 2017
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan has started phased fencing of its 2,430 kilometres porous border with Afghanistan to effectively control incursion of terrorists as well as movement of drugs, arms and ammunition smugglers.. ...
|Poop scooper gets probation for using fake IDs, badges |
Popular Mechanics - Mar 13, 2017
A man whose company scoops up pet poop has been placed on probation for two years and fined $500 for buying fake Secret Service identification cards and badges online to impress women on a dating site....
Market Developer - Canada
Wallace International is growing and is looking for a full time Market Developer in Canada.
Wallace International manufactures products that are being installed at prisons, airports, data
centres and other private high security applications.
Developing a territory by qualifying prospects, cold calling and maintaining relationships
with various levels of management.
Keeps management informed by submitting activity and results reports, such as daily call
reports, weekly work plans, and monthly and annual territory analyses.
Participate in marketing events such as seminars and trade shows (some travel is
Maintain Salesforce database by inputting customer profile and updates; including data
entry and new lead generation.
Proven sales experience
Experience working with Salesforce or similar CRM
Familiarity with different sales techniques and pipeline management
Strong communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills
Self-motivated and driven
BA/BS degree or equivalent is considered an asset.
Apply in Confidence to S. Muller
INSTALLATION TECHNICIAN -- SEATTLE
Seattle company looking for full time technician for the installation and service of automatic gate systems.
JOB REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE:
*_ Installation and service of mechanical and electrical systems on automated sliding & swinging gate systems.
*_ Ability to follow instructions and work independently.
*_ Washington driver's license with clean driving record.
*_ Responsible, and reliable.
*_ Ability to interface effectively and professionally with customers.
*_ Able to work and get along with others.
*_ Courteous and polite (will be working on job sites around customers and other contractors.)
*_ Positive attitude that contributes to a positive work environment.
*_ Dependable transportation.
*_ Able to pass a drug test.
*_ Willing to submit to a criminal background check.
*_ Permanent, full time work.
*_ Personal growth and position advancement.
*_ Medical and dental insurance, available after 90 days.
*_ 401K retirement plan, available after 90 days.
*_ Paid holidays, available after 90 days.
*_ Paid personal time off after first year.
*_ Compensation D.O.E.
STATESIDE STEEL AND WIRE is Hiring An Outside Sales Rep.
Send resume to
MARKET DEVELOPER - Illinois & St. Louis area
Ameristar Perimeter Security is looking for a Market Developer. This individual will aggressively contact fence contractors, architects, engineers, specifiers, end-users, and distributors to create deep relationships with those customers in order to represent and grow the sales of Ameristar Perimeter Security in their specific geographic territory. Daily “face to face” sales calls to develop a deep relationship with customers is a must as well as product presentations to architects and specifiers. A minimum of 5 years of experience in sales, preferably in construction related fields is a must. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Excellent base pay and benefits, including health, dental, vision, disability, 401k and life insurance. Please email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
FOR SALE in N.E. Ohio is a Manufacturing Business
that could be an Entrepreneur’s Venture dream and/or an established Fence Business portfolio acquisition. The company’s partners have been focusing on the Agricultural Accessory Fencing community and have recognized there are opportunities for growth in other venues. This Business has 2 proprietary U.S. Registered Trademark unique product lines that, relate to a now term expired U.S. Patented Invention. These product lines have made sales around the World and to U.S. Retailers; both Federal & State Government Entities as well as notable Conservation Groups.
Visit our web site at WWW.FENCE-FLAG.COM for complete descriptive information on our product lines, and if interested our contact information for disclosing further details on our tangible assets with asking price.
This sale does not include any real estate property. Age related medical issues does necessitate this sale.
MANAGER / ESTIMATOR / SALES – MEDICINE HAT
Manager / Estimator / Sales / required for Rite-Way Fencing Inc. in Medicine Hat. We are Western Canada’s largest fencing company, with 12 branches in AB, BC & SK. Experience with chain link fence & related materials and management of installations as well as previous experience in construction sales / estimating from Blueprints would be an asset. A valid drivers’ license and previous computer experience required. The ideal candidate will have previous hands on experience with fence installations. Please submit your resume and remuneration requirements to email@example.com or fax (403) 287-9174. Please specify "Manager / Estimator / Sales – Medicine Hat" in your correspondence.
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