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Industry News

Fence extruder investing $7 million, doubling capacity
Plastic News - Oct 27, 2017
Nephi, Utah — National Vinyl Products is building a 30,000-square-foot production facility in Nephi, as part of a $7 million investment to double the fence maker's capacity and develop new profiles and colors for the product offering....
Boon Edam increases lead in Americas market share for pedestrian entrance control equipment
Security Infowatch (Press Release) - Oct 25, 2017
Lillington, North Carolina, 25 October 2017 – A recent report on the pedestrian security entrance market for the 2014-2016 timeframe establishes Boon Edam Inc., a manufacturer of revolving doors and security entrances, as the overall market leader by an impressively wide margin in the Americas (North, Central, and South America)....
Perimeter Security market is expected to reach $224.89 billion by 2023 with a CAGR of 13.0%
Expert Herald - Oct 24, 2017
Global Perimeter Security Market Report, Is a Proficient and Detail Research on Latest Technological Advancements with Market Share Analysis of The Top Players In this Industry. This Report Provides Strategic Recommendations in Key Business Segments Based....

Decking Industry News

Builder Online - Oct 29, 2017
Deckorators, a brand of Universal Forest Products, Inc., introduced its new Fastendry system at DeckExpo 2017. This system combines weatherproofing and deck board fastening into one solution, allowing users to create under-deck “dry zones” faster and more easily. This “dry zone” can be used as additional living or storage space, allowing home ...
Globe Newswire - Oct 27, 2017
In response to contractor input, TAMKO® Building Products, Inc. officially announces its new Envision® Registered Contractor Program. It is free to register for the new program, which includes benefits like free Envision gear and marketing tools showing off the beauty of Envision®...

Fence Contractors

Fence Dynamics and The Home Depot Team Up to Help Large Family with Special Needs Children
PRWeb - Oct 31, 2017
Fence Dynamics, a custom-fencing contractor providing commercial, residential and industrial fencing solutions, and The Home Depot are coming together to add the final touches of safety and curb appeal to the Hamilton House in Fort Myers, Florida. Scott and Cherrie Hamilton ....

Local Government Issues

Cemetery Committee Considers Fencing
Milford Live - Oct 31, 2017
On October 3, Milford Community Cemetery Inc. held a workshop meeting with City officials and residents regarding the deteriorating stone fence on the Walnut Street side of the cemetery. At the meeting, Mark Whitfield, Director of Public Works for the City of Milford, ....
Niagara Sanitation Landfill fence going up
Niagara Gazette - Oct 26, 2017
WHEATFIELD — Well over a year and a half after the town learned the former Niagara Sanitation Landfill's safety rating had been downgraded, a fence is finally going up around the site. ....
Summit County Not Thrilled About a Noise Wall on I-80 - Oct 24, 2017
In the next week or two, the Utah Department of Transportation will be balloting the affected property owners at Jeremy Ranch, about two dozen, to see if they want a noise wall along Interstate 80.....
Lacombe Lake fencing nears completion
St. Albert Gazette - Oct 25, 2017
Plans to fence in an off-leash area for dogs at Lacombe Lake Park came to fruition this month as the city began installing chain link fencing as well as bushes and shrubs through the middle of the park.....


Community Issues

Tiny home village in Denver gets a colorful privacy fence
Colorado Springs Gazette  - Oct 29, 2017
Drivers on one of the busiest corners in Denver’s River North Art District have had a clear view of life in Denver’s first tiny home village, where 16 formerly homeless people now live behind a chain-link fence....
East Lansing fence transformed into piece of art
Fox47News - Oct 29, 2017
Drivers on one of the busiest corners in Denver’s River North Art District have had a clear view of life in Denver’s first tiny home village, where 16 formerly homeless people now live behind a chain-link fence....
Dog owners implore Land Bank Commission to forgo fence
Martha Vineyard Times - Oct 25, 2017
The latest exchange in the years-long contretemps between dog owners and the Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank Commission over Trade Wind Fields Preserve — “Tradewinds” in local argot ....


Council approves Rosecrans fence
News Press Now - Oct 26, 2017
A $1.4 million contract to build a wildlife perimeter fence around Rosecrans Memorial Airport has been approved by the St. Joseph City Council. ....
Codrington airport fence repairs started
Antigua Observer - Oct 26, 2017
Work on the perimeter fence at the Codrington airport has begun as relief work continues on the sister isle to return things to normal, post Hurricane Irma.. ....

Fence Disputes

Second costs appeal wanted over Roseneath fence case
Colorado Springs Gazette- - Oct 29, 2017
Drivers on one of the busiest corners in Denver’s River North Art District have had a clear view of life in Denver’s first tiny home village, where 16 formerly homeless people now live behind a chain-link fence....

AG Fences

DNR Secretary Voices Support For Double-Fencing Deer Farms
Wisconsin Public Radio  - Oct 30, 2017
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Secretary Dan Meyer said he would support double-fencing for deer farms to reduce the spread of chronic wasting disease.....
Wildfire relief seeks donations for fencing
CFJC Today Kamloops  - Oct 26, 2017
KAMLOOPS — Most of the essential livestock fencing destroyed by this summer's devastating wildfires in the Interior has been repaired. Work on the repairs has been a partnership between the provincial government and the BC Cattlemen's Association.....

Fences and Animals - Wildlife

Koalas trapped by government fence following wildfire, environmentalist fears
The Sydney Morning Herald - Oct 28, 2017
Vulnerable communities of koalas and potoroos have been left trapped behind a government-installed wildlife fence following a wildfire last month, environmentalists fear....
Military seeks comment on new pig and deer fence
Pacific Daily News - Oct 30, 2017
The military is seeking public comment on its proposal to fence off hundreds of acres of military-held land in Dededo, at the site of the new Marine Corps base.....

USA/Mexico Border

Activists fight to remove border fence, say no to wall, citing concerns for wildlife
The El Paso Times - Oct 28, 2017
Dozens of species of animals could face a massive decline in numbers, even extinction, if a border wall is built along the U.S.-Mexico border, according to an environmental activist group....
Border Wall Prototypes Unveiled & Ready for Testing
Court House News - Oct 27, 2017
SAN DIEGO (CN) – Eight towering prototypes of President Donald Trump’s promised border wall took shape in a dusty, remote corner of San Diego County this week, but they’ve yet to pass a rigorous test to determine if they will deter unauthorized border crossings....


Weird News

Run Forrest! Gump impersonator jogs around California city
ABC News - Oct 31, 2017
Halloween started early in one Southern California city, where a man dressed as Forrest Gump has been running around neighborhoods and stopping to take pictures with residents.....

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