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Industry News

Mark your Calendar - Learn “Everything You Need to Know about Loops” at CPSG-U!
Press Release - May 16, 2017
BD Loops popular “Everything You Need to Know about Loops” Seminar is coming to Denver next week! Controlled Products is hosting a free seminar presented by Brian Dickson and Shawna Dickson of BD Loops. This seminar counts towards the CEU’s required to obtain or hold certification with the IDEA.. ..
Zaun ArmaWeave perimeter fencing system now has three approved installers
Source Security - May 10, 2017
A third company has been accredited to install ArmaWeave, an approved high-security perimeter fencing system manufactured by Zaun.. ..
Boon Edam’s Swinglane 900 optical turnstiles and Winglock gates chosen by Banorte HQ for building access control
Source Security - May 15, 2017
Boon Edam Inc., a manufacturer of security entrances and architectural revolving doors, has announced that the Mexican financial group Banorte has standardised on Boon Edam’s Swinglane 900 optical turnstiles and Winglock access gates at its new headquarters in Monterrey.. ..

Decking Industry News

Archadeck of Austin Receives Archadeck Outdoor Living's Design Excellence Award in the Deck Project Category
Business Insider -- Press Release - May 16, 2017
Jim Odom, owner of the Archadeck of Austin location in Austin, Texas, and his team were awarded Archadeck Outdoor Living's Design Excellence award in the deck category... ..
Legend’s Home Improvements, LLC, Selects CAMO® Edge Fastening for Fast Installation and a Beautiful, Barefoot-Friendly Deck Surface
PRWeb -- Press Release - May 10, 2017
Legend’s Home Improvements, LLC, in Monroe, New Jersey, relies on the CAMO® Edge Fastening system for fast and easy installation and a beautiful, fastener-free deck surface for today's popular composite and pvc decking materials... ..

Fence Contractors

Waunakee fence company earns award - May 9, 2017
Qual Line Fence Corporation in Waunakee was among several receiveing a Wisconsin Family Business Award during a banquest May 4. Qual Line received a “Heart of Steel” award. The following is a profile of the business submitted by Smith& Gesteland, the founding sponsor:. ....
Man killed in Herkimer Co. industrial accident
Utica Observer Dispatch - May 13, 2017
NEWPORT -- A man was killed in an industrial accident in Herkimer County on Saturday morning, state police said. At 9:28 a.m., John J. Sedita, 53, of Rochester, was hit by a bundle of fence that fell off a flatbed trailer as workers were unloading the fencing at Cook Fence Company at 7450 West St., police said.....
Businessman gives boot, then charges at WKYC's Investigator
WKYC - May 13, 2017
CLEVELAND - All they wanted were fences. All they got were excuses. Customer after customer echoed the same complaint. “I called and called for a year and a half and got one excuse after another,” said Westlake resident Terry Malloy......

Local Government Issues

Gates, glass and 'anti-climb' fences: what a controversial budget amendment for the MPD's 4th Precinct was supposed to pay for
Minnesota Post  - May 11, 2017
It wasn’t going to become a fortress, exactly. But records obtained by MinnPost from the City of Minneapolis last month — 16 months after they were first requested ..
ODOT Installs Fencing Under Bridge to Deter Homeless
US News  - May 11, 2017
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon officials are building what they hope is a permanent solution to homeless camping under a Corvallis bridge.. ..
Rincon council debates privacy fence issue
Effingham Herald  - May 10, 2017
One Rincon family’s request to build a privacy fence on their property was a long-debated issue at Monday night’s Rincon City Council meeting, where HOA representatives, neighbors and council members all had their input heard. ..


Community Issues

Valencia Residents Concerned About Proposed School Fence
KHTS - May 10, 2017
Santa Clarita residents shared concerns Tuesday about a proposed fence surrounding Valencia Valley Elementary School.. ..
Montville dog park could be ready this fall
Norwich Bulletin - May 10, 2017
MONTVILLE – Construction of the much-anticipated dog park is finally underway after town crews broke ground three weeks ago... ..

Fence and Animals - Wildlife

Dingo fence study shows dingo extermination leads to poorer soil  - May 9, 2017
A comparison of conditions in the outback on either side of Australia's dingo fence has revealed that extermination of these apex predators not only affects the abundance of other animals and plants, but also reduces the quality of the soil. ..

Fence and Animals - Pets

LOCAL Electronic fence ban rejected by Whitehouse council
Toledo Blade  - May 10, 2017
Punctuated with bursts of applause, several residents spoke against a proposal that would have banned electronic fences in village front yards.. ..


4 Reasons You Need a Fence this Summer
Cape May County Herald  - May 15, 2017
Can you feel it? Summer is just around the corner, which means spending less time indoors and more time embracing the sunshine and warmth in your own backyard. But before the season officially arrives, consider installing a fence for these four reasons:. ..
How Much Does It Cost to Fence in Your Yard?
US News  - May 12, 2017
The idea of putting up a wall between the U.S. and Mexico may not be so popular with people, but plenty of homeowners want their own border wall – that is, a fence around their property.. ..
What's the best material for a fence?
South Bend Tribune  - May 13, 2017
Maybe you want your kids or pets to be able to play safely in the yard, or would like to create some privacy. But are you on the fence about what material best suits your fence installation?.. ..

Pool Safety

As Trump seeks billions for wall, US still paying for fence
Hanford Sentinel  - May 13, 2017
HANFORD – In the wake of a recent child drowning in Kings County, and with prime pool season about to kick off, the question comes up: How secure and safe is your pool for kids? .....


USA/Mexico Border Fence

As Trump seeks billions for wall, US still paying for fence
ABC News  - May 12, 2017
Before the wall, there was the fence. And the U.S. is still paying for it. As President Donald Trump tries to persuade a skeptical Congress to fund his proposed multibillion-dollar wall on the Mexican border, government lawyers are still settling claims with Texas landowners .....
Trump’s Wall May Threaten Thousands of Plant and Animal Species on the U.S.–Mexico Border
Scientific American  - May 12, 2017
After nightfall last November 16 a sleek and rare wild cat sauntered past a remote camera in the Dos Cabezas Mountains east of Tucson, Ariz.....

International Borders

Lithuania to build fence on border with Russia this year
Russian Construction - May 10, 2017
Construction of a fence on the border with the Kaliningrad region of the Russian Federation with a length of 45 km will cost Lithuania €1,335 million. As the country’s Border Protection Service reported, the corresponding contract had been signed with a building contractor.. ..
Why Turkey Fences Off Iran With a Wall, Towers and Barbed Wire
Sputnik News - May 12, 2017
Turkish Hurriyet Daily News has recently reported that Ankara will build a wall with towers and iron fences along the Turkish-Iranian border as a protective measure against the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK). . ..

Weird News

Pizza delivered to stalled Amtrak train in Delaware
ABC News - May 15, 2017
A pizza delivery man in Delaware got an order from an unusual address: a stalled Amtrak train from New York on its way to Washington......

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